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Java Java Data Structures Exploring the Java Collection Framework Maps

Leap in expertise.

Is anyone else finding that these lectures have had a huge jump in expertise - I'm struggling to keep up with everything. It seems in previous videos, everything was broken down into much more sizeable pieces.

Whereas now, we just seem to be jumping to one new feature to the next without really understanding the syntax properly.

If I'm just the only one, has anyone got any information as to where I can fill in the gaps.

I've watched the videos multiple times now, just don't seem to be grasping the concepts all too well.

Any help is appreciated - Thank you :-)

3 Answers

Binyamin Friedman
Binyamin Friedman
14,615 Points

If the syntax is troubling you, I suggest playing around with Java by yourself. It really helps to be writing your own code.

Phoenix S.
Phoenix S.
2,456 Points

No the lessons have become more intense as we go along. It's a struggle for me as well but I try to redo the exercises a few times to try and remember the information taught. I do wish the exercises were broken up into smaller pieces like they were in the beginning. Cramming everything into one step is challenging. I'll try the suggestions above as well to see if that helps as it's getting harder for me to retain the info.