Signing up with Code Year is easy (just go here to start learning). Once signed up on the listserve, you’ll receive a weekly coding tutorial. If you can’t wait for Monday’s email, Code Academy offers small exercises on its site. All lessons come with a scratch pad where you can practice your new tricks. Upon completion of the coding tutorials, you receive congratulatory awards: give yourself a pat on the back, evil doer, etc.
Code Year and Code Academy were started by two guys who knew there was a better way to teach computer programming. Soon everyone, from your mom to Mayor Bloomberg, was itching to learning how to code. With a free lesson sent to your inbox every week, you soon will be building new applications for your iPhone in a matter of mere weeks. Yes, let your evil genius laugh out and start plotting.