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What is Code School?
Code School is an online learning destination for existing and aspiring developers that teaches through entertaining content. Each course is built around a creative theme and storyline so that it feels like you’re playing a game, not sitting in...
Can an absolute beginner use Code School?
Absolutely! To really get a feel for how Code School courses work, the best thing you can do is to take some time to try out a free course. There are quite a few courses marked with the Free Course tag on our full course listing.EnrollAnd if you...
How do I report a bug?
Thanks for helping us out by submitting a bug report! We're always working hard to improve Code School and improve the experience. Some bugs on Code School are quick fixes, and others can be surprisingly difficult and take a great deal of time an...
Is Code School an accredited institution? Are there diplomas?
Code School is not the same as a large university or college. We don't offer diplomas or certificates for course completions, but we do have a Report Card system that can be used to track and share progress through our learning paths.Report CardE...
Is Code School down? Or is it just me?
Code School has numerous systems in place in hopes of making sure that our services are available 24/7. The best place to go to find out the latest status if you think Code School is down is to check our Twitter account. If we do have any downtime, w...
What are the browser and system requirements for Code School?
For most of our courses, you just need a modern web browser. We rely on the latest browser technology to deliver our courses; so we suggest using an up-to-date version of your preferred browser. Code School works best with Chrome and Firefox, and wor...
Can Code School help me get a job?
Companies are looking for highly motivated individuals like you that are actively working to improve their skills!Code School does not have a Jobs page where you can find available positions, and we do not have certificates available, but all your co...
Can I share my course completion badges?
You can! Currently, you can share badges on both Facebook and Twitter. We no longer have direct badge sharing to LinkedIn and Mozilla Open Badges, but the good news is there is a workaround. You can use our Report Card feature via your settings page ...
Does Code School have a referral program?
We do not have an active referral program. We're considering new options as we continue integrating our services with our parent company, Pluralsight. If you'd like to share your ideas for how we can best approach this in the future, please r...