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  • view course page for Choosing a PHP Editor

    Choosing a PHP Editor with Joseph Lowery

    Learn to make your job easier and your code more accurate by choosing from a selection of general-purpose and PHP-specific code editors and IDEs.

    1h 34m
    Beginner
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  • view course page for Code Clinic: Swift

    Code Clinic: Swift with Simon Allardice

    Explore solutions to common Swift programming challenges, and then compare the results with other programming languages in the Code Clinic series.

    3h 2m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Code Clinic: C

    Code Clinic: C with Dan Gookin

    Explore solutions to common C programming challenges, and then compare the results with other programming languages in the Code Clinic series.

    48m 18s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Code Clinic: JavaScript

    Code Clinic: JavaScript with Ray Villalobos

    Explore solutions to common JavaScript programming challenges, and then compare the results with other programming languages in the Code Clinic series.

    2h 2m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Code Clinic: R

    Code Clinic: R with Mark Niemann-Ross

    Explore solutions to common R programming challenges, and then compare the results with other programming languages in the Code Clinic series.

    2h 16m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for PHP with MySQL Essential Training

    Learn the basics of PHP (including variables, logical expressions, loops, and functions), and discover how to connect to a MySQL database and develop a complete web application.

    14h 24m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with PHP SimpleXML

    Learn how to load, extract, and manipulate data from XML documents with the SimpleXML extension for PHP.

    2h 19m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Mathematica 10

    Learn how to start performing advanced data analysis with Mathematica 10, the powerful computational software, in these Mathematica tutorials.

    1h 48m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Scripting Unity with C#

    Scripting Unity with C# with Kelley Hecker

    Learn how to create and attach C# scripts to Unity game objects to control their appearance and behavior, in these Unity scripting tutorials.

    1h 19m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for PHP with MySQL Beyond the Basics

    Shows how OOP techniques can streamline database queries, help manage sessions, and simplify user logins.

    10h 26m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for PHP Date and Time Essential Training

    Learn to use the intricate and sometimes underused capabilities of PHP's date and time functions to create, format, calculate, and compare dates and times.

    3h 57m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Java

    Up and Running with Java with Peggy Fisher

    Get started programming in Java with this three-hour capsule course. Learn how to create classes, control program logic and flow, and build basic graphical user interfaces (GUIs).

    3h 8m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for RSpec Testing Framework with Ruby

    Learn how to use RSpec, the Ruby testing framework that can help developers be more productive, write better code, and reduce bugs during development.

    6h 14m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Further Topics in C Programming

    Take your C programming skills to the next level with these tips for writing more efficient, more functional code.

    1h 23m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Comparing Swift and Objective-C

    Simon Allardice explores the capabilities of Swift and Objective-C, showing how and when they intersect and demonstrating how to migrate existing Objective-C projects to Swift and work with both languages in the same project.

    1h 30m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Programming the Internet of Things with Android

    Explore the Internet of Things—a world that includes webcams, wearable tech, smart appliances, and more. These Android tutorials show you how to create your own "things" and control them with Android apps.

    2h 11m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for C# Essential Training

    C# Essential Training with David Gassner

    Learn C#, the object-oriented language from Microsoft that's used to program systems, desktop applications, and mobile apps. These C# tutorials cover the history, syntax, and important concepts of this powerful programming language.

    5h 2m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for C++ Essential Training

    C++ Essential Training with Bill Weinman

    Learn to program in C++ with these exhaustive C++ tutorials, covering everything from defining variables, functions, and custom classes to working with the C++ Standard Template Library.

    7h 49m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Code Clinic: C#

    Code Clinic: C# with David Gassner

    Explore solutions to common C# programming challenges, and compare the results with other programming languages, in the Code Clinic series.

    3h 14m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Code Clinic: PHP

    Code Clinic: PHP with David Powers

    Explore solutions to common PHP programming challenges, and then compare the results with other programming languages in the Code Clinic series.

    4h 44m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Code Clinic: C++

    Code Clinic: C++ with Bill Weinman

    Explore solutions to common C++ programming challenges, and compare the results with other programming languages, in the Code Clinic series.

    2h 4m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Code Clinic: Java

    Code Clinic: Java with Patrick Royal

    Explore solutions to common Java programming challenges, and compare the results with other programming languages, in the Code Clinic series.

    1h 34m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Code Clinic: Python

    Code Clinic: Python with Barron Stone

    Explore solutions to common Python programming challenges, and compare the results with other programming languages, in the Code Clinic series.

    2h 23m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Code Clinic: Ruby

    Code Clinic: Ruby with Kevin Skoglund

    Explore solutions to common Ruby programming challenges, and compare the results with other programming languages, in the Code Clinic series.

    5h 42m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Foundations of Programming: Programming for Kids

    Programming can be fun and gives kids a great head start. Teach your kids to program using these learning techniques, apps, and hardware.

    2h 8m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with the Standard PHP Library

    Learn how to use the iterators and data structures in the Standard PHP Library to traverse, filter, and sort data.

    3h 24m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Developing with Visualforce

    Learn how to start developing custom interfaces for the Force.com platform (including Salesforce) with Visualforce.

    3h 4m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with C

    Up and Running with C with Dan Gookin

    Get a quick introduction to the vocabulary and basics of programming in C, the language that inspired C++, Objective-C, and many others.

    3h 28m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Learning Visual Programming with Kodu

    Create games and lush 3D worlds with Kodu, the visual programming platform for kids and everyone else.

    2h 55m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Unit Testing with PHPUnit

    Unit Testing with PHPUnit with Kristian Secor

    Learn how to reinforce your test-driven development (TDD) process by unit testing code with PHPUnit.

    1h 14m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Swift Essential Training

    Swift Essential Training with Simon Allardice

    Learn everything you need to know about Swift, Apple's new programming language for building applications on OS X and iOS.

    3h 40m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Swift Programming Language First Look

    Get your first look at Swift, Apple's new programming language for iOS and OS X. Learn about Swift's core syntax, its complex types, and its potential.

    1h 41m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for ASP.NET MVC 5 Essential Training

    Learn how to develop dynamic web applications with the ASP.NET MVC 5 framework.

    3h 40m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Java EE Essentials: Enterprise JavaBeans

    Learn how to build your own simple JavaBeans and get programming tips for developing enterprise-level applications that are scalable, cross-compatible, and less demanding of server resources.

    1h 45m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Symfony2 for PHP

    Build PHP applications the modern way with Symfony2, a popular PHP MVC framework.

    2h 4m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Python GUI Development with Tkinter

    Learn how to build a graphical user interface (GUI) for your Python applications with Tkinter.

    4h 55m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with C++

    Up and Running with C++ with Peggy Fisher

    Learn the basics of programming with C++.

    2h 36m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Accessing Databases with Object-Oriented PHP

    Learn how to access and manipulate databases using the object-oriented PHP extensions PDO and MySQLi.

    3h 47m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Insights from David D. Levine, Writer, Designer, and Engineer

    David D. Levine answers questions about each stage in his career path, from architectural student to technical writer, to interaction design and engineer, and finally, to award-winning science fiction writer.

    37m 33s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Creating Secure PHP Websites

    Creating Secure PHP Websites with Kevin Skoglund

    Learn how to meet the most important security challenges when developing websites with PHP.

    4h 16m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for C Essential Training

    C Essential Training with Isac Artzi

    A complete reference to learning C, from variables to functions and loops, including an exploration of the C Standard Library.

    7h 22m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Simple Android Development Tools

    Learn how to build an Android app with a few easy-to-learn and easy-to-use development tools.

    2h 59m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Java EE Essentials: Servlets and JavaServer Faces

    Get started creating basic servlets and Facelets and building simple data-management applications with Java EE.

    2h 11m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with C#

    Up and Running with C# with Gerry O'Brien

    Programmers: get up and running with C#, the language at the heart of many Windows applications, including Windows Phone and Windows Store apps.

    3h 16m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Java SE 8 New Features

    Java SE 8 New Features with David Gassner

    Take a tour of the new features in Java SE 8, including lambda expressions, the Stream and DateTime APIs, and Nashorn.

    2h 40m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Arduino

    Start programming interactive objects with Arduino Uno, the open-source single-board microcontroller.

    1h 35m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Mathematica 9

    Learn how to perform advanced data analysis with Mathematica 9.

    1h 42m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with AppleScript

    Learn how to build a real-world automation script with AppleScript.

    1h 42m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Building Web Services with Java EE

    Explore the concepts, syntax, commands, and tools that allow you to communicate and share data between applications with Java EE web services.

    2h 25m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for XML Essential Training

    XML Essential Training with Joe Marini

    Learn how to manipulate, store, and style data with XML (Extensible Markup Language).

    3h 13m
    Beginner
     
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