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Getting Started with Git

06/06/2013
By Codecademy Team

Git is a Version Control System (VCS), a tool used by coders around the world to keep track of their code and the changes they have made to it. Here’s how to get started.

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Getting Comfortable in the Terminal: Linux

05/30/2013
By Codecademy Team

When you hear the word “command line”, “terminal,” or “little window that tells a computer what to do but only has a flashing cursor in it,” what comes to mind? Do you scream and hide under your bed? Or do you look at me inquisitively and wonder why I would bring such a scary thing up?

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How Knitters are Human Computers

05/24/2013
By Codecademy Team

It’s a popular hobby, practiced by people all over the world. At its most basic, it’s a loop of string and two pointy sticks. The loops can be combined in various ways to create a wide variety of things. In other words, knitting is a lot like coding.

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Make 2013 Your Code Year

01/02/2013
By Codecademy Team

Sticking to your resolutions is hard. That’s why, in 2013, we’ve done everything possible to make sure you’ll come out a capable coder.

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The jquery.expect Library

06/07/2012
By Codecademy Team

Since the launch of the Codecademy course creator tool, we’ve been so lucky to have such smart and dedicated people […]

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Invisible Stumbling Blocks

05/08/2012
By Codecademy Team

There is an interesting paradox in teaching: the better you know a subject, the harder it is to talk to beginners. Experience means you have forgotten what tripped you up when you were a beginner.