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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Making Decisions with Conditional Statements The Conditional Challenge Solution

NO way he is typing the code realtime...

Somebody please tell me that Dave is not typing the code while he speaks. there are no pauses, breaks, or mistakes through the entire block. Is this depressing or bothering anybody else? Haha!

3 Answers

They do make mistakes here and there. I agreed with Philips idea until i caught him have to back up once or twice.

Jacob Bender
Jacob Bender
15,300 Points

On a few videos where I am typing the code while listening, where I already know what he(or other teachers) is going to (basically) write I can type along and keep pace, though I make many more mistakes. I think these guys have been coding long enough and the content for the most part is basic enough that they just have "muscle" memory or such... All I can say is keep at it, eventually you will be able to type out fairly long and complicated blocks of code without even needing to look because you will just know what to type :) I know for me a statement like declaring the skeleton for a new function or class requires almost zero thought or effort now.

Philip Bessa
Philip Bessa
5,396 Points

The code is auto-typed (12 characters per second I think?) so it doesn't matter what characters it's typing out. He's also narrating while it's going on and there's no sound of fingers hitting keys in the background. It looks like a copy/paste of code that just gives the illusion it's being typed. I don't get the deception, but I could be wrong in any case.

It's quite irritating because it just goes non-stop and I need to pause it to catch up, then replay so I can listen what was said. I consider myself pretty good at keeping pace but this challenge was ridiculous. LOL