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  • Skill Level:
    Mostly Intermediate to Advanced
    Price:
    $29/month & 12 free introductory courses
    Languages/Skills:
    HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Coffeescript, Node.js, Backbone.js, jQuery, Ruby, Rails, Git, SASS, iOS, Objective-C & Responsive Design
    Instruction:
    Videos, code challenges & sceencasts
    Course Length:
    1 to 5 hours
    Accreditation:
    Badges
    Prerequisites:
    Basic coding
    Software/Hardware Requirements:
    None
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    Overview
    Code School offers a combination of engaging videos and challenges covering HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Coffeescript, Node.js, Backbone.js, jQuery, Ruby, Rails, Git, SASS, iOS, Objective-C & Responsive Design. The lessons are concise and generally easy to follow although the pace could be considered too fast for some with little coding experience. Enjoyable teaching style and well developed courses focusing on the “learning by doing” approach by means of a code challenge console. Lesson paths each offering 5 to 10 courses guide learners to acquiring specific skills. The Code School platform has an active support forum tagged by lesson and topic. Code School’s introductory content is available for free and there are a wide range of free previews primarily consisting of entry-level tutorials and a free “Try jQuery” course.

    Tools & Features
    • 40+ courses
    • Learn by doing approach
    • 4 - 20 minute videos with different instructors
    • Code challenges for practice
    • Learning pathways for specific skills with 5 - 10 courses
    • Free entry-level course previews
    • Variable playback speeds on all videos
    • Downloadable videos
    • Support forum tagged and separated by lesson and topics
    • E-mail support
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Recent User Reviews

  1. Carolyn
    4/5,
    "Great resource for improving on existing skills"
    Content & Instruction:
    5/5,
    Depth:
    4/5,
    Materials:
    5/5,
    Assessment:
    4/5,
    Fun Factor:
    5/5,
    Accreditation:
    2/5,
    Engagement:
    4/5,
    Workload:
    3/5,
    Practicality:
    4/5,
    Pros - High quality lesson plans, teaching material, & instruction
    Fun & engaging courses
    Excellent support
    Marketable skills
    Cons - Lack of clarity in some challenge instructions
    More suited to intermediate to advanced levels
    Code School is a great resource for coders with some experience as a developer to improve on skills and get up to date on all of the latest methods and techniques.

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