Setting up Free Code Camp

In addition to workbook lessons, you will go through a LOT of short lessons at

To get started, complete the following steps:

  • Create an account on
  • Click “Update my account settings.”
  • Change your username to something thing that makes sense to you; just be sure that the username is single word (in other words, no spaces). For example, “suesmith” would be fine.
  • Scroll down and make the following public:
    • Profile
    • My points
    • My heat map
    • My certifications
    • My timeline
    • Portfolio