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Archive for April, 2011

IT Resume 101: How to Optimize Your Work History Section

By Alan Ackmann on April 29, 2011

Optimize your work history section on your IT resume with these three simple tips and see how easily your resume can go from vague and boring to unique and interesting. See how to present your work history in a detailed way that matches your objective and sets you apart from your competition.


How to login to the Pluralsight mobile apps

By Aaron Skonnard on April 28, 2011

We recently released Pluralsight for iOS and Pluralsight for Android that allow you to watch your favorite Pluralsight training courses on the go. As customers have begun using them, we’ve identified a common point of confusion around how to login to Pluralsight via the mobile apps. Although our website allows you to login with either […]


Cloud Computing 101: Private vs Public Cloud

By Veronica Henry on April 27, 2011

What is the cloud? What is the difference between a private and a public cloud? What should you look for in a cloud provider? These are the questions we’ll answer in this article on private vs public clouds.


Pluralsight for iOS now available

By Aaron Skonnard on April 26, 2011

We are pleased to announce the availability of our FREE Pluralsight for iOS app. You can find it in the Apple App Store here or you can search for “Pluralsight” to look it up. The app is designed for use on the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Pluralsight for iOS makes it easy to keep […]


WebsiteSpark + Pluralsight

By Aaron Skonnard on April 26, 2011

Today we are excited to announce a new strategic partnership between Pluralsight and WebsiteSpark. This partnership gives all WebsiteSpark members free Pluralsight On-Demand! training benefits. WebsiteSpark gives Web designers and developers a jump-start by providing the tools and resources needed to build great websites, free of cost. WebsiteSpark members receive valuable software like Visual Studio, Expression, SQL […]


New Training Release: Small Business Server 2011 Training

By Kasia Lorenc on April 26, 2011

Our Small Business Server 2011 Training is now available. This course is perfect for small business owners and administrators who want to learn how to setup and manage their own SBS servers quickly and run them efficiently.


New course: PowerPivot for SharePoint 2010 Setup

By Fritz Onion on April 25, 2011

Robert Cain has just published a new course: PowerPivot for SharePoint 2010 Setup Learn how to properly install and configure SharePoint 2010 with PowerPivot. This course will guide you through the installation and setup procedures, including installing SparePoint 2010, PowerPivot, SQL Server, and configuring Active Directory, SharePoint, and PowerPivot to begin working with PowerPivot in […]


New course: Unit Testing with MSTest

By Fritz Onion on April 25, 2011

Phani Tipparaju has just published a new course: Unit Testing with MSTest In this course you will be learning about using Microsoft Visual Studio Unit Testing features. We will cover understanding unit testing basics, asserts and testing lifecycle, web performance tests, generic tests, ordered tests, WebServiceHelper and TestConfigurationSection.


IT Resume 101: Tips for a Perfect Technical Skills Section

By Alan Ackmann on April 22, 2011

The technical skills section is a crucial part of your IT resume. Candidate screening for IT positions often begins (and frequently ends) by assessing technical competence. Today we take a closer look at some tips for perfecting your technical skills section of your resume.


2011 Charlotte VMUG: Videos Available Now

By Kasia Lorenc on April 21, 2011

The 2011 Carolina Summit VMUG in Charlotte was one of the biggest VMUG events of the year — and our goal was to bring the event to you! Check out the keynote presentations, panel discussion and the videos of several of the sessions from the event for free.


What’s New in Windows Small Business Server (SBS) 2011

By Sean Wilkins on April 20, 2011

Small Business Server is a cost effective, efficient solution that brings a lot of services into a single server. SBS 2011 offers three editions along with new features and functionalities. Learn more about SBS and see what’s new in SBS 2011.


9 Exclusive Interviews with IT Experts at Connections 2011

By Kasia Lorenc on April 19, 2011

The Train Signal team just got back from the Connections conference in Orlando and brought back 9 exclusive interviews with the conference speakers including J. Peter Bruzzese, Rhonda Layfield, Don Jones, Mark Minasi, Tony Redmond, Greg Sheilds and more.


Pluralsight for Android (Beta) now available

By Aaron Skonnard on April 18, 2011

We are pleased to announce the availability of our FREE Pluralsight for Android app. You can find it in the Android Market, and it only takes seconds to install and get running. Pluralsight for Android makes it easy to keep watching your favorite Pluralsight On-Demand! training courses on the go, from anywhere, over WIFI or your wireless data […]


Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Certifications

By Abhinav Kaiser on April 18, 2011

As SharePoint 2010 adoption increases, so does the demand for qualified SharePoint professionals. Take a look at what the certification options are for both SharePoint Administrators and SharePoint Developers and the MCTS, MCITP and MCM levels.


New course: Hands-on Windows Phone 7 Development

By Fritz Onion on April 18, 2011

Yacine Khammal has just published a new course: Hands-on Windows Phone 7 Development This course is intended for developers who are familiar with the fundamentals of Windows Phone 7 development. It tackles many of the issues developers will run into in practice when developing real applications, including application architecture, working with services, handling data, and managing […]


New course: What’s new in Silverlight 5

By Fritz Onion on April 18, 2011

Shawn Wildermuth published a new course: What’s New in Silverlight 5 As the new version of Silverlight 5 has hit the interwebs, it’s time for existing developers to learn what features can impact their projects. In this course, Shawn Wildermuth will show you the different areas of the new Silverlight 5 APIs including: Data Binding […]


IT Resume 101: Crafting Your Education Section

By Alan Ackmann on April 15, 2011

Learn how to craft the perfect education section of your IT resume. Whether you’ve just left school or you’ve been out for a while, these expert tips and tricks will help you get the most out those hard years in school to make your IT resume stand out.


Using Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT) to Help with Windows 7 Deployment

By Mike Rodriguez on April 13, 2011

Microsoft’s Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT) allows you to easily verify compatibility between applications, devices and system hardware and new versions of Widows OS. ACT is a valuable tool and can be extremely helpful during your Windows 7 deployment.


The Future of Train Signal’s VMware VCAP Training

By David Davis on April 12, 2011

Train Signal is currently one of the only video training providers that offers VMware VCAP training for the VCAP4-DCA exam. See what the future hold for our VMware VCAP training and if the VCAP certification is right for you.


What’s New in System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 SP1

By Brian Nelson on April 12, 2011

System Center Virtual Machine Manager is a comprehensive management suite for data centers utilizing high-end virtualization and VMM 2008 R2 SP1 brings some new features and support to the table. Let’s take a closer look at what’s new in VMM 2008 R2 SP1.


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