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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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Fall in love with learning this Valentine’s Day.  Looking for something special this Valentine’s Day? The gift of learning lasts a lifetime. At edX, our mission is to not only provide high-quality education, but to offer courses in a wide variety of subject areas and skills you are looking for. This Valentine’s Day, we encourage you to take a course in a subject area you love. With over 800 courses, it’s hard to chose, but we have...

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Computer Science Education Week Hour of Code
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Learn to code and program in Java, Python, Scratch, C#, and more! From December 7 – 13, edX will be celebrating Computer Science Education Week and Hour of Code – join learners from around the world and try an Hour of Code, and then continue your computer science learning on edX. We’ve pulled together some great computer science courses to help you begin or enhance your computer science and...

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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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