Online Coding Class: Free and Almost Free

Online Coding Class: Free and Almost Free || I am a creative to my core. Don’t get me wrong, I love numbers and even more love figuring out how to use my talents in the tech world. And let me tell you, it does not matter how far you are in your career, picking up a thing or two in HTML or Java or whatever language you turn to will hold you high amongst your peers. And if you’re at the start of your career, you might even realize it’s almost a requirement…

But have no fear. For I have found a few, yet incredible, sites to start your training for FREE – and almost free! And if you still aren’t convinced, check out Hour of Code which breaks down the why’s and how to start.

Don’t Spend A Dime

CodeCademy

Tell us why you want to learn to code. We’ll show you what to learn.

Coursera

Learn a job-relevant skill that you can use today in under 2 hours through an interactive experience guided by a subject matter expert. Access everything you need right in your browser and complete your project confidently with step-by-step instructions.

Edx

Increase access to high-quality education for everyone, everywhere. Enhance teaching and learning on campus and online. Advance teaching and learning through research.

freeCodeCamp

Since 2014, more than 40,000 freeCodeCamp.org graduates have gotten jobs at tech companies including: Apple, Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Spotify.

GitHub

GitHub is home to over 40 million developers working together to host and review code, manage projects, and build software together.

Google

Are you new to web development, or an old pro? We’ve got resources for both. These codelabs provide a guided, tutorial, hands-on coding experience.

Khan Academy

Learn how to use the JavaScript language and the ProcessingJS library to create fun drawings and animations. (Or get started with their Intro to HTML or Intro to SQL).

Then There’s Low Cost Options

Udemy

Choose from over 100,000 online video courses with new additions published every month.

CodeAvengers

Our mission is to make learning digital technologies fun & engaging.

Then when you’re done coding like a pro, catch up on my last blog for reasons why Millennials Should Switch to Tech Careers.

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