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Christopher Lee
Christopher Lee
Front End Web Development Techdegree Student 11,698 Points

JavaScript is difficult

Is JavaScript supposed to be this difficult? I felt good about it until I started going through the lessons about Loops, Arrays, and Objects. When I attempt the challenges like the Student Report, I just stare at the screen for what seems like forever and I'm at a lost on how to begin. Has anyone else felt like this?

2 Answers

Yes. I exactly felt this way. However I kept repeating those lessons over and over again. It helps. I am not a JS wizard by any stretch, as I am more of a weekend keyboard warrior. However if you persist it will pay off. Don't give up!

Armin Kadic
Armin Kadic
16,240 Points

Christopher Lee don't worry, this is perfectly normal! Sometimes you just need a little rest... if you're on it for too long, it stops making sense. Usually after I get some sleep, my brain starts working properly again. As Piotr Manczak said, you can try and repeat the lesson, however even that might not always work if you're really tired. Taking a break is crucial for every developer! Coffee helps, so does meditation (if you're into that). Whatever you do, just don't quit! Because once you figure it out, it will all become easier and make more sense :)

Good luck!