Understand the basics of code
Get an introduction to code, find out how it works, what it can do, and how it can benefit you.
About this course
Code powers everything from laptops to vending machines to cars. But how does it work? In these free course videos, you'll learn what code is, why so many coding languages exist, and how they are matched to achieve specific tasks. Most importantly, you’ll learn why having a basic understanding of code could be beneficial for you.
- Video tutorials
- Easy-to-implement tips
- End of topic assessments
- Unlimited access
How it works
Enroll in a course
Choose the course that's right for you and take the next step to achieving your learning goals.
Track your progress
Keep track of your progress via the "My Learning Plan" page.
Complete module quizzes
Learn new skills with bite-sized video tutorials, then test your knowledge with a quick quiz.
Intro to Code4 Lesson / 30 min
Skills you'll learn
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