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Java Java Objects Creating the MVP Current Progress

Chris Rubio
Chris Rubio
1,643 Points

I would like to have peoples opinions on this.........

As I am going through my Java course , I ask/feel as I should be able to remember how to write this (game) program for example from scratch. No videos,No Instructors,No asking for help in the forum. Because I begin to imagine a boss saying " OK chris i need you to write me a hangman program ASAP". And this kind of thought puts me kind of down, like maybe I am not where I should be or Mannn i should be able to write this game easilyyy by now. What do you guys think ?

Micah Hack
Micah Hack
12,902 Points

You just gotta keep doing it. You may not be quick at first because so much of your time is being occupied by learning knew constructs and information. Only once you begin to retain that information will anything come easily/quickly. The best way to retain information for me is by repetition, continually doing. It's very normal for it not to make any sense right now but I can guarantee you that at some point it will as long as long as you persevere. Just by you choosing to take the Java course shows that you have the desire, so now you just gotta put in the time. It'll come! You got this!

I guess i'm the same, i'm just going through the videos, duplicating all the codes and trying to understand them. Finding answers online for the challenges. I'm nowhere near being able to start coding on my own, will probably be editing on existing codes. Hopefully the more we are exposed to the codes, the easier it is to start coding on our own. Cheers!

i feel you bro, but i really recommend you, after each lesson, you should make a copy cat of the program, even if it's the really simple, you should really get the hang of it, and practice each subject individually. Good Luck

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From my point of view, everything will get cleared in time. For example I was little confused about this Hangman program, then I went out to other courses, tried new things, practiced... and today I came to Treehouse again and I understood EVERYTHING in this videos. So I repeat, everything will be cleared in time and you will be able to understand everything. When I look at old stuff that I could not understand earlier I laugh because over time and after practice everything got cleared. Just don't loose motivation and focus. :) Hop it helps, good luck! ;)

where should we practice?

David Ritchey
David Ritchey
2,753 Points

I've been feeling the same way, going through several courses repeating things, reading articles and books, and the only reassuring thing is that if you look at your code, now you can read it and see where it's going, from all the professionals I've chatted with they all say just keep at it, and you'll get better and better. I think the most important thing is to just understand what we're doing when and why, not really remembering how to build a hangman specific app.

Chris Rubio
Chris Rubio
1,643 Points

same here buddy , we can do this !

David Ritchey
David Ritchey
2,753 Points

for sure! its nice to have a network of people with the same goals, and struggles to bond with!