Beginner VS Code

Best Free Code Editor for Mac and Windows
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.4 out of 5 (6,779 ratings)
53,740 students
44min of on-demand video
English [Auto]

Learn why you want to use VS Code, even as a beginning coder.
Install VS Code, for free, on Windows or Mac
Get up-to-speed fast with VS Code.
Use VS Code Extensions to simplify learning and productivity.


  • You should be already learning how to write code, preferably with HTML.


Whether you're just getting started learning to write code, or have been at it for a while, you're sure to find something to love in VS Code. This awesome editor is 100% FREE for Mac, Windows, and Linux. While marketing primarily to professional programmers, VS Code is an excellent editor for students and other learner just getting started with HTML and CSS. This course focuses mainly on those students and learners who in the beginner to intermediate stages of learning to code with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

Who this course is for:

  • You're just getting started learning to code, and want to reduce your frustration and speed your learning.


Web developer, author, educator
Alan Simpson
  • 4.4 Instructor Rating
  • 7,529 Reviews
  • 94,434 Students
  • 4 Courses

Alan Simpson is an award-winning web developer, author, and online educator. He is the author of over 100 computer books published in over a dozen languages throughout the world. Millions of satisfied readers and students throughout the world have praised him as a master communicator and outstanding tech instructor for non-techies.

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