Codecademy is an online platform that offers free coding classes in 12 different programming languages

Cost: Free.
Availability: Online

Overall rankings in the 14 surveys: 2007-2020

2020: – 2019: 121 2018: 107 2017: 114 2016: 164 2015: – 2014: –
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Comments from some of those who selected Codecademy as one of their top tools

“Well structured and enjoyable way to learn to code. Covers most modern languages and has additional courses on design theory. Manages to create a great blend of structured lessons and free form projects that challenge the skills you’ve learned. I really can’t recommend this highly enough!” Learning Technologist, UK, 2019

“our corporate academy website” Product Owner (IT), Germany, 2019

“Most gamified learning platform to make learning addictive and fun. Focussing currently on coding in levels of difficulty.” NIck van Breda, Netherlands

“Good courses delivered with a touch of humor” Web Producer, Luxembourg, 2016

Quick Guide to Codecademy

Here you will find some basic guidance and links to resources on how to use Codecademy for teaching, training, learning and development.

Get access to the Quick Guide sections at the bottom of each of the Tools page (for guidance and resources on how to use the tool for teaching, training and learning) for just £15.

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