When comparing Code Avengers vs Lynda, the Slant community recommends Lynda for most people. In the question“What are the best websites to learn to code?” Lynda is ranked 9th while Code Avengers is ranked 18th.
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Pro Reinforces concepts through fun interactions
Code Avengers makes their material engaging and interactive, which aids with understanding and retention of the material.
Pro Full of context
Explains what everything is before you must use it, unlike Codecademy, which just kind of tells you to do stuff. To figure out what everything is exactly, you must either look at the glossary or google it.
Pro Wide selection of courses
Not only do they offer Python, CSS and HTML, and all the works, they offer them in context packages, where you can work on a project that utilizes one or the other. Also, there are different recommended tracks for different purposes - web designer, etc.
Pro Quality and quantity
There are a lot of different languages to choose from thanks to their large offering of courses (almost 4000 total that cover various subjects).
Pro Video tutorials with commentaries
Pro Videos can be watched at 2x speed
If you feel yourself getting bored with the lecture, it's possible to speed it up to get through it quicker.
Pro It's possible to get transcripts of videos
Pro Build as you learn
Many courses offered on Lynda take a hands-on approach, encouraging you to apply what you learn by building projects.
Con A little slow
It may be slow, but that's only because it's thorough.
Con Limited selection of courses
Compared to many other paid learning resources, Code avengers currently has a limited number of courses to choose from.
Con Lacks a community
With no user forum, there is very little opportunity to engage with other students and discuss the learning material.
Con iOS and Android apps are somewhat poor
Compared to the experience available on the web, the mobile apps are severely lagging behind.
Con More ways to help retain the information would be helpful
More quizzes, tests and assignments to help practice and retain the presented information would be helpful.