Udemy Courses

Top 10 Free Udemy Courses

Free Udemy Courses
Written by Divine Okoi

Congratulations in advance guys, it is Christmas season again and the days are running so quickly! It is therefore fitting to cap our Udemy category with a select list of courses certain to make every learner’s day. What’s special about today’s list? All the courses are completely free of charge!

Unlike the several lists of paid courses we have covered on FossMint, these ones don’t offer any certificate of completion, instructor Q&A, or instructor direct message feature. However, there cover over 20 hours of video content and are sure to be instrumental to your learning path.

1. Code Your First Game: Arcade Classic in JavaScript on Canvas

Code Your First Game: Arcade Classic in JavaScript on Canvas is a complete game development course that teaches how to build arcade classic games in JavaScript using no special tools safe for a text editor and a browser.

By the end of the course, your game should be able to detect and respond to simple collisions, use artificial intelligence, handle real-time mouse input, and keep and display scores during gameplay.

2. HTML5 and CSS3 Fundamentals


This HTML5 and CSS3 Fundamentals course teaches how to build custom websites using HTML5 and CSS3. Designed for complete beginners, students should be able to use the most common HTML tags for structuring content, create CSS stylesheets to control the site, and understand how all the elements of a website go together by the end of the course.

3. Programming 101

Programming 101 is a course designed to teach the basic foundational knowledge of hardware, networking, programming, and licensing to students. The skillset students are expected to have gained by the end of the course include understanding variables and constants, binary data, the concepts behind a programming language, basic network structure, bit processing, etc.

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4. Git & GitHub Crash Course: Create a Repository From Scratch!

The Git & GitHub Crash Course: Create a Repository From Scratch! teaches students how to create a Git repository, clone it, edit its content, and push the changes to GitHub in not longer than 30 minutes. It is the ideal crash course if you want to get up and running with Git and GitHub by going straight to the point.

5. Amazon Web Services (AWS) – Zero to Hero

Amazon Web Services (AWS) – Zero to Hero is a course designed to teach beginners about AWS EC2 webserver, AWS RDS database server, SES & CloudWatch, S2, and NodeJS Server using hands-on example projects. By the end of the course, students should be capable of monitoring and alerting with AWS CloudWatch, uploading files to AWS S3, etc.

6. Programming for Kids – How to Make Coding Fun

Programming for Kids – How to Make Coding Fun is a tutorial course designed to enable children to explore free tools, techniques, and ideas that inspire creativity by taking a fun approach to programming. It is structured in such a way that kids can follow along as they try out coding exercises.

7. How To Build A Website Using WordPress – AMAZING

This How To Build A Website Using WordPress course is a complete guide to building mobile-friendly websites using the most popular content management system, WordPress. By the end of the course, students should be able to build a fully functional website that is responsive across different screen sizes without ignoring the design.

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8. GIMP Crash Course for Beginners!

GIMP Crash Course for Beginners is created in order to teach beginners to digital creation and photo editing the basic, important features in GIMP. This includes how to set it up on different platforms, how to work with different files, how to configure preferences for maximum productivity, how to use layers, how to make it resemble Photoshop, etc.

9. Programming for Entrepreneurs – JavaScript

This Programming for Entrepreneurs course is an introductory tutorial that aims to teach JavasScript to students in order for them to commence projects such as websites, applications, and games. Its course outline includes learning basic JavaScript and making interactive HTML pages/apps.

10. Getting Started with Angular 2+

Getting Started with Angular 2+ is a free course that teaches the basics of how to build a simple, real-world application using Angular. Its course outline includes using the most common features of Angular such as directives, components, HTTP, injectable services, XHR requests, and forms.

As you must have noticed by now, the courses listed today cover the most popular topics among beginner developers in 2020 – an ideal rite of passage for new techies into 2021. If you’re looking for the more technical courses that Udemy has to offer, then a simple ‘udemy’ search in the navigation’s search field will do.


About the author

Divine Okoi

Divine Okoi is a cybersecurity postgrad with a passion for the open-source community. With 700+ articles covering different topics in IT, you can always trust him to inform you about the coolest tech.