Email Coding Lessons Attracts 100,000 Aspiring Programmers In 48 Hours [Headlines]
Codeacademy has a record number of people sign up for online tutorials in how to code with their weekly email curriculum.
Talk about starting your year off on the right foot.
Two days ago, Codecademy — a startup that’s looking to bring programming to the masses — launched a nifty initiative called Code Year. It’s pretty straightforward: sign up, and each week you’ll receive some programming lessons in your email inbox.
And apparently, there are a lot of people who want to learn how to code. Code Year just had its 100,000th user sign up — a remarkable milestone given that the site has only been up for 48 hours. And that number continues to grow at a rapid pace. Tech Crunch