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Are you interested in taking your Java skills to the next level? Here are three reasons to start learning computer programming and Java today: Programming jobs: Supply and demand There is a big gap between available computer programming jobs and computer science students. According to forecasts, in 2020 there will be 1,000,000 more jobs than students in the United States. This gap is expected to become higher...

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A new global report shows engineering rated as a top job because of its high-earning potential and the opportunity to innovate and solve critical world problems. The survey done in the U.S., Germany, Japan, Turkey, India and Brazil revealed that engineering is a highly desirable career and especially for students in growing economies. 80% of students in India and Turkey, and 66% of all men...

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Learning a second language can have a huge impact on your career. In fact, it can provide you the edge you need to stand out in today’s competitive job market. The skill to communicate with different people from around the world has become a coveted one both socially and professionally. Rapid globalization has facilitated international relationships in nearly every realm of economy, politics, and culture....

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Committed to lifelong learning and providing innovative and accessible ways for learners around the world to develop new skills, edX launched professional education courses in 2014. These courses are fee-based and designed to offer busy professionals a flexible, affordable and impactful way to continue to build skills and advance their careers without having to leave their offices or homes. With technical developments and skills changing faster today...

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Linux has become a resume “must-have” in the tech industry. Now taking the Introduction to Linux course to advance your career doesn’t have to break the bank with this limited $99 Verified Certificate offer. What if you could develop a strong working knowledge of Linux for less than a hundred dollars? The good news is, you can. For a limited time only, edX and The Linux Foundation are offering Introduction to Linux verified...

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 Ready to learn a new programming language or build on your previous programming knowledge? Curious about how your smartphone works, or how to create an Android app? Check out the courses below, and enroll today to become truly tech-savvy in 2015!

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Pablo Philipps | Age 27 | Saint Louis, MO, USA I graduated from college in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy. For four years after school, I spent my time making art and paying the bills by working service jobs. Somewhere along the way I decided I wanted to learn computer programming, but I couldn’t figure out where to begin. Then, along came...

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