Tue May 8,2018 2:00 am

Progate Releases the Official-Version of its Online Programming Learning Service “Progate”

Progate, Inc.

Japan’s largest online programming learning service accelerates its global expansion

Tokyo, Japan, May 7, 2018 - Progate announces the official release of the English version of its online programming learning service “Progate”.
Progate has over 300,000 users worldwide and is the largest online programing learning platform in Japan. Its English version was released as a beta version in October 2017 and this time the company starts to charge users as it does to monetize in Japan. As a launch campaign, users who register from May 7 to 31 in 2018 will get a coupon to use all the paid contents for free for the first two weeks.
Masa Kato, CEO of Progate, comments that “Progate is the best solution for those who are interested in learning to code but do not know how to start. I am very pleased to release its official version in English to help more beginners all over the world learn to code in a fun way.“

Progate features:
- Intuitive slides with descriptive images enable you to easily grasp the information and learn at your own pace.
- Following the intuitive slides, you can actually try coding in the browser step by step, without needing to set up your own development environment.
- Practice screen shows a real-time preview of the written code.
- The learning experience is as enjoyable as a game.


Price: Freemium subscription model. (The first lesson of each course is free and subscribers who pay US$19.99 can use all the lessons.)

Languages you can learn on our platform include:
HTML & CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Ruby, Ruby on Rails, PHP, Java, Python, Command Line, Git, SQL

Bringing creativity to everyone, everywhere.
Progate started when its founders were inspired to empower others through programming in July 2014. Progate’s vision is to bring creativity to everyone, everywhere by providing the best learning environment in which beginners can learn programming while having fun.
Masa Kato co-founded Progate in 2014 and was selected by Forbes ASIA as one of the 30 entrepreneurs under 30 in March, 2018. Progate is now one of the largest online programming learning services in Japan with over 300,000 individual users and is used for self-study, in the classroom, and corporate in-house training.

Company Name: Progate, Inc.
CEO: Masa Kato

Progate, Inc.
PR: Reina Masumoto
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