September 14, 2022

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Paths and courses available to join IT industry

Paths and courses available to join IT industry

Have you ever considered joining the IT industry, but are hesitant about which career path to step into? It might be Website Development, Cybersecurity, Database Management or even Machine Learning, etc. A variety of career paths across diverse industries await you in the world of IT. To get started on your learning journey, why not consider Codecademy?

Codecademy is an online interactive platform that offers free coding classes in 15 different programming languages. It also curates courses to help you explore the different career paths such as:

  • Back-End Engineer: to understand application architecture, start with programming servers and client-side interfaces, then level up to designing databases
  • Front-End Engineer: to build interactive web apps, learn the basics of UI (User Interface) and UX (User Experience), and design fundamentals
  • iOS Developer: to build and publish a mobile application for iOS devices using Swift programming¬†
  • Data Scientist (Machine Learning Specialist): to learn to analyse data, communicate your findings, draw predictions with machine learning, and even build neural networks.

To achieve an all-encompassing experience in the IT industry, the courses will expose you to various projects that will help you to develop problem-solving skills as well as preparations for a technical interview, which includes building your very own portfolio, to help you land your next job. If you are still having trouble deciding which career path to choose, try taking their personality quiz to determine which path best fits you.

An alternative choice to aid your learning would be freeCodeCamp. It is also an online platform that offers free coding classes. Without being too intensive as Codecademy, freeCodeCamp has the required courses to get you started in stepping into the IT industry. It currently has 13 courses which consist of :

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If you prefer learning on a video-related platform, check out their YouTube account which contains a lot more courses. So what are you waiting for? Time to get coding!

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