You have to start somewhere when learning about computers.
We just published a comprehensive video course on the freeCodeCamp.org channel designed to help you develop a solid foundation in computer and technology skills.
This course is for anyone who is brand new to working with computers or for those who want to fill in some gaps about their computer knowledge.
In this course, you will learn the basics of computers, from what they are to how they work and how to use them. We'll start by introducing you to the fundamental concepts, such as the different buttons and ports on a computer and the basic parts that make up a computer. You'll also learn about the different components inside a computer and get to know laptop computers.
We will also delve into the various operating systems and applications that run on computers, and guide you through the process of setting up a desktop computer, connecting it to the internet, and understanding the concept of the cloud.
In addition to learning how to use a computer, we'll also teach you how to protect your computer and keep it running smoothly. You'll learn how to clean your computer, create a safe workspace, and understand the security features of your web browser. You'll also learn about internet safety, including how to protect yourself from spam and phishing scams, as well as how to understand digital tracking.
Finally, we'll take a closer look at the two most popular operating systems, Windows and Mac OS X. We'll guide you through the basics of the desktop interface and show you how to get started with your browser.
By the end of this course, you'll have a strong understanding of the basic concepts of computers and technology and be equipped with the skills you need to navigate the digital world with confidence. So, whether you're brand new to computers or looking to fill in some gaps in your knowledge, this course is the perfect place to start.
Watch the course on the freeCodeCamp.org YouTube channel (1-hour watch).