Coding is important — and fun. Programming is a gift to those who pursue it. Well, coding is essential for our daily life. It improves problem-solving skills and gives the confidence to build anything you want with just coding languages. It’s a gift that keeps on giving because it’s forged in hard work. You can build mobile your own mobile application and software.
Codecademy was founded by Zach Sims and Ryan Bubinski in August 2011. It is among the most popular websites that teach coding.
Coursera was founded by Stanford University computer science professors Andrew Ng and Daphne Koller in the year 2012.
It is an online learning platform focusing on quality education. It has collaboration with 149 universities and colleges around the world and offers more than 2400 courses. It offers both paid and free courses from universities like Stanford University, University of Toronto etc. More than 33 million users registered with coursera.
Code.org was launched by Iranian-American brothers Hadi Partovi and Ali Partovi in January 2013, It is a non-profit organization focused on making computer programming more accessible to students. They believe that a quality computer science education should be available to every child, not just a lucky few.
Hour of Code challenge was launched to teach computer science and programming to students. It offers courses in two categories i.e., courses for school students and university level courses.
edX is a non-profit organization was founded by Harvard University and MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) in the year 2012, edX is an online learning destination and MOOC (massive open online course) provider.
It offers high-quality online courses from the world’s best universities and institutions to worldwide learners. It has more than 14 million students are registered. It has more than 1800 online courses.
Udemy was founded by Eren Bali, Oktay Caglar and Gagan Biyani in 2010. It is a global market place for teaching and learning. It connects students everywhere to the world’s best instructors anywhere.
They use content from instructors and pays the instructors as per the student engagement for the course. Both paid and free courses are offered to learners and the website has courses in computer science, business, health etc. More than 100,000 courses are available on the website for the learners.