The Entrepreneur Forum | Startups | Entrepreneurship | Starting a Business | Motivation | Success

Does everyone struggle to learn code?

Hazelnut

New Contributor
Sep 3, 2019
11
1
12
It's very hard. I'm at code bootcamp and it is a serious challenge. Everyone in my group has struggled at some point. But we worked through it.
 

Don't like ads? Remove them while supporting the forum. Subscribe.

AustinS28

Silver Contributor
Speedway Pass
Sep 25, 2014
295
706
296
29
Manhattan, NY
Of course few companies/products require OO code.

I like to think as imperative as automatic transmission car and oo as manual transmission.

Does it matter to your delivery business if your unable to drive manual?
I would strongly argue OOP will make a developer/development teams's life/lives a lot easier.

Let's take an example.

I have 100 tables in my database.

Every single table shares one trait - a created, and updated time stamp, they are universal between all models.

Creating a base class on my backend that all of my models inherit from will save me from writing the code to add the created and updated time stamp 100 times. I only have to write it once.

Practices like this ensure a few things.

1. If there is a bug, I can look in one spot to fix it.
2. I'm not duplicating code, which means less work for me.
3. Readability is easier when breaking things out into separate classes, which means again, easier debugging, and easier to have someone else work on the code with you.
4. Easily scalable. Abstracting out logic means faster turn around on features. Say I have to make a bunch of API calls to different resources to fetch data. If I can write the logic to make the calls, and store the returned data, and have the classes with the different calls inherit from this class so that you just need to give it an endpoint and it does the work for you - it's much better than writing the methods to call and store the data every single time you have a new source.
 

Games247

New Contributor
Read Millionaire Fastlane
Jul 31, 2019
11
10
17
I'm learning JavaScript on Codecademy, and so far I've been understanding most of it. However, I'm currently completely lost on an Advanced Objects project.

Does everyone struggle to learn code? I feel really dumb right now, and not sure if I should just look up the solution and skip ahead.
I think three months of daily effort is the time frame to feel like your not drowning any time you code.
 

Jadpapi

Contributor
I've Read UNSCRIPTED
Mar 31, 2018
45
37
47
33
usa
i got html, and CSS quick , and when i got to javascript, i realized how hard programming it so i stopped for a week, but my obsession won't stop me from thinking about it, so i asked my friend who is a programmer what is the best way to learn? he gave me a simple project to do, i got down the html, and css part fast, and when i got to the functions,a dn java script i googled the problem for 4 hours, and found answer, and i finished the project, and he liked my code structure , and will send me more small projects to build for $$. just do projects,and you will learn along the way.
 

Create an account or login to comment

You must be a member in order to leave a comment

Create account

Create an account on our community. It's easy!

Log in

Already have an account? Log in here.


New Topics

Fastlane Insiders

View the forum AD FREE.
Private, unindexed content
Detailed process/execution threads
Monthly conference calls with doers
Ideas needing execution, more!

Join Fastlane Insiders.

Sponsored Offers

  • Sticky
MARKETPLACE Lex DeVille's - Advanced Freelance Udemy Courses!
Damn this is impressive. You got a huge amount of students on there and great reviews. Great work Lex.
Replies
7
Views
607
Top Bottom