Codecademy – Play Way Code Learning

How did we learn languages ? i meant the literal ones like English or German. In general we have three medium to support the learning process. You can read, write and speak the language. Similarly in the programming languages we have read, code, and compile. But most of the times when it comes to learning programming languages we just read the language either in the text or watch them through really long tiring video lectures. There is something always missing in the learning process. Codecademy tries to bridge this gap through their unique integrated learning schema where you can learn the coding stuffs in a play way method. In short codecademy is a kinder garden for newbie programmer.

All they require from you is just the interest to learn programming.

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What is Codecademy?

Codecademy is an online web application which allows you to code with the inbuilt editor and the compiler that comes with it gives you the results for what you have coded. Codecademy gives you a step by step instruction on How to code and achieve results.

This application is strictly for newbies and people who struggle to learn coding.Not for coding Ninjas

Who is behind Codecademy ?

As their website claims ‘Codecademy was created out of the frustrations Zach and Ryan felt with learning how to program. Tired with less effective text and video resources, Ryan and Zach teamed up to create Codecademy’

Few interesting things from codecademy:

  1. Codecademy provides foursquare type badges for every course you complete
  2. Codecademy allows you to track and share your progress in each course
  3. Moreover codecademy provides all this for FREE

At present the following courses are being taught at codecademy:

  • Getting Started with Programming
  • JavaScript Quick Start Guide
  • Review of Functions in Javascript
  • Hello, New York
  • Functions in JavaScript
  • FizzBuzz

You can try out their experimental courses in Codecademy Labs

The best part is that codecademy takes you inside coding right from its signup form ! If you have tried W3Schools, then this web app is more suitable to you to hands on and train yourself to become good in programming. Just give it a try today. Happy Coding !

try Codecademy today

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2 Comments

  1. I just took the getting started with programing course. There are many
    options now. In what order should I go through the courses. Except for
    what I learned from the first course, 

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