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You'd think creating software with Cisco's DevNet would be something reserved for experienced developers. But that's not the case. We took a look at DevNet to see how new and less experienced developers could take advantage of of it.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.


Certification exams can be both tricky and expensive, so if you're a nervous virtualisation expert-in-training, this could be welcome news. From now until 31 March 2014, VMware will allow anyone who fails a certification exam to take it again, free of charge.


Dear Lifehacker, I'm in a bit of a pickle about where I want my IT career to go. I currently work full-time for an IT company, but I haven't got any certifications or diplomas in anything yet. Would be a good idea to drop down to part time next year and go out and get a diploma in IT or management? Thanks, Confused Worker


Certification is a prerequisite for many IT pro roles. If you've been busy deploying Amazon Web Services, you'll soon be able to certify your skills, with Amazon introducing a range of certification options.


Certification is essential for many IT roles, but taking the exams can be expensive. Microsoft is currently running a promotion where you can take a certification exam for free a second time if you don't pass the first time around.