(1) "Don't Panic!"
(2) Ask your instructor.
I say that ... partially ... because I am
"an instructor." And I'll tell you, there's nothing harder than staring out at that sea of (dutifully) smiling faces and wondering which one of you "gets it."
It quite-frankly pisses me off
a little bit, when a student fails to succeed and I know that he or she could|should
If you're having trouble "wrapping your brain around this stuff," first of all, as I said, don't panic.
(The first program I ever wrote was eight lines long, took me six months to write, and had a bug in it. (And BTW, "the PC" was not to be invented yet for many years to come.) Some things change, and some things don't. Get your instructor "into the loop." That's what he or she is there for. Really.
For you, now, a site like this is "an easy way out" that you don't
want to take. Confront these questions ... and "help your instructor to help you" while
"doing your part."
Education ... it ain't easy.
side of that podium.) But it's worth it.
I'm a part-time instructor. I'm not doin' it for the money...