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Learning to Code: Compilr Comes to Lynda

Posted on 4.07.2014

Online education platform Lynda has announced the acquisition of Compilr, a cloud-based platform for people to write and test code from within their browser. Terms of the deal were not officially disclosed. 

“The acquisition of Compilr reflects our dedication to providing members the best way to learn across a variety of segments, whether we build or buy to achieve those goals,” Eric Robison, president and CEO of, said in a statement. “We recognize the growing market demand for programming language instruction and are committed to providing a broad range of high-quality computer programming courses. This aligns with our learning philosophy and allows us to maintain and grow our market leadership.”

Compilr currently supports some 12 programming languages and offers courses and support for beginners as well as advanced programmers.

The platform's competitors include Koding, Cloud9 IDE, and Codenvy.

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