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Christian Tisby
Christian Tisby
9,329 Points

Java Objects Course

Hello everybody! I'm following along with the beginner Java Objects course, I mean I basically copy what the instructor does on the video within Workspaces without any real clue as to the "what" or "why" the code is? I'm new to programming, and honestly, these code challenges are clear as mud, for me. But I get most of them right after reviewing my Workspaces code from the videos.

I'm impressed with Treehouse, and I have a desire to understand why the code is, and I feel as if I'm missing something. Because if I had to re-create this on my own at this point, well, good luck with that. Is this normal?

1 Answer

Joseph Wasden
Joseph Wasden
20,406 Points

Honestly, it was in my experience. I worked my way through the Java courses, and felt I still was struggling to grasp many of the concepts.

I moved on and completed the full stack JavaScript course, and I picked up a lot there. When I came back to the Java courses, it was much easier to understand.

There are a lot of factors in learning, one of them is just the time it takes to absorb and familiarize with concepts. Learning JavaScript first helped me be less overwhelmed with all the declarations on the page in Java.

Keep on keeping on, and good luck!