Webucator Blog

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Part I: Experts Share Their Encouragement For Kids Getting Into Website Coding

In celebration of of our commitment to get kids excited about coding technologies in 2015, we’re asking experts to share their perspective on what technologies are most important within their careers and offer some motivation to our youngest generations. Here are some highlights of a few great perspectives we’ve received so far.

Based on your company’s focus, what skills would be most important for our youngest kids to start learning as soon as they can? Continue Reading »

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Webucator Announces an Updated Release of Its Ajax Course

Our Ajax training course has been released anew with updated content and three brand-new lessons on Node.js server, jQuery, and CORS/JSONP.

The purpose of Ajax is to provide a simple way for a web page to communicate with the server without a complete page refresh. Node.js is an open-source, cross-platform server that runs JavaScript on the server side. Students will use Node.js for completing exercises in class. Students will also learn jQuery’s Ajax methods to write and maintain fewer lines of code. Continue Reading »

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Part III: Authoring Tips For National Novel Writing Month

In celebration of National Novel Writers Month, we’re asking authors their perspective on novel writing and some thoughts to share with aspiring writers. We also offered a perspective from two of our trainers in this past blog. We wanted to highlight a few great perspectives we’ve received so far.

Donna McDonald, Author
Readers motivate me to keep writing. There is no other answer. They send me emails and messages, and they talk to me on social media about reading my books. This interaction keeps me going back to the computer to finish the next story in each series because I know some reader somewhere is waiting for it.

Jenna Kernan, Author
I write because it is a pleasure, a struggle, a puzzle and a joy. When I write, time can cease. as I slip into the ‘zone‘. This is the most important reason to write–because I love it. Continue Reading »

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An Ode To Novel Writers

We’re excited to celebrate National Novel Writer’s Month in November! As part of our recognition of novel writers, we’re asking others to share their thoughts for aspiring novel writers. We’ll be adding a blog series highlighting different perspectives throughout the month.

Two of our own great trainers are published authors: Roger Sakowski, who teaches Java classes, wrote a novel entitled From an Otherwise Comfortable Room.  And Janie Sullivan, who teaches business skills classes, has written multiple articles in magazines and newspapers, books on writing and teaching, fiction anthologies, and hundreds of online content articles.

Both Roger and Janie love to write, but they don’t make they’re living doing it.  We’ve asked them to share their stories with our readers. Continue Reading »

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Webucator Announces New Veterans Program

To help address both the need for workforce readiness training for our current and retired Veterans and the need US companies and organizations have for competent technology professionals, Webucator will provide free technology training to all of our Veterans.

This includes courses on web development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, more), Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, PowerPoint, Project), Photoshop, Dreamweaver, SQL, XML, and more. These are the same courses we sell to companies and organizations. Continue Reading »

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Webucator Announces Scholarship for Computer Science Students

We’re excited to announce our new scholarship program, open to students currently studying Computer Science at any college or university.

Scholarships will be awarded to eligible students who show the greatest potential for leadership in the field of computer science. Our scholarships are not limited to students who plan to go into the field of computer science, but are open to all students who study computer science with the intention of using the knowledge gained to provide leadership in their chosen field. Continue Reading »

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Top Ten Most Marketable Skills

As a company that believes in the importance of providing resources for continued education and training, Webucator wanted to find out which skills or traits people considered to be the most essential for entering the workforce, or for supporting one’s constant success in an established career. Subsequently, we launched our “Most Marketable Skills” campaign where we surveyed various industry professionals, college graduates, business owners and entrepreneurs, asking them which aptitude they deemed most crucial and relevant to today’s job landscape. After carefully reviewing each insightful entry, we comprised the following top ten list of marketable skills: Continue Reading »