Back to basics - "Intro to" courses to get back into coding

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It happens to everyone. You start or get back into something and you either get distracted, busy with something else or lose motivation and take a break. This happens with coding too. It's happened to me, requiring me to revisit "intro to" courses to get a refresher before continuing with the next step of the learning process.

For example, I've taken a bunch of Python courses and got far in the Coursera curriculum but it's been so long since I've done anything with Python, I'd need a basics refresher if I wanted to continue to learn anything more advanced. More recently, I completed the Responsive Web Design certification at freeCodeCamp but again took too long of a break (because life), so I found myself taking some intro to HTML, CSS and JavaScript courses on Codecademy before continuing the JavaScript Algorithms and Data Structures certification.

If this happened or is currently happening to you, I put together a list of "intro to" courses that should help you get back into learning and advancing your developer skills. The other advantage of going through these again is they may have been updated with new concepts and technologies you weren't aware of when you first learning the basics.

Intro to HTML courses:

Intro to HTML and CSS | Udacity

HTML Tutorial: Learn HTML For Free | Codecademy

Introduction to HTML MDN Web Docs


Intro to CSS courses:

CSS Tutorial: Learn CSS For Free | Codecademy

CSS first steps


Intro to JavaScript courses:

JavaScript Tutorial: Learn JavaScript For Free | Codecademy

The Modern JavaScript Tutorial

Introduction MDN Web Docs

A re-introduction to JavaScript (JS tutorial) MDN Web Docs

Intro to JavaScript | Udacity


Learn Coding, Data Science, & Cybersecurity Analytics Flatiron School

Feel free to comment with your own suggestions. ๐Ÿค“

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