Even college students need to use extra resources. Codecademy is just one resource. I wouldn't suggest paying for it; there's a ton of good free content for learning web development. FreeCodeCamp is frequently tossed out as a great option. 15. level 1. merlehalfcourt. · 2y.
Is Codecademy Pro worth it? : learnprogramming - reddit
Honestly any paid coding course is decidedly not worth it, at least until you’re at the point where you need certifications and you’re sure of what you want to do. When you’re in the “just trying to get a base level of knowledge” phase, free resources will get you all the way there.
How legit is "codecademy" : learnprogramming - reddit
Like others have said, it's overall a useful tool. As someone who's about to graduate with a computer science degree, I use codecademy as either a quick refresher on the syntax of a language I haven't used in a while or when I want a glance at something I've never used before.
Is the Codecademy course worth doing? : learnpython - reddit
Code Academy isn't that useful, it doesn't explain anything of what you're doing, it tells you to type something, you type it, good job. No idea what you did or why you would do it etc. I'd recommend r/Learnprogramming , hopping on a discord server, looking for a YouTube video of someone going through stuff or a beginners book for it, but Code Academy is not worth any money.
Is CodeAcademy actually good for beginners? - reddit
Codecademy Pro: Worth It? ... Could just go to reddit for content and help for free like youve been doing. UP to you. 4. Share. Report Save. level 1 · 6y. Nope. They give you a chat room and a path for how to learn. You can get that from books, reddit, and the rest of the internet for free. 2.
If you have a few months to dedicate, it's worth starting with codecademy, as it starts at a slow pace and gives you just the right amount of hand holding to make you want to learn more. Did you happen to find a better alternative? Something for Java?
As someone who's about to graduate with a computer science degree, I use codecademy as either a quick refresher on the syntax of a language I haven't used in a while or when I want a glance at something I've never used before. It can only hurt you if you don't understand that it covers mainly surface level programming concepts.
If your goal is to be a professional software engineer, then no, it's far too superficial to be of much use, relative to what you would learn in formal CS courses or denser programming texts. I don't entirely agree with this. It can be a good stepping stone, a kick-off point if you will. deleted 0.8517 What is ^^^this?