Topic: online learning

Mapt’s six new Skill Plans for developers, Capriza launches suite of micro apps, and FOSSA raises funds for open-source initiatives—SD Times news digest: Feb. 24, 2017

In order to advance the careers of developers, Mapt created new Skill Plans, which aim to help specific developers looking to fill knowledge gaps in subjects like Java, IoT, Big Data, and R. Skill Plans offer developers learning assessment tools and resources, and the new plans target Java, JavaScript, Unreal Engine, R, IoT, and Big … continue reading

Coding Dojo finds one-third of graduates had no prior coding experience

Middle-class Americans who want to change their careers and enter the IT or software development field may be receptive to Coding Dojo’s message of “anyone can learn to code.” According to analysis of recent graduates, 34.7% had no coding experience before the boot camp. Besides those findings, Coding Dojo found that 613 students have graduated … continue reading

Envelop VR for Windows public beta, Apple to pay bug bounty for reported flaws, and Visual Studio Code 1.4—SD Times news digest: Aug. 5, 2016

Envelop VR has introduced its Envelop for Windows, a computing platform that enables interaction with Windows applications while immersed in a virtual reality headset. Envelop for Windows allows users to shop online, watch YouTube videos, and work in Microsoft Office, all at the same time. With this product, users can have control over each window’s … continue reading

New online learning platform Mapt fills in developers’ skill gaps

Developers have another option for learning new professional skills with today’s release of Mapt, an online learning platform built for developers and development teams. Packt is a U.K. company that delivers learning and information services to IT professionals, and Mapt covers a range of topics to help developers fill in knowledge gaps and stay up … continue reading

Pluralsight helps enterprises assess developer skill level

Pluralsight is launching a new online learning platform to help enterprises and their employees keep up with the ever-changing industry. The new on-demand, cloud-based solution helps enterprises assess the current skill levels of their developers, and based on those skill levels, it provides them with a learning path. “Half of what technology teams know today … continue reading Protection Status