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Do you know JavaScript yet? That's essential for front-end development, and if you get pretty good at it you can use it serverside with Node.js

I have not learnt JavaScript yet. I can spending only 3-4 hours every day learning how to program. Will it be a better idea to learn JavaScript before picking up server side scripting.

Since I can do server side with Node.js do you think it is a good idea to learn only JS for the time being?

Since I have to support my family I cannot spend more than 5 hours a day.


Javascript is essential for any web developer no matter what server side technology they use. I would highly recommend learning Javascript first.

Thanks for the input. I have started learning JS. I am going through JS guide on developer.mozilla.org.

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