Learn to Code
Udacity’s Intro to Programming is your first step towards careers in Web and App Development, Machine Learning, Data Science, AI, and more! This program is perfect for beginners.
ESTIMATED TIME 4 Months
At 10 hrs/week
ENROLL BY May 15, 2019
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Learn the tech skills you need to advance your career
Why Take This Nanodegree Program?
Programming knowledge is indispensable in today’s world, and learning to code is one of the most valuable and useful things you can do. Whether you’re launching a career, advancing a career, or just excited to learn a new skill, there is no time like the present to start learning, and this program offers everything you need to get up to speed—with no prior programming skills required.
graduates from 80 countries
Effective & Engaging Content
Get started learning front end web development through interactive content like quizzes, videos, and hands-on programs. Our learn-by-doing approach is the most effective way to learn web development skills.
Beneficial and Supportive Project Review
Advance quickly and successfully through the curriculum with the support of expert reviewers whose detailed feedback will ensure you master all the right skills.
Join a dynamic community of learners who are committed to an intensive and productive learning experience. You’ll give and receive support, make connections, and stay abreast of trends in your field. Our graduates consistently cite community as one of the most valuable features of their Nanodegree program experience.
Build a Portfolio of Resume Worthy Projects
Build real projects that demonstrate your skills mastery. These projects will populate a portfolio that can be shared with prospective employers. Our hiring partners regularly review these portfolios when seeking qualified candidates.
What You Will Learn
Introduction to Programming
Learn the basics of programming through HTML, CSS, and Python. Explore possible programming paths with our final project selection. Get confident in your ability to think and problem-solve like a programmer. Be primed and ready for our career-ready programs after mastering these projects.
4 months to complete
In order to succeed, we recommend having experience using the web, being able to perform a search on Google, and (most importantly) the determination to keep pushing forward!See detailed requirements.
Intro to HTML
It begins! Get oriented, learn the basics of HTML, and write your first line of code!
Intro to CSS
Add style to your HTML code with CSS (Cascading Style Sheets). Experiment with adjusting various style rules in CSS to make your website shine. Achieve the look and presentation you want for your own webpage.
ANIMAL TRADING CARDS
Intro to Python
Explore fundamental programming concepts in Python like logic checks, data structures, and functions through interactive quizzes and practice on your own computer. Learn syntax, debugging techniques and basic problem-solving concepts.
ROCK, PAPER, SCISSORS
PIXEL ART MAKER
NEED TO PREPARE?
Prior programming experience is not required.
Introduction to Programming
— MARC ANDREESSEN, CO-FOUNDER OF MOSAIC, NETSCAPE, AND ANDREESSEN HOROWITZ
LEARNING TO CODE
Real Stories By Student
Learn with the best
COMMAND LINE INSTRUCTOR
Karl is a Course Developer at Udacity. Before joining Udacity, Karl was a Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) at Google for eight years, building automation and monitoring to keep the world’s busiest web services online.
Kelly is the Product Lead for the Web Development Nanodegree programs at Udacity.
Julia Van Cleve
Julia is a Content Developer at Udacity and was previously a middle school math teacher in San Jose, CA. She also dabbled in freelance web development, designing websites for small businesses in the Bay Area.
James received his degree in Computer Science and Mathematics, then went on to become a Udacity instructor in several programs. His personal mission is clear: to open the doors of opportunity for others by empowering them with excellent educational experiences.
Richard is a Course Developer with a passion for teaching. He has a degree in computer science, and first worked for a nonprofit doing everything from front-end web development, to backend programming, to database and server management.