This holiday season, give yourself a gift that will keep on giving: a new web development skill. Whether it's to secure lucrative freelance work in the new year, bolster your résumé, or have fun with some frankly outrageous discounts on online course bundles right now (up to 99% off), there's nothing better you can do with your free time. Your future (pro coder) self will thank you.
From the course that will turn you into a professional Python programmer to the program of study that will teach you how to make your own games — and an incredible deal on a secure VPN subscription — here are some of the best online coding courses and web deals on sale right now for Black Friday 2020 week.
With 99% off the regular price of $4,883, if this deal were any more discounted, it would literally be free. Learn how to hack — and use your powers for good — with this masterclass. It includes ten courses on cybersecurity, forensic investigator training, and various CompTIA certification prep courses.
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With more than 60 hours of content on Adobe's various Creative Cloud programs, this bundle has all the ingredients to take you from zero to pro designer over the holiday season with desirable skills in Photoshop, Lightroom, After Effects, and more.
You may think you know how to use Excel, but do you really know how to use Excel? Not only will this course — featuring Alan Jarvis and Chris Dutton — take your skills to the next level at an incredible discount (regular price $1,732), but being an Excel whiz is the secret hack to making every single aspect of your life easier and more efficient. That's not bad for $39.99.
Possibly the most fun skill you could teach yourself over the holidays this year, this bundle of courses will give you practical lessons on making a range of game genres and programming languages, including space shooters, 3D development in Unity, and mobile game development (regular price $2,000).
Learn the skills to defend any system from digital attacks with this bundle of courses (regular price $1,354), which covers a huge 98 hours of lessons on cybersecurity delivered by top-rated instructors and leading cybersecurity experts.
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Taught by highly-rated instructors and best-selling data scientists, the nine courses included in this bundle will teach you everything from the basics of Python development to mastering PyTorch for Artificial Neural Networks and Deep Learning.
Including two-year subscriptions to both NordVPN and NordPass, worth $406 at the usual price, enjoy unrestricted internet browsing, bulletproof double-encrypted security, and strong saved passwords synced across multiple devices with this app bundle. NordVPN has earned itself an extremely rare "Outstanding" rating from PC Mag, while Cloudwards reviewed NordPass, saying its "best feature is its ability to securely share logins, credit cards, and notes with anyone."
Learn everything there is to know about Google Analytics, search algorithms, and how to rank at the top of Google with this invaluable five-course bundle, which would usually cost $995. It'll also get you certified in Google Analytics — making it an ideal asset to have when it comes to making your next career move.
It's almost impossible to fathom the monumental discount on this bundle — which has the regular total price of $4,056. This will teach you everything you need to know about coding in 2021 and beyond.
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