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Learn to Code with Blockly

Want to learn how to get started with programming in an interactive way? Try our drag and drop code lessons!

4.38 out of 5 stars
57,670 learners enrolled
  • Skill level

    Beginner
  • Time to complete

    1 hour
  • Certificate of completion

    Included with paid plans
  • Prerequisites

    None

About this course

This course teaches the basics of programming using the drag and drop language Blockly. Here you will learn fundamental programming concepts through interactive exercises without the need to write out programming syntax. This intuitive way to code will help build the skills you need to get started in programming!

Skills you'll gain

  • Learn Variables

  • Learn Functions

  • Learn Loops

  • Learn If Statements

  • Learn Lists

Syllabus

5 lessons • 5 quizzes

The platform

Hands-on learning

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Meet the creator of the course
Nik Stern
Nik holds a Bachelors and Masters of Science in Computer Science. They are also certified as a Scrum Master, Product Owner, and Online Adult Educator.
Nik holds a Bachelors and Masters of Science in Computer Science. They are also certified as a Scrum Master, Product Owner, and Online Adult Educator.

Learn to Code with Blockly course ratings and reviews

4.38 out of 5 stars
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  • The progress I have made since starting to use codecademy is immense! I can study for short periods or long periods at my own convenience - mostly late in the evenings.
    Chris
    Codecademy Learner @ USA
  • I felt like I learned months in a week. I love how Codecademy uses learning by practice and gives great challenges to help the learner to understand a new concept and subject.
    Rodrigo
    Codecademy Learner @ UK
  • Brilliant learning experience. Very interactive. Literally a game changer if you're learning on your own.
    John-Andrew
    Codecademy Learner @ USA

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Unlock additional features with a paid plan

  • Practice Projects

    Guided projects that help you solidify the skills and concepts you're learning.
  • Assessments

    Auto-graded quizzes and immediate feedback help you reinforce your skills as you learn.
  • Certificate of Completion

    Earn a document to prove you've completed a course or path that you can share with your network.