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General Tools

At Codecademy, we use external tools and platforms that are helpful during the production process. Let's get you acquainted with the tools you'll use! The Curriculum Developers, Content Contributors, and Subject Matter Experts need the following tools:

  • Author
  • Codecademy Pro
  • Google Drive
  • Google Calendar
  • Grammarly
  • Slack

Map of the tool access for each team member


Slack is an instant messaging system that makes it easy to collaborate. Slack is available via desktop website through your web browser or as a software. Slack also has a mobile application for Android and iOS devices. For more information, check out the Slack Help Center.


Many of our team members use the Grammarly digital writing tool for grammar and spell checking. Grammarly is especially helpful for catching errors while writing content in Author. Grammarly is super cool because it uses AI and natural language processing to help you write better. Plus, it's free! For more information, check out Grammarly Support.

There are also payment and human resources tools...