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Ian Z
Ian Z
14,584 Points

If im bad at Java can i still be good at javaScript? and websites?

Ive been doing really bad at Java, i tried to make a gui hangman game, i was stuck for days trying to figure it out and i still havent, yet when i went to the IRC programming chat room and explained myself i was laughed out, most of them said they could program my project in 15 min, let alone the 50 or so hours ive put in to RnD and coding.

I really want to be able to make websites though, but it seems i have to learn the java(script) to do that. I was hoping web app stuff would be more design and creative, because i dont think i have the brain to do programming stuff, is it less programmy that java?


2 Answers

Most certainly! Steve is right.

Java and JavaScript should be considered as two completely different languages. You should really try your hand at the treehouse JavaScript courses. They will really give you a feel for how the language works. Then, keep working your way forward with Treehouse's more advanced courses in JavaScript. After that you should be ready to test the waters with small projects. Keep working at it, keep coding (seriously, just keep coding. Never stop!), and you will get better.

Practice really does make perfect.

Hi Ian,

Java and Javascript are about as related as you & I. They have nothing to do with each other. They are both programming languages, though, so there's common themes running through them, and all languages.

There are design and creative requirements within building web pages, but their functionalty is largely driven by one language or another.


Vittorio Somaschini
Vittorio Somaschini
33,371 Points

Nice answer, but...

Java and Javascript are about as related as you & I --> LOL