The best online coding courses in 2024

A man coding on a laptop on one of the best online coding courses
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The best online coding courses are convenient and flexible, making them a great way to master in-demand skills if you have other commitments you need to work around. Whether you plan to develop a career in programming or web design or just want to add an extra string in your bow, there are plenty of options to choose from.

It can be hard to decide where to start, so we've selected our own pick of the best online coding courses to help you narrow down your search. To compile our list, we've compared the curriculums, materials and student reviews offered by a range of online coding schools, focusing on the school as a whole rather than just one course. We've noted the pros and cons of each and provided links to their sites where you can find out more and see the full range of courses they offer.

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Tom May

Tom May is an award-winning journalist and editor specialising in design, photography and technology. Author of the Amazon #1 bestseller Great TED Talks: Creativity, published by Pavilion Books, Tom was previously editor of Professional Photography magazine, associate editor at Creative Bloq, and deputy editor at net magazine. Today, he is a regular contributor to Creative Bloq and its sister sites Digital Camera World, and Tech Radar. He also writes for Creative Boom and works on content marketing projects.