It’s that time of year to spread holiday cheer, and also to get some great deals on electronics, software, and much more. Wouldn’t you know it, it’s also a great time of year to find deals on coding resources, including online courses, books and media, and tools.
Of course, you probably know that already – most of us do. Naturally, you’ve been waiting all year for it to come, and now that it’s here you just need to track down all those awesome deals. Don’t worry, we have you covered. We put together a list of some of the best discounts and promotions we could find, and we’ll be updating this guide throughout the end of the year.
We’ll start out with the best stuff.
Learn To Code Deals
Udemy will be offering 55,000 courses for only $9.99. We cannot explain the tremendous value of this deal unless you’ve already perused the list of courses available on the platform. Normally, top programming courses on Udemy sell for $200. Throughout this period, they will all be the same, $9.99.
- Learn to Code by Making Games – Complete C# Unity Developer
- The Web Developer Bootcamp
- Complete Python Bootcamp: Go from zero to hero in Python
- Complete Java Masterclass
LearnToCodeWith.Me is offering an exclusive bundle with amazing discounts. This is one of the best bundles I have seen for someone looking to make a major leap forward in their tech career!
The Ultimate Tech Career Toolbox contains 19 courses worth over $3,400 to help you level up your coding skills and break into the tech industry. Get them all for just $199 (a savings of over $3,210!) this Black Friday.
Courses included in the bundle:
- Ultimate Web Designer & Developer Course (normally $297)
- Become a Web Developer: Learn the Basics and Fundamentals of Ruby!(normally $500)
- The iOS Fundamentals Course (normally $197)
- Get Your First Dev Job – A Live Workshop (normally $99)
There will be two deals available through SimpliLearn:
- Use coupon code CYBER30 to get 30% off on Self-Paced Courses on Simplilearn.
- Use coupon code CYBER20 to get 20% off on Live Online Classrooms on Simplilearn.
EduFyre is an excellent online course platform that delivers curated and professional-quality courses for Information Technology students and hobbyists. You’ll find some of the world’s best instructors and professors teaching through the portal.
The curriculum runs for 14 days total, and the classes are meant to be an hour per day. So, while it is a commitment, it’s not a major one and not out of the question for busy folks.
It’s a great deal if you’re looking to get more involved in the programming and development world!
Learn to Code Deals for Kids
Cubelets Twelve Robot Blocks
These unique “robot” blocks are designed to teach kids how to build while becoming better thinkers. The idea is that each block can handle a specific function and you assemble them to create a working system. Blocks include rotate, flashlight, brightness, blocker, inverse, passive, Bluetooth, battery, drive, and distance. It also comes bundled with a micro-USB charging cable for hours of fun. All content and instructions are available online – free of charge – in classroom-like format.
Code Master Programming Logic Game
Want your kids to learn coding in an environment they know and love? We’re talking about board games of course! This game is designed especially with kids in mind, and includes 10 maps, 60 levels, 12 guide scrolls, and 12 action tokens. What does all this mean? Well, they’re components of a modern single-player coding logic game. Children 3 years and up will have a much better understand of coding and development when they’re done!
HexBug VEX IQ Robotics Construction Kit
The HexBug VEX IQ is a DIY robotics kit with access to the Modkit for VEX (online) and ROBOTC VEX IQ curriculum (online) that teaches kids how to program a robot and build one from various components. It includes a robot brain with 12 self-configuring input and output ports, and motors, sensors, and more. The entire kit is comprised of 750 snap-together pieces which can be assembled to create the final device. Your kids will love building this thing and controlling it via the video game style remote.
Recommended Training – Treehouse
Although this site recommends various training services, our top recommendation is Treehouse.
Treehouse is an online training service that teaches web design, web development and app development with videos, quizzes and interactive coding exercises.
Treehouse's mission is to bring technology education to those who can't get it, and is committed to helping its students find jobs. If you're looking to turn coding into your career, you should consider Treehouse.
Disclosure of Material Connection: Some of the links in the post above are “affiliate links.” This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive an affiliate commission. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will add value to my readers.