The Codecademy global community joins people learning how to code in virtual and in-person spaces. With local chapters around the world, they host groups to learn, stay motivated, and support each other in the process.

From study sessions to support hours and training workshops, they host meetups to empower students. You can find events categorized by topics and by city. There are both virtual and in-person events to attend.

But beyond in-person activities, the community stays connected in Discord. Everyone is welcome to join for free, facilitating a space where you can learn from your peers and follow the upcoming event dates. This online community is essential to support the progress of aspiring developers enrolled in the Codecademy courses.

Several learning programs are free, but to complete the assignments and receive your certificate, you need to pay a pro membership fee. Pro membership costs $192 yearly and includes access to exclusive training and real-world projects.

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  • Membership: Free Community
  • Year Founded: 2011
  • Founders:

    Zach SimsRyan Bubinski

  • Amount of members: 40,000
  • Online Group: Yes
  • Job board: No
  • Language: English
  • Method: In Person, Virtual


Join a local chapter:
Discover a community of programming students near you, and support each other in the learning process. Most of the local groups have online channels where you can chat and stay updated with upcoming events. If you can't find a chapter near you, start your own!

Attend local meetups and global events:
Each chapter organizes meetups and events to connect local community members. You can find from live coding sessions to dedicated hours to a specific programming language. But if you don't have a chapter near you, they also host global events. Besides, these gatherings offer plenty of opportunities to meet other programmers and learners.

Learn how to code:
Codecademy has a huge library of courses for developers building a career in programming. With career paths to follow and the support of a vibrant community, you can overcome the challenges of learning in solitary.

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    • United States
    • Canada
    • India
    • Uzbekistan
    • Bangladesh
    • Hong Kong
    • Malaysia
    • Republic of Korea
    • Singapore
    • Nigeria
    • South Africa
    • Ghana
    • Mozambique
    • Spain
    • Germany
    • Sweden
    • Finland
    • United Kingdom
    • France
    • Georgia
    • Turkey
    • United Arab Emirates
    • Australia
    • Argentina
    • Brazil


Local chapter groups host in-person meetups and events where peers have a space to learn and share in community. Besides, they organize virtual events where worldwide learners get the chance to participate in live sessions.

You can search for the upcoming dates for the nearest chapter in the meetups section.

Learning Events

During events, members participate in plenty of learning opportunities to put hands-on work and learn in community. From live coding sessions, office hours, and course overview meetups, the community has several offerings.

With events categorized by topic and programming languages, members get to participate in workshops, training, and support hours to uplevel their skills.

Networking Events

Usually, every chapter has its own online space to keep the community connected. Many of these chapters use Discord to stay connected during meetups and meet local programmers.

But still, there's a global Codecademy Discord community where members from all over the world connect. Inside the online community, you can find channels categorized by topic, programming language, and location. Also, there are channels to join in live codding, and others created just to socialize.

Moreover, the global community has a forum section to know each other and share the projects in progress. The forum is a great place to find feedback and support to improve your learning experience. Besides, you can find inspiration with the success stories shared in the Community channel.

Content Library

Codecademy has a catalog full of several career paths you can follow as a pro user. These career paths will guide you through a large repository of courses designed to train you according to your goals.

In addition, you can also find a resources section with challenges, cheatsheets, projects, articles, and more.


They built an extensive archive of courses to teach you programming, from beginner to intermediate levels. There are a lot of courses you can access for free, but to complete the programs and earn your certificates, you need to purchase the pro membership.


"Really amazing platform for everyone who wants to learn how to code. I like the fact that you’re coding as you learn pieces of content rather than covering larger pieces of content before coding" -Luis Enrique Bonilla

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