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Learning Paths 51 posts

Learning paths help you know which courses to take in which particular order, so that you can work toward specific learning goals.

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Learning Path: MCSE Messaging

By Don Jones on February 19, 2015

This learning path is for Microsoft Exchange administrators working in an on-premises environment. The courses listed here will help you gain the skills needed to manage even the most advanced Exchange environments.


Learning Path: MCSE SharePoint

By Don Jones on February 18, 2015

This learning path is designed for IT professionals who design, implement and administer Microsoft SharePoint environments. You’ll encounter a wide range of relevant topics here, including topology design, security planning, installation and configuration, maintenance, and much more.


Learning Path: MCSE Private Cloud

By Don Jones on February 13, 2015

This learning path provides a good overview of Microsoft’s current approach to private cloud. It’s designed for professionals pursuing Microsoft’s MCSE: Private Cloud credential, or for those working in a large-scale System Center-focused environment.


Learning Path: PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)

By Don Jones on February 12, 2015

If your focus is on project management, earning the PMP certification is a smart investment in your career. The courses listed here will help you prepare for the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.


Learning Path: MCSE Desktop Infrastructure

By Don Jones on February 11, 2015

This learning path will not only help improve your knowledge of Windows 8 deployment and implementation, along with application deployment and virtualization — but it will also prepare you for the MCSE: Desktop Infrastructure certification.


Learning Path: Web Application Development with ASP.NET MVC5

By Mike Woodring on February 10, 2015

This learning path is for developers who are comfortable using C#, but don’t necessarily have experience with Microsoft’s ASP.NET platform, as well as developers with prior ASP.NET (or even ASP.NET MVC) experience. The courses listed here provide a comprehensive tour of MVC web application development using ASP.NET MVC, Versions 4 and 5.


Learning Path: Querying SQL Server (70-461)

By Don Jones on February 9, 2015

This learning path will teach you how to write a wide range of queries for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and later versions. The courses listed here will also help you prepare for certification under Microsoft’s MSCA – SQL Server program.


Learning Path: T-SQL CRUD

By Jim Christopher on February 6, 2015

This learning path aims to make you proficient in using T-SQL to query and manage data on SQL Server 2012. We’ll begin with gentle introductions to reading and updating data using ANSI SQL, and then guide you through more specialized aspects of applying T-SQL to business problems.


Learning Path: C# End to End

By Jim Christopher on February 5, 2015

This learning path will take you from having little to no experience with C# to understanding how to leverage the language’s advanced features. By the time you’re finished, you’ll walk away with an extensive understanding of how C# actually works on the underlying .NET platform.


Learning Path: Understanding the .NET Framework

By Mike Woodring on February 5, 2015

This learning path is for developers who have been introduced to C#, and want to develop a deeper understanding of the foundation upon which every .NET application is built. The courses listed here provide a comprehensive look at the operation of the CLR, as well as a tour of key classes in the Framework Class Library.


Learning Path: Administering SQL Server (70-462)

By Don Jones on February 3, 2015

This learning path covers on the skills you’ll need to administer Microsoft SQL Server. The material presented here is applicable to the 70-462 Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases exam, and also applies to Microsoft SQL Server 2014.


Learning Path: SharePoint Server 2013 MCSE (70-331, 70-332)

By Don Jones on January 28, 2015

This learning path focuses on the skills you need to implement and maintain a SharePoint Server (2010-2013) infrastructure. The courses listed here will help you prepare for Microsoft’s 70-331 and 70-332 exams.


Learning Path: Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure (70-414)

By Don Jones on January 14, 2015

This learning path will help equip you with the skills needed to pass Microsoft’s exam on Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure.


Learning Path: Windows Presentation Foundation

By Jim Christopher on December 18, 2014

Want to become a fluent and effective WPF application developer? This learning path has everything you need to get started.


Learning Path: Microsoft MCSA Windows Server 2012

By Gary Eimerman on December 4, 2014

Microsoft’s MCSA certification for Windows Server 2012 requires that you pass three exams. Pluralsight has published a learning path for each of these. Check them out here.


Learning Path: MCSA Office 365

By Don Jones on December 4, 2014

This learning path provides a good foundation for Office 365 management, and serves as a foundation for more advanced training in Microsoft-centric messaging, communication, and collaboration.


Learning Path: Advanced Features of Windows Server 2012 (and R2) (70-412 exam)

By Don Jones on December 4, 2014

This learning path is intended for Microsoft IT Professionals seeking certification, as well as basic job skills applicable to administration in a Microsoft client/server environment.


Learning Path: Administering Windows Server 2012 (and R2) (70-411 exam)

By Don Jones on December 4, 2014

This learning path is designed to help prepare you to administer Windows Server 2012 (and Windows Server 2012 R2) in a production environment. This path can also help you prepare to take Microsoft’s 70-411 exam. Check it out here.


Learning Path: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 (and R2) (70-410 exam)

By Don Jones on December 4, 2014

This learning path is designed to help prepare you to install and configure Windows Server 2012 (and Windows Server 2012 R2) in a production environment. This path can also help you prepare to take Microsoft’s 70-410 exam.


Learning Path: MySQL

By Geoffrey Grosenbach on November 18, 2014

Many kinds of applications can be written with the help of MySQL as a backend. Our goal in this learning path is to give you a foundation for understanding the basic relational concepts which you’ll need to write the most common kinds of data-driven applications.