Learning how to code has become the newest hot trend. This is something I can completely get behind. Personally, I was not raised with a focus in STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics, but I have always since I was a kid loved technology. No, I wasn’t the girl learning how to build processors in her bedroom even though I wish I had.
Til this day I remember helping my dad, neighbors ,and a couple of family friends order Apple and Dell products over the phone. Yes, kinda dated with that. Our first computer I actually order from a Dell catalog.
The best tools for my small business has come through Google and YouTube. They are chalked full of information. YouTube is the mecca of virtual free content that will walk you step by step on how to do something. This is great for visual and audio learners. All you have to do is simply search specifically for what you are looking to do. Learn more about coding on YouTube.
I learned to code by using Codeacademy. They start with the very basics and then you work your way up. I really like using their platform and have referred so many friends and clients. It is an interactive platform that allows you to learn for free. Learn more about Codeacademy.
Lynda.com is the leading online learning company that helps people learn business, software, technology, and creative skills; to achieve personal and professional goals. They also provide German, French, and Spanish language content under the video2brain brand name. Learn more about Lynda.com.
Provides professional training video tutorials on creative and technical skills. You can explore their vast library of online classes to see what peeks your interest from CSS, Dreamweaver, HTML, Illustrator, InDesign, or much more. They offer a free seven-day trial to their site. Learn more about Skilled.
Ladies Learning Code
I love that Ladies Learning Code started all with one simple tweet. The founder wanted a better way for herself to learn how to code. The organization has launched chapters all over the world, helping women just like you and I start the process of coding. They immerse you in workshops with your peers. Group settings are a great way to learn. They offer classes for adults and girls. Take your daughter with you! Learn more about Ladies Learning Code.
There are so many options now for women to learn how to code, without feeling less knowledgeable than everyone else around them. This is a great way to learn a new skill if you’re in the corporate world or if you are an entrepreneur. Even, President Obama has learned how to write a line of code.
Do you have personal ambitions to learn how to code in order to help your business or personal development?