[Video] Java vs JavaScript

Java and JavaScript – they sound similar, but they’re actually very different. Even if you already knew that you may not know how or why they’re so dissimilar but have such similar names… and this video can help.

In this 12-minute video, Brendan covers the following:

  • some history
  • defining features (syntax)
  • what you can build with them

Enjoy the video, and happy coding! :v:


Java is a language like C++ right. And JavaScript is a language used for Web Development.- I am asking this as I cannot watch YouTube videos on my computer.

They are both programming languages, but the guys that came up with JavaScript wanted to give their new language a name easy to recognize. At the time Java was all the rage, so they went with JavaScript as a way to get free marketing!

Check out this: brief history of javascript

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