One-Hour Coder Academy

As technology becomes increasingly integrated with our everyday lives, knowing how to code can be the key to succeeding in your personal and professional life.

One-Hour Coder Academy will give you strong foundations in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Python, C++, and Java. You’ll learn skills and techniques that are in high demand across a wide variety of industries, and that can be easily adapted to your own projects.

Whether you want to build websites, create games, pursue data science, or build mobile apps, this curriculum will give you all you need to get started – and only an hour is required for each course!

You’ll learn how to: 

  • Create and customize web pages
  • Store, retrieve, and manipulate data
  • Add logic to your programs
  • Set up object-oriented programming

…and more!


Understand the Concepts Behind Coding

The One-Hour Coder Academy goes beyond surface-level content – it’s designed to give you a fundamental understanding of the concepts behind different, in-demand coding languages.

You’ll actively practice what you’ve learned with interactive challenges, so you can ensure that you’re retaining your new skills.



Level 1 One-Hour Academy Learning Goals

  • HTML language basics
  • Styling pages with CSS
  • JavaScript language basics

Level 2 One-Hour Academy Learning Goals

  • Python language basics
  • Managing data
  • Controlling program flow
  • Object-oriented programming

Level 3 One-Hour Academy Learning Goals

  • C++ language basics
  • Managing data
  • Arrays & vectors for datasets
  • Creating functions, classes, & objects

Level 4 One-Hour Academy Learning Goals

  • Java language basics
  • Managing & manipulating data
  • Program logic
  • Object-oriented programming
100% Beginner-Friendly

These introductory modules are perfect for those who have never coded before, or for more experienced developers looking to branch out into new specializations.


Courses by the World’s Best 

Our course instructors aren’t just fun to learn from – they’re qualified coders who have been formally certified for their excellent programming and teaching skills. That way, you can be confident that you’re developing strong, modern skills that will set you up for success as a developer.


Why Learn to Code?

As our world becomes more dependent on technology, demand for STEM experts continues to rise in a wide variety of fields and industries. It’s no surprise that some of the top-ranked jobs are in development – with job forecasts for software developers, web developers, and Python experts increasing faster than average (with thousands of new jobs per year), development truly is the best place.

List of top ranked jobs on Glassdoor

Bar graph showing developer job forecast

Bar graph showing job growth for Python-related fields

List of average salaries for developers by specialization

This curriculum also features some of the world’s most popular languages around, so you can rest assured that you’ll be gaining the skills needed to succeed in these exciting fields.

List of languages by popularity

List of languages by how well-known they are

List of programming languages by how loved they are by developers


Learn with project-based courses that are designed to be flexible – access them 24/7, fit them around your schedule, and choose the learning materials that suit you best.

With an online platform optimized for all modern devices, you can even learn on the go!

✅ Watch video lessons

✅ Read text summaries

✅ Explore interactive lessons

✅ Practice with source code

✅ Build real projects

✅ Earn completion certificates


Our community of 1,000,000+ learners and developers have used the skills learned with us to publish their own games and websites, land their dream jobs, and even start their own businesses – and you have the potential to do the same!

Check out what our learners think below:



I love the lectures, concise course objectives, and how they not only teach you enough to get started, but prepare you for the advanced stuff later down the road.



With Zenva, I started learning a more accurate way to approach problems and develop solutions. It’s full of interesting topics that I love to learn in conjunction with my work.



I chose Zenva because of the large selection of topics and the fact that I can choose what courses I want to take whenever I want to take them. That level of freedom is unique to Zenva.



The Unity courses at Zenva helped me achieve a level of comfort with game development that I didn’t think was possible. They give you the confidence to expand your skills, and were so easy to understand.

This curriculum is suitable for complete beginners with no prior coding experience.

Why should I learn programming?

We’re living in the age of technology. In every industry, demand for developers is high and continues to rise, yet there’s a shortage of skilled developers. As a result, there’s a huge number of exciting opportunities out there for developers who want to take them.

By mastering the skills taught in these courses, you’ll prepare yourself for roles in a wide range of industries. Whether you want to work in a startup or a Fortune 500 company, you’ll learn in-demand knowledge and techniques that will help you to succeed.

What will I achieve by taking these courses?

You’ll not only learn the most in-demand modern languages, frameworks, and tools, but also how to apply them to your own projects and real-world situations.

Additionally, as our courses are primarily project-based, as you learn you’ll develop a rock-solid professional portfolio that can be used to impress potential employers.

Technology changes quickly. What happens if the content becomes outdated?

We’re committed to providing you with the most up-to-date, relevant content. If one of our courses becomes outdated due to modern practices, we’ll update it. Often, we’ll even remake it entirely using the latest versions of the languages, tools and frameworks.

We’re committed to keeping up with cutting-edge developments in the industry, and turn this knowledge into new courses, which we publish every month.

I’m an absolute beginner who’s never coded before. Can I still do these courses?

Yes, you can! We have entry-level courses on all key topics, and each of our curriculums feature guided learning paths that show you what courses are needed to reach your goals.

Additionally, if you need a little extra help, we have expert mentors on hand to answer any course-related questions that you might have.

What time commitment is needed?

We get that you’re busy, and so we’ve designed our courses to be completely flexible, so you can learn at your own pace and fit your courses around your schedule.

While we recommend that you put in at least a few hours a week (the more hours put in, the more you’ll get out!) there are no time limits or deadlines that you need to worry about.

Will these courses help me to change my career?

Many of our students have been able to successfully change their careers, land their dream job, get promoted, and even start their own businesses… and you have the potential to do the same!

You can also combine your existing skills with your new tech skills, and expand your career, rather than changing it completely.

Our courses have been designed to teach you highly transferable skills, and leave you with strong projects that can be added to your professional portfolio – whatever you want to do, we’ll help to get you there!

Can I watch the videos offline?

All courses on Zenva Academy can be accessed both on our online learning platform, and via the Zenva app (available for iOS and Android). The Zenva app features both online and offline access, so you can securely download your courses and complete them at your leisure.

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