Fancy programming your own video game but have absolutely no idea where to start? Feel like an outsider in the boys club that is the gaming industry? Want to help things to change? Here are some coding course aimed exclusively at women and other underrepresented people in the coding world.
Top five places to learn how to code
1. Ladies Learning Code is part of Learning Labs, an organisation which promotes computer education. They run in-person courses in 18 cities in Canada for around $50 per workshop. They cover a range of topics, including game design, video creation, HTML & CSS, digital drawing or WordPress, exclusively for women.
3. Skillcrush offer a three-month “career blueprint”, targeted towards empowering all kinds of people from a variety of different backgrounds, although the majority of their student population is made up of women. The career blueprint is designed to train and prepare students for a career as a web designer, web developer or freelance WordPress developer. They also provide individual classes, in subjects such as web design and jQuery, and a free ten-day bootcamp. Everything is online so Skillcrush can be accessed from anywhere around the world.
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