Codecademy expands content, unveils new site
- Codecademy unveiled a redesigned website on Wednesday that expands its coding education content beyond the basics of computer programming.
- The more advanced concepts are part of the company's broader vision of becoming the place to go for programmers and developers looking to learn new skills and advance their careers.
- Codecademy is developing a way to track the skills learned by — and professional growth of — the 24 million people who have learned basic coding through its site, and it also looks to partner with universities, businesses, employers, and professional networks in the future to connect its users with job opportunities.
With its continuing growth, Codecademy has quickly established its presence in programming education over the past two years. The U.K. has even integrated its instruction into middle and high schools — something that U.S. schools should consider if they haven't already. Introducing students to coding as early as possible can only work to their benefit in the long run as it becomes an increasingly valuable tool, regardless of career field.
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