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freeCodeCamp

Education Company

7.4
10
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Maven

Course Marketplace

7.4
10

freeCodeCamp vs. Maven - complete comparison

Overview

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Description
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freeCodeCamp is a non-profit organization that offers a free and interactive learning platform that helps learners understand software development topics, like web development, data science, databases and more. In addition, they provide free certifications on these topics.

Maven logoMaven

Maven is a relatively new online learning platform, created by the co-founder of Udemy. It provides cohort-based courses led by expert instructors and all kinds of professional skills from sales to software engineering. Their approach of live cohorts is proven to lead to higher course engagement and better learning results.

Types of courses
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INDIVIDUAL LEARNING

freeCodeCamp certification

Learn a skill like frontend development or databases completely free with one of freeCodeCamp's certifications

Free
Self-paced
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COHORT BASED

Cohort-based courses

Learn a new skill from one of the various professionals teaching on Maven. These courses are synchronous, cohort-based courses which is supposed to help you get more out of the course and achieve a better learning effect.

$300 - $1000 USD
4–6 hours per week
Subscription plans
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PERSONAL

Regular

Access to all courses and learning materials

$20 - 30 USD per month
Pros & cons
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    Pros
  • Totally free
  • Hands-on projects
  • Certifications available
  • Cons
  • Small selection of courses
  • Limited support
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    Pros
  • User-friendly interface
  • High-quality content
  • Interactive, cohort-based learning experience
  • Cons
  • Courses are expensive
  • Learning support may be limited

General information

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Education CompanyCourse Marketplace
Number of courses
15+200+
Popularity

Popular

Relatively niche

Available categories
Web Development
Business Analytics & IntelligenceDesign ToolsDigital MarketingProgramming LanguagesWeb Development
Available languages
English
English

Evaluation

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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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Company

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Company name
freeCodeCamp, Inc.Maven Inc.
Company size

Small

Medium

Founded in
20142018
Headquarters

United States

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Founders
Quincy LarsonJohn Doe, Jane Smith
External reviews
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4.417000 reviews
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3.3158000 reviews
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2.822 reviews

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Our opinion

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Summary
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freeCodeCamp is an excellent platform for learning how to code. We particularly like that it's a non-profit and all the courses and learning materials are provided completely for free, even though their course catalog is fairly limited. Their courses are in-depth and come with an intuitive interface that is helpful especially for beginners. This is why we recommend freeCodeCamp for beginners that want to learn how to code. More advanced learners might be better off choosing a platform with a broader course catalog and a learning experience that less caters to beginners.

Maven logoMaven

With their approach of cohort-based courses, Maven is trying to shake up the digital education market. We like that they back their approach on research about effective learning, trying to create a learning experience that produces the best outcomes for students. Their courses are also typically taught by experienced practitioners, ensuring a high course quality. Overall, we recommend Maven for professionals that want to step up their game on a specific topic, if budget isn't the biggest concern. On Maven, you pay a little bit extra for the convenience of direct access to your instructors and a more effective, cohort-based experience. Students with limited budget might be better off going with other platforms.

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