How to teach yourself to code
Complete beginners, you could learn fast enough to have your own simple program in weeks. You’d be surprised how quickly you can pick up coding, so boot up your computer and get online (with our M500 broadband, if you’re lucky). Here’s what it takes…
Best coding apps
Prefer to learn on your mobile? Want more guidance and structure than a YouTube tutorial can give you? Download and give these apps a try, perfect for a beginner…
And that’s not all. Got a competitive streak? Try over 2,000 quizzes and tackle Code Coach challenges or go head to head with the community by challenging folks to coding battles.
2. Codecademy Go
Help and advice, if you need it, is also available from experts who're top in the industry. Take notes. And if you’re hooked, remember you can upgrade to Codecademy Pro for further study that could lead to or enhance your career.
Choosing your coding language
Special commands, abbreviations, ways of arranging a text – each computer language is unique and in just a few months, you could go from beginner to fluent. Some you need for web development, others for creating desktop software or mobile apps. But which should you start with?
Let’s look at the main languages and spot the difference...