Open Source Codecademy Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Codecademy is freeCodeCamp. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Codecademy and 11 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Codecademy are exercism (Free, Open Source), The Odin Project (Free, Open Source), DATAQUEST (Paid, Open Source) and Enlight - Learn to Code (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 27, 2021

    1. Free Code Camp's open source community help you build a job-worthy portfolio of real apps used by real people, while helping nonprofits. Our 1 600 hour full stack JavaScript curriculum is completely self-paced, browser-based, and free.
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      freeCodeCamp vs Codecademy opinions
      Most users think freeCodeCamp is a great alternative to Codecademy.
      FreeCodeCamp is a fantastic alternative to Codecademy's web development classes on HTML, CSS, and JQuery. It is completely free, utilizes a live sandbox format for application of learned concepts, and, most of all, features a massive support community.
      Positive comment almost 5 years ago

      Deviated After taking the full course which needs about 3 months, you can understand so much code.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

      pschlenker Because I love the interactive live code functionality and it seems to have better exercises than Codecademy.
      Positive comment almost 3 years ago

      aihlenburg It's also interactive and browser-based.
      Positive comment almost 5 years ago

    2. Are you a code newbie? Learning to program is exhilarating and challenging... and also frustrating, exhausting, and overwhelming.
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      Almost everyone thinks exercism is a great alternative to Codecademy.

    3. The Odin Project is one of those "What I wish I had when I was learning" resources. Not everyone has access to a computer science education or the funds to attend an intensive coding school and neither of those is right for everyone anyway.
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    4. Become a Data Scientist Our hands-on method teaches you all the skills you need to become a data scientist, data analyst, or data engineer. Learn by writing code, working with data, and building projects in your browser.
    5. Enlight is a resource aimed to teach anyone to code through building projects.
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    6. Code along means to be able to observe someone doing the actual coding, hearing their thought process, and optionally follow along.
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      The best way to organize education by tutorials from YouTube. The extension extends the functionality of YouTube: adds the opportunity for collecting playlists as courses, tracking the progress of training, recommends relative courses and more.
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    7. Let's build the best tech video hub together!.
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    8. Master your programming skills by building fun, predesigned projects and show it off on your Github, LinkedIn, and resume. Code Unicorn is a platform where you can learn to code completely for free by building awesome projects.
      Code Unicorn vs Codecademy opinions
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      benedictaosonaike I like Code Unicorn because all the projects are free. You can add completed projects to your portfolio.
      Positive comment 9 months ago

    9. Waterbear is a toolkit for making programming more accessible and fun. Having a visual language means you don't have to focus on learning a syntax to start programming.
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