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Email Coding Lessons Attracts 100,000 Aspiring Programmers In 48 Hours [Headlines]

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Codeacademy has a record number of people sign up for online tutorials in how to code with their weekly email curriculum.

Dory Carr-Harris, PSFK
  • 5 january 2012

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

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