Apple’s iOS technology is at the forefront of our daily lives. Among its many features, iOS has location and motion tracking capabilities, games, swipes and gestures, Apple Pay, and push notifications.

“When you combine all these things, it’s a pretty powerful toolkit to make applications that enable people to interact with their daily lives in a way greater than more traditional computing applications,” says iOS developer and Lighthouse Labs instructor and mentor, Kareem Sabri. “With the rise of more sophisticated mobile computing, you have a greater connectivity and a greater ability to access all of your files and information at any time. So it has a big effect on both the working world and daily life. You can have all your documents and files at the touch of your fingertips.”

This means that iOS skills are highly sought after and creates many career options. If you want to work for an organization as a developer, or launch your own app, learning iOS can help you on the path to a successful career.

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We’re living in a data-driven world, which makes analytics one of the most in-demand fields in the technology industry. In this blog post, we’ll look at how analytics has evolved, the cycle of data analysis and the most popular analytics tools. Read More

In a world of constantly changing technology, Java has remained one of the software industry’s most popular programming languages for over 20 years. In fact, according to Oracle, 7 billion devices worldwide1 run Java, and it’s the number one programming language for enterprise development.

Java’s popularity means that Java developers are in great demand. Here’s why Java has stood the test of time, and why learning Java is a great choice to build your programming career.

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Sheridan has partnered with Cisco, one of the largest network providers in the world, to offer the Certified Cisco Network Associate (CCNA) program through its Faculty of Continuing and Professional Studies.  

We spoke with Wadih Zaatar, Area Manager for Cisco Networking Academy for Canada, to learn more about the Sheridan-Cisco partnership, and how Sheridan students can become prepared to write the Certified Cisco Network Associate exam. Read More