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  • Celebrating CSEdWeek + Hour of Code 2016

    It’s one of our favorite times of the year at Udemy! While we do love the holiday season, it’s actually Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek) that gets us extra excited in early December For the third consecutive year, we are partnering with a few of our amazing instructors to offer a free collection of...

  • Delving into DevOps with instructor Ward Viaene

    Rounding out our Q&A series with tech instructors, today we're introducing you to Ward Viaene, who teaches "Learn Devops: Continuously Deliver Better Software" It's one of three courses available from Ward in the Udemy marketplace Read on for Ward's thoughts on getting into DevOps and what professionals in the...

  • Student’s First App Bought By Global Game Developer

    Back in July we introduced you to Nick Di Vona, a newcomer to app development who took Mark Price's “iOS 9 and Swift 2: From Beginner to Paid Professional” course At the time, we celebrated his Poke Radar app reaching #2 in Apple's App Store It turns out that was just the beginning of big things for Nick and his...

  • Udemy course helps instructor win award and get a job

    We were thrilled to read recently that instructor Ahmed Alkabary was awarded a scholarship from the Linux Foundation—and his Udemy course played a role in his achievement We got in touch to find out more about Ahmed, whose course, “Linux Command Line Basics,” has more than 49,000 students!   How did you...

  • Udemy student takes course for beginners, creates technical documentation tool

    We were excited when the blog editor for Newegg, the hugely popular e-commerce site for tech enthusiasts, shared a story about a Seattle-area sysadmin who learned C# on Udemy in order to improve how his employer manages technical documentation Not only does Kyle Wisdom have an awesome name, he has a great love of...

  • Be the first to master iOS 10

    It’s a big day at Udemy for iPhone app developers, as we unveil new iOS 10 courses hot off the presses Apple released the most recent public beta of iOS 10 just last week, not long after the developer beta was unveiled at WWDC in June As always, Udemy’s top instructors have been quick to respond so students...