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Can programmer certifications substitute for degree requirements [closed]

I am a Computer Technician without a computer science background and planning to become a Java programmer. My question is, if I pass a Java certification, would that be enough to for me to get a job ...
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Science degrees that are complementary to programming [closed]

I hope this wouldn't be closed especially since I think a lot of people can benefit from this question that are in similar positions to mine. I'm been programming for a long time (since I was about ...
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Should programmers stay at the internship they had before they graduated? [closed]

I have heard several times from multiple people that "you shouldn't stay at the job you first arrived at as an intern before you got your BS degree". The thing I don't remember is: why not? History: ...
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Is Displaying Degree In Office Appropriate? [closed]

This is a little bit of a non-technical question for those working in the software development field. My employer has spent a fair amount to renovate 2 executive offices into 1 software development ...
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In the absense of a CS degree, how can I “fill in the gaps” so to speak? [closed]

The problem here is that "I don't know what I don't know". How can I fill in those gaps? What is it that a computer science degreed person will know that I don't? Note: This isn't a personal ...
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Will a computer science college degree ever hurt my employability? [closed]

Too often, I can see that there are many viable programmers without college degrees in Computer Science, Informatics, etc. Now that I've been reading more articles about underperforming education ...
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I do not have a degree but have 7 years of experience with ASP.NET, C#, can a institute offer me a degree? [closed]

I couldn't find time and money to study due to financial issues,however I managed to land some good jobs and projects and 2 multinational and my portfolio now has good clients on it too, however I ...
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Is a big name computer science degree worth the cost? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do I need to go to a big-name university? I'm currently in High School and trying to look into what I want to do after I graduate. I know that I will be going to ...