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BIG List of Resources

The Big ListHuge list of FREE resources for just about everything!

Python Programming

Python IDE

Download Python Development Environment (Free Open Source software)

Introduction to Python

Fantastic Python tutorial for beginners by Mark Clarkson (pdf)

Learn Python

Lots of good tutorials for beginners

Online Interpreter

Client-side Python interpreter implemented in Javascript (from Skulpt.org)


Python School

Superb tutorials & exercises for learning Python – beginner to expert.

Python Bitesize

A fantastic set of Python video tutorials from John Philip-Jones

FREE Python eBooks

A whole bunch of Python related eBooks that you can access for free!

Visual Basic Programming

Visual Studio

Download latest version of Visual Studio IDE (Express Edition - free)

Visual Basic Tutorial.net

Tutorials and code examples for learning VB.net

Dream In Code

Large selection of useful VB.Net tutorials for just about everything

VB Helper

Lots of useful coding tips & tricks and code examples for VB programmers

Java Programming

Java API

API specification for Java Platform Standard Edition 7


Download the latest version of the Netbeans IDE (free)


Download the latest version of the Java SE Development Kit (free)

Java Tutorials

Not brilliantly explained (if at all!) but a lot of useful code samples included.

Game Development

Unity 3D

3D Game development software

Unreal Engine

Game deveopment tool for mobile, console, VR etc.

Game Maker Studio 2

2D game development suite


Open source game development suite

Game Develpoment for Beginners


Drag n Drop game development with ‘Scratch’ style interface.


Drag n Drop game development for beginners.

Game Salad

Game develelopment for beginners


Game development for beginners


Open Game Art

Royalty free assets (images, textures, music, sound effects etc.)

Free Music Archive

Royalty free music & sound files.

Kenney Game Assets

Large selection of vector images

Reiner’s Tilesets

2D & 3D graphics, textures, sound effects and more.

Linux Resources


Linux Emulator that runs on Windows OS. Lots of additional packages & full documentation.


Beginner’s guide to using the Linux Shell

Linux E-book

Good value e-book (£0.99) covering basics of Linux command line

Ubuntu E-book

Good value e-book (£2.24) covering basics of Linux command line on Ubuntu OS


Linux Mint

5-Minute Essential Shell Tutorial. A good quick guide to Linux commands.

Unix Tutorial

Unix tutorial for beginners.

Guru 99

Beginners’ guide to Linux. Everything you need to know!

Other Programming Resources

Code Academy

An excellent array of online programming tutorials covering a range of programming languages.


Excellent RegEx generator and reference guide


Learn to code in Python, Java, C#, PHP, AJAX, JS, C++ and many more... all online - no IDE required!

Home & Learn

A wide range of in-depth tutorials for programming, web development and MS Office applications.


Small Basic

Tutorials for coding in Small Basic (Submitted by J Leese)


IB Computer Science

IB Computing

Comprehensive set of resources for IB Computer Science (SL)


Theory & programming resources for IB CS (SL & HL)


Online Java programming exercises

Web Design & Development (including HTML, CSS, Javascript & PHP etc...)


Awesome free interactive tutorial to get you started on html, css and jquery. Perfect for beginners. (Don’t forget to unsubscribe from their mailing list, though!)


Get screenshots of your website as it appears in different browsers across all platforms.

Php Manual

Handy reference for all php library functions, usage etc...


Excellent resource for HTML and CSS tutorials and references


Code Academy

Learn to code in Javascript online

HTML & CSS Tutorial

Comprehensive tutorial on HTML & CSS from Shay Howe

Code HS

Online Javascript programming tutorials

Khan Academy

A large selection of online Javascript tutorials for beginners.


JS Fiddle

Online Sandbox for Javascript & JQuery

CSS Desk

Online Sandbox for Cascading Style Sheets

HTML Sandbox

Online Sandbox for HTML

Online PHP Functions

Online Sandbox for PHP


HTML & CSS Reference

Complete reference guide for HTML & CSS available to download (.pdf)

Hex Colours

Everything you need to know about using colours in your web pages

CSS3 Resource Collection from SimpliLearn

Ultimate list of CSS3 Resources, Tutorials, Tips and More


Flash & Actionscript


Fantastic website for tutorials in Flash and ActionScript


Hundreds of great ActionScript tutorials for all occasions!

Tutorial Outpost

Loads of good tutorials for Flash, ActionScript, HTML / CSS, Photoshop and more...


A variety of flash related tutorials & resources

General Computing & ICT Resources

MS Office FREE!

If you are a student in full–time education, you are entitled to a FREE copy of MS Office. You need a valid school email address to register.

JPJ Video Tutorials

An amazing set of video tutorials covering all aspects of computing theory from John Philip-Jones

Cambridge GCSE Computing

Free & open access to OCR‘s GCSE in Computing, supported by resources from the Raspberry Pi Foundation and Cambridge University Press

IT and Computer Programming Career Guide

Useful information on IT & Computing careers. (Submitted by Scott – Jericho, VT, USA)



Theory, quizzes, revision materials and loads more for KS3, GCSE & A-Level