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Facebook, Twitter, Google, DropBox – isn’t it fascinating that each of these technology giants started with a line of code? In a world where development is king and demand for talent continues to rise, an essential skill that will help set you apart is learning a programming language. In fact, President Obama’s initiative to empower students from kindergarten to high school to learn computer science in order to be...

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Posted in: Learner Stories

Recently, Ben, an edX learner enrolled in the W3C HTML 5 course  and shared his story about how he used HTML5 skills to code a game. We love learning how edX courses impact our learners’ lives and how MOOCs open up a world of possibilities. I first learned HTML in 1996, and I’ve done web development off and on since then, always being self-taught. But, I’ve...

Read More about Ben: Game Development Using HTML5

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EdX Learner Georgiana Blantin, age 25 from Baja California, Mexico, was a student from the last iteration of HTML5 Coding Essentials and Best Practices in June 2015, and wrote in to the course staff to share her experience.  I grew up homeschooled in a very small town – a very isolated life – and it means so much to me to have found such a...

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Open edX Conference
Posted in: Learner News / Open edX

This post was original published on the Open edX blog. The Open edX team is excited to announce our Tuesday keynote speaker, Dr. Jeff Jaffe, CEO of W3C. In his role as CEO of the W3C, Dr. Jaffe works with W3C staff, membership, and the public to evolve and communicate W3C’s mission to be the leading forum for technical development and stewardship of the Web....

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