Learn | Codecademy

Learn | Codecademy.

All programming is are a series of instructions that you give a computer to perform repeatable tasks to manipulate information. When I first arrived in Turkey, well before I was disillusioned by the quality of professional development at my school, another teacher gave a presentation about different ways to convey information. One of the websites he provided was InformationisBeautiful. As I have been teaching myself python, and now working through a javascript course on Codecademy… I think about the beautiful way that data can be visualized.

While you aren’t going to get a deep understanding of a programming language from their courses, it provides a great introduction to a programming language. And some of the project based tutorials they offer may be even more in depth. So far I have completed the CSS course, and I’m working on the Javascript course. Next up is jQuery…