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  • view course page for Foundations of Programming: Open-Source Licensing

    Explore the world of open source and discover how to choose an open-source licensing model for your software from options such as GPL, MIT, and Apache license agreements.

    53m 35s
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Foundations of Programming: Discrete Mathematics

    Learn how to use discrete mathematics to become a better programmer. Find out about the role of math in programming, and how to use discrete math to analyze and manipulate data, test logic, and visualize solutions.

    3h 11m
    Intermediate
     

  • view course page for Programming Fundamentals in the Real World

    Learn how to connect programming theory to practice. This series of training videos explains basic programming concepts such as functions, variables, and loops by comparing them to real-life scenarios.

    3h 8m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Techniques for Developing Secure Software

    Build more secure software by leveraging architectural analysis for security, security frameworks, code analysis and risk analysis tools, and security patterns.

    1h 1m
    Intermediate
     

  • view course page for Foundations of Programming: Databases

    Discover how a database can benefit both you and your architecture, whatever the programming language, operating system, or application type you use.

    3h 11m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Design Patterns with Python

    Explore 15 essential design patterns that will help you solve common coding challenges in Python.

    1h 59m
    Intermediate
     

  • view course page for Women in STEM

    Women in STEM

    with Jess Stratton

    Find out what it takes to break into STEM. Meet three inspiring women with successful careers in science, technology, engineering, and math.

    13m 27s
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Foundations of Programming: Data Structures

  • view course page for Insights on Software Quality Engineering

    A software quality engineer discusses how to get started in quality assurance (QA), how QA fits in at companies small and large, and how it has changed since the rise of agile workflows.

    11m 42s
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Foundations of Programming: Design Patterns

    Identifies seven object-oriented design patterns (including the singleton, observer, decorator, and factory patterns) that make your development process faster and easier.

    2h 19m
    Intermediate
     

  • view course page for Foundations of Programming: Code Efficiency

    Make your programs faster and more responsive by understanding how to create efficient, optimized, well-running code in any programming language.

    3h 7m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Foundations of Programming: Software Quality Assurance

  • view course page for Foundations of Programming: Test-Driven Development

  • view course page for Foundations of Programming: Refactoring Code

  • view course page for Fundamentals of Software Version Control

    Reviews the history of version control and demonstrates its fundamental concepts: check-in/checkout, forking, merging, commits, and distribution.

    2h 55m
    Intermediate
     

  • view course page for Foundations of Programming: Object-Oriented Design

    Introduces object-oriented terms like abstraction and inheritance and shows how to define requirements and use cases and create a conceptual model of your application.

    3h 1m
    Intermediate
     

  • view course page for Foundations of Programming: Fundamentals

    Provides the core knowledge to begin programming in any language, using JavaScript to explore the syntax of a programming language, and shows how to write and execute your first application and understand what's going on under the hood.

    4h 47m
    Beginner
     

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