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Anil K Tiwari
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Learn Programming for Free: Top 20 Websites to Get Started

Are you eager to dive into the world of programming but hesitant to invest in expensive courses? Look no further! We've compiled a comprehensive list of free websites where you can learn programming at your own pace. Whether you're a complete beginner or looking to expand your coding skills, these platforms have got you covered.

1. Codecademy

Codecademy offers interactive coding lessons in various languages, making learning to code fun and engaging. From Python to JavaScript, you can explore a wide range of programming languages and web development.

2. Khan Academy

Khan Academy provides free courses on computer programming, including JavaScript and SQL. It's an excellent starting point for beginners.

3. Coursera

While some courses on Coursera require payment, many universities offer free versions of their programming courses. Explore their vast catalog of computer science courses here.

4. edX

Similar to Coursera, edX offers free programming courses from universities and institutions. You can audit courses for free or pay for a certificate.

5. MIT OpenCourseWare

MIT offers free course materials for a variety of programming and computer science subjects. Dive into their open courses here.

6. Stanford Online

Stanford University also provides free online courses on computer science. Check out their offerings here.

7. Harvard Online

Harvard University offers free online courses through edX, including an introduction to computer science. Explore their courses here.

8. Udacity

Udacity offers some free courses, including the "Udacity Free Courses" section, which includes programming and web development courses.

9. Mozilla Developer Network (MDN)

MDN provides extensive documentation and tutorials on web development, including HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

10. FreeCodeCamp

FreeCodeCamp is a nonprofit organization that offers a comprehensive curriculum for web development, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and more.

11. W3Schools

W3Schools offers free tutorials and references for web development technologies like HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and more.

12. The Odin Project

The Odin Project is a free, open-source curriculum for web development that covers HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and other related technologies.

13. provides beginner-friendly coding tutorials and courses for kids and adults.

14. GitHub

GitHub Learning Lab provides interactive coding challenges and tutorials on Git and GitHub, essential tools for software development.

15. Hackerrank

Hackerrank offers coding challenges and competitions to practice programming skills, including a dedicated section for JavaScript.

16. LeetCode

LeetCode is a platform for practicing coding problems and preparing for technical interviews. It covers a wide range of programming languages and topics.

17. Exercism

Exercism offers coding exercises in various programming languages to improve your skills. It also provides mentorship for code reviews and feedback.

18. Project Euler

Project Euler provides a collection of challenging mathematical/computer programming problems.

Now, let's continue with the remaining websites to make it a total of 20:

19. Google's Python Class

Google's Python Class is a free Python class that includes written materials, lecture videos, and exercises. It's a fantastic resource for learning Python, a popular programming language.

20. Kaggle

Kaggle provides free data science and machine learning courses, competitions, and datasets. It's the perfect place to dive into the world of data analysis and machine learning.

Now that you have this extensive list of free resources, it's time to embark on your programming journey. Choose a platform that suits your learning style and goals, and start coding today!

Don't forget to share your progress and experiences in the comments below. Happy coding!

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