Time to completeApprox. 6 hours
Certificate of completionIncluded with paid plans
About this course
Programming is all around us, from the take-out we order to the movies we stream. Whether you’re about to start your journey as a developer or just want to increase your digital literacy, knowing the basics of coding will be beneficial to your career. Instead of teaching a specific programming language, this course teaches programming fundamentals that can be helpful for any language you learn.
Skills you'll gain
Build a programming foundation
Learn variables and functions
Understand control flow
Syllabus7 lessons • 7 quizzes
Hands-on learningDon’t just watch or read about someone else coding — write your own code live in our online, interactive platform. You’ll even get AI-driven recommendations on what you need to review to help keep you on track.
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- A great foundation to get into the right mindset before learning a programming language. Coding seems less daunting now!Tyler V.Verified Learner
- I always felt intimidated about learning how to code or program, but this course is very beginner-friendly. Honestly, it made me want to keep going! I feel it covers the basics very well and has a very friendly design. I love it!Natalia R.Verified Learner
- If you don't know where to start this course is perfect for you. It does not matter which programming language you decide to learn eventually. This course will help.T. H.Verified Learner
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Frequently asked questions about How to Code
Coding involves giving a computer a set of instructions to execute using a programming language like Python or Java. While each programming language has its own way of giving instructions, they all use the fundamental programming concepts covered in this course.