The first quadrant represents the coursework that has been completed toward a language or framework.
The second quadrant represents the language or framework of study.
The sponsoring organization for the education programs is at the center of the belt.
The belt exists in three colors:
A Gold Badge Coder has proven proficiency in the fundamentals of coding.
A Red Badge Coder has exhibited excellence in the business-oriented and higher language courses.
A Purple Badge Coder has reached the highest achievable status and level of certification in the Academy—they are ready for a career as a professional coder.