5 Awesome Free Places for Learning to Code

In this post we’re going to explore 10 great places for learning to code for Free ranging from full courses to places to get a selection of great resources for multiple different coding languages and coding styles.

1. https://www.codecademy.com/

This wouldn’t be much of a roundup without what is arguably one of the most famous online resources. This epic website provides a stack of free courses in a multitude of different languages including:

HTML
CSS
Python
Javascript
Java
Ruby
C++
PHP
Swift

And stacks of others, for Free! If that wasn’t enough, the site offers a quiz to help you pick the coding path that you’d like to follow and curated catalogues to allow you to pursue coding avenues and pick the languages best suited to them for example machine learning or data science.

https://www.freecodecamp.org/

With an impressive roster of tech companies employing those who have learnt to code on free camp the exceptional curriculum, wealth of resources and the selection of projects give you a fundamental introduction to the world of coding. The courses cover multiple languages including:

HTML
CSS
Javascript
Python

The biggest stand out part of this site in our opinion is the awesome way that they introduce the coding knowledge and then cover in-depth useful projects with the code that you’ve just learnt.

3. https://www.udemy.com/

Although not necessarily specifically tailored to the free market, or dedicated directly to learning to code it’s important that we include a site like Udemy. As one of the largest online learning platforms with a wealth of courses on different topics there’s a huge amount of information available within the udemy environment.

Because of this if you’re willing to look through the catalogue to find the free courses there is a wide range of options for those learning to code especially within the basics and fundamentals of it.

4. https://www.sololearn.com/

Sololearn is great for those wanting to learn to code. With a tonne of different languages including:

Python Core
Java
Javascript
C#
PHP
HTML
CSS
Ruby

To name just a few, amongst the many! One of the other stand out features of Sololearn is how great it is on mobile devices. For many, learning to code is made harder by having to find the time to sit in front of a computer, but with a great mobile app, well optimised courses and millions of users it’s a proven recipe for developing your skills.

5. https://wesbos.com/

Whilst the courses on this site aren’t all free, some genuinely excellent ones are. These include CSS fundamentals, learning Javascript and more! One of the best things about this site is just how good the projects are and the breadth of understanding and knowledge that they give you within what you’re learning.

We hope that this post has given you an insight into some epic places to get started with learning to code and at least some idea of the different types of languages that are available to learn easily online with a massive amount of accessible resources.

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