Best websites to learn Programming


The top 5 best websites that will help you to learn programming step by step.

1 – The New Boston

  • Video Tutorials
  • C, C++, HTML, Javascript. Practically every language you could think of.
  • Difficulty: Easy.

The New Boston is an organizational learning site. If you are interested in mainstream programming, like CC++, along with web technologies like HTML and Javascript, then this site is probably your thing. It offers video tutorials on various topics like Python, computer game development, iPhone developmentPhotoshop and so on. Each topic is covered by around fifty to hundred easy-to-understand videos lasting for seven to fifteen minutes each. Tremendous amount of content here.

URL : http://www.thenewboston.org

2 – Codecademy

  • Hands-on Exercises
  • Web technologies – HTML, Javascript, CSS, Python, Ruby, PHP.
  • Difficulty: Easy

If you are a beginner and want to start with the basics of web technologies, Codecademy is the site for you. Codecademy offers easy -to-understand tutorials which you can schedule according to your liking. The course is divided into segments. After completion of each segment, the site provides you with a “badge” thereby giving you a regular update of your progress. There are hands-on exercises as well. Additionally, it warns you about the errors in your program. And of course, all of it is free! Check it out here

URL: http://www.codecademy.com

3 – Learn Code The Hard Way

  • Ebooks.
  • Languages: C, Python, Ruby, Regex, SQL.

Don’t be put off by the name. Learn Code The Hard Way adopts a unique approach for teaching a number of languages – PythonRubyCRegex and SQL. The tutorials are in the form of full-fledged books that emphasize on repeated practice to get the learning done. Rigorous exercises are designed to ensure retention, and the site makes for a very good resource on learning the languages it offers. It has a reputation of its own too. The site’s book on learning Python has been downloaded more than 500,000 times. Check it out.

URL: http://learncodethehardway.org/

4 – Wibit.net

  • Ebooks
  • C, C++, C#, Java

Wibit.net believes in starting from scratch and is therefore apt for beginners. It starts with giving you a brief history about what you are going to learn, followed by basic concepts behind the programming segment one is going to deal with and then finally helps you strengthen your coding skills. Optimized for Android phones as well as iOS devices, the site has its ebooks available on both the Play Store and App Store. For a price, though.

URL: http://www.wibit.net


5 – LearnStreet

  • Hands-on exercises
  • JavaScript, Python, Ruby.
  • Difficulty: Easy.

Even if you are noob to programming and do not have any prior knowledge about it, this website helps you learn and practice programming in a very interactive and easy manner. It offers you courses in JavaScriptPython and Ruby. An added bonus for users is the lack of a need for the compiler. Users can type in their code and see the output in the browser itself. Additionally, it gives you an opportunity to practice what you have learnt through various projects that the site offers.

URL: http://www.learnstreet.com

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