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Java or Networking?

Java or Networking? Topic: Java or Networking?
July 20, 2019 / By Annis
Question: I´m 16 and I´m gonna study a technical career soon....I´m a littlle bit confused about what study first, these are the options: Java or Networking, what do you think is better to begin? I like a lot the computers, I´m a kind of geek... So, What do you think can give me better jobs opportunities or what is easier to rookie like me?
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Yahveh Yahveh | 4 days ago
If you were in college, I'd tell you to study networking first. Professionally, Java is used primarily in a networking environment so you won't get too far without a basic understanding of network terms and concepts. However, in your case I'd say "it depends." If you're a "hands-on" type of person (you like tinkering with physical objects, or building models, or working with engines, etc.) then study networking. If not, or you're not sure, take a Java programming course. I doubt that an high school Java class would go into enough detail that an ignorance of networks would hurt you much.
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Yahveh Originally Answered: Networking?
Are you on wireless? i do not see why this would bog it down THAT much unless you have ALOT of things going off of one modem and everyone is downloading music or other stuff......talk with your tenant

Shelby Shelby
Unfortunately it's not that simple. When you go into an area of higher eduction (a college, university and the like) you need to choose a degree. When you choose a degree it will be in the form of Computer Science- in which you learn the background information and thought processes of everything you can possibly think of (lots of math, lab science such as physics, etc). In computer science you study programming and all of the other computer things as well- it's not just Java or Networking. This is considered a science degree. Alternatively, you could choose Computer Information Systems (Much like Management Information Systems) where instead of math and background knowledge you study business and how to actually use the things the Computer Scientists make. This will lead you more down a networking path than it will a programming path. Both ways lead you into some math and loads of computer based classes. This is considered a business degree- and a business degree is probably more likely to get you more money (although I'm not completely sure on that). Just choose whatever you would rather do for a living. As a third choice, you could take a one-year certificate course in networking or programming. I don't really recommend this- go for a bachelors! (that's four years). Hopefully this isn't too confusing, if you need more information you can contact me (I think). If you can't, try googe on some of the things I've mentioned. Good Luck.
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Noel Noel
When it comes to Java Programming or Inter-Networking, the jobs will most likely always be there. I'd say there may be a bit more money in Java, but I'm no programmer so I wouldn't be able to accuratly give you details. I'm glad you're looking this far into the future though. Good for you. My advise is to see what you're REALLY interested in. Both careers are a rather secluded environment in that you'll be doing a job/task and be alone doing it. It just depends on what you love doing. Is making things inter-connect or creating applications give you the most joy. Excellent choice (non-bias opinion of course..... hehehe) in careers. Good luck.
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Kourtney Kourtney
It depends on your interests. If you think you like to tinker around stuff, I mean, you're the type who likes to fix things, then go for networking. If you like to analyze things to reach a certain goal, then go for Java. Good luck!
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Ira Ira
probable, the actual layer is abstracted so Java would not fairly care how your community is desperate up. in simple terms remember, UDP would not assure packets will make it to their holiday spot, unlike TCP.
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Ira Originally Answered: A.A.S in Networking Systems?
First off, I'd like to wish both of you good luck in your first few certifications, and your IT career in general. As far as your networking certificate, that is something you would have to ask the school, or look into the brochures. I'm assuming that after completing these courses, you would be close to, or at, the level of experience to pass your CCENT, then your CCNA. If the course is set up to have you take your CCNA as a final or something, then it will of course, make you a certified CCNA upon passing :) Security+ is a fun track, I've got my A+/Net+/Sec+/Server+, they are all decent pieces of paper to have. The "Cisco Certified" Anything will make you stand apart from the crowd, though. Also, a word of advice. The Cisco certifications get harder exponentially. A CCNP is no easy chore, especially to a freshly minted CCNA. If you have tons of experience in the industry already, that's different. I'm currently working on my CCNP Routing and Switching, and am halfway through it.

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