When comparing Lynda vs Codeasy, the Slant community recommends Codeasy for most people. In the question“What are the best websites to learn to code?” Codeasy is ranked 12th while Lynda is ranked 15th.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Quality and quantity
Pro Video tutorials with commentaries
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 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.
Pro The "reading story" approach is interesting and helps to start in programming
Pro Really good explanation of the topics
Pro Step-by-step tutorials
The fundamental theory is represented systematically, from the basic things to more complicated as a whole adventure story.
Pro Unique approach to tech stuff learning
No cold theory, fun way to learn coding.
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.
Con Has only one programming language
Only has a C# track.
Con Covers only basics
It would be nice if this tutorial would cover more in depth C# topics.