Community Spotlight (December 2023)

:wave: Hi learners.

Welcome back to the Community Spotlight, your number-one source for community news, Codecademy updates, and helpful resources.

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:sparkles: It’s that time of year again! Time to reflect on everything you’ve accomplished in 2023 and set some goals for 2024.

:newspaper: News, Events, and Resources:

Here’s a list of this month’s updates and upcoming events!

  • Live Course: Chat GPT & Generative AI*; registration is now closed, but we’re excited to see everyone there!

  • Codecademy x Hugging Face: We’re so excited to be partnering with Hugging Face for a new, free course! Learn about how Hugging Face is making AI more accessible through open source and open science, plus their tips for using the platform to work with pre-trained machine learning models and discover data sets.

Events with an * are available to Pro and Plus subscribers.

:tada: Reflecting on 2023:

The year is winding down, and it’s time to take stock of where we are and where we’re going. 2023 has been an amazing year. Just take a look at everything we accomplished!

-We rolled out the AI Job Readiness checker.

-We updated all React content.

-We launched our curriculum instructor AMA series (which will resume in 2024, so stay tuned!)

-We launched our Code Crew initiative and welcomed our first cohort of Code Crewers.

-We rolled out new AI courses.

-We kicked off our Full-Stack-specific chapter and study sessions.

And so much more!

With everything we achieved in 2023, we can’t wait to see what 2024 has in store.

Did you accomplish your learning goals? What do you hope to achieve in the new year?

:question: Community Poll:

What’s on your coding wishlist this holiday season?

  • A sleek new mechanical keyboard
  • Noise-canceling headphones for distraction-free coding
  • A Codecademy Pro subscription
  • Other: let us know in the comments below!
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