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Wiley Announces Coding For Dummies(R) in Partnership with Codecademy

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Wiley, in partnership with Codecademy, today announces Coding For Dummies(R) from the world’s bestselling reference series. Coding For Dummies explores the basics of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Ruby and Python and features online exercises from Codecademy, the leading online provider of skills education.

Coding For Dummies with online exercises developed by Codecademy (Photo: Business Wire)

Coding For Dummies with online exercises developed by Codecademy (Photo: Business Wire)

Coding For Dummies is designed for readers with little to no coding experience. Using foundational web development languages like HTML, CSS and JavaScript, the book explains how coding works and why it’s needed. Accompanying the book are examples from Codecademy, whose exercises are one of the easiest ways to learn how to code.

“Coding is everywhere – running apps on our phones, powering our favorite websites, and popping up in conversations at school and at work,” said author Nikhil Abraham. “Coding For Dummies makes coding accessible by explaining the big picture and walking you through projects that you code right in your browser. I love seeing what people create and share once they start coding.”

Coding For Dummies offers HTML basics, techniques for styling web pages with CSS, tips on coding with JavaScript and jQuery to bring websites alive and examples to practice your skills at Codecademy.com.

Coding For Dummies is available for purchase online and at retailers nationwide in both print and all e-book formats. For a full list of retailers, visit www.dummies.com/buy/9781118951309. To request a review copy or an author interview, contact Chantal Kowalski at ckowalski@wiley.com.

About the Author

Nikhil Abraham was Director of Business Development & Growth at Codecademy. In that role he taught and trained thousands of beginning coders across a variety of professions. He helped refine Codecademy’s online courses, which have introduced basic coding skills to millions of learners.

About For Dummies(R)

After 20 years, more than 250 million copies printed, and millions of e-books downloaded, For Dummies is the world’s bestselling reference series, well known for enriching people’s lives by making knowledge accessible in a fun and easy way. Loyal customers around the globe agree that For Dummies is “more than a publishing phenomenon … [it is] a sign of the times,” [The New York Times]. With more than 1,800 active topics covering everything from health to history, music to math, sports to self-help, technology to travel, For Dummies is dedicated to Making Everything Easier. The For Dummies brand presence continues to expand wherever there is a need to know, including e-books, mobile apps, e-learning courses, a corporate custom publishing program, a robust consumer website and a licensed product line that includes consumer electronics, culinary, crafts, video, software, musical instrument packs, home improvement, automotive, game and more. For more information, visit Dummies.com. For Dummies is a branded imprint of Wiley.

About Codecademy

Codecademy is the easiest way for anyone to learn the skills they need to find a job. More than 25 million students around the world have used Codecademy to learn everything from how to build a website to the intricacies of JavaScript. The company has worked with governments in the United States, the United Kingdom, and elsewhere to bring programming education to schools, and with unemployment and training organizations to help train the unemployed. Codecademy has been recognized as a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer and a TIME Top 50 website. For more information, visit codecademy.com.

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