When comparing SnoopCode 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 SnoopCode is ranked 44th.
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Pro GIF videos for every topic
GIFs are used to show the student how the code changes the project, helping to clearly explain and demonstrate the topic being taught.
Pro Live code editors with instant previews
Pro Built-in editor
Snoopcode offers built-in editors throughout the lessons for practicing code.
Pro Interactive tutorials
Each topic has interactive tutorials that include GIFs, examples, and built-in code editors.
Pro Great source for reference
Best thing is tutorials, reference, GIF's and live code editors are available at one place. Thanks to SnoopCode.com for coming out with different approach for learning Web Development.
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 Limited number of languages are offered
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.