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4 C programming courses for every skill level

The venerable C programming language still powers much of the computing world. These four courses can get you started.

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Cloud tech certifications count more than degrees now

Learning is prioritizing tactical over strategic for cloud-based skills

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14 IT certifications that will survive and thrive in the pandemic

These tech certifications not only have high value now, but employers will continue to value them as the coronavirus continues.

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Welcome to Insider Pro

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IT Salary Survey: Do tech certifications pay off?

In our recent survey, we asked IT professionals if certifications helped them land a job, earn a promotion or get a pay raise, and which certifications they’re planning to pursue. Here’s what we learned.

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Top 20 highest-paying tech certifications

Certifications can add, on average, more than 7 percent to your base salary. But the question is which certifications offer the most bang for the buck. We examine that question from several angles and also identify the Top 20...

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29 top cloud certifications

When it comes to the most in-demand skills, the cloud is the place to be. Our guide to top cloud certifications looks at programs designed for AWS, Google and Microsoft services -- as well as vendor-neutral certifications.

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AI, machine learning, and deep learning deep dive

Download this 26-page in-depth guide to AI, machine learning, and deep learning for easy reading at your convenience

Get started with Angular

A step-by-step guide to installing the tools, creating an application, and getting up to speed with Angular components, directives, services, and routers

Python megaguide: The best frameworks and IDEs

Only on InfoWorld: A hands-on, in-depth look at 13 Python web frameworks and six Python development toolkits

Quick guide: Digital transformation and the agile enterprise

Enterprise transformation is hard. But when you build a platform for continuous change, putting new ideas into production becomes a lot easier

Career hacks: Professional do’s and don’ts for developers

The hot skills to master, the secrets to breaking into management, the career mistakes to avoid -- here's how to refactor yourself as the developer every organization wants

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Deep Dive how-to: Office 365 document sharing

Office 2016, OneDrive, and Office 365 together offer powerful document collaboration capabilities across Windows, MacOS, iOS, Android, and the web -- but only if you set them up and manage them properly. This how-to guide walks you...

Machine learning megaguide: Amazon, Microsoft, Databricks, Google, HPE, IBM

Download InfoWorld's massive roundup of Amazon, Microsoft, Databricks, Google, HPE, and IBM machine learning toolkits

The Essential Guide to Microservices

How to create modern Web and mobile applications that scale.

The essential guide to PowerShell for Windows, Windows Server, and Exchange

Make the most of Microsoft’s command line by mastering the nuances of the PowerShell language

Public cloud megaguide: Amazon, Microsoft, Google, IBM, and Joyent compared

The top five public clouds pile on the services and options, while adding unique twists

Monitoring in the age of devops

A combination of cultural transformation and automation is redefining the way developers and operations work together. But for devops to succeed, comprehensive, real-time monitoring must be in place

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