With the Android Operating System (OS) operating most smartphones worldwide, Android development is here to stay. In this article, we’ll go over why the Android developer ecosystem is such an exciting space, before touching on both the technical and soft skills you’ll need for an internship position.
As a students-first organization, we strive to transform our learners’ lives every day. All of our Nanodegree programs and scholarships are guided by this one mission: To train the workforce in the careers of the future.
To celebrate our learners, we selected a handful of empowering stories from students who participated in the first phase of the scholarship program. And as you read these testimonials, we hope that you’re inspired to further your education — regardless of the program.
The demand for Kotlin developers has reached a fever pitch — after all, Android Development is Kotlin-first — and to accommodate the need for more professionals with these skills, we’re launching our all-new Android Kotlin Developer Nanodegree program.
With theaters and other public venues slowly reopening around the world, it is crucial that everyone adhere to mask-wearing to avoid further lockdowns. But how could we verify whether people really are following this rule? We could employ ushers or security personnel to act as enforcers — or we could build a computer vision application to check if everyone is wearing masks at all times, and which signals to us whenever someone isn’t.
This scenario is one of many examples of the uses of computer vision systems. In this article, we will show you how you can use APIs to embed computer vision in your own applications.
Think back to a time when something visually stuck with you. Maybe it was an art exhibit at a museum or a mural painted on a city wall. You may not be able to describe what was so striking about the piece and what made it gain permanent residence in your memory, but you know you’ll never forget it.
Creating engaging, unique visual graphics — all built around a brand — has the same effect and is key to modern digital marketing. In the same way that a jingle or funny commercial can stick in your head for decades, visuals can do the same.
What company wouldn’t want people to be visually drawn to their ads? The thing is, visually stunning advertisements don’t just appear. They take creativity, purpose, thought, and great graphic design.
In fact, as we launched the Hybrid Cloud Nanodegree program scholarship, we discovered that this program attracted really passionate students from across the globe, in different industries with different experiences.
We want to celebrate these students as well as the launch of the Hybrid Cloud Nanodegree program, and share their experiences so that it may inspire others to reinvest in their education to be ready for the new world of work.