Not at all. They’re completely different. Java is class-based rather than object-oriented. The two languages can be integrated seamlessly, and they often exist together in applications.
So you're probably asking yourself: Which program is right for me?
Answer: It all depends!
Look at geography: No matter where you are in the country, you can benefit from an immersive bootcamp education through an online program. There are in-person programs in almost every state. View our list of bootcamps by location to see if there's one near your doorstep!
Look at culture: Just as you'd be hesitant to attend a college without touring the campus - you need to visit your bootcamp space before committing to it (even if it's through a virtual info session).
Look at outcomes: Ask the school if they have reported their student outcomes. You wouldn't want to spend 12 weeks in a program that won't prepare you for your future. The great thing about Skills Fund: We've done this for you. All of our partners have been through our vetting process to make sure they're worthy of your time and money.
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Originally published May 10, 2017.