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Here’s where to head to learn all about computer functions and usability

Published: 05th January 2015 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 02nd January 2015 03:41 AM   |  A+A-

COMPUTER-SOFTWARE

Computer software consists of programs that enable computer functions and usability. Software programs are what makes a computer work and it is usually written in machine language — which usually includes programming languages like C, C++, C#, Java, Python, Ruby, Smalltalk and JavaScript among others. These coding languages allow the machine to perform various functions. Operating systems (Windows, Linux), multimedia programs (KMP Player, VLC), editing tools (Adobe, NeroSmart Essentials) and malware computer viruses are all software programs. You need to have expertise in each software program to deal with them separately as there are many such programs available. A lot of private computer education centres also offer certified courses in various software programs.

NIIT

The learning centre with branches across India, offers various levels of courses in computer programming and language. It offers IT courses for graduates and working professionals. Some of these courses include Diploma in Java Technologies, Postgraduate programme in Software Engineering (Java specialisation), Diploma in .NET technologies, Implementing Cisco IP routing, Oracle 10 G: (separate courses available for each level), Citrix and VMWare. Their basic-level courses include Implementing Enterprise JavaBeans, Certificate in Java programming language using JAVA SE6, Java is an object-oriented language that enables you to create real world, Developing apps on Android platform, and Programming in Java.

VISIT: www.niit.com

Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC)

As a research centre set up by the Department of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India, it has branches in Ahmedabad, Pune, Chennai, Bangalore, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Patna and Thiruvananthapuram. Alongside research they also offer software development courses and PG diploma courses. Subjects include Integrated Embedded Systems and VLSI Design, System Software Development, Advanced Computing and Automation and SCADA System.

VISIT: www.cdac.in

PSG College of Arts and

Science

The Coimbatore-based college offers an Oracle/Sun certified Java Progarammer course, which offers basic-level knowledge in JAVA and is a necessary certification to apply for further advanced courses in the programming language. This certification is also a prerequisite to apply for the Sun Certified Java Developer certificate, which is considered one of the highest qualifications for a Standard Edition Java programmer.

VISIT: www.psgcas.ac.in



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