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Cloud-native apps don’t have to stay DRY

Many of those designing microservices and service-based architectures are focusing a bit too much on reuse. ‘Don’t repeat yourself’ is not always good advice.

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CIO Think Tank: Reinventing IT

As companies accelerate out of pandemic disruption, how can IT meet increasing demands — and reap unprecedented benefits? In a series of virtual roundtables, dozens of IT leaders offered key insights about the road ahead.

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How to be an in-demand cloud geek

Some pragmatic advice on earning the most money and finding the best cloud computing career path.

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4 nonprofits teaching disadvantaged students to code

With career accelerators, workshops, and coding courses, these nonprofits are putting low-income and underrepresented students on the path to programming and computer science careers.

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6 non-profits giving women a boost in tech

For women, girls, and LGBTQ+ individuals seeking a career in technology, these non-profit organizations provide education, job placement, networking opportunities, community support, and more

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The 24 highest paying developer roles in 2020

Some developer jobs command higher salaries than others. Aiming high? See what you can expect to earn in these 24 roles.

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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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How to manage contracts in a multi-cloud environment

One management challenge of a multi-cloud environment is how to handle all the contracts that come with using multiple providers and services.

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15 hot tech skills getting hotter -- no certification required

Employers are apt to invest more often in cash premiums for noncertified tech skills compared to certifications. Here are a few they’re coveting the most now and going forward.

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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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Career roadmap: Cloud engineer

The shift to the cloud has been so pervasive that it has left a lot of companies with a skills gap they are struggling to fill with professionals who have cloud experience. That makes it a great time to be a cloud engineer.

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The best free programming courses during lockdown

Want to learn to program? These excellent free introductory courses from Codecademy and Coursera will have you coding in no time

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Career roadmap: Machine learning engineer

Machine learning is one of the most in-demand skills in today’s technology job market. Kyle Hamlin, principal machine learning engineer at Sailthru, discusses what it takes to travel on that career path.

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The best free data science courses during lockdown

6 excellent online courses and one book to learn statistics, machine learning, and deep learning while you’re locked in the house

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Welcome to Insider Pro

For more than 50 years, IDG has earned the trust of its readers with authoritative coverage of the technology industry. Insider Pro is the natural evolution of the insightful coverage our publications have produced for decades.

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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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How to future-proof your IT career in the age of AI

Worried that artificial intelligence will eliminate tech jobs -- your job specifically? Here’s what you should and shouldn’t focus on in a world of AI.

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Most popular tech stories of 2019

Insider Pro subscribers pick the Top 10 articles published in our debut year.

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