(NASDAQ: PRGS) today announced the release of Progress® OpenEdge®
Developer Kit: Classroom Edition, a downloadable application development
toolkit for the next generation of business application developers. In
an effort to expand their knowledge of business application development
and foster growth, the toolkit gives students, new developers and future
entrepreneurs free access to a package of powerful application
development tools that are simple to learn and use.
Schools and universities are faced with a difficult task – making sure
that the technology students of today are ready to solve the problems of
tomorrow using tools and technologies that are either under development
or do not currently exist. In particular, the job market for mobile
application developers is expected to skyrocket by 32 percent from 2010
through 2020, creating close to 300,000 new positions, heralding
one of the decade’s largest increases for any occupation.1
Using the Classroom Edition of the Progress OpenEdge Developer Kit,
technology students, recent graduates and new developers can hone their
skills, developing business applications for any device, including a
wide range of mobile platforms.
“For more than 30 years, Progress has enabled application developers to
harness the latest technology to turn their big ideas into business
reality. With the release of the Classroom Edition of the OpenEdge
Developer Kit, our goal is to continue to inspire the next generation of
developer ‘entrepreneurs’,” said Jerry Rulli, Chief Operating Officer,
Progress. “This free offering provides today’s students with the
opportunity to become tomorrow’s leaders by giving them unique access to
the most innovative, enterprise-class development tools available,
including Progress OpenEdge.”
Progress OpenEdge is a complete development platform to build dynamic,
business process-enabled applications for secure deployment across any
platform, mobile device and Cloud.
In addition to the downloadable package of application developments
tools, Progress is also providing complimentary education offerings
through seminars, boot camps and direct access to Progress OpenEdge
developers. The first seminar will be held at Telerik Academy in Sofia,
Bulgaria on October 17-18, 2015.
To learn more about Progress OpenEdge Developer Kit: Classroom Edition
and related training opportunities, visit https://www.progress.com/openedge/classroom-edition.
PRGS) is a global software company that simplifies the development,
deployment and management of business applications on-premise or in the
cloud, on any platform or device, to any data source, with enhanced
performance, minimal IT complexity and low total cost of ownership.
Progress can be reached at www.progress.com
Progress and OpenEdge are trademarks or registered trademarks of
Progress Software Corporation or one of its subsidiaries or affiliates
in the US and other countries. Any other trademarks contained herein are
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1 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 2012-2013 Occupational
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