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11 Online Learning websites that you should check out

Planning start something new in this year? You can start to learn online now. Online education is gaining popularity over the last few years, as it should.

I have tried few of them last year and will share my experience with them in this post. Since I am a software developer we are going to focus on the materials related to it.

So, here is a list of 15 sites that you should visit before you make you make your choice. I have not used much on all of them, but worth a spending some time.

The italic  text below the title are taken from the respective sites. The order of names are arbitrary and does not carry any significance.

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0. JCG Academy

Kick-start your programming projects

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1. MIT’s OpenCourseWare

OCW makes the materials used in the teaching of MIT’s subjects available on the Web.

2. Coursera

We are a social entrepreneurship company that partners with the top universities in the world to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free. We envision a future where the top universities are educating not only thousands of students, but millions. Our technology enables the best professors to teach tens or hundreds of thousands of students.

3. Khan Academy

Learn almost anything for free

4. Google Developers

5. Code Academy

6. Code School

Code School teaches web technologies in the comfort of your browser with video lessons, coding challenges, and screencasts.

7. LearnStreet

Whether you are completely new to coding or a developer looking to learn a new language, LearnStreet courses make it engaging and fun to create with code. Our interactive courses are designed to help you learn by actually writing real code and getting immediate feedback.

8. wibit.net

WiBit.net is a video tutorial web site offering cutting edge programming and computer tutorials. We specialize in focused and linear content. WiBit is a great place to start learning how to program, or to pick up new skills even if you’ve been at it a while.

9. Interview street

Solve interesting challenges and also get connected to amazing tech companies if you are interested. Join in to be among the elite group of talent in the world.

10. PeepCode

Specialize in screencast tutorials for professional web developers and designers. Learn advanced Ruby, JavaScript, Ruby on Rails, Node, Git, Design, and connect with developers you admire in our popular Play by Play series.

11. P2PU.org

At P2PU, people work together to learn a particular topic by completing tasks, assessing individual and group work, and providing constructive feedback.

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Related articles on the web:

  1. http://mashable.com/2011/05/07/learn-to-code-online/
  2. http://thenextweb.com/dd/2012/10/21/so-you-want-to-be-a-programmer-huh-heres-25-ways-to-learn-online/
  3. http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/learn-code-10-free-fantastic-online-resources-hone-skills/
  4. http://techcrunch.com/2012/08/21/5-ways-to-learn-code-from-the-comfort-of-your-own-browser/
  5. http://thenextweb.com/dd/2012/01/21/7-ways-to-start-learning-how-to-code-right-now-for-free/

Reference: 11 Online Learning websites that you should check out from our JCG partner Manu PK at the The Object Oriented Life blog.

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27 Responses to "11 Online Learning websites that you should check out"

  1. P2CInfotech also offers interactive and instructor led courses in Java, Advanced Java and J2EE. Please access the below link for more information.

    http://www.p2cinfotech.com

  2. Sang says:

    JPassion.com offers in-depth, hands-on programming courses and live codecamps on various topics (Java programming, Java EE programming, Spring framework, Android, Web services, JavaScript/jQuery, HTML5, Hadoop, MySQL, Ruby on Rails, Groovy and Grails) all under $139. Please check their live codecamp schedule from

    http://jpassion.com/codecamps

    Thanks.

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    Thanks for the info.. I think you should also try “QATestingTrainings”, a product of H2KInfosys also for in depth and job oriented training sessions. Besides Online Training,they also offer you placement assistance.

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