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Ever thought about going back to school, but don’t have the time or the cash? Check out these online resources that won’t cost you a dime and follow along from the comfort of your own home – the next semester is starting soon!
Stanford University – www.stanford.edu
Offering Free online courses on a variety of subject ranging from Entrepreneurship to the basics of Computer Science, Stanford allow you to sign-up and follow along at your own pace.
Khan Academy – http://www.khanacademy.org/
One of the biggest sources of knowledge on YouTube with a large library of free videos, both educational and tutorial, over a wide range of subjects.
Google Code - http://code.google.com/edu/
Google Code is all about development and learning how to program. All the lecture videos are up, so it’s ready when you are. Just visit and pick a class or suggest something you’d like to see in the future.
Code Academy – http://www.codecademy.com/#!/exercises/0
A very successful startup with a new approach to teaching people how to program. Heavily based on gamification, compete with your friends for badges and new programming levels.
Mozilla School of Webcraft – http://p2pu.org/en/schools/school-of-webcraft/
An excellently laid out website that allows you to join a community page for the class you’d like to take and you can work there with your peers on tasks and questions.
Mokk.Me – http://mokk.me
If you’re a little more advanced and looking for a great IOS wireframe that allow you to build and test an “app” design and layout. Pretty cool.
W3Schools.com – http://w3schools.com/