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Weird state of being lost

koreymoffett profile image Korey Moffett ・1 min read

I’m in this super weird state of being lost, I know HTML and CSS very well and before I learned those I learned Python yet for some reason I can’t seem to make myself use JavaScript, I understand the logic I just get confused when working with DOM.
Not really sure what to do at this stage.

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Mathew Chan

Back in 2017, I started working as a web developer with React JS. I'm aware of vanilla JS and JQuery but I never coded anything significant with those tools. JSX allowed me build a lot of stuff without actually understanding how the DOM works. Ultimately it depends on what you want to do with JavaScript - Node server? Front end Application? Electron Desktop App? You can come back to understanding DOM once you're more familiar with JavaScript.

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Alain D'Ettorre

Study JavaScript more, especially the core instead of the DOM. Try TypeScript. Try a Frontend framework since you know HTML and CSS. Try Node or Nest if you like backend more. Try Electron if you'd like to try desktop apps development.