SOURCE: Udemy

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November 07, 2017 11:00 ET

Udemy and Unity Technologies Partner to Create Online Courses That Enable Developers to Build 2D & 3D Games

Collaboration allows developers to realize their potential through high-quality learning content

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 7, 2017) - Udemy, a global marketplace for learning and teaching online, and Unity Technologies, creator of the world's most popular creation engine that reaches nearly 3 billion devices worldwide, have partnered to deliver online courses that teach developers how to create interactive 2D and 3D games with Unity.

The first course in the series -- "The Ultimate Guide to Game Development with Unity" -- is taught by instructor Jonathan Weinberger, who has developed several Unity games for Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, and various indie game companies. The course, which is available today, provides a comprehensive introduction to Unity and the fundamentals of programming in C#. Additionally, it includes more than 30 interactive challenges, encouraging students to test their knowledge with concepts they learn on Udemy.

"Unity's success depends on the success of our developers and their ability to create rich, high-quality experiences. We are proud to partner with Udemy and give developers the tools and resources they need to realize their potential," said Jessica Lindl, global head of education at Unity Technologies. "As the global marketplace for learning and teaching online, Udemy provides a home for developers to find the necessary courses to create with Unity."

"Partnering with Unity to deliver high-quality learning content is a big step toward helping people everywhere realize their dream of becoming a sought-after developer. We're thrilled to offer authorized courses by Unity that extend learning to so many corners of the world," said Scott Rogers, senior director of content at Udemy.

You can sign up for "The Ultimate Guide to Game Development with Unity" here. You can download Unity at https://store.unity.com/

About Udemy
Udemy was founded in 2010 with the aim of improving lives through learning. Udemy is a global marketplace for learning and teaching online where more than 17 million students learn from an extensive library of 55,000 courses taught by expert instructors in over 60 different languages. Whether learning for professional development or personal enrichment, students can master new skills through self-paced, on-demand courses, while instructors have a way to share their knowledge with the world. For companies, Udemy for Business offers subscription access to a collection of business-relevant courses as well as a simple platform to host and distribute their own content in one central place. Udemy is privately owned and headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Ireland and Turkey.

About Unity Technologies
Unity Technologies is the creator of a flexible and high-performance end-to-end development platform used to create rich interactive 2D, 3D, VR and AR experiences. Unity's powerful graphics engine and full-featured editor serve as the foundation to develop beautiful games or apps and easily bring them to multiple platforms: mobile devices, home entertainment systems, personal computers, and embedded systems. Unity also offers solutions and services for creating games, boosting productivity, and connecting with audiences including Unity Ads, Unity Analytics, Unity Asset Store, Unity Cloud Build, Unity Collaborate, Unity Connect and Unity Certification. Unity Technologies serves millions of registered developers including large publishers, indie studios, students and hobbyists around the globe. For more information, visit www.unity3d.com and to see the latest games and experiences created in Unity, go to https://unity.com/madewith.

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