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Learn to code one of your 2018 resolutions?

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Make it real.

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It’s that time of year again. Goal setting. Overachievers drinking coffee. Gyms filling up. But let’s be real. Resolutions are hard to keep. You know what’s easy? Staying motivated for just one day.

This year, don’t be too ambitious. Choose a resolution you can complete today that still has the potential to change your life, or at least your resume.

Check off your resolution. One day. One free coding course. One new skill.

What do you want to learn today?

  • HTML { 3 Hours }

    Learn basic HTML, the skeleton of all web pages, and place text on a page, add images & videos, and share data in tables. This is the first step in creating web pages, and even a bit of knowledge will help you tweak your business’s website, blog, newsletter, terrible CMS, and more.

    Perfect for: bloggers, marketers, content marketers, solopreneurs, communicators and storytellers

    Resume skills:

    • Basic page elements
    • Create tables
    • Customize a blog
    • Inject code into a CMS
    • Customize Wordpress, Squarespace, Wix or other CMS sites
    • Edit email templates

    Bragging rights:

    • Right and left brained
    • Able to get the job done
    • Technical
    Get Started
  • CSS { 11 Hours }

    Give it style. Paired with HTML, you’ll set up file structures, beautify text and colors, create the layouts and make the webpage your dreams of without prototyping, hiring an engineer or sitting through a meeting to explain what you want.

    Perfect for: bloggers, marketers, content marketers, solopreneurs, communicators and storytellers

    Resume skills:

    • Color & typography
    • Transitions
    • Make it look good & professional
    • Gain trust
    • Customize your business’s website & email templates

    Bragging rights:

    • Websites that show you’re legit and not trying to steal someone's credit card info
    • The “wow” factor
    • Anyone can make a website; I make it look good
    Get Started
  • Make a basic website { 4 hours }

    Build not just one, but four basic websites and feel like a real developer. You’ll use web development fundamentals like HTML5/CSS3 and Bootstrap to modify the structure and appearance of your sites. Bootstrap jumpstarts your design skills and your career.

    Perfect for: freelancers, job-seekers, small business owners, marketers, communicators, solopreneurs, entrepreneurs

    Resume skills:

    • HTML5
    • CSS3
    • Bootstrap
    • Site structure
    • Boundaries & space
    • Web developer

    Bragging rights:

    • Never paying for a portfolio website
    • Built it myself
    • Basic web development
    Get Started
  • Learn Python { 10 hours }

    In 2017, we saw a rise in Python, probably because it’s key to data science, machine learning, and AI. Yes, all the buzzwords. But Python walks the walk. It’s versatile, powerful and great as a first language. From web development to data visualization, start here if you want to become a programmer or do more with data.

    Perfect for: novice software engineers, data analysts, business analysts, bankers, financial analysts

    Resume skills:

    • Basic python
    • Strings & console output
    • Functions
    • Conditionals and control flow
    • Lists & dictionaries
    • Loops
    • File input & output
    • Basic statistics

    Bragging rights:

    • On trend
    • Powerful with data
    • Code that runs everywhere
    Get Started
  • Learn SQL { 6 hours }

    We live in a data-driven world, and businesses use data to inform strategy, marketing, operations, and to make hiring decisions. But numbers aren’t data; you need SQL to manage and interact with databases. Learn SQL and leverage data to get a “yes” on your project, presentation or promotion.

    Perfect for: marketers, business analysts, managers, founders, wannabe data scientists

    Resume skills:

    • Data manipulation
    • Queries
    • Aggregate functions
    • Joins
    • Technical marketer
    • Data-driven

    Bragging rights:

    • Figure out which marketing efforts are working
    • Trusted to make business decisions
    • More than a “gut” feel
    Get Started
  • Learn Java { 4 hours }

    Java is the closest thing there is to a universal programming language, and it’s well-supported by open source tools and libraries. It’s the basis for web development, Android development and, for many, learning any other language. Learn object-oriented programming in a way that’s easy for beginners and will get you a job.

    Perfect for: complete rookies, wannabe programmers, those interested in Android or IoT development, people who like coffee puns

    Resume skills:

    • Object-oriented programming
    • Loops and conditionals
    • Control flow
    • Data structures

    Bragging rights:

    • Say “I’ve taken a computer science class” with confidence
    • A step ahead of the other CS majors
    • Think like a programmer
    Get Started
  • Introduction to Amazon Alexa { 4 hours }

    Building for Amazon Alexa does more than allow you to build new Alexa Skills. Prepare to publish your own program and work with other Voice User Interface (VUI) applications—the future of artificial intelligence. Build, don’t fear, the robot.

    Perfect for: those interested in voice user interface, Alexa owners, audio learners

    Resume skills:

    • VUI fundamentals
    • Lambda functions
    • Lambda responses
    • Persistence (the coding kind)

    Bragging rights:

    • Customize your smart home
    • Skilled for the future
    • Persistence (the human kind)
    Get Started
  • Introduction to JavaScript { 35 hours }

    Yes, we know. This course takes longer than a day, but JavaScript is worth it. JavaScript is thought of as the backbone of web apps that adapt, no matter the device. You can use it to add dynamic behavior, store information, and handle requests and responses on a website. If you already have some knowledge of HTML and CSS, this is your next step to building modern, dynamic websites.

    Perfect for: people with a basic understanding of HTML and/or CSS, marketers who want to build landing pages, wannabe web developers

    Resume skills:

    • ES6 JavaScript
    • Classification
    • Browser compatibility
    • Create landing pages
    • Web app development
    • Front-end development
    • Technical marketer

    Bragging rights:

    • Take “Best viewed on desktop” out of your vocabulary
    • Don’t need an engineer
    Get Started
  • Introduction to jQuery { 5 hours }

    jQuery is a JavaScript library that gives you dynamic behavior "out-of-the-box," which means you can add creative effects to otherwise dull layouts in few lines of code. People say this is fun. (Having JavaScript knowledge is recommended)

    Perfect for: UX designers, front-end developers, graphic designers, designers who want to get paid more

    Resume skills:

    • Animation
    • SEO friendly
    • Web app designer

    Bragging rights:

    • A cut above
    • Next-level designer
    • Elegant code
    Get Started
  • Learn ReactJS: Part 1 { 6 hours }

    Front-end development is on the rise, and this is the most popular front-end framework. ReactJS presents graceful solutions to some of front-end programming’s most persistent issues. It's fast, scalable, flexible, powerful, and has a robust developer community. Facebook uses ReactJS. So does Codecademy. #nuffsaid

    Perfect for wannabe: front-end developers, UI programmers, mobile developers. Basic knowledge of JavaScript suggested.

    Resume skills:

    • JSX
    • Components
    • Props and state
    • React's modular programming style
    • On your way to front-end web developer

    Bragging rights:

    • You’re dating the most popular kid in class
    • Bring websites to life without hating every second
    Get Started

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