Did I mention that Codecademy has a dynamic, beginner-friendly integrated development environment (IDE) that can be used even outside the curriculum? Well they do.
At code school, their mantra is the best way to learn is by doing. Code School opens the door to a new way of learning by combining high-quality video, in-browser coding, and gamification to make learning quite interesting and fun!
They offer a lot of challenges, more flexibility, and video content that help learners to take in each lesson at their own pace.
Created by Piotr Zalewa, this is neither an online tutorial nor a place to train. However, it’s a free code-sharing tool that allows you to edit, execute, share, and even debug code within a browser.
Some people only connect with things that stimulate their auditory cortex, others are too busy multi-tasking that they can only afford to listen to a podcast while jogging, cooking, or driving and some others just do not find reading enjoyable at all.
At Treehouse you are given access to 100+ courses and the list is growing rapidly. They give instructions for a variety of libraries and frameworks (such as jQuery, Node.jS, Angular.jS, and more).
The courses are presented as short, bite-sized videos that are as interesting as they are engaging.
If the videos were lengthy, you’d most likely be overwhelmed by the sheer amount of material that you are required to cover. In a bid to prevent that, the videos were intentionally shortened to help break down the material into small manageable chunks that aren’t discouraging or overwhelming.
This guide isn’t necessarily aimed at beginners. Former knowledge of the language is strongly recommended in order to understand the topics covered here.
It is designed to get you acquainted with the fundamentals in the quickest way possible. However, It is not an in-depth tutorial that makes you capable of developing industry-ready web applications.
It’s a free and interactive ebook that is a nice balance between learning the core theoretical concepts and getting hands on with the code.
You can read it online, or get your own paperback copy of the book.
11. Code Combat
Like some say, “one of the best ways to learn is to make sure you’re having fun,” and fun is exactly what Code Combat brings to the table. It allows developers to learn coding by playing games. It’s a fun and engaging way to learn the basics, specifically, JS syntax and logic.
Envato Tuts+ has definitely distinguished itself in the online learning industry. With more than 25,000+ free tutorials, and over 700+ professional development and design courses, it has successfully established itself as one of the leading resources for helping coders of all levels to learn more about their favorite topics.
14. Speaking JS
Following each explanation, there are short sample codes, which deepen your understanding of the point raised. There are also interactive exercises you can try out directly in your browser.
Smashing Magazine is a pretty famous site that focuses on web development, programming, and apps. It prides itself with providing a lot of useful information, including some about other languages and forms of development.
18. Free code Camp
They’re a community that helps you learn to code, then get experience by contributing to open source projects used by nonprofits.
Going by the stats on their site, they’ve helped millions of people learn about coding and technology. Students don’t need to set up their own environment since coding is done in the browser. This makes it much easier for beginners to get started.
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