Microsoft Power Platform Free Course Launch

If you don’t know how to code but want to easily build apps that solve business problems, there’s now a powerful and effective solution to help you create your own. No longer will you need to get swamped with technical details or use developer resources to create amazing apps. Now, you can use low-code solutions, like Microsoft Power Platform. The best part? Udacity is offering a free, beginner-level course to show you how.



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Real-Time Streaming Explained

Our notion of what qualifies as “up to date” has changed over time. Nowadays, a freshly printed newspaper can be full of old news. A stock quote from 15 minutes ago might be deemed irrelevant. And telegrams, once a revolutionary method for transporting information faster than humans could travel, have been made obsolete.

We have reached a point where many applications rely on sending and receiving information in real time.



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The Best Free Online Tech Courses

Online learning has never been more important. COVID-19 closed schools and over 67% of students worldwide are unable to attend class on campus. And scores of businesses closed causing unemployment to rise to 10%.

Fortunately, with just a computer and internet access, you can learn just about anything — from anywhere — even tech skills.

In fact, there has never been a better time to add technological know-how to your resume. A recent report showed that the tech industry generated $1.9 trillion, or about 10% of the economy in the United States. The tech industry is huge, and only growing bigger.



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Meet 10-time Nanodegree Program Graduate & Machine Learning Engineer—David Hundley | Student Story

Graduating from a Nanodegree program is no small feat and definitely an accomplishment worth celebrating. One of our students, David Hundley, has recently graduated from his 10th Nanodegree program, and is now working on his 11th!

Machine Learning Engineer Student Story

In just over a year, he was able to use the skills he learned across different Nanodegree Programs to transition into a Machine Learning Engineer role. Here’s David’s story:



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The Software Engineer Salaries: What Makes It Attractive

The Software engineer role is one of the most sought after job titles in the IT and tech industry. The growth prospects and lucrative software engineer salaries make it an attractive career option. With an average base annual salary of $92,046, software engineering is increasingly in-demand and a highly desirable career path.

According to a report by Evans Data Corporation, there were approximately 23.9 million software developers in the world in 2018. The number reached 26.4 million in 2019 and is projected to grow by 28.7 million by 2024. 

Despite such significant numbers, hiring software engineers remains the second biggest challenge for managers. It’s a highly competitive field requiring job-specific skills like knowledge of tools used in the organization and programming languages.

But before you dive deep deeper into the skill requirements, it’s important to know what you might be expected to do as a software engineer and the salaries that you can expect. 



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The Software Engineer Job Description: What You Need to Know

With over 307,000 new jobs added to the tech sector in 2019, software engineers are increasingly in demand. For those looking to get their first or next job in the world of software engineering, it’s important to be as prepared as possible for interviews, and that starts by fully understanding the software engineer job description. 

Software engineering roles offer an average salary of $108,622, which is more than double the national average. This makes this field highly desirable to those looking to work in the IT or tech industries. 

However, this market can be highly competitive, so those looking to secure a role in software engineering will need both the education and experience to stand out from other candidates.

Here’s everything you need to know about the software engineer job description. 



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Back by Popular Demand! Udacity is Offering 1 Month of Free Access to Nanodegree Programs

Big news! The Udacity team was so overwhelmed by the positive response to our free month offer, that we decided to re-open this promotion and give one free month of access to our 40+ premium Nanodegree programs. 

In fact, the response was so tremendous that we saw nearly 30,000 new enrollments in our programs when the offer was launched.

This is part of our ongoing commitment to training the world’s workforce in the jobs of the future.



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