Knowing how to code is becoming a basic requirement for a lot of jobs. On top of having basic communication skills, having basic programming knowledge is also needed. Luckily, you don’t need to go back to school to learn computer programming.
Udemy is my favorite site to learn new skills quickly. The courses are taught by great instructors and are really affordable.
So, if you are ready to try your hand at programming, check out these top Udemy courses. I’ve organized them into a few sections. Feel free to scroll through them all, or use the links below to jump to a certain section.
If you do take any of these courses, let me know. I would love to hear what you thought about them or to see the app/site you built!
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Whether is iOS or Android, these courses have you covered. You’ll be creating your own mobile app in no time!
If you’re interested in learning how to create Android app, then this course is a must-have! What’s great about this course is that it’s made for beginners so you don’t need any programming experience. In addition to the course, you also receive free design assets and a copy of the instructors best selling eBook.
Voice-activated devices are popping up everywhere. Learning how to master this technology is key for any aspiring programmer. Learn how to build apps that will run on your Google Home (including your own weather app).
Nick is one of the top-rated instructors on Udemy, and this course shows why. He covers everything you need to learn the basics of iOS development. The best part is you learn by actually building apps. Throughout the course, you’ll build 10 apps, including a Snapchat and Pokemon Go clone.
Becoming an iOS development doesn’t have to be difficult. This course will walk through the steps needed to learn Apple’s programming language (Swift) and submit your app to the app store. Plus you’ll learn how to use all of Apple’s newest features like ARKit to make augmented reality apps.
This course is focused on iOS app development, but a lot of the information could apply to all developers. Learn how to create an app that you can sell and start your own app development agency.
Wearables are more popular than ever! Learn how to create an awesome app that can run on the Apple Watch. By building 14 apps throughout the course, you’ll be an expert in no time.
This course was made to teach Android programming to beginners. Learn how to make an awesome app, by learning how to build clones of apps like WhatsApp, Uber and Instagram.
Ready to take your iOS coding knowledge to the next level? With iOS 11, Apple releases ARKit which allows you to create augmented reality games like Pokemon Go. This course teaches you everything you need to build your own AR game from start to finish.
All of these courses will help you learn everything you need to know to build awesome websites.
This course is an amazing introduction to web design. The course walks you through building 25 different website and mobile apps. Along the way, you’ll learn HTML, CSS, JQuery, PHP and more!
Throughout this course, you will learn the ins and outs of programming for the web by building 12 websites. You will learn everything you need to know about PHP, MySQL and Bootstrap to build some really great sites.
Ruby is a great language to use when designing websites. Twitter is built on this language. In this course, you will learn Ruby for web development by building a Pinterest clone.
Python is one of the programming languages I’m currently teaching myself. Some of the most popular sites, including YouTube, Reddit and DropBox are built with Python. It’s also one of the easiest programming languages to learn. So if you want to build powerful websites with ease, learning Python is a great place to start.
WordPress powers around a quarter of all websites. Learning how to build plugins and themes is a great way to make some extra money.
This is one of the two courses I used to create the theme for this site. If you are familiar with Bootstrap, this is the course for you. Brad does a great job showing you how to take that knowledge and convert it to WordPress theme development.
All of these courses teach you the top coding languages being used today.
Sites like Twitter use Ruby on Rails. Learning it will allow you to build virtually any web application you can think of. With over 28 hours of content, this course will teach you how to be a professional Ruby on Rails developer.
R programming skills are important when it comes to data visualization and statistics. Learn the basics of the R language with this course.
Java is one of the most popular programming languages around. It’s used in everything from video games to mobile apps. At 60+ hours of video, this course is trully a masterclass. In 30 days you’ll learn how to create your own, advanced Java program.
Swift is Apple’s language for for iOS development. It’s much easier to learn than Objective-C, which is the language you had to use in the past. This course covers the key topics you need to know to master Swift.
PHP is the language servers use. Having a good understanding will also help you in WordPress development. In addition to PHP, this course provides insight into the world of object oriented programming, which is the basis for many other programming languages as well.
Python is a great computer programming language to learn for beginners. You can use it to build simple applications to automate manual tasks up to complex web applications. It’s also a key language in data science, which is one of the top paying professions.