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[US] Progate Announces New Update for its Programming Learning App
Enhanced Content Makes Learning Practical Programming Possible on Mobile

Tokyo, Japan, July 5, 2018 -  Progate, Japan's biggest online platform for students to learn modern programming skills, announced that they are expanding the content available on their mobile app.


13 new lessons ranging from intermediate to advanced levels have been added to HTML, Python, Ruby, Java, and JavaScript courses in the app. The updated content will be available to all users as part of a paid subscription service.  The new version of the Progate app is available on the App Store and Google Play Store. The existing app users can also access all the content with the same account on Progate web.


With over 400,000 users worldwide, Progate identifies the US as the biggest programming education market in the world and has its first subsidiary company in the US.  Progate web was launched in English in October 2017 followed by the mobile app in May 2018.


Masa Kato, CEO of Progate, said  “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 this update to the app which will enable beginners who are the mobile-first generations in the US, to learn coding on devices beyond their desktops.”


Demo Video URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QUyHlfM0YO8


App Update Summary:

  • Name: Progate

  • Distribution start date: July 5, 2018

  • App Store URL: https://itunes.apple.com/app/id1335868128?mt=8

  • Google Play Store URL: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.progate

  • Additional content: HTML & CSS II, Python II - V, Ruby II - V, Java III - IV, JavaScript III - IV (To be continually added)

  • Price: Free for downloading and the first lessons of each language (IN-app billing for USD19.99 per month to subscribe.  The subscribers can also use all the lessons of the Progate web with the same account.)

  • Supported OS: Android ™ 5.0 or later/ iOS 10.0 or later


Progate Web: https://progate.com/


Features of the Progate app:

  • Intuitive slides with descriptive visuals that enable you to easily grasp the information and learn at your own pace.

  • Smartphone-optimized practice screens and keyboards.

  • A real-time preview of your code.

  • A learning experience as enjoyable as a game.



About Progate:

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 400,000 individual users and is used for self-study, in the classroom, and corporate in-house training.  


Masa Kato, CEO of Progate


Company Name: Progate, Inc.

CEO: Masa Kato

URL: https://progate.com