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Last year Stanford University offered three free online undergraduate level courses: in artificial intelligence, machine learning and database programming. Out of that very successful venture came two companies specialising in bring university-level education free to anyone who wanted it: Udacity, started by robotics expert Sebastian Thrun who had shared teaching with Peter Norvig on the AI course, and Coursera, founded by Sebastian's Stanford colleagues Andrew Ng (who taught the ML course) and Dapne Koller (who teaches Probabilistic Graphical Models). Between them Udacity and Coursera now offer dozens of high quality online courses all taught by first class academics--the only thing you don't get is a university course credit. The relevance to this forum is the Coursera course in Software as a Service (SaaS), given by Armando Fox and David Patterson. This free course will take you through the fundamentals of web development and cloud computing, the agile development process, the Ruby language, Rails development and testing. If you have some programming background and you want to learn how to develop your own websites, this is a great course taught by acknowledge experts. https://www.coursera.org/course/saas