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UCI Division of Continuing Education Announces New Summer Amazon Web Services Online Course

UCI Division of Continuing Education Announces New Summer Amazon Web Services Online Course

Free Java Development Webinar To Be Held June 7

IRVINE, Calif. – May 10, 2012 – University of California, Irvine Extension announced today the launch of a new online course titled ‘Amazon Web Services for Java Developers.’ The course will address a variety of JavaEE concepts and techniques, and will be held from July 25 through September 9. UC Irvine Extension will also offer a free webinar titled ‘Amazon Web Services for Java Developers’, which will be held on Thursday June 7 from 11:30am to 12:30 pm PST. The webinar will cover trends impacting cloud computing and the larger web development industry.

“In today’s technology-driven environment, individuals who understand cloud computing tools and applications are in high demand,” said Dr. Dave Dimas, director of engineering, sciences and information technology at UC Irvine Extension. “UC Irvine Extension’s technology courses deliver the latest and most practical cloud computing training available, helping individuals expand their skill set and become more marketable.”

The ‘Amazon Web Services For Java Developers’ online course will provide participants with an understanding of IT infrastructure services to businesses in the form of web services. Participants will also learn and work with the available Amazon Web Services (AWS) and be able to design a new JavaEE application from the ground up.

The course instructor is Craig S. Dickson, an independent enterprise software consultant. Dickson has 15 years of experience as a software development professional and specializes in enterprise Java development and cloud architecture.

About UCI Division of Continuing Education

The University of California, Irvine Division of Continuing Education (DCE) provides lifelong learning opportunities to thousands of students worldwide each year – fulfilling the school’s 60-year curriculum platform to connect degree programs to the world of work and achievement after graduation. The Division offers a broad range of certificate programs, specialized studies, and sequential courses to local, regional and global markets through online, on-campus and on-site delivery. A leader in the open education movement, the Division offers free Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) and content through the UCI Open initiative. For more information about UCI Division of Continuing Education, visit

About the University of California, Irvine

Founded in 1965, UCI is the youngest member of the prestigious Association of American Universities. The campus has produced three Nobel laureates and is known for its academic achievement, premier research, innovation and anteater mascot. Led by Chancellor Howard Gillman, UCI has more than 28,000 students and offers 192 degree programs. Located in one of the world’s safest and most economically vibrant communities, it’s Orange County’s second-largest employer, contributing $4.8 billion annually to the local economy.