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Have you ever wanted to learn to code? There’s no time like the present -- especially when it’s free!

Olivier Lacan

Orlando, Fla.-based online education platform Code School is making all of its coding courses free this weekend in honor of hitting 2 million learners using its platform.

The free weekend starts Friday at 5 p.m. ET and goes through 11:59 p.m. ET Sunday.

Related: Want to Take Your Business to the Next Level? Boost Your Marketing and Coding Skills.

In those 55 hours, online courses teaching topics such as Javascript, HTML/CSS, Ruby on Rails and iOS development will all be made free.

Typically, it costs $29 to have monthlong access to the materials for a course. A single course usually includes between three and four hours of material.

Related: Girls Who Code's Reshma Saujani: 'Everything I've Achieved Has Come From Perseverance'

Students receive points for tasks they complete. Throughout the weekend, the points of all participants will be tallied and the top 10 earners will win a year-long membership to the school.

Code on!

Catherine Clifford

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Catherine Clifford is senior entrepreneurship writer at CNBC. She was formerly a senior writer at Entrepreneur.com, the small business reporter at CNNMoney and an assistant in the New York bureau for CNN. Clifford attended Columbia University where she earned a bachelor's degree. She lives in Brooklyn, N.Y. You can follow her on Twitter at @CatClifford.