Learn Security Awareness with Daniel Cummins

Posted by John McKeever
October 21, 2020

One of the core concerns for anyone who uses the Internet is how secure their information and activities online truly are. While privacy online is slowly disappearing, there are things that you can do to protect your information, and actions you can take if you believe your online security has been compromised. 

In our new Security Awareness course, security expert Daniel Cummins will walk you through the different types of security concerns that you should be aware of, along with how to protect yourself against these threats. Additionally, you’ll learn about some preventative measures that you can take, and how to report a security breach and what to do next. 

In just under an hour, you’ll be more prepared to protect your security online, and you’ll be able to get an online course completion certificate to show that you have these skills. Start learning today and become a security awareness expert.

Our Security Awareness training is included in our Foundation subscription, along with 300+ other expert-led online courses that teach you data science, project management, software development, DevOps, cloud technologies, and more. 

It’s important that your Foundation subscription helps you stay knowledgeable about new technologies, so we’re constantly adding new online courses. Recently, that includes the Linux Administration Bootcamp, Programming Basics, Jira 8 Recipes, the Ultimate Java Masterclass, as well as expanding our DevOps and Cloud courses, adding introductory learning around Operating Systems, and the introduction of a full Data Science learning path.

Now is the perfect time to start your Security Awareness course in our Foundation subscription!

$9.99/month with 30-day free trial. Cancel anytime.

New To Foundation: Linux Bootcamp

Posted by John McKeever
October 6, 2020

Core to being an expert in networking and telecom is being familiar with Linux systems, and knowing how to manage them properly. Our Linux Administration Bootcamp is the perfect set of online courses to get started, even if you have no prior knowledge of Linux at all. These 12 courses contain over 8 hours of expert-led instruction. Learn Linux today!

Why Learn Linux?

Linux is one of the most widely used operating systems in the networking & telecom industry due to its inherent security and versatility. Many of the most popular tools in IT, such as OpenStack, Docker, and Kubernetes are based on Linux and provide network administrators and engineers with powerful tools and capabilities. 

What Will You Learn?

Start the Linux Administration Bootcamp today to learn the fundamentals of the Linux operating system, starting with the basics of Linux distributions, SSH, and basic commands. You’ll also learn how to manage Linux users and groups, as well as managing logical volumes using LVM on Linux systems and servers. Learn the skills you need to become a Linux administrator with Develop’s online learning platform.

About The Instructor – Jason Cannon

Jason founded the Linux Training Academy, which provides training and resources on Linux. The Academy provides resources for even the most beginner level, all the way through to Linux expert with articles, tutorials, how-to’s, and more to help students along the way. 

Jason is a professional system administrator, consultant, and author. He started as a Unix and Linux System Engineer in 1999 and has since used his skills at Xerox, UPS, Hewlett-Packard, and Amazon.com. He has experience with CentOS, RedHat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, and Ubuntu. 

The Linux Administration Bootcamp is included in our Foundation subscription, along with 300+ other expert-led online courses that teach you networking & telecom, data science, project management, software development, devops, cloud technologies, and more.

It’s important that your Foundation subscription helps you stay knowledgeable about new technologies, so we’re constantly adding new courses to our online learning platform. Recently, that includes Programming Basics, Jira 8 Recipes, the Ultimate Java Masterclass, as well as expanding our DevOps and Cloud courses, adding introductory learning around Operating Systems, and the introduction of a full Data Science learning path. Get started today!

Foundation Subscription

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Linux Administration Bootcamp – Go From Beginner to Advanced Course Index

Course Completion Certificates Are Now Available!

Posted by John McKeever
September 29, 2020

Learning is so important for your professional growth – it’s the best way to gain new skills so that you can expand your knowledge and capabilities. However, while it’s great that you know you have these new skills, it can be a bit more difficult to share that with others and document your learning journey. That’s why today, we’ve introduced completion course certificates for all of our online courses at Develop!

Whether you’re getting the essential skills you need across various topics in our Foundation subscription, or learning to be a data expert with our Data Academy subscription, you can now document your progress with course completion certificates, available as soon as you finish each course! Browse our catalog of online certificate courses and start your learning journey.

Once you complete an online course, just click the “View Certificate” link to get a full-color, printable certificate that you can print out, add to your LinkedIn profile, or just use to document your learning progress! Share your online certification course completion with your network now.

No matter how you choose to document or celebrate your learning progress, Develop is here to help you keep learning. Get started today with a free trial of Foundation or Data Academy and see how quickly you can earn that first certificate!

Learn Programming Basics with Wallace Kelly

Posted by John McKeever
September 24, 2020

So you’re ready to start programming, but you have no clue where to start? Let Wallace Kelly guide you through basic programming with Develop’s online learning platform!

Our new Programming Basics online course gives you an overview of programming, including the essentials of 10 of the most popular programming languages. You’ll also learn more about data and tooling, and how you could build a successful career as a programmer. 

Programming Basics is included in our Foundation subscription, along with 300+ other expert-led online courses that teach you data science, project management, software development, devops, cloud technologies, and more. 

It’s important that your Foundation subscription helps you stay knowledgeable about new technologies, so we’re constantly adding new online classes. Recently, that includes Jira 8 Recipes, the Ultimate Java Masterclass, as well as expanding our DevOps and Cloud courses, adding introductory learning around Operating Systems, and the introduction of a full Data Science learning path.

Now is the perfect time to learn basic programming in our Foundation subscription with Develop’s on-demand and online courses. Start your free trial today!

$9.99/month with 30-day free trial. Cancel anytime.

New to Foundation: Learn Jira 8

Posted by John McKeever
September 15, 2020

While it’s important to be able to write code, you won’t get very far if you’re not able to successfully ship your code. That’s why DevOps is an increasingly valuable skill set to have, particularly if you’re working on a growing enterprise team.

To help you be more productive, we’re adding a full set of new online courses to our Foundation subscription to help you learn Jira 8. These online courses will provide you with a solid foundation in Jira so that you’re equipped to use it efficiently to improve your team’s productivity. 

Why Learn Jira 8?

Jira is one of the most popular issue and project management tools, with many features that help teams stay focused, on track, and productive. For agile software development teams, Jira makes it easier to ensure that bugs are identified, tracked, and fixed, and new features are properly planned for. Make your Jira workflows more efficient and improve team productivity. Our online course will teach you how to pull Jira reports so you know if you’re on track with projects.

What You’ll Learn

With nearly 5 hours of expert-led training, you’ll learn how to use Jira, develop and deploy your own Jira plugins, modifying them for your own needs. You’ll also learn how to customize the look and feel of your Jira UI, and then perform a detailed configuration of Jira Issues for administrators. Then you’ll learn to create and manage custom fields in Jira efficiently, and operate with Jira workflows by learning to manipulate them programmatically. Finally, we cover how to build useful gadgets and prepare Jira reports.

Jira 8 Recipes

You can learn Jira 8 in our Foundation subscription, along with 300+ other expert-led courses designed to build your skills in project management, software development, cloud technologies, cybersecurity, and more. Start your track today and become a Jira expert.

Over the past few months, we’ve been continually adding new content to our Foundation subscription. For $99/year, this includes the Ultimate Java Masterclass, as well as expanding our DevOps and Cloud courses, adding introductory learning around Operating Systems, and the introduction of a full Data Science learning path.

Now is the perfect time to start learning Jira 8 in our Foundation subscription.

$9.99/month with 30-day free trial. Cancel anytime.

Expert Webinar Series: Learn Jupyter with Bloomberg

Posted by John McKeever
July 20, 2020

Today we’re thrilled to announce a new 6-part live webinar series with Bloomberg, focused on managing data with Jupyter. This “Learn Jupyter with Bloomberg” webinar series will be led by data experts from the Engineering department at Bloomberg, and will feature helpful explanations and live demonstrations. Attendees can expect to walk away with real-world examples of how to use Jupyter Notebooks and JupyterLab.

Meet the Instructors

Akin Mousse is on Bloomberg’s BQuant Financial Library team in San Francisco and has held several roles at the company over the past seven years. He has hosted many webinars and in-person classes for Bloomberg customers on Python, data science and finance. He was also a featured speaker at JupyterCon 2018. Before transitioning to software engineering, he served as a quant and data science specialist for Bloomberg in London and San Francisco. Before joining Bloomberg, Mousse started his career in 2008 and has held technical front-office positions at HSBC, Societe Generale, and BNP Paribas. He earned his engineering degree in computer science and optimization from ENSIIE in France, a master’s degree in finance and technology from the SKEMA Business School, and a certificate in deep learning from the University of San Francisco Data Institute.

Itay Dafna is developing open source and proprietary data visualization libraries and tooling to help users explore, understand, and communicate complex relationships within their data. He joined Bloomberg in 2013, where he has previously held the roles of Quantitative Analytics Team Leader and Financial Engineer. Itay earned his MSc in Management from the London School of Economics, and has been awarded the Certificate in Quantitative Finance from the CQF Institute.

Webinar Class Content

The “Learn Jupyter with Bloomberg” webinar series is focused on Jupyter, and will cover an introduction to comparison between the classic Jupyter Notebook and JupyterLab, as well as how to choose a data source, how to analyze your data, and an overview of widgets and dashboarding. 

  1. Learn Jupyter with Bloomberg: Introduction – Wednesday, July 29th. Archive available below.
  2. Learn Jupyter with Bloomberg: Choosing a Data Source – Tuesday, August 25th. Archive available below.
  3. Learn Jupyter with Bloomberg: Analyzing Data Using Pandas – Wednesday, September 16th. Archive available below.
  4. Learn Jupyter with Bloomberg: Intro to Widgets Ecosystem and ipywidgets- Wednesday, October 7th. Archive available below.
  5. Learn Jupyter with Bloomberg: Interactive Visualization with bqplot- Wednesday, November 4th. Archive available below.
  6. Learn Jupyter with Bloomberg: Dashboarding and Deployment with Voilà- Wednesday, December 9th. Archive available below.

To get the most benefits from these webinars, we recommend that attendees have a basic understanding of data science principles, as we’ll be using Python as the main programming language used for this series. You can get started with our online courses using a free trial of Data Academy using the Develop online learning platform.

Additionally, attendees can access the GitHub repository for helpful resources, files, and instructions: https://github.com/ibdafna/learning_jupyter_with_bloomberg

Webinar Archives

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Strengthening our Data Academy with the Reinforcement Learning Workshop

Posted by John McKeever
July 6, 2020

One of the best parts of having a Develop online learning subscription is that we’re constantly adding new online courses, workshops, exercises, and demonstrations. We work with subject matter experts to ensure that these online courses are as timely, relevant, and up-to-date as possible.

The latest addition to our Data Academy is a 12-course Reinforcement Learning workshop, included as part of the Machine Learning section. These online courses will introduce you to a few different methods of reinforcement learning, as well as provide real-world examples, such as how to play an Atari game using Deep Recurrent Q Networks. 

As always, this new workshop is included at no extra charge for subscribers of our Data Academy, which includes over 150 online courses and 1,190+ exercises and activities to provide the skills and practice you need to become a true data expert.

Introduction to Reinforcement Learning

This course introduces the world of reinforcement learning and discusses some common applications. You will solve an autonomous driving problem using pure python.

The Reinforcement Learning Workshop


These new courses are included in our expert-level Data Academy subscription.
Start your free trial today!