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daniel zaragoza1,843 Points
Is this normal? or I am over re-acting?
Brendan WhitingFront End Web Development Techdegree Graduate 84,733 Points
Dealing with bugs and errors is the process, you need to make peace with it. Treehouse's challenge widgets can be frustrating because they give you vague error messages ("Bummer! Didn't get the right output."), so it can help to try your code out in a different environment where you get more detailed error messages about what's wrong. If you're stumped, post your attempt to the forum, then walk away and do something else, and when you come back someone will probably have posted an answer.
jason chan31,008 Points
It takes time to understand the concepts. Always try to put the code in your own words.
Nicholas Grenwalt46,626 Points
The learning curve is definitely real. I think we've all been there. Definitely try to make sure you aren't rushing through the material too fast without grasping the concepts. Have the JS Docs open on a tab and if you aren't sure what the instructor is saying do your own side research on it real quick before you move on. As for challenges in particular, I find that the best hints for them are when you click the "check" button without even touching any of the code whatsoever. lol But do that sparingly, learning to struggle and find the answers yourself truly is a huge part of programming. And like Brendan had mentioned, the forum is an invaluable resource. It has a bunch of great people willing to help.
P.S. If you ever are completely stuck, copy the code challenge text and paste it straight into a Google search and you can usually find a link for a Treehouse member who has struggled with the same challenge and has already posted about it.
christopher walsh7,272 Points