Code School is an online learning platform that teaches a variety of programming and web design skills with a large helping of gamification. Courses range from beginner to advanced levels and you get to earn rewards and badges as you learn.
Courses running the the browser and use screencasts and interactive exercises to guide you to better code. Each course has at least five levels. Each level begins with a 10-15 minute screencast, followed by a series of code challenges you must solve to make it to the next level. On completing the course, you receive a badge and unlock a final video that will assist in the continued learning of the subject and. Show your friends that you've completed the course.
In Shaping Up With Angular.js you'll discover how to add behavior to your HTML and speed up your application's responsiveness. It has the following five levels:
Level 1 - Flatlander's Gem Store: Get comfortable
with expressions by beginning to build a gem store.
Level 2 - Built-in Directives: Use directives to add
a gallery and tabs to the gem store.
Level 3 - Forms: Give the gem store review
functionality by usingAngular.js forms.
Level 4 - Custom Directives: Create custom
directives for more organized and maintainable
Level 5 - Services: Create a new module and learn
to use the $http service to get real data into the
Apart from the main tracks, Code School has several one-offs, grouped under Electives, including a free one on Chrome DevTools and three on Git. One on GitHub is coming soon.
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