How complex is this course .... and Java in general
My nephew (age 16) is starting this course later this month.
He wasn't very good at Primary School (i.e. Elementary School) and didn't do any Secondary School (i.e. High School).
He effectively left school at age 12. His knowledge of maths/algebra is very
He plays games all through the night ..... and like many teens, he is very lazy and respects no one.
He did set up and manage his own Minecraft Server. He still has a dedicated Server (mostly for games).
He regularly has code windows open modifying game scripts.
I don't think he creates scripts from scratch.
He is well above average on the IQ scale.
All he wants to do is Java and he is convinced that he will be a successful game programmer.
He has burnt many bridges
behind him and has pinned everything on this course.
The course looks complex to me (and is way beyond my skill level).
What are his chances of succeeding at this introductory course
and some of the specialised follow-on Java courses?
Personally, I think he will flunk the course - but I hope I am wrong!