Training and Tutorials
The Office of Information Technology at Princeton has a site license for lynda.com, an award-winning, online software-training site. The lynda.com training library contains over 1,000 titles featuring a wide variety of software packages, such as Adobe and Microsoft Office products, video- and audio-editing software, web development applications, scripting, and 3D design packages.
The URL for Princeton’s web portal to lynda.com is:
Codecademy is a free web based tutorial site that has an interactive web interface for you to practice different code languages like Python, php, and Ruby. As you progress through sections, you earn badges and keep score of your progress. You also get help from the community of learners on Codeedademy. To get started you can sign up for a free account at their website: http://www.codecademy.com/
Code School is a freemium web based tutorial site that has an interactive web interface and videos (screencasts) for you to practice writing code. Topics like Java Script, iOS, HTML, and Ruby are covered in this site, and some courses are free. You can sign up for an account to get access to the lessons. You can get started at their website located here: http://www.codeschool.com/