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10 Amazing Features on W3School for Developers

10 Amazing Features on W3School for Developers

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Hello buddy 👋, do you know of a website where 99.99% of developers visit to learn how to code, and which they still refer to when they finally got a job?

This website I am talking about is a time and energy-saver for every Junior and Senior developer looking for programming knowledge.

So what's this website I am talking about?

If you're a developer, you should already know the website I am talking about and if you do not know, get ready as I am about to tell you.

It's the W3Schools 🏆.

Yes, w3schools.com is the website I am talking about, they provide resources and educational contents that are capable of guiding anyone with zero coding knowledge into an employable software developer.

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Little Background:

W3Schools is an online free coding school created in 1998 by Refsnes Data with the goal of simplifying and making the experience of learning how to code a lot easier for anyone, everywhere.

Testimony

Let me give you a reason to continue reading this blog post, below is a screenshot of a testimony shared by one of the w3schools users, who found a job after studying HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Node.js from w3schools for free.

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Link to LinkedIn Post: take me there


Now that you've learned a little about W3schools and have seen testimony of what you can achieve through their platform, let's explore the values they provide to the developer community.


1. You can learn for free with W3schools

W3Schools is, and will always be a completely free developer resource, they offer multiple programming tutorials to all levels of programmers in languages such as JavaScript, Ruby, Python, Java, Kotlin, C#, Go, and many more.

Link 🔗: take me to W3Schools

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2. Get code reference

If you usually forget the basic syntax of the programming language that you use? It is fine 🤗; I do too, w3school probably realized this and provides an easy reference to all the coding concepts you may need for your day-to-day coding activities.

For example, you can get a Full reference to all HTML tags or a Full reference to all the JavaScript array methods with a little description of what they do and how to apply them.

Below is a screenshot of the programming references offered by W3Schools 👇

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3. Get practical with exercises

Get your hands dirty with a variety of exercises (with answers) compiled by w3schools for each of the programming tutorials, you can try to solve an exercise by editing some code, get a "hint" if you're stuck, or view the answer to see what you've done wrong. Isn't this super cool 😎, you can check it out here?

Link 🔗: take me to w3schools exercises

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4. Validate your coding skills with Quizzes

you can sharpen your coding skills with w3schools' quizzes, each quiz contains 25-40 questions, and you get 1 point score for each correct answer, and at the end of each quiz, you get your quiz result. The correct answers are displayed at the end of the quiz.

Link 🔗: take me to w3schools quizzes

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5. Get Great Courses

If you want more than the free tutorials provided by W3Schools? Then you can purchase incredible courses from their website and guess what? For $695, you can gain access to all of their paid courses.

Link 🔗: take me to w3schools courses

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6. Get Certified

What good is a school without a certificate?🤷‍♀️ w3schools will present you with a certificate of completion after you've completed any of their courses, which you can add to your portfolio and highlight on your resume for job hunting.

Link 🔗: take me to w3schools certification

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7. Watch Videos Instead

W3School just released an additional feature on their platform which is the tutorial videos, when you purchase the video course you will get lifetime access to the course so that you can go back and rematch specific parts whenever you need to.

Link 🔗: take me to w3schools videos

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8. Get Free Templates

Do you need a quick layout for your project or a coming soon page? Don't worry W3Schools got that covered, with their W3.CSS framework responsive templates, you are free to modify, save, share, and use them for your projects.

Link 🔗: take me to w3school free templates

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W3.CSS is Smaller, Faster, and Easier to Use, it is a Quality Alternative to Bootstrap


9. Host your website on w3schools Spaces

Here is my favorite: W3Schools space is a feature that allows you to build your website using their online code editor with live preview and finally you get to host your website with your custom domain without leaving w3schools, I have written 10 reasons you should try out w3schools spaces and a tutorial on how you can host your sites on w3school spaces.

Watch me build a website on w3schools: take me there

Link 🔗: take me to w3schools spaces

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10. Play Code Game

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy, and W3Schools understands that, which is why they offer a coding game on their website. You can check out the game Here

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It is no doubt that the W3Schools are the best at what they do from the moment you land on their home page, and they are always ready to share it all for free.

So what's stopping you from learning how to code? You should get started now.


Bonus

Get your w3school swag.

Link 🔗: Shop now

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