Codecademy is giving away five Pro memberships (typically $20 per month) to unemployed or furloughed workers for every membership that’s purchased until they hit 100,000 donated memberships.
While there is a free option, Pro memberships give students access to 1,800 hours of lessons and unlimited mobile practice — plus perks like real-world projects, step-by-step guidance, and peer support.
If you’ve been affected by the coronavirus pandemic, you can apply for a donated Pro membership here.
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Codecademy, an e-learning coding site that serves about 45 million people, is offering free Pro memberships to furloughed or unemployed workers during the coronavirus pandemic.

For every Pro subscription that someone buys ($20 per month typically), the company will match it by donating five, three-month-long Pro memberships to impacted workers until it reaches its goal of giving away 100,000 memberships. You can give Pro a try with a free one week trial before deciding to commit and purchase.

If your work or business has been adversely affected by COVID-19, you can apply for one of those free Pro memberships here.

The difference in memberships

Codecademy’s basic free membership gives students access to 180 hours of lessons and limited mobile practice, but its Pro subscription comes with 1,800 hours and unlimited mobile practice — as well as perks like real-world projects, step-by-step guidance, and peer support. You can also try the Pro version for free for a week before committing.

What you can learn on Codecademy, and how you’ll learn it

“Codecademy is all focused on learning by doing,” CEO and co-founder Zach Sims told Business Insider. Its content, which is all built in-house by a small team, obsesses over engagement. Learners earn badges and get real-time feedback as they interact with classes.

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You can browse its catalog of thousands of hours of instruction by subject, like programming and data science, or by language, like HTML & CSS and Python.

Codeacademy also has structured curriculum roadmaps. Some are Career Paths that teach the core skills of overarching subjects like Computer Science, Data Science, and Web Development, while others are

Source:: Business Insider


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