Welcome to the edX blog

Blog

Posted in: Learner News

Become the most wanted tech employee with our collection of online courses.  The technology market is becoming more and more competitive, and companies are on the hunt for employees with a specific set of skills. If you want to land that coveted job in Silicon Valley, you’ll likely need to possess one or more of the most in-demand skills required for the 2017 technology job market.  Below are the...

Read More about 2017’s Top Tech Skills For Getting a Job in Silicon Valley

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

Posted in: Learner Stories

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...

Read More about Stepping Outside a Coding Comfort Zone with HTML5

HTML5
Posted in: Learner News

HTML5, the latest markup language standard for the World Wide Web, plays a vital role in modern web design and web application development. In many ways, HTML5 is arguably the most sought after skill in today’s digital economy. HTML is the go-to technology in creating digital ads and videos that work across multiple screens and browsers. For this reason along with many others, the Interactive...

Read More about Five Reasons to Learn HTML5 Today

HTML5
Posted in: Learner News / MOOC Research

Marie-Claire Forgue, W3C HTML5 Course Team “‘HTML5’ is the #1 job trend – the fastest growing keyword found in online job postings – ahead of ‘MongoDB’ in second place and ‘iOS’ in third place.” – Indeed.com, May 2015 HTML5, a resume must have in the tech world, is now offered by the experts at W3C on edX! W3C, whose ongoing mission is to make the Web better, aims to offer the highest quality training programs as a...

Read More about Make Your Mark: Become Verified in HTML5 by W3C!