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MySpace and the Coding Legacy it Left Behind

MySpace and the Coding Legacy it Left Behind

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For an entire generation, MySpace was a gateway to the addictive social networking platforms that are now a ubiquitous feature of our lives. And for many members of that same generation, MySpace was a gateway to another inescapable part of modern life—writing code.Since the site’s demise nearly ten years ago, certain totems of the MySpace…
Protect Your Personal Data By Thinking Like a Data Scientist

Protect Your Personal Data By Thinking Like a Data Scientist

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Data is a currency, and many of us spend it more often than we realize. When we use a “free” search engine that tracks our searches, or a social media platform that maps and analyzes our relationships, or even a grocery store rewards card that offers discounts in exchange for a record of our shopping…
Learning Analytics at ALT-C 

Learning Analytics at ALT-C 

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The Association for Learning Technology (ALT) represents technologists, academics, designers, researchers and policy makers from many organisations and sectors across the UK. All members have an interest in learning technology. ALT-C is the annual conference which is attended by around 500 members and has an impressive attendee to presenter ratio of about 2:1. Like all…
When One Teaches, Two Learn: Meet Codecademy’s Community

When One Teaches, Two Learn: Meet Codecademy’s Community

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Codecademy believes that “When one teaches, two learn,” a quote attributed to Robert Heinlein. To turn that belief into a reality for people learning to code, Codecademy hosts an online community with tens of thousands of members. Across the globe, people meet and connect on their learning journeys, helping to motivate one another, celebrate accomplishments,…
How to Start a Group Project

How to Start a Group Project

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Teamwork makes the dream work. As you develop your coding skills with Codecademy, you will eventually reach a point when you will want to take your new knowledge and use it to build a complex project. One way to create a fully-formed project is to assemble a team of collaborators to work on the project…
Announcing the Winners of the C++ Community Challenge

Announcing the Winners of the C++ Community Challenge

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When we launched Learn C++ Module 5: Vectors and Module 6: Functions, we also kicked off a month-long C++ Community Challenge—an opportunity for C++ Pro learners to team up and build something amazing together. The project was open-ended, and each team's submission was judged based on: Use of C++ vectors and functions in code. Collaboration.…
Web Scraping MLB Stats with Python and Beautiful Soup

Web Scraping MLB Stats with Python and Beautiful Soup

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Codecademy exercises have nicely packaged data prepared for us to use. However, there will be many occasions when we would like to explore a question that does not have a dataset ready for us to download. For example, based on their performance last year, which MLB players should I select in my fantasy baseball draft?…
Why I Love Teaching at Codecademy

Why I Love Teaching at Codecademy

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Learning web development skills to switch careers made me feel empowered and excited to help others learn the same skills. As a Codecademy Coach, I help bridge the gap between learning and applying the skills needed to level-up in your current career, find a new hobby you love, or change careers completely (and everything in-between).…
What is a Product Manager?

What is a Product Manager?

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Jackie Bavaro, Product Lead at Asana, describes product management as “the best job you’ve never heard of.” While that may be the case, the popularity of product management has grown in recent years. Larger technology companies recognize that the best product managers may just be the people who have not yet heard of the role,…
How to Tackle a Data Science Project

How to Tackle a Data Science Project

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In hopes of pursuing a career in Public Policy, I’ve spent the past year reorienting my programming towards Data Science. Naturally, doing so required significant practice finding, reading, visualizing and analyzing data. This experience has impressed upon me the importance of having a framework in mind when tackling a big data project. To demonstrate this,…

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