Programming Learning: 12 top free online courses for programming basics
- Codecademy – Interactive
Codecademy makes learning programming basics fun with its interactive interface and responsive feedback.
- KhanAcademy – A Non-profit knowledge website
- Coursera brings school structure home
After creating a free account the user has the ability to participate in courses that simulate an online class room structure.
- Learn about user experience and why it’s important
In this self-paced course the student will learn how people connect with technology, and teach the basics of creating user friendly experiences.
- Who doesn’t want to make their own game?
This website teaches users how to create their own simple game with Python, a basic programming language, by providing videos, quizzes, examples, and worksheets.
- Teach yourself Java 2 in 24 hours
With each hour broken down into sections, Sam will show you how to learn to program with Java 2 in one day!
- The Land of Code
The website will start off the user with an Introduction to computer programming quiz, point them in the direction they need to go to start learning.
- Harvard College’s free introduction to Computer Science
This course involves topics such as thinking algorithmically and web development. The student will learn the fundamentals of multiple languages.
- Python taught by Dr.Chuck
Once the user has joined the class, they will learn how to understand, read, parse, and manipulate data using Python.
- Making sense of Data
Google will teach the user how to structure data and manipulate information. Great for those running surveys or interested in compiling data.
- iOS programming course
In this open course, the user will learn how to make their very own iOs application.
- Android programming basics
A playlist of comprehensive videos on YouTube geared toward teaching beginners how to understand android platform development.
Do you know any other great online programming basics course? Please share!
The list was found on lifehacker which does a pretty good job comparing them.
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