re: What language would you recommend for a beginner? VIEW POST

re: Whichever language you have the best support structure for. Some languages are definitely harder than others, but being alone is way harder. That ...

But JavaScript has a tone of legacy confusing things, like this and coercion rules. And resource about JS are confusing, because some use some libraries, like jQuery, so you start to learn jQuery instead of JS, some use ES5 syntax some use ES6


You are absolutely right. My advice is to pick one educational resource at a time and put good effort in. Being an expert at is a very different thing than learning as a beginner. I think this is a big benefit of a mentor or community. They can help you know what to ignore for right now.

Every language has weird spots to fall in.

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