Sunday, January 13, 2019

Microsoft Azure IoT Professional certification

Azure IoT Microsoft Professional Program | Internet of Things Show | Channel 9
"Accelerate your career in one of the fastest-growing cloud technology fields: IoT. This program will teach you the device programming, data analytics, machine learning, and solution design skills you need for a successful career in IoT. Learn the skills necessary to start or progress a career working on a team that implements IoT solutions."
Online Internet of Things (IoT) Courses | Microsoft Professional Program
8 required courses, 8-60 hours per course, 8 skills

  • Specify the Requirements for an IoT Solution
  • Program Embedded Device Hardware
  • Implement IoT Device Communication
  • Analyze and Store IoT Data
  • Visualize and Interpret IoT Data
  • Implement Predictive Analytics using IoT Data
  • Evaluate and Design an IoT Solution
  • Final Project

Microsoft Professional Program Certificate in Internet of Things (IoT)

"Each course runs for three months and starts at the beginning of a quarter. January—March, April—June, July—September, and October —December. The capstone runs for four weeks at the beginning of each quarter: January, April, July, October. For exact dates for the current course run, please refer to the course detail page on"

"All courses are available online and on demand – so whether you plan to spend a couple of hours per day or a couple of hours per week, you can work on these skills at the pace that is right for you. And since the curriculum consists of massive open online courses (MOOC) on edX,"

Trinket: Python in web browser

Great resources for learning programming,
schools should use this (more).

../_images/turtle-star.pngYour Python Trinket

24.1. turtle — Turtle graphics — Python 3.5.6 documentation

from turtle import *
color('red', 'yellow')
while True:
    if abs(pos()) < 1:

A Visual Introduction to Python @ Trinket

free books online:

Think Python
How to Think Like a Computer Scientist by Allen B. Downey

Think Java: How to Think Like a Computer Scientist (PDF)

book online: Python for Everybody

Running Python in a Browser Is More Awesome Than You Think | WIRED