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Brilliant

Education Company

8.2
10
Our winner
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egghead.io

Education Company

7.2
10

Brilliant vs. egghead.io - complete comparison

Overview

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Description
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Brilliant is an online learning platform that focuses on teaching fundamental concepts of math, physics, computer science, scientific thinking and most other STEM topics through interactive online courses. In total, they have a library of more than 60 courses, created by some of the smartest minds from universities like MIT, Caltech & more.

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egghead is an online learning platform focused on teaching busy web developers. Their library of 250+ bite-sized courses is targeted at junior to mid-level web developers that want to improve their web development skills or learn new tools.

Types of courses
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INDIVIDUAL LEARNING

Community courses

Free courses about software development

Free
Self-paced
Subscription plans
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PERSONAL

Brilliant Premium

Access to all courses and practice problems from Brilliant

$15 - 25 USD per month
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PERSONAL

Regular

Access to all courses from egghead

$12 - 15 USD per month
Pros & cons
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    Pros
  • Interactive problem solving
  • Engaging content
  • Suitable for all ages
  • Great for casual learning
  • Cons
  • Limited practical applicability (courses are rather theoretical)
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    Pros
  • High-quality video lessons
  • Focus on javascript ecosystem
  • Cons
  • Limited course variety outside of javascript ecosystem

General information

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Type
Education CompanyEducation Company
Number of courses
100+400+
Popularity

Relatively niche

Relatively niche

Available categories
MathScience
Web Development
Available languages
English
English

Evaluation

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Full score
8.2
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7.2
10
Individual scores
Course quality
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Course catalog
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Affordability
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Career value
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Customer support
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Usability
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Features

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Support options
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Chat
  • Community
  • Knowledge base
  • Learning support
  • Career support
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Chat
  • Community
  • Knowledge base
  • Learning support
  • Career support
Available apps
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Ios
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Android

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Company

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Company name
Brilliantegghead Inc.
Company size

Medium

Small

Founded in
20122013
Headquarters

United States

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United States

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Founders
Sue KhimJohn Lindquist, Joel Hooks
External reviews
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4.713900 reviews
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4.7809000 reviews
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Trustpilot
4.71495 reviews

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Our opinion

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Summary
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With their library of bite-sized casual learning courses for all kinds of STEM topics, Brilliant fills an interesting niche in the online learning market. We like the amount of thought they have put into their courses, in order to make it fun and interesting while teaching you fundamental concepts of science & technology. Overall, we recommend Brilliant for learners that want to get introduced to new concepts, and that want to learn for fun, rather than learning to achieve a concrete career goal.

egghead.io logoegghead.io

With their clear focus on junior to mid-level developers, egghead fills a small niche in the online tech education space. We like that they have courses on rather niche topics, that you might not find elsewhere. Additionally, the courses regularly feature popular faces from the web development industry, which makes for more engaging content and ensures instructors are knowledgeable about the topics they teach. Overall, we can recommend egghead for junior web developers that want to delve a bit deeper into the ecosystem and learn new frameworks and tools.

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