The Linux Foundation announced the launch of the Linux Foundation Training Program, an effort to meet the increasing demand for both embedded and mobile Linux developers. According to the Linux Foundation, the Linux server market is predicted to reach $50 billion dollars in three years. Freelance marketplace Odesk recently reported the number of Linux-related jobs posted on its boards has increased more than 1400 percent since 2006--in turn, the nonprofit organization will kick off its new training initiative with courses at its Annual Collaboration Summit, taking place April 8 through April 10 in San Francisco.
Promising to provide the tools for a new generation of programmers, the Linux Foundation Training Program was created in conjunction with the group's Technical Advisory Board, and will feature courses taught by Linux community developers. The vendor-neutral program will offer three classes to begin: Essential Linux Device Driver Development Skills; Creating Applications for Linux; and Kernel Debugging and Performance. Future courses will take place in conjunction with the upcoming End User Summit and LinuxCon events. Students who register for the program will also receive an automatic attendee pass for the Collaboration Summit. For more information, click here.
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