Over the last 15 years, one of the premier entry-level networking certifications has been the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA). The CCNA is targeted at those with one to two years of network engineering experience and is achieved by taking either two specialized or one consolidated written exam. Over time the certification has held its value while other programs have waned away.
We hope everyone has had a great week, and for those in the US, that you enjoyed your Thanksgiving holiday — we sure did! Here’s the list of courses we’ve released in the past two weeks. Enjoy!
As part of my quest to really understand the Lean movement, I’m going back to its roots and reading Out of the Crisis, by W. Edwards Deming, originally published back in the 80′s. If you want to know where the idea of continuous improvement, or Kaizen came from, read this book.
Microsoft’s MCSA certification is the second level of certification (above MTA and below MCSE) and tackles topics that prepare you for an associate-level IT career. Learning path objective Strengthen your knowledge in desktop support and administration on the Windows 8 operating system and prepare for the two exams required to earn the MCSA: Windows 8 [...]
Everyone from Ford to Coca-Cola is having hackathons these days; there are hackathons for food and politics, immigration reform and healthcare. In the tech world they've become a staple of developer relations. But how useful are they to developers, and are they all equally useful?
Find the weaknesses in your website before hackers do in our course, Hack Yourself First: How to go on the Cyber-Offense. In this free clip, see how the tools in Google Chrome can help you dissect each page.
In my last post, we walked through the touchy subject of why knowing SEO is important for web developers and how spending some time digging in to SEO can save you time, earn you dollars and keep you sane. This time, I want to take on some of the specific, basic knowledge surrounding website structure that web developers should make a part of their repertoire.
Do you work in a computer-related job field? If so, this data released by PhoenixTS might be of interest. A recent survey revealed computer-related job salaries in the top ten states average between $82,000 and $108,000 per year, with Colorado sitting at the top of the list.
Americans may be among the most productive workers in the world, but living up to such high expectations isn’t always easy. Here are seven simple ways to help you stay at the top of the heap.
In C# Design Strategies, one of the top C# programmers in the industry teaches Gang of Four Design Patterns as well as good coding practice. This free clip focuses on the importance of threads.
Believe it or not, our awesome courses don't just appear magically in our library. We've got a whole team of people working to bring you the best dev and IT admin training out there. But who are we? The Pluralsight staff wants to share the things we're most thankful for this Thanksgiving, so you can get to know us better.
It's that time of year where we all give a bit of energy to finding things to be thankful for. Health, love, family, prosperity. But what about the workplace? Have you ever given much thought to what you have to be thankful for on the job?
Monday may be responsible for many sad faces and “sick days,” but let’s be real: Unless you’re singing praises of TGIF, no other day of the week feels quite as spectacular. Thankfully, there are several things you can do to boost your mood while you’re still on the clock. Prepare for Monday on Fridays – The Bangles were [...]
Like most of you out there, I never sat at my desk in high school or college dreaming of one day becoming a “video training author.” In fact, to this day, when a “non-techie” asks me what I do, I usually struggle to explain it and end up just saying, “I do computer stuff.”
We reached another big number this week. Our library now has over 1200 courses! Amazing, right? We still have over a month before the year ends, and there’s no sign of slowing down. Check out the courses we’ve released in the past week.