Need to get up to speed with NetBeans? The good news is that SA company Jumping Bean has teamed up with Munich-based Eppleton, to offer a NetBeans training series. NetBeans is an open source development environment for creating Java applications. Mark Clarke of Jumping Bean tells us that the courses will be held in Johannesburg [...]
The Tunisian Ministry of Communications has linked up with Linux Professional Institute to certify more than 2,000 IT students in Linux and free and open source technologies. And that’s just the start.
The Free Software and Open Source Foundation for Africa (FOSSA) and ict@innovation have released a training manual for teaching FOSS business models in Africa.
The Linux Professional Institute (LPI) has approved South African company Jumping Bean as an official LPI Training Partner. The LPI qualifications are an internationally recognised Linux industry certification.
The OpenSuse community today kicked of its first Community Week programme. The week-long event running until May 17 includes sessions on KDE and Gnome as well as sessions on marketing, board matters and education.
The Free Software Foundation (FSF) has launched a new internship programme for free software activists and has opened applications for its first round of openings which close on May 25.
The Free Software and Open Source Foundation for Africa and the Germany-based InWent project have launched a programme to develop trainers in East and Southern Africa capable of teaching others to build free software-based businesses.
Following the announcement earlier that month by the Linux Professional Institute (LPI) that it was updating its certifications to bring them in line with current Linux developments, Canonical has announced changes to its Ubuntu Certified Professional (UCP) qualification. The changes will mean that the two foundation courses of the UCP, previously covered in two five-day courses, will now be completed in just one five-day course.
lpiThe Linux Professional Institute (LPI) used April 1 to announce the release of updated LPI certification exams. The changes to the LPIC-1 and LPIC-2 exams include new and updated content on topics such as localisation, data encryption and SQL data management.
Ubuntu Linux fans wanting to get more involved in the creation of Ubuntu can now learn to package applications during the newly-launched Package Training days. The new initiative by the Ubuntu team will see Thursdays being set aside for online lessons on preparing and maintaining application packages.keep looking »