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Any IT professional or hobbyist anticipating a solid understanding of how blockchain technology works and desires an understanding of blockchain's use cases and potential (including cryptocurrencies and distributed applications) needs to go through this course to leverage blockchain in new or existing development projects. Anyone desiring to learn how blockchain solutions are designed, configured, and developed needs the knowldege and practice presented in this course. This not only includes web, mobile, and service application developers, but also architects, UI designers, testers, and administrators. This course provides a solid understanding of how blockchain technology works and a solid foundation for platform evaluation and learning lower level details.
Before taking this course, a student should ideally (but not absolutely) have some experience in:
Any IT professional or hobbyist anticipating a solid understanding of how cryptocurrency and smart contract technology works and desires an understanding of crypto's use cases and potential (including blockchains and distributed applications) needs to go through this course to leverage cryptocurrency and smart contracts in new or existing development projects. Anyone desiring to learn how cryptocurrency solutions are designed, configured, and developed needs the knowldege and practice presented in this course. This not only includes web, mobile, and service application developers, but also architects, UI designers, testers, and administrators. This course provides a solid understanding of how crypto and blockchain technology works and a solid foundation for platform evaluation and learning lower level details.
This course was built for forward-looking developers who need to familiarize themselves with the advanced blockchain technology offered by NEM. With a new, major upgrade rolling out, the material presented here is based on this new NEM version (2.0) code-named Catapult. This course is designed for those developers who want to begin creating cryptocurrencies, smart contracts, and distributed apps onthe NEM blockchain and need a good springboard to start their descent into this deep and detailed set of technologies, theories, and implementations. This course focuses on the outstanding components of NEM technologies and weaves them together to create a solid understanding of the system stack's component interactions and dependencies. Of course, the info presented here is just as valuable for architects, testers, and product managers as they too should understand how the NEM blockchain system is designed and used to create the next level of distributed ledger tech.
This course IS NOT intended for non-technical students. The content presented is in the context of technical review and implementation.
Before taking this course, a student should ideally (but not absolutely) have some experience in:
- Some exposure to cryptocurrencies, either via the markets or from a technical standpoint
- CRYPTO/SMART CONTRACT/BLOCKCHAIN EXPERIENCE IS NOT REQUIRED!!!
Web frameworks can be difficult enough to get your head around at the best of times. When it comes to Angular, it can be especially challenging to keep up; new versions are released every 6 months, and although the latest version is Angular 5, there wasn't actually an 'Angular 3'! Confused? Don't be. This online course will explain it all...
Understand Angular and how it can make you a better developer
Angular Version 4.3
Purpose: To keep this course on the cutting edge of Angular technology and be consistent in providing instruction for the features found in the latest Angular release (v4.3)
In this update we addressed the major changes in the Angular version 4.3 release (scheduled for early July 2017). Per our course content, including hands-on coding exercises, there were a few breaking changes in the 4.3 beta/rc releases which ripped across much of the original project code and also included minor, non-breaking changes which outdated certain aspects of our original content. With this update we were also able to comfortably include an entirely new course content section focusing on the Angular Forms module. This Angular module has stabilized enough in the v.4.3 release to be included in the course.
We updated all of the course’s code-along video content to fix the breaking changes, including:
Fallout of the above deltas outdated a large percentage of the course’s existing content. Each affected video in the series was updated to reflect the current release.
The Angular Forms Module has been in flux since the inception of Angular 2. Fortunately, it has stabilized in the later 4.x releases and we feel comfortable enough in it’s current state to have included it as the topic for an entire new section in this course update. Forms are a pillar of web-based development and we feel this new content adds significant value to the course.
While closely tied to the Angular core library, but not included in it, the Material 2 styling library has endured a lengthy, rough development and release lifecycle. As this library is so closely tied to the Angular core, we’ve included content in this video series from the beginning. Again, in this current release, many breaking changes and previously unavailable features were included. We made significant changes to existing content and created additional content to appropriately cover the current state of the Material library.
As with prior updates to this video series, we applied incremental improvements to existing content (that was not updated for v.4.3 changes) in an effort to continuously improve the overall effectiveness and appeal of the entire course.
Web frameworks can be difficult enough to get your head around at the best of times. When it comes to Angular, it can be especially challenging to keep up; new versions are released every 6 months, and although the latest version is Angular 4, there wasn't actually an 'Angular 3'! Confused? Don't be. This online course will explain it all...
Keeping Current with Angular
This course will be updated regularly to reflect the constant changes in the Angular framework. We're teaching this course in a modular style rather than project-based style so that small changes in Angular can be updated right away, and not affect your ability to learn in any way.
Angular for All
What does the course cover? Everything from Angular's best practices in building components, templates, services, routes and modules to designing and building all of the above. You'll also learn how to use templates to create your application's user interface, how to extend HTML with directives, pipes and data binding, and how routing is done with modular speech.
Each of the most important features of Angular 4 have a dedicated section in this course, along with practical exercises to compound your learning and helpful guidance from our expert tutor every step of the way. Don't worry, we've covered all angles so you can learn what you need to know, and fast.
Whether you're an IT professional, an aspiring web, mobile or service app developer, a tester, a UI designer or an architect, this course will get you right up to speed on Angular 4. By the time you've finished, you'll know how Angular solutions are designed, administered and developed and will have a solid understanding of how to get Angular projects up and running.
What is Angular 4?
Angular, or Angular JS, is a structural framework for dynamic web applications. In other words, it helps turn simple HTML into cool web apps that actually do stuff (rather than just staying static like a simple informational website would do), by using it as a template then extending its syntax to express components. Angular 4 is the newest and most recent 'majorly revamped' version. It is backwards compatible with Angular 2.
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If you're looking to gain a solid foundation in Machine Learning to further your career goals, in a way that allows you to study on your own schedule at a fraction of the cost it would take at a traditional university, this online course is for you. If you're a working professional needing a refresher on machine learning or a complete beginner who needs to learn Machine Learning for the first time, this online course is for you.
Why you should take this online course: You need to refresh your knowledge of machine learning for your career to earn a higher salary. You need to learn machine learning because it is a required mathematical subject for your chosen career field such as data science or artificial intelligence. You intend to pursue a masters degree or PhD, and machine learning is a required or recommended subject.
Why you should choose this instructor: I earned my PhD in Mathematics from the University of California, Riverside. I have created many successful online math courses that students around the world have found invaluable—courses in linear algebra, discrete math, and calculus.
In this course, we will cover the core concepts such as:
Here is what you will learn by taking this Linux Administration course:
As a busy developer, it's difficult to find time to learn a new programming language or framework. Insert Angular 5 Bootcamp FastTrack.
This course gets you up and running with Angular in less than three hours. You'll understand how Angular apps are laid out, how to create them from scratch, routing and be able to talk about Angular thoroughly.
If you are ready to add an in-demand skill to your toolbox, sign up and and I'll see you inside of the course!
Do you want to learn to make awesome games and apps using Unity3D, but know nothing about where to begin? No problem! In my course, we'll go over all the basics you need to get started, and learn how to make great games with Unity. In this course, we'll be going over:
This course is perfect for student who want:
It’s been a few years since Marc Andreessen, the found of Mosaic and Netscape - coined the phrase software is eating the world. But indeed it is true today. , the idea that “every company needs to become a software company” is considered almost a cliché. No matter your industry, you’re expected to be reimagining your business to make sure you’re not the next local taxi company or hotel chain caught completely off guard by your equivalent of Uber or Airbnb.
Doing business in the 21st century means embracing a world where software quite literally powers everything—from televisions to cars, and from social media to banking systems.
In the mean time Software development has seen a paradigm shift in the last few decades.
From the beginning of computing era in the 1960s up to late 1990s, the software was built by relatively small teams. These teams used large monolithic software stacks to build relatively simple and smaller applications which were used by 1 to a few tens of people. These applications were deployed on a central network server which the users connected to via their terminals and used the application.
The current era is all about ubiquitous connectivity and ever increasing adoption of mobile computing. To cater to these demands - the modern mobile apps and web applications are reaching global scale and billions of users. These app and web applications are built by larger teams which are geographically distributed. They build those large applications by stitching together a collection of services, APIs or microservices.
These services use a variety of stacks and are independent of each other. The services run on clusters spanning thousands or tens of thousands of servers or nodes. And the consumers use these applications over the cloud and the public internet using their mobile, tablet and desktop devices.
Deployment, management and operationalizing these large complex infrastructures is a daunting task. Containerization of the apps and services help to simplify these tasks. But even containers leave A bulk of administration tasks for deploying the latest application code, upgrading the servers, mapping the service end points, etc. to the user and DevOps engineers.
Won't it be great if we were able to aggregate and combine all the computing power available to us in our datacenter and treat it as one large computer?
What if we had a smart operating system which could manage our entire data center just like Linux or MacOS or Windows can manage our personal computers. Whether we are managing two virtual nodes or 10,000 Of them - Wouldn’t it be nice just to instruct our collection of servers or our datacenter – hey datacenter I want to run a web application and a database? Here is the code – and here are the commands to run these applications – please figure out which nodes can run these applications; deploy them and run them. By the way, if any of those nodes die – please make sure you move my application to another healthy node so that the end users do not experience any disruption.
Then based on the requirement of a particular app, a scheduler can dynamically allocate resources to the application. This will make the whole system much more efficient. We will be able to free up resources and drive the utilization up. This methodology has all kinds of benefits from saved costs to more uptime of the application and less administrative overhead.
This is exactly what Docker, Apache Mesos, and DC/OS provide.
Docker is open source engine that can help you automate the deployment of applications inside software containers. Is was released in March 2013 and has been gaining popularity ever since. It has over 100 million downloads, and over 75000 applications are running as dockerized applications – that is a LOT!
Apache Mesos is an open source cluster manager that provides efficient resource isolation and sharing across distributed applications or frameworks.
Mesosphere DC/OS is an enterprise grade datacenter-scale operating system, providing a single platform for running containers, big data, and distributed apps in production.
DC/OS is built on the Apache Mesos core and provides newer technology including the native container-orchestration, Marathon application platform, intuitive user interfaces and much much more.
Knowledge and experience about Docker, Apache Mesos and DC/OS could be very valuable for your career. The latest stats and figures show some amazing numbers like jobs requiring these skill sets pay higher than most of the jobs posted on public job boards within the US and annual salaries for professionals could be as high as $120,000. That is the exact reason why you must enroll in this course and take your career to the next level.
As the title suggests – this course aims to provide you enough knowledge about Docker, Apache Mesos, and DC/OS so that you can run and operate your own data center using these components together. But specifically:
Python is one of the most friendly and popular programming languages. It finds applications everywhere, ranging from research, over to industry, as well as things like the entertainment industry. Programming in general allows for you to greatly reduce workload, as well as solve problems that would be impossible to solve by hand, or create great, new, and fun applications/software.
A big part of the new digital world is that everything is producing data, and storing as well as using data are becoming emerging and very important industry fields. The ability to combine data usage with programming allows for rapid development and automation, and is extremely superior when compared to systems that need manual input or data handling.
SQL is the language that you can use to interact with one major database type (SQL databases), one that is very wide-spread in today's world.
Knowing SQL will give you a nice ability and understanding of how to handle data and databases, and being able to integrate it into Python code enables you to create great, dynamic, and automatic systems that combine the power of programming and data.
This course will be using SQLite in Python, which allows us to execute SQL commands through python, and will allow you to create, connect, use, and manage local SQL-based databases.
Programming is becoming more and more popular all around the world.
Programming provides extreme amounts of power and flexibility, because you can take control of your computer's actual power, and you can develop your own systems and prototypes.
Python is becoming especially popular, because it's extremely user-friendly whilst still maintaining a lot of the power that other, more complex, programming languages offer. Additionally, Python has a huge community, which means all sorts of modern projects, such as Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, etc. have been develop for the Python community to use, which makes implementing these sorts of advanced techniques extremely easy (sometimes only 1-2 lines of code).
Employers love employees that can program, because they can go out and quickly produce results or create prototypes. The ability to program will not only open you up to new opportunities, but it will also become a better logical thinker, since computers operate on logical statements, so a good programmer has a natural thought flow that is very logical.
APIs are available on most modern websites, and provide an easy way to integrate the websites functionalities into your code. The API that will be focused on is the Twitter API, which which will be used to mine tweets about the event.
Social media, especially twitter, is becoming a hot topic among many investors, as its trends can often predict behavior of the stock market. This course will focus on how Twitter data can be live streamed, and will feature a worked example of the Yahoo hack, that was revealed on December 14th, 2016.
Take your skills from basic to expert with four comprehensive courses.
“From prototype through global deployment, Angular delivers the productivity and scalable infrastructure that supports Google's largest applications.” That's how Angular is described by the people that built it, but it's only scratching the surface of what this web application framework can do.
We've put together this Angular online course bundle so that you can get ahead of curve. Following a logical progression that covers the basics right up to the advanced features and intricacies of the framework, this bundle has been designed to give you a competitive edge in the developer job market.
Throughout each of the four courses in this bundle, you'll learn all you need to know about Angular and Angular JS, creating real life working projects as you go. Each course covers a cornerstone of the Angular world; Angular JS for Beginners, Angular JS for ASP.NET MVC developers, Angular 2 Crash Course with TypeScript, and Starting with Angular 5.
We've ensured each course is 100% accurate with the latest updates and releases from Angular included. And when more updates emerge in the future, we'll include them too – so no matter how many times you return to your bundle, there will always be something new to learn.
Who should buy this bundle?
Do you want to create web apps for a living? Then this bundle is your dream come true. If you're already working as a professional in that area, this bundle will still teach you plenty of tips and tricks that can help to take that next step on the career ladder. With content to suit all levels from beginner to guru, anyone with an interest in Angular will get immense value from this bundle.
What's covered in this bundle?
• Angular 2
• Coding with TypeScript
• Angular 5 (updated regularly)
• Dependency injection
• Two way data binding
• Angular JS
• Angular JS for ASP.NET MVC Developers
• MVC architecture
*Learn how global variables can trip you up
Docker dramatically changed (for the better) the lives of those who transfer, install and manage software applications on a regular basis. It made the process much less complicated and virtually eliminated any stress involved. Now, Kubernetes has made the whole thing even easier (yes, it’s possible). Want to learn how to containerize your application and then automate it from start to finish? This is the course for you...
Understand the World of Microservices
Develop, Ship and Run Applications with Ease
This course is suitable for everyone, from complete beginners right up to expert computer nerds. All you need is a fast internet connection, a credit card to set up a free trial on Google Cloud (no extra cost), and a basic working knowledge of modern technology.
You’ll start off by getting familiar with Google Cloud, Docker and Kubernetes, learning what they do and how you’ll be using them. Then you’ll take an in-depth look at the two most important tools, Docker and Kubernetes. Once you’ve gotten a good grasp on how each one works, you’ll move on to the course projects. You’ll install WordPress using Google Cloud, which includes creating Docker files, images, and containers along with deploying the site live.
Next you’ll create and configure a back-end and front-end master and slave nodes with replication controllers; apps managed by Kubernetes using a cluster of VMs. Sound confusing? Don’t worry, you’ll get hands-on training at every step to guide you in the right direction.
By the end of this course you will know what containers are and more than one way to use them to deliver software applications faster. You’ll know everything you need to know about Docker and Kubernetes, and you’ll never have to worry about using either one for your software application project ever again!
About Kubernetes and Docker
Docker is the world’s leading software containerization platform. It packages your application into one standardised unit, wrapping it into a complete file system that contains everything needed to run on a server. Kubernetes is a system created by Google to automate the deployment, scaling and management of containerized applications (like the ones Docker creates). The two combined make life a breeze for anyone needing to transport, install and maintain complex software applications anywhere.
AngularJS is one of the hottest and most in-demand web languages on the market. Be one of the only .NET developers on your team to posses this skill.
If you know zero AngularJS, you're the perfect student. In this course, you'll download AngularJS straight into your brain. In time, you'll fully understand how to use AngularJS client side and how to interact with .NET.
While AngularJS 2 is now available, there are a ton of AngularJS 1 applications that need to be maintained and enhanced. Companies can take a while to move to a new technology. Especially when the upgrade is as night and day as it is between AngularJS 1 & 2. Meaning, AngularJS 1 development will continue to be an in-demand skill.
Beef up your resume with AngularJS. You'll not only be able to talk the talk but this course with arm you with enough hands on experience that you will also definitely walk the walk.
UITableViews are the cornerstone of any iOS app. Virtually every iOS app in the iTunes App Store uses tableviews. In this course, you'll learn how to implement tableviews in Swift by creating a simple iOS app.
A few of the skills you'll learn are:
Instead of just learning tableviews, you'll create a real iOS app. The app will have a listing of the layers of the atmosphere. It also doesn't start as a tableview. We get to add the tableview after the app has been created.
Everything is done in Swift.
If you've been wanting to learn tableviews or don't yet have this foundational iOS skill, this is the course for you.
Master Flask with our four comprehensive courses.
Flask is a microframework created specifically for Python. And since Python is fast becoming one of the most popular programming languages around, the future of Flask is looking not just bright, but downright dazzling. Our Flask online course bundle will get you up to speed on this fun and easy framework.
We've put together this Flask course bundle to take you through absolutely everything you need to know and learn about this microframework. Designed to take you from the basic concepts right up to the most advanced ones, this bundle will make you a Flask expert by the time you've done.
There are four courses to work through progressing from beginner/intermediate to advanced; Python Web Development with Flask, Advanced Scalable Python Web Development Using Flask, Professional RESTful API Design using Flask, and Essential Docker for Python Flask Development. You'll not only learn core Flask fundamentals, you'll also gain an in-depth insight into how it can be applied with various other tools, least of all Python.
By the time you've completed this bundle, you'll be ready and waiting to create stunning, scalable, expertly built web applications using Python, Flask and a variety of other tools. From there, it's only a matter of time before you become a professional Flask developer.
Who should buy this bundle?
If you've learned to code using Python, Flask is definitely something you'll want to delve into. It will diversify your skills, give you a little extra edge, look GREAT on your resume and allow you to do so much more with your Python projects... like build big, beautiful web applications. But having said that, Flask is also useful for any web app developer out there – especially those who have yet to see what Python has to offer.
What's covered in this bundle?
• Python web development
• Flask fundamentals
• RESTful API design
• Python Shell
• Scalable Python web development
• JSON Schema library
• Using Docker for Python Flask
• Basic Docker concepts
This Become a Professional Java Developer course bundle from Stone River eLearning is meant for those with little experience coding in Java. Throughout this bundle you will be introduced to everything from the most basic concepts to intermediate and advanced topics including networking. Along the way you'll practice your coding by creating a Flappy Bird game clone using Java.
By the end of this bundle you will be fully prepared to pass the Oracle Java SE7 Programmer Level 1 Certification.
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This course is specially designed for beginning or intermediate Java programmers, particularly those wishing to pass the Java Programmer Level 1 Certification exam. You'll follow the same curriculum used by Oracle, the biggest computer technology corporation in the world, by working on a different practice file for each section. You will be a coding example with a specific problem to solve, with a separate file revealing the solution. The practice files will not only help you understand the material, but will give you first-hand problem solving experience too.
You will begin with a brief introduction to the very basics of Java, before moving on to implement simple concepts like variables, data types, etc. As your knowledge strengthens you will move on to object oriented programming, learning about polymorphism and encapsulation and how to apply them to relevant situations. During the final stages of the course, you will learn how Java handles errors and exceptions, how to catch them, how and where they affect your code, and how to resolve them.
On completion of this course, you will have gained a very valuable and much sought after skill set; solving coding and programming problems by implementing the concepts learned on the course, and more importantly, correctly applying them. You will be fully prepared for your Java SE7 Programmer Level 1 Exam too.
Java Development Kit (JDK): JDK is a software development kit used by the Java platform. Released under public license, it's free to use and comes in a variety of implementations; Java SE, Java EE, Java ME. It runs on Solaris, Linux, Mac OS X or Windows.
NetBeans IDE: Netbeans IDE is an open-source integrated development environment. It supports development of all Java application types, running in conjunction with the various implementations of Java Development Kits; Java ME, Java EE, Java SE, and so on.
This course simply teaches what you *really* need to know about Git. After working professionally with Git for more than 5 years with large and distributed teams, I will show you, step by step and cutting out all the fat, what Git is, what’s the use case behind each feature and how you can use it effectively like most professional web developers use it.
The course starts assuming you know nothing about Git and step by step explains the theory and introduces each command, progressing in a smooth, logical flow.
At the end of the course you participate in an open source project hosted in Github where you will collaborate with other student building a worldwide restaurant guide, where you will need to apply everything you learned in the course.
Additionally, you will be able to purchase a complete book of the whole course, so that you have an easy reference to all the knowledge.
The course has more than 2 hours of video tutorials and you can also purchase a book that covers all of the video content, so that you can refer any information in a printed format.
If you search on the web, you’ll find hundreds of courses, videos and other resources about Git, but it’s work that’s incredibly tedious and leaves more questions than answers. You can also buy a “Pro Git” book and try to learn all of Git as if it was your end goal. The truth is Git is only a very basic utility tool that you shouldn’t be thinking about. You should spend your valuable time learning more productive things, like computer languages. With this course you’ll get that level of comfort, knowing you will be using Git without thinking about it.
If you are a beginner looking to learn Java or you’re an experienced programmer looking for a course in to prepare for ORACLE certification, you’re at the right place. In this course you’ll learn all the terms that are part of the JAVA Standard edition. Many employers emphasize the importance of ORACLE certification when it comes to job applications, which is proof that you really do possess the knowledge required. In case you ’ve decided to advance in this career, this course is a great place to begin.
If you want an ORACLE Java Programmer certification, you are in the right place
For this course you need to install JDK and NetBeans, this will be explained in one of the video lessons
It does not matter which operating system you are using (Mac, Windows, Linux), you will definitely be able to follow this course
* Learn what Streams are and how the concept originated
Cut Out the Boring Bits!
First we'll explore Gulp at a high level. You'll gain an understanding of what a build system is, what Gulp can do for you, and we'll install and configure gulp according to your own needs. Then, the course divides into two sections; Gulp for development and Gulp for production. In the former, you'll learn about pre-processing SASS, automating your builds, the much lauded 'watch' function and the live re-load function.
What is Gulp?
The Backbone of Web App Development
Understand Models, Events, Views and More
The core of Backbone.js is representing your data through Models which can be created, validated, destroyed and saved to the server, and Views that display the model's state and respond to changes. So after a quick introduction, this is what you'll learn first.
Having laid that foundation, you'll move onto the other important concepts of Backbone such as Events, namespacing, templating, routing, and much more. You'll then build a guestbook app and style it to perfection with Bootstrap. Additional resources and hands-on tutoring will help you every step of the way, no matter what your skills or experience level.
By the end of the course material, you'll be well equipped to use Backbone for developing your own web apps, and will have a greater understanding of how frameworks can elevate your developing skills (and make your life a whole lot less stressful, too).
Although intended for IT professionals, hobbyists are more than suitable for taking this course too. Some experience in creating web UIs with JavScript tools would be an advantage, as would programming with a common object-oriented or scripting language. However, you don't need any Backbone experience whatsoever. We'll teach you everything you need to know!
What is Backbone?
C Programming Language
One of the behemoths of the coding world, C has been around for, oh, around 50 years or so. Often perceived as one of the most difficult languages to master, any programmer who can list C on their resume is sure to carve a good career in the tech industry. Want to be one of those people? Keep reading...
Sharpen Up Your C Skills
Speak Fluent C
This course is aimed at anyone with a desire to learn the C, with the goal of building a solid knowledge of the language. Some previous programming experience is helpful, but not necessary.
After starting with a general introduction and an overview of C language fundamentals, this course continually progresses into more advanced topics covering the breadth of the C spectrum. With an emphasis on hands-on training, from module 2 onwards you'll use code walk throughs and post-lecture challenges to compound and test your skills. Code and code comments are included with each module too, so you'll have plenty of resources to help you learn.
By the end of this course, you'll be well on your way to achieving fluency in the C language, and you'll be comfortable both reading and writing C. You'll know how to build basic programs with C and will be well equipped to progress to more complex projects.
What is C?
C is a general purpose programming language developed in the early 1970s by Dennis Ritchie. It's one of the most widely used programming languages of all time, originally developed for implementing the UNIX operating system. Nowadays it's largely used for developing system applications, database systems, graphics packages, operation system development and much more. It's a structure oriented language, meaning its prime focus is on functions and it follows a 'top down' approach.
If you’re plugged into the tech industry, you’ll know that two things have been making consistent waves in many areas over the past few years; machine learning and Python. What happens when you combine the new gold standard programming language with the most significant tech development in areas such as financial trading, online search, digital marketing and even data and personal security (among others)? Great things, that’s what. This course will show you what’s what, and get you started on becoming a machine learning guru.
Learn the New Future of Programming
Increase Your Python Expertise
If you have a desire to learn machine learning concepts and have some previous programming or Python experience, this course is perfect for you. If you’re more of a beginner than an intermediate, don’t worry; each module starts with theory to explain upcoming concepts. Once you’re comfortable, you’ll put your knowledge into practice with a code walk through.
The goal of this course is to build procedural machine learning from the ground up. Writing processing from scratch allows students to gain a more in-depth insight into data processing, and as each machine learning app is created, explanations and comments are provided to help students understand why things are being done in certain ways. Each code walk through also shows the building process in real time.
The course begins with an introduction to machine learning concepts, after which you’ll build your first machine learning application. Following that, we look at data analysis, linear algebra, natural language processing and clustering, all within the context of Python. At the end of the course, you’ll be issued with a certificate of completion and will have gained a full introduction into the world of machine learning with Python.
What is Machine Learning?
Machine learning is a method of data analysis that essentially allows computers to ‘learn’ on their own without being explicitly programmed. For example, when you stop scrolling through Facebook to read a friend or a page’s post, algorithms automatically work to make sure you’ll see more content from those sources earlier in your news feed in future.
More and more often these days, we're hearing news reports of large scale security threats to highly sensitive computer systems. Whether it's a major website getting hacked, personal information stolen from company databases or even cyber identity theft, there is always one common weak link; unsafe code. Enter Rust; the brainchild of Mozilla that promises fast, efficient, and memory safe systems programming. Sound intriguing? This course will teach you everything you need to know...
Lock Down a Low Level Language
Systems Programming Made Safe
This course is aimed at intermediate coders with some previous programming knowledge. If you're comfortable working with a code editor and want to add another tool to your programming skill set, then this course is perfect for you.
After starting with an extensive overview of Rust fundamentals, you'll hit the ground running and dive into more advanced features like vectors, generics, tuples, ownership borrowing and crates. Module 'challenges' throughout the course put your knowledge to the test – but if you need a push in the right direction, video walk throughs and code downloads are available.
By the end of this course you'll have a thorough understanding of Rust, of memory management in general and of systems programming specifically. You'll be well placed to begin or further your knowledge of similar languages like C++, and you can impress potential employers with your expertise in safe code.
What is Rust?
Rust is a general purpose, low level programming language created by Mozilla. It was designed as a systems programming language with an emphasis on being safe, concurrent and practical. Its syntax is similar to C++, but it practices better memory safety while maintaining performance. Developers praise it for its speed and safety. It was recently awarded the title of 'most loved programming language' in the Stack Overflow Developer Survey.
There are few languages that are equally capable of building simple, one-line expressions and robust, high performance systems. There are even less languages that can function as both object-oriented and functional. Yet Scala, otherwise known as the 'scaleable' language, can do both impressively well. And guess what? It's pretty easy to learn. Interested? Here's what our Introduction to Scala online course will teach you...
Combine OOP and Functional Programming
• Gain basic proficiency in Scala
• Get to grips with functional programming
• Learn a derivative language of Java
• Understand how to scale your programs efficiently
• Add a new language to your skill set!
Build Scaleable Programs
If you don't know Java or functional programming, don't worry; Scala is a perfect transitional language for both. This online course will guide you every step of the way, with mini-projects at the end of each section to compound your learning and a clear breakdown of the various components that make up the language. Previous programming experience will certainly help, but it's not totally necessary.
You'll start right at the beginning by installing Scala and and getting an overview of the variables, constants and string manipulations. From then on you'll learn the various facets of Scala section by section, using the Eclipse Scala IDE throughout. Among other things, you'll learn the language fundamentals, control flow, functions, classes, file I/O and exception handling.
If you want to learn Java, learn function programming, or just add a new language to your arsenal, this is the course for you. By the end, you'll have gained basic proficiency in Scala and be able to demonstrate an understanding of functional programming.
As one of the most popular functional programming languages out there and one of the most versatile languages across the board, learning Scala is a smart way to upgrade your skills as well as transitioning from object-oriented to functional styles.
What is Scala?
Scala is an object-oriented programming language specially designed to be scaleable. However, it is also a functional language, seamlessly blending the most important elements of both for a powerful do-it-all tool that can be used for one-line expressions or 'mission critical' systems alike. It has a concise syntax, and makes an excellent stepping stone to Java.
Make Interactive UIs with Ease
This course focuses on building simple components and composing them to create complex, rich, functional component solutions. You'll get to grips with event handling, routing, implementing Flux architecture, and much more to master React fundamentals.
We start from the very beginning and stick with you every step of the way, kicking off with an introduction to React and getting progressively more challenging as the course continues. Don't worry – you'll soon be working on React projects with ease.
By the end of this course, you'll be productive and efficient in using this versatile library, and you'll be able to build great looking web apps faster than ever before.You'll walk away with a working knowledge of the framework, it's various facets, and you'll understand how it fits into your process. But most of all, you'll have a valuable and time-saving new skill in your developer toolbox.
What is React?
Apple's Swift is swiftly (sorry) continuing its journey to replace C and Objective-C. Swift 3.0 is the latest version and first major release since the language was open-sourced. It contains major improvements and refinements, and we'll take you through the full lowdown in this online course. Learn everything you need to know about the language's latest features right here!
Learn the Latest Swift 3 Syntax
Optimise Your App for the App Store
This online course is a must for any Swift developer who wants to get up to speed with Swift 3 and use iOS 10 features. You will need a working knowledge of previous versions of Swift, and some experience with app development. However if you're migrating over from C or Objective-C, you should be more than capable of following along.
The course starts off with an overview of Swift fundamentals and Swift 3's new syntax. Once the basics are covered, you'll learn about classes and methods, message integrations, notifications, and Sirikit implementation. As you do so, you'll move into building small apps in each section, each one making use of a new iOS 10 feature. These are the building blocks that will allow you to create a wide range of applications, all based on Swift 3 and the latest iOS update.
By the end of this course, you'll know how to optimise your app and use the latest iOS features to your advantage, therefore boosting your chances of having your app accepted to the App store and purchased by customers.
Swift is a relatively new programming language dedicated to all things Apple (iOS, MacOS etc.). It is considered the successor to C and Objective-C, taking the best elements of both and modernising them for safety and efficiency. It is a general purpose language and is designed to work with Apple's Cocoa and Cocoa Touch frameworks. It is used for building apps for all Apple platforms.
There are some programming languages that require seemingly endless lines of code to make the smallest of programs. There are some languages that are so complex even experts' heads hurt if they try to use them. And then there's Ruby, which has all of the performance of these aforementioned languages and none of the complexity. Productive, powerful, simple and easy to learn, it's the perfect starter language. Oh, and a huge (and growing) number of companies use it too...
Get Ready for Ruby
Understand how Ruby Programming Works
This online course focuses on Ruby fundamentals. Some previous programming experience would be useful for those taking this course, but if you're a complete beginner that's fine too. If you want to get started with Ruby and aren't phased by some challenging hands-on projects, you've picked the perfect course.
We'll walk you through everything you need to know about Ruby, starting at the very beginning with installation. Once installed, you'll get an introduction to the language and start building your very first Ruby app. We'll dedicate sections to data types, conditional flow and loops, classes and methods, learning about the intricacies of each with practical projects. Along the way you'll gain a solid understanding of Ruby's syntax and functions.
By the end of this course you will have a good working knowledge of Ruby and will have already used it in practice. You'll be ready to take a 'deep dive' into the language with further coursework if you wish, or head out into the big bad programming world and start using Ruby for real projects. Whatever you choose to do with your newfound knowledge, you'll have a strong foundation of programming fundamentals to back you up. Plus, you'll have had some fun too!
Ruby is an object-oriented, general purpose programming language developed by Yukihiro Matsumoto in the 1990s. Designed for increased productivity and fun, it makes a great starter language for new programmers thanks to its simplicity, readability and focus on fun. Commonly used with Rails applications, it's a very popular language that's always in high demand. Companies such as Twitter and Kickstarter use Ruby.
Scraping data from webpages can be a tedious job. But it doesn’t have to be.With Scrapy, you can scrape using XPath or CSS. With the large number of examples from both techniques, you’re sure to find a solution that fits for you.Whether your targeting data on a single page or multiple, Scrapy can handle the job. No matter if the data is within a list, you can scrape specific patterns right out of the list. Building up your specific Scrapy job isn't a difficult task.Scrapy is a Python library. If you're familiar with Python, XPath or CSS, you'll feel right at home using Scrapy.
Computational computing can be a complex topic. How to perform various mathematical functions in code isn't straight forward. With Python's Scipy library, we'll walk through a number of examples showing exactly how to create and execute complex computational computing functions. The course starts with an explanation of what Scipy is. Then we see how to install it. From there, we get into simple mathematical computations and and move into more advanced computations. The last few lessons demonstrate the full capabilities of Scipy.Scipy is for those that need to perform rigorous, complex computations and not have the program bog down computing them. If you're ready to see how to create even the most complex mathematical functions in code, this course is for you.
At the end of this course, you will have a thorough understanding of Numpy' s features and when to use them. Numpy is mainly used in matrix computing. We'll do a number of examples specific to matrix computing, which will allow you to see the various scenarios in which Numpy is helpful. There are a few computational computing libraries available for Python. It's important to know when to choose one over the other. Through rigorous exercises, you'll experience where Numpy is powerful and develop and understanding of the scenarios in which Numpy is most useful.You'll also know how to install Numpy.
Coding Python from the command line isn't a fun experience when you begin getting into longer form code. The command line simply isn't designed for that. That's where iPython comes in. At the end of this course, you'll have a thorough understanding of iPython. I'm guessing it will even become your goto Python editor. You'll also know the differences between iPython and Jupyter. Through a number of examples with various scenarios, you'll develop an understanding of how iPython is an extremely efficient Python editor for long form code compared to the command line. You'll know how to enter in code, markdown for comments and rearrange/edit code as needed.
BeautifulSoup is a popular Python library for extracting data from HTML or live pages. It isn't limited to a single webpage. You can extract data from multiple webpages. In fact, one of the examples we use does just that. Knowing how to find data within the HTML tree is key to getting targeted data. This course will show you how to identify that data within the HTML tree. Then you'll build a parsing rule to extract it using BeautifulSoup. With a number of examples to ensure you know exactly how to find data, build parsing rules and the needed code to execute the extract, you'll walk away from this course feeling confident in your abilities to retrieve data from webpages.
Scraping data from webpages can be a tedious job. But it doesn’t have to be.
With Scrapy, you can scrape using XPath or CSS. With the large number of examples from both techniques, you’re sure to find a solution that fits for you.
Whether your targeting data on a single page or multiple, Scrapy can handle the job. No matter if the data is within a list, you can scrape specific patterns right out of the list. Building up your specific Scrapy job isn't a difficult task.
Scrapy is a Python library. If you're familiar with Python, XPath or CSS, you'll feel right at home using Scrapy.
At the end of this course, you will understand:
- what Scrapy is used for
- how to install it
- how to use Scapy
In summary, you'll be able to target specific elements on a webpage, whether the element is stand along or in a list. Then you can retrieve a group of those elements or just one. This technique allows you to pull down specific types of data.
The course ends with a project to help solidify what you've learned. There is a full walk through included with the project solution.
Computational computing can be a complex topic. How to perform various mathematical functions in code isn't straight forward.
With Python's Scipy library, we'll walk through a number of examples showing exactly how to create and execute complex computational computing functions.
The course starts with an explanation of what Scipy is. Then we see how to install it. From there, we get into simple mathematical computations and and move into more advanced computations. The last few lessons demonstrate the full capabilities of Scipy.
Scipy is for those that need to perform rigorous, complex computations and not have the program bog down computing them. If you're ready to see how to create even the most complex mathematical functions in code, this course is for you.
At the end of this course, you will have a thorough understanding of Numpy' s features and when to use them. Numpy is mainly used in matrix computing. We'll do a number of examples specific to matrix computing, which will allow you to see the various scenarios in which Numpy is helpful. There are a few computational computing libraries available for Python. It's important to know when to choose one over the other. Through rigorous exercises, you'll experience where Numpy is powerful and develop and understanding of the scenarios in which Numpy is most useful.