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Codecademy logo
Codecademy

Education Company

8.6
10
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LinkedIn Learning

Course Marketplace

8.7
10
Our winner

Codecademy vs. LinkedIn Learning - complete comparison

Overview

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Description
Codecademy logoCodecademy

Codecademy is an online learning platform that focuses on teaching you how to code through digestible and interactive online courses in various programming languages. It was founded in 2011 by Zach Sims and Ryan Bubinski and has since amassed more than 50 million total learners from 190+ countries.

LinkedIn Learning logoLinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning (originally Lynda.com) is the online learning platform offered by LinkedIn. The 16,000+ courses in their library are mostly focussed on professional topics like technology and business. The platform is also directly integrated into LinkedIn and offers additional benefits, like LinkedIn premium, to its members.

Types of courses
Codecademy logoCodecademy
LinkedIn Learning logoLinkedIn Learning
Subscription plans
Codecademy logoCodecademy
PERSONAL

Codecademy Pro

Access to all courses, interactive learning, and projects. In a higher tier, you can also get access to their career services, which include certifications, assessments and interview prep

$12 - 25 USD per month
LinkedIn Learning logoLinkedIn Learning
PERSONAL

Personal subscription

Access to all courses and learning paths on the LinkedIn Learning platform

$25 - 45 USD per month
Pros & cons
Codecademy logoCodecademy
    Pros
  • Interactive coding exercises
  • Hands-on projects
  • Gamified learning experience
  • Cons
  • Limited advanced courses
  • Only courses on coding & Data science
LinkedIn Learning logoLinkedIn Learning
    Pros
  • Large course catalog
  • Personalized recommendations based on your linkedin profile
  • Linkedin premium included
  • Cons
  • Limited course topics (only career-related)
  • Some courses can be rather 'corporate'

General information

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Type
Education CompanyCourse Marketplace
Number of courses
300+16000+
Popularity

Popular

Very popular

Available categories
Programming LanguagesData ScienceWeb Development
Business Analytics & IntelligenceCommunicationData ScienceDesign ToolsDigital MarketingEntrepreneurshipFinanceGraphic Design & IllustrationLeadershipMarketing Analytics & Automation
Available languages
English
EnglishSpanishFrenchGermanJapaneseMandarin ChinesePortugueseItalianKorean

Evaluation

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Full score
8.6
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8.7
10
Individual scores
Course quality
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Course catalog
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Affordability
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LinkedIn Learning
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Career value
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Customer support
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Usability
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LinkedIn Learning
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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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Ios
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Android

Company

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Company name
Codecademy Inc.LinkedIn Corporation
Company size

Medium

Large

Founded in
20112015
Headquarters

United States

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United States

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Founders
Zach Sims, Ryan BubinskiReid Hoffman, Allen Blue, Konstantin Guericke, Eric Ly, Jean-Luc Vaillant
External reviews
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App Store
4.833100 reviews
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Play Store
4.7327000 reviews
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Trustpilot
3.71424 reviews
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App Store
4.877900 reviews
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Play Store
4.7125000 reviews

Our opinion

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Summary
Codecademy logoCodecademy

Codecademy is a great destination to get started learning about coding, cybersecurity and data science. We like that they make it super easy and intuitive for beginners, taking learners by their hand and guiding them through the first steps of their learning journey. Their user interface and interactive lessons keep the learning process engaging, which is especially important when learning a difficult skill like coding. Overall, we think that Codecademy is a great learning platform for beginners or low intermediate learners. More experienced developers that don't want as much hand-holding might find more suitable learning materials elsewhere.

LinkedIn Learning logoLinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning is one of the largest online learning platforms, which can offer a lot of benefits that we like through the direct integration into the LinkedIn platform, like LinkedIn Premium access, as well as the direct integration of certificates from LinkedIn Learning into your LinkedIn profile. The instructors on LinkedIn Learning are highly qualified, and the courses cover all relevant career-focussed skills, which is why we can particularly recommend LinkedIn Learning for young professionals trying to upskill.

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