Learn to Code – Resources and Links

Such a huge array of resources, both free and paid and with various levels of difficulty exist online to learn to code. I’ll try to provide some in this post and update it as necessary as I find more or better replacements. Here’s a mindmap I started to try to capture them:

Learn to Code Mindmap

Starter mindmap of resources available for learning to code

The toughest thing with the amount of resources available is really figuring out where to start, what to work on and how to progress. As I wade through the material, I will aim to help with that!

Learn to Code Stories

Collections of posts on topic from some great sites.

Lifehacker – Posts tagged ‘learn to code’ -> Bookmark this and read it often

Edsurge – Teaching kids to code


Posts giving comparisons of various sites and courses.

Comparison Chart of 35+ Awesome Websites to Learn Coding Online Comparison of Bootcamps

Suggested Learning Collections

These resources are aimed at suggesting a possible step by step learning path to take.

Google Guide for Technical Development

Mozilla Webmaker


– I really like Bento!

Online Learning: A Bachelor’s Level Computer Science Program Curriculum

– This link here is amazingly great. The author has gone to great lengths to create and propose a reasonable approximate to a degree courses using only free online course! Incredible. 2014 and you can basically save $100k USD (US college price) and do it yourself! Also, there is a second post on the site which is even more comprehensive.

Lifehacker: How and Why to Teach Your Kids to Code

This is really just scratching the surface. There is an incredible amount of material available. I am sure I have missed some important ones. Please let me know and I will add them to the post.

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