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Quinten Carnellie1,683 Points
Should I learn the command line before diving into java?
I am looking to learn android development so I am starting with java and right out of the gate I am told that I need to know and understand the command line and how it works. Does this mean I should do the "Console Foundation" course before even jumping into the "Java Basics" course or can I simply do the "Java Basics" course and I will pick up on it as I go?
Additionally, can I learn this on my windows pc or do I need to use linux or another operating system?
As a fellow beginner Java & Android learner, I can tell you that the command line is mostly used for compiling and executing your Java program. They are only two different lines of code so it'll be easy to remember them as you go along the course.
Also, you can use any Operating System you wish!