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Free Code Camp - Not Just A Bootcamp

Free Code Camp is an open source community that helps you learn how to code by working though self-paced coding challenges and building projects. It offers verified certificates, is completely free and you can help non-profits as you learn. It is also highly popular on GitHub.

This coders' bootcamp is currently trending according to GitHub's "Trending in open source" chart , a chart amended on a daily basis to reflect  what the GitHub community is most excited about. Currently FreeCodeCamp lies in spot number 3, an impressive feat given the abundant competition of open source projects in Github's realm.

FreeCodeCamp has two system components: the backend codebase that is open sourced through GitHub, under the permissive BSD3, and its frontend utilization of the actual e-learning platform, complete with its own curriculum, at FreeCodeCamp.com.

You might jump to the conclusion that the no 3 spot is due to the popularity of the codebase, and not to the e-learning bootcamp itself, but FreeCodeCamp requires everyone signing up to star its GitHub repo, hence the accumulated Stars are a real indication of the platform's popularity - which is an interesting trick in itself.

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