If you’re considering a career change to software development or want to improve your development skills, LinkedIn Learning is offering free courses to help you achieve your goals.
Until March 31, 2021, LinkedIn Learning is offering their software developer learning path for free.
Read on to learn more about LinkedIn Learning and the free software development courses they offer.
What is LinkedIn Learning?
Launched in 2016, LinkedIn Learning is an online training portal offering video courses taught by industry experts in business, creative, and technology.
Over the past few years, I’ve taken several courses on LinkedIn Learning to improve my skills and knowledge in business, WordPress, web development, user experience, accessibility, and communication.
LinkedIn Learning courses are taught by industry experts with years of experience in their field.
What You’ll Learn in the Software Development Path
Comprised of 11 courses with almost 30 hours of content, the software development path provides an introduction to programming including:
- Web development
- Software development
- Tools used in development
I recognized several of the instructor names, including Jen Simmons and Morten Rand-Hendriksen, who are well-respected experts in the web industry.
The courses are:
- Programming Foundations: Fundamentals
- Programming Foundations: Databases
- Succeeding in Web Development: Full Stack and Front End
- HTML Essential Training
- CSS Essential Training
- Learning Python
- Learning Java
- Learning C#
- Learning SQL Programming
- Programming Foundations: Web Security
Get Started with LinkedIn Learning Software Development Path
Once you’ve logged in, select the Learning tab (I only confirmed the steps on desktop since I don’t use their app) and navigate to (or search for) Become a Software Developer.
Choose the course you want to start with to begin learning about software development.
Whether you’re switching careers or improving your skills, the LinkedIn Learning Become a Software Developer courses are an excellent (and free!) way to learn the foundations in software development.
Shoutout to LinkedIn Learning for making their 11-course software development learning path available to everyone for free.
I’d love to hear back from any of my readers who decide to take the courses.
If you take any or all the courses, add a comment on this blog post about the courses and what you thought of them.