Go to Programming School with Google Code University

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By Akemi Iwaya on September 2nd, 2010

Are you wanting to get started with programming? Whether it is HTML, CSS, JavaScript, or a different code, Google has gathered together a nice collection of materials to help you learn.

You can find tutorials and introductions, courses on advanced or specialized topics, recorded video lectures and talks, & courses with problem sets and exercises at GCU.

Here is a sample of what is available (taken from the Tutorials and Introductions page):

Web Programming

  • CSS, HTML, and JavaScript
  • AJAX Tutorial
  • Google AJAX Search API Tutorial
  • USC Programming the Web
  • UW Web Programming

Programming Languages

  • Understanding Python


  • Basic Linux Commands
  • Linux Ownership and Permissions Lab
  • Greppin’ in the GNU World Lab


  • Introduction to Databases and MySQL

Google Code University [via Smarterware]

Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 09/2/10
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