Learn To Code During Self Quarantine. It’s No Stress With These Apps

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Programming is a skill which’s value is only going up. Currently, it is one of the easiest skills to get resources for on the internet. And now that you’re quarantined at home, you’ll have some free time. I know you don’t want to exert yourself too much and feel like you’re back in school. So, here are some of the best apps to help you begin your coding journey.

Mimo

This app is on the Play Store Editor’s Choice list of apps. It was also the Best Self-Improvement App of 2018. Basically, this is the app to beat. Mimo’s biggest advantage is that it doesn’t require too big of a time commitment. You can make progress just setting aside 5 minutes every day. The lessons have been divided into easy-to-swallow bites. Learn HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Swift, Kotlin, C++, SQL, PHP and many more.

Programming Hub

Programming Hub has a huge collection of code examples. These pre-written programs number around 5000+. This app also has a lot of accolades attached to it. It was awarded Google Play’s Best of the Best of 2017. Needless to say, it is well designed. The app focuses on making the coding experience fun and game-like. There are also illustrations that make concepts easier to understand.

Udacity

One of the big pluses about the Udacity app is that it allows you to learn a lot of programming languages. You have access to languages like CSS, HTML, JavaScipt and others. Do you know what else will blow your mind? Some of the courses on this app were actually designed by Facebook and Google developers. For the paid version of the app, you also get feedback from people in the industry. Also, you can connect with other students learning to code.

Grasshopper

Grasshopper also has that 5 minutes a day tag line. The app has quick games that teach you to write code. It also makes the experience game-like because it allows you to collect achievements as you make progress. Overall, Grasshopper is a great app. However, it only teaches JavaScript. You also get real-time feedback during the whole learning process.

SoloLearn

SoloLearn is more suitable if you can set aside more time to learning. It is incredible for people who have no prior coding experience. It a little curriculum like. The lessons are divided into chapters. At the end of each chapter, you have to take a quiz on what you’ve learnt. When you pass, you move on to the next chapter. There is also a code playground for when you want to take it easier.

Okay, sleep, do the twittering, play games. But also, just take 5 to 10 minutes every now and then to learn something that can give you a real advantage in the job market.

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