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4 awesome programming courses you can take online now

Become an ethical hacker from your couch.

FIONA MACDONALD
4 OCT 2016
 

We all know that knowing how to code is a crucial skill for pretty much anyone wanting to impress the job market or start their own business in 2016.

But it can be hard - not to mention expensive - to find the time to learn the latest programming languages if you're also studying or working full-time.

But don't worry, we've partnered with StackCommerce to bring you four of their top-rated online programming and coding courses via our new ScienceAlert Academy.

And the best part is you can take them all right now from the comfort of your couch - without spending more than US$50 per course.

1. The Complete Web Developer Course 2.0

Want to learn to build websites? This immersive course is what you need to get started.

You'll learn the fundamentals of HTML5, CSS3, and Python, and actually build 25 responsive websites and apps from scratch.

Length: 30.5 hours

Cost: US$19

2. Learn Cloud Computing from Scratch

Cloud computing is everywhere these days - it's hosting all our music, photos, and data. But how exactly does it work?

In this course, you'll learn how to share resources across a network, and use cloud technologies like Google Computer Engine, Amazon AWS, and Red Hat. Trust us, your future employer will thank you.

Length: 2 hours

Cost: US$14

3. Become an Ethical Hacker

Want to get paid to hack? This bundle of nine courses will teach you how to become an ethical hacker - the expert that's brought in when companies get hacked and need to regain access to their networks (yes, just like in TV show Mr Robot).

The package contains modules such as "Linux Security & Hardening: The Practical Security Guide" and "Ethical Hacking for Beginners." 

Length: 16 hours

Cost: US$49

4. The Complete Machine Learning Bundle

In it for the long haul? This package gives you access to 10 different machine learning courses, including "An Introduction To Deep Learning & Computer Vision" and "An Introduction to Machine Learning & NLP in Python," which is taught by Silicon Valley experts. 

With machine learning becoming more important across fields from medicine and mathematics to software development and self-driving cars, this bundle gives you all the basics you need to get a handle on the latest advances.

Length: 63.5 hours

Cost: US$39.99

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