Resources

Interested in learning how to program, learning a new technology, or just want a quick refresher on a topic? Take a look at these resources here!

Resources with a  ⭐  are recommended for anyone that has never programmed before or are new to the field of computer science!

Upcoming Events and Workshops


  • MLH Local Hack Day: Learn - October 18 - 24
    An online, week-long conference where you can pick up new skills by participating in various workshops and talks. Learn skills such as publishing websites using AWS, scraping tweets using Python, and more!

Courses, Bootcamps, and Tutorials


Interactive Coding Tutorials

  • Codecademy
    Free interactive, hands-on coding tutorials to help you learn to program. Has courses on HTML, CSS, JavaScript, React, Java, C++, C#, SQL, and more!
  • freeCodeCamp
    Free coding tutorials covering a variety of topics. Has courses on Responsive Web Design, Data Visualization, APIs and Microservices, Scientific Computing, Data Analysis, Machine Learning, and more!

College Courses

  • Harvard's CS50x
    A structured online college-level course that teaches the fundamentals of computer science with tracks in web development, mobile app development, and game development. Course culminates in a final project.
  • University of Helsinki's Java Programming MOOC
    University of Helsinki’s free massive open online course (MOOC) on programming! This is an updated version of their popular course "Object-Oriented Programming with Java". Contributed by FPSTiger#0099

Full-Stack Development

  • App Academy Open
    The free online version of App Academy's bootcamp that teaches App Academy's entire in-person full-stack curriculum. Contributed by Kevin Tam
  • Full Stack Open
    An introduction to modern web application development with JavaScript. The main focus is on building single page applications with ReactJS that use REST APIs built with Node.js, as well as a section on GraphQL. Contributed by FPSTiger#0099
  • The Odin Project
    A free, open source coding curriculum that can be taken entirely online. Has learning paths for full-stack Ruby on Rails, full-stack JavaScript, and front-end. Contributed by Jake Teh Dog#2672

Web Development

  • Intro to Web Dev
    An introduction to web development, created by a cloud developer advocate at Microsoft. Contributed by Khalid#5042

Other

  • Data Structures Easy to Advanced Course - Full Tutorial from a Google Engineer
    Learn and master the most common data structures in this full course from Google engineer William Fiset. This course teaches data structures to beginners using high quality animations to represent the data structures visually. Contributed by Jake Teh Dog#2672
  • GitHub Learning Lab
    Grow your skills by completing fun, realistic projects. Get advice and helpful feedback from GitHub's friendly Learning Lab bot. Contributed by Khalid#5042
  • Full Stack Deep Learning
    Full Stack Deep Learning helps you bridge the gap from training machine learning models to deploying AI systems in the real world. Contributed by Professor Katherine Chuang

Tools and Technologies


Git

  • Pro Git
    A popular book that teaches Git. Contributed by Professor Katherine Chuang
  • Learn Git Branching
    An interactive way to learn Git. You'll be challenged with exciting levels, given step-by-step demonstrations of powerful features, and maybe even have a bit of fun along the way.
  • Git Immersion
    A guided tour that walks through the fundamentals of Git, inspired by the premise that to know a thing is to do it. Contributed by FPSTiger#0099
  • GitHub Guides
    Guides about collaborating using GitHub. Contributed by Professor Katherine Chuang
  • Git Cheatsheet
    Interactive Git Cheatsheet, categorizing commands based on what they affect. Contributed by Khalid#5042

Java

  • Java Programming for Kids
    A beginner-friendly guide to Java. Also includes an introduction to networking and to Git/GitHub. Contributed by Professor Katherine Chuang

Linux/Unix

Command Line

  • Conquering the Command Line
    Learn to master and conquer the most valuable and useful command line tools for Unix and Linux based systems. Contributed by Jake Teh Dog#2672

Shell Scripting

Data Structures and Algorithms/Interview Prep


  • Tech Interview Cheat Sheet
    A cheat sheet for many concepts covered in technical interviews, including data structures and algorithms. Contributed by Shahzoda Davlatova

Events and Workshops


  • MLH Localhost Workshops
    Workshops covering today's most relevant technologies, so you can level up and build your skills quickly. Hosted by MLH and their partners.
  • MLH Hackathons
    A list of hackathons where students learn, build & share their creations over the course of a weekend in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. Many hackathons also have educational workshops to learn from!

Miscellaneous



Useful Tools

Collections


  • GitHub Student Developer Pack
    A collection of premium tools and services that are free for students.
  • free-for.dev
    A large collection of tools and services that have free tiers for everyone to use. Contributed by Calvin Kipperman
  • webgems.io
    webgems is a goto place for devs and designers to find new resources and more. Contributed by Calvin Kipperman
  • bookmarks.design
    A collection of resources for designers.

Utilities


  • Squoosh
    Squoosh is an image compression web app that allows you to dive into the advanced options provided by various image compressors. Contributed by Calvin Kipperman
  • remove.bg
    A tool that removes the background from images. Contributed by Calvin Kipperman
  • Get Waves
    A free SVG wave generator to make unique SVG waves for your next web design. Choose a curve, adjust complexity, randomize! Contributed by Calvin Kipperman

Design


Tools

  • Figma
    Figma is a vector graphics editor and prototyping tool used for designing application mockups. Contributed by Calvin Kipperman

Inspiration

  • Dribbble
    A platform for designers to share their creations.

Icons

  • Font Awesome
    A popular font and icon toolkit. Contributed by Dradeus#3902
  • Simple Icons
    Over 1000 Free SVG icons for popular brands. Contributed by Calvin Kipperman