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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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Why are millions of students taking courses on edx? (Let us call everyone students irrespective of whether they are in college, school or working since we are all here to learn). We can view it from two different lenses – we are here to learn, or we are here to equip ourselves with skills needed for brighter career prospects. I’m confident many of you would...

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I really hate not being able to answer a question when the professor asks. But there I was, sitting on stage at Sanders Theatre at Harvard when Professor David Malan asked me what they could do to improve CS50. I had nothing, so I tried to pass the question off to my colleague Brendan Lind, but he had no suggestions either.  In my opinion, CS50...

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*Update We’re off and running. Our first class at the Peabody Opera House was held on Monday, January 13th. It was amazing to see the Opera House filled with over 800 motivated and dedicated learners. Note: This Blog Post was written for edX by Jim McKelvey and Brendan Lind from LaunchCode, a St. Louis-based initiative that removes traditional ‘credential’ barriers for entry into developer jobs.  The...

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