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The Ultimate Guide to Java & JavaScript for Beginners

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An all-encompassing beginner's guide to help you learn more about two of the world's most popular programming languages.

What is Java?
What is JavaScript?

Java and JavaScript are two of the most popular and important programming languages out there. But what exactly are they?

Java and JavaScript are actually two entirely different languages, used to accomplish two different goals. If you're creating an app, building a site, or just dabbling in coding for the first time, it's essential to know the differences between the two. 

In this guide, we cover the history, purpose, and relevance of each of these languages. Download this free guide from HubSpot and General Assembly to get started. 

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