Many of our readers are interested in learning to program online. Many of them requested me to guide them to it. There are so many websites on the internet that can help you to learn coding. But, you may get confused to select any particular website. Of course, there’s still a bit of a struggle looking for quality content. You have to filter through garbage and find what suits you best. Fortunately, I am happy to be doing that for you. Here’s a list of 5 quality websites that can get you up to speed on your programming skills.
Best websites to learn Programming
- Hands-on Exercises
- Difficulty: Easy
If you are a beginner and want to start with the basics of web technologies, Codecademy is the site for you. Codecademy offers easy-to-understand tutorials which you can schedule according to your liking. The course is divided into segments. After completion of each segment, the site provides you with a “badge” thereby giving you a regular update on your progress. There are hands-on exercises as well. Additionally, it warns you about errors in your program. And of course, all of it is free! Check it out here
2. Learn Code The Hard Way
- Languages: C, Python, Ruby, Regex, SQL.
Don’t be put off by the name. Learn Code The Hard Way adopts a unique approach to teaching several languages – Python, Ruby, C, Regex, and SQL. The tutorials are in the form of full-fledged books that emphasize repeated practice to get the learning done. Rigorous exercises are designed to ensure retention, and the site makes for a very good resource for learning the languages it offers. It has a reputation of its own too. The site’s book on learning Python has been downloaded more than 500,000 times. Check it out.
- C, C++, C#, Java
Wibit.net believes in starting from scratch and is therefore apt for beginners. It starts with giving you a brief history of what you are going to learn, followed by basic concepts behind the programming segment one is going to deal with, and then finally helps you strengthen your coding skills. Optimized for Android phones as well as iOS devices, the site has its ebooks available on both the Play Store and App Store. For a price, though.
- Hands-on exercises
- Difficulty: Easy.
Do you think we forgot to add many more websites to learn Programming? Let us know in the comments your favorite website(es).