CODING CRASH COURSE: Everything you need to know about teaching yourself to code

Article by (Business Insider) 

Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey have one thing in common — they both taught themselves to code. a man standing in front of a computer: Teaching yourself to code can be a great investment in your career development. Popartic/Shutterstock© Popartic/Shutterstock  Teaching yourself to code can be a great investment in your career development . Popartic/Shutterstock

Coding can be a very lucrative skill, and learning languages like Perl can earn you a starting salary of upwards of $80,000 a year. Some coders have even landed six-figure jobs with only a few years of experience. Whether you’re a complete beginner or a pro, there are a number of resources you can use to teach yourself to code from the comfort of your couch.

Business Insider compiled a list of resources for coders of every level. 

Business Insider regularly interviews experts about learning how to code. You can read them all by subscribing to BI Prime.

Learning to code for beginners: 10 steps anyone can take to teach themselves to code at home, according to the VP of Flatiron School, CEO of Women Who Code, and other tech experts

Best online coding boot camps: The 10 best online coding boot camps that you can sign up for right now to land a job at a tech company like Facebook or Intel

How to learn top coding languages: The 15 coding languages with the highest salaries, and how to learn them online at no cost

Coding classes from Harvard: 5 free online courses from Harvard you can sign up for right now to learn how to code

Bill Gates’ favorite free courses: 7 free classes from Bill Gates’ favorite websites that you can sign up for right now to teach yourself to code

Learning to code to land a six-figure job: The best way to teach yourself to code and land a six-figure job, from 5 people who’ve done it

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  • Now is a good time to learn a new skill to help boost your career.
  • If you’re interested in learning an in-demand skill, consider enrolling in a course on coding. Some are free !

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