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Author spotlight: Lars Klint –Windows Platform dev, Microsoft MVP & car guy

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Recent Posts

Weekly new courses: Android animations, PowerShell, CompTIA , SQL & more

Whitney Larsen on May 30, 2015

What's not to love about new courses on VMware, SQL, CompTIA, Photoshop, Android and PowerShell? Nothing really. Dive right in!


Learning Path: Cisco CCNP Routing and Switching

Don Jones on May 28, 2015

For many, this credential is considered the core Cisco certification. It's a complex track, requiring you to pass separate exams on routing, switching and troubleshooting. Check here regularly for updates on new courses.


Pig vs. Java MapReduce: what to know

Thomas Henson on May 27, 2015

Limited Java experience doesn't mean you can't write MapReduce jobs. Learn more about how to use Pig Latin and Pig to conquer MapReduce jobs with basic SQL knowledge.


7 tabletop games that’ll make you want to ditch your gaming PC

Stacy Warden on May 26, 2015

Put down that mouse, remove your headset and step away from the endless PvP queues. We've rounded up seven tabletop games that'll force you to unplug in order to get your fix.


Learning Path: Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) April 2015 Objectives

Don Jones on May 25, 2015

In April 2015, ISC2 revised the objectives to the SSCP. As a result, we're completely revamping our coverage of this material. You'll now find eight different courses, with each one addressing a specific functional domain. Check here for the full listing.


Weekly new courses: Ethical Hacking, SQL Server, Visual Studio & more

Whitney Larsen on May 23, 2015

The first three courses of our most highly anticipated series are here! Dive into Ethical Hacking with Dale Meredith and Troy Hunt, and check out our other weekly releases.


What IT pros need to know after Microsoft Build & Ignite

Marco Shaw on May 22, 2015

Microsoft just tied up its Build and Ignite conferences, both of which were jam-packed with valuable information for IT pros. If you happened to miss any of it, you can breathe a sigh of relief, because we've rounded up the most noteworthy items from each of these events. Catch up on all the highlights here.


Learning Path: Deploying Windows Devices and Enterprise Apps (Microsoft 70-695)

Don Jones on May 22, 2015

The courses in this learning path focus on the skills needed to implement Operating System Deployment to Windows devices, including Lite Touch and Zero Touch deployment.


3 steps to job security – for you and your staff

Pluralsight on May 21, 2015

In today’s fast-moving world of technology, job security can seem awfully fleeting for tech teams. Here are three easy steps to lock down your positions.


What your CS and IS students need to know before they graduate

Callie Johnson on May 20, 2015

With all the avenues CS and IS students can take, pinpointing exactly what to teach them before graduation can be tough. Thankfully, we've got some insight on what your students should know before they get that diploma.


Learning Path: Ethical Hacking

Don Jones on May 20, 2015

In one of our most highly anticipated course series releases – actually THE most anticipated – we bring to you this 20-course series on Ethical Hacking. Enjoy!


Fresh developer skills you probably aren’t learning, but should

M. David Green on May 19, 2015

Developers can't afford to take a break from learning new skills. Here are five to keep on your radar.


5 email mistakes you’re probably still making

Stacy Warden on May 18, 2015

By now you think we’d all be pros at this whole emailing thing, but with how many messages we send on a daily basis it can be easy to overlook some pretty important stuff.


Weekly new courses: C#, Swift, PMP® & more

Sonal Amin on May 15, 2015

We have several new courses hot off the press for you to check out. Get the latest and greatest now.


8 tech documentaries you can binge-watch this weekend

Stacy Warden on May 15, 2015

Because we all need the occasional break from GoT, here are eight tech-related documentaries to keep you not only entertained, but also informed and enlightened.