Nowadays, whether you want to start a career in IT or initiate a couple of side-projects on your own, it has become mandatory to learn coding to succeed. Moreover, being capable to speak the technology language with investors, partners or potential employees could work in your favor.
Learn coding with Lifelong Learning:
You are not living in Luxembourg and/or have a hectic lifestyle that does not allow you to attend a physical course? Well, no more excuses! Did you know that some of the best Programmers in the world are self-taught? Here is a list of 5 free websites where you can learn the craft:
Treehouse is the perfect resource for newbies that would like to learn coding for a specific project. The 300 on-demand courses were created by experts and will help you achieve specific goals such as creating an app, a responsive website or a WordPress theme. It can also help you if you are familiar with programming when working on a specific task.
EdX is an open-source platform where you will find a wide range of software development courses from top institutions like Harvard, MIT and Microsoft. The online classes cover topics like programming, web design and software engineering. If you want to take your learning journey to the next level, know that it is possible to pursue "MicroMasters" programs and even have a verified certificate when completing the courses. However, while the courses themselves are free, you must pay for your EdX certificate.
The Odin Project
For those who learn best in a lecture style, Coursera provides coding-based resources taught by top-notch instructors from world's leading universities. That means that you will find hundreds of different courses, from the best academic resources, for free. You can even receive a certification, but unlike the courses, you will have to pay for it. On Coursera you can learn: Java, C, Python, HTML, CSS and many other programming languages.Do not hesitate to check Lifelong Training classes: they do have a complete panel of specialized courses for every need. If you are looking for a job in ICT, do not hesitate to register for the next recruitment party organized by Moovijob, on November. In the meantime, you can also click here to see the latest ICT job offers in Luxembourg.