Software is all around us. It’s hard to find anything in the modern world that doesn’t run on code, from cell phones to sneakers. The invisible world of programs is all around us, and once you learn how to tap into it, you can accomplish a lot.
Even if you don’t want to pursue a computer science career, learning how to code has numerous real-world applications. Much like learning a foreign language, learning programming opens up new neural pathways to encourage creative thinking and can improve general problem-solving skills as well. There’s never been a better time to learn.
So what’s stopping you? The world of programming is more accessible than ever before, with tons of tutorials and platforms available for people at all levels of skill. In this feature, we’ll spotlight nine affordable resources (and one pricier option) to build skills.
Free Code Camp