Time: Courses can be completed in 3 to 5 dedicated hours
Best for: beginners
Hack.pledge() is an online community , with many well know developers including the Founder of Codecademy, Ryan Bubinski. The by-line of the site “A community of developers helping each other master software craftsmanship” – by signing the pledge you can receive or give help with coding.
Time: pledge to master your craft and receive one hour help or register to mentor another for an hour.
Best for: learners who need specific guidance or want to give back
Time: the intro to coding takes 6 hours with more in depth courses taking anything from 8 to 83 hours.
Best for: in depth learning
4. KHAN Academy
Offering videos and practice exercises, it is KHAN Academy’s mission to provide access to innovative maths education. A not-for-profit organisation, they offer a range of coding courses including their Hour of Code.
Time: learners are encouraged to go at their own pace Best for: parents and children learning together
5. Code School
Time: depending on complexity, courses can take between 2 hours and 10 days
Best for: long term development and iOS