Bangalore-based code learning platform Codelearn has raised $150,000 funding from the French angel investment firm Kima Ventures, reports The Times Of India. The report states that Kima Ventures has taken a minority stake in the company in return. Confirming this funding to Medianama, Hemanth Haridas, co-founder at Codelearn said that they plan to use this funding to add more courses to their website and for hiring and marketing purposes. Launched in July 2012, Codelearn allows programmers and non-programmers to learn various programming languages through interactive courses and an in-browser app development environment on its website. What’s worth noting though is that Codelearn offers these tutorials on a need-to know basis rather than the traditional chapter model i.e. it only offers information that would be needed during a specific course and ignores all the smaller level details which may not be needed for a programmer. At #Alpha, the product and startup showcase at #NAMA conference, Haridas had said that the existing programming tutorials are too focused on teaching a syntax of a programming language rather than focusing on app development itself. In addition, he had also pointed out that setting up a development environment on any computer is currently a pain point for budding app developers, due to which they had introduced an in-browser app development environment on the site. Registered Users: While the website was in private beta back then, the company had then claimed to have emulated the complete Rails environment on its website, allowing programmers to learn and test their written code for correctness. Haridas mentioned…
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