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How to prepare for the Salesforce Certified Platform Developer I exam

No matter how you feel about certifications in general, a career working with the Salesforce.com platform is easier to build with the certifications

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4 New Year’s resolutions for developers in 2019

There’s no time like the beginning of the year to reassess what’s working and what isn’t in your day-to-day workflow

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Get started with Microsoft Learn developer tutorials

The new training platform uses resources running on Azure so you can actually try out the concepts being taught

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To learn cloud skills, community colleges are the place to be

New investments from cloud providers mean cloud computing courses are now available at your community college, right next to the welding classes. That's a great idea!

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Managed service providers and outsourcers are building whole new value streams to meet customers’ devops requirements

Established MSPs and outsourcers have come to rely upon new specialty devops services firms for expertise

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3 soft skills every infrastructure team needs to succeed

An infra team needs to understand how each part of an organization fits together, where the interdepencies lie, the specific pain points of each team, and to brainstorm creative solutions

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The AI mindset: preparing people is as important as preparing data

As companies work to understand the techniques and tools used for simulating cognitive functions in machines, they often overlook a critical aspect of preparedness

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Don’t bother learning these programming languages

Why you probably should not be learning Dart, Objective-C, or CoffeeScript this year

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How progressive web applications (PWAs) are revolutionizing user experience

PWAs are unquestionably the latest chapter of web development, and the possibilities for businesses are extensive. Developers and testers need to be prepared

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From executives to developers, CIOs are tapping non-IT people for IT roles

With digital transformation driving unprecedented demand for custom app development, the approach of augmenting existing development teams with so-called business developers is a win-win

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Why data science and machine learning are the fastest growing jobs in the US

The US could have as many as 250,000 open data science jobs by 2024, and the data science skills gap will find companies scrambling to train or hire talent in the coming years

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Why you need a bootcamp grad

Joe Vacca of Revature talks up the value of bootcamp graduates for organizations

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For developers, the focus is deep learning, multiplatform, and coding skills

Angular, TensorFlow, React, and Electron all have seen large increases in developer activity on GitHub

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How women can find mentors in the field of data science

Although it may take a bit more effort in finding a mentor in this field, all data scientists will be much better off by learning from an expert

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Coding bootcamps are too expensive. Take these online courses instead

A motivated self-learner can do a lot better on the online Coursera service, which has improved in recent years

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Lack of cloud skills and training begin to take a toll

Companies have lost real revenue due to a lack of cloud expertise: on average, about 5 percent of total global revenue

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Colleges don’t teach cloud skills, so AWS will do it in high school

Amazon is expanding AWS Educate to high school students. Will enterprises benefit from this “get them while they are young” approach?

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When millennials meet AI: the future of work in the gig economy

The confluence of these two forces—the rising tide of AI, and the departure from lifelong single-focus careers—is creating an environment in which change is the new constant

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4 careers where data science skills will help you get ahead

As the talent gap widens companies will likely require or at least encourage a certain level of data savvy from nontechnical team members to stay competitive in the market

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Legacy QA in the devops age: reskill them or release them?

As devops becomes more mainstream, are your legacy teams and processes holding you back from fully making the transition?

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