Pluralsight Learning PathsPluralsight Learning Paths RSS Feed is an open-source operating system maintained by Google that runs on over 80% of all mobile handsets today. Android provides an adaptive app framework that allows you to provide unique resources for different device configurations. Apps are developed using the Java language in tandem with the Android SDK. This path will start you out with the basics of Android and Android studio, before fine-tuning your skills to make beautiful and functional apps. For those interested, we have the [Associate Android Developer]( learning path to facilitate preparation for the exam.Thu, 17 Aug 2017 20:08:53 -0400 is a Javascript library, developed in 2013 by Jordan Walke of Facebook. You’ll find React is both very popular (it’s the 5th most starred JS library on GitHub) and used on major sites including on Facebook, Netflix, and Khan Academy. You’ll love the flexibility of using React with your favorite web technologies (except for jQuery!), and this path will take you from the fundamentals all the way up to building full apps with custom styling. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:49:13 -0400 Management using Docker represent a higher-density kind of "virtualization" that can meet the needs of certain scenarios better than traditional hypervisors. Here you'll learn everything you need to know about Docker, the gold standard in container management across platforms.Thu, 17 Aug 2017 02:27:00 -0400 Azure for Developers path is intended for those who would like to learn about Azure services and practices that will enable you to build scalable, highly available and performant applications. This path will demonstrate how to leverage Azure for common capabilities and plumbing, so that you can focus on building things that matter.Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:14:20 -0400 Windows Devices (70-697) 10 is Microsoft’s most recent workstation operating system. It’s being used in homes and offices around the world. As the last major version of Windows, Windows 10 addresses many of the concerns users had with Windows 8, while delivering the stability of Windows 7 and even greater security. This path is designed for those wanting to prepare for Microsoft's 70-697 exam or those who'd like a deeper understanding of configuring Windows 10 in the enterprise.Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:06:15 -0400 and Configuring Windows 10 (70-698) 10 addresses many of the concerns users had with Windows 8, while delivering the stability of Windows 7 and substantially improved security. This learning track covers the essentials of installing and configuring the operating system, core services, and also sets forth best practices for ongoing maintenance and management. The learning track prepares the viewer for the 70-698 exam, which counts towards the Windows 10 MCSA certification.Wed, 16 Aug 2017 13:55:23 -0400 Dynamics Core Skills skill path is designed to take you from the end of the [Maya: Core Skills]( skill path into a tightly focused study of building common visual effects elements for television and film using Autodesk’s Maya. This path will help build a strong foundation for working with the major dynamics systems of this extremely robust application.Wed, 16 Aug 2017 13:34:52 -0400 Associate Android Developer (AAD) Associate Android Developer Certification from Google is a performance-based exam focused on demonstrating competency and skill in the tasks Android developers most frequently perform. This path will help you prepare for the Associate Android Developer Certification exam and provide you with a strong foundation in the skills necessary to work effectively as an Android developer.Tue, 15 Aug 2017 13:59:09 -0400® to refine your project management skills? PMI's Project Management Professional is a popular certification for established project managers who want to prove their ability and knowledge in the industry. Following this learning path will allow you to meet the mandatory training requirement to sit for the PMP exam. These courses, as well as others we offer, also count as professional development units (PDUs), which help you maintain your certification over time. This path is based on PMBOK® 5th Edition where you'll learn about PMBOK®'s ten knowledge areas. This Path also fully covers the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) exam objectives.Thu, 10 Aug 2017 19:25:34 -0400 Project+ (PK0-004) Project+ PK0-004 is CompTIA’s newest version of this popular, entry-level project management certification. Project+ is recognized worldwide as a sign employees understand the principles of project management and are ready to apply those skills to lead project teams to success. According to CompTIA, project management ranks 3rd in desired IT specialty skills, and earning a Project+ certification can put applicants in line for more and higher-paying opportunities to lead projects.Thu, 10 Aug 2017 14:47:22 -0400 Your Skills to MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (70-743) path focuses on implementing core infrastructure services in Windows Server 2016. This path also covers the objectives contained in Microsoft’s 70-743 exam. Before sitting for the 70-743 exam, we strongly recommend you pair your Pluralsight training with ample hands-on experience in a production environment. Whether you are preparing for the exam or simply want to upgrade your skills, this path will help get you there.Thu, 10 Aug 2017 14:45:26 -0400 with Windows Server 2016 (70-741) path focuses on the networking features and functionality in Windows Server 2016. This path also covers the objectives contained in Microsoft’s 70-741 exam. Before sitting for the 70-741 exam, we strongly recommend you pair your Pluralsight training with ample hands-on experience in a production environment. Whether you are preparing for the exam or simply want to increase your mastery of Windows Server 2016 networking features and functionality, this path will help get you there.Thu, 10 Aug 2017 14:44:24 -0400 with Windows Server 2016 (70-742) path focuses on installation and configuration of Active Directory Domain Services (AS DS) in Windows Server 2016. It also covers Group Policy implementation, Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS), Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS), and Web Application proxy implementation. This path covers the objectives contained in Microsoft’s 70-742 exam. Before sitting for the 70-742 exam, we strongly recommend you pair your Pluralsight training with ample hands-on experience in a production environment. Whether you are preparing for the exam or simply want to increase your skill, this path will help get you there.Thu, 10 Aug 2017 14:43:47 -0400 Directory Administration Directory (AD) is a centralized Windows OS directory service that automates network management of user data, security, and distributed resources. In this path, you will learn about the implementation of Active Directory Domain Services in Windows Server 2016, how to manage and maintain Active Directory Domain Services, and how to implement Active Directory Certificate Services.Thu, 10 Aug 2017 12:10:28 -0400 Developer on Microsoft Azure path focuses on the primary features and services of Microsoft Azure to use when developing and deploying Node.js applications. Beginning with an exploration of the Azure infrastructure, you'll then cover multiple options to deploy Node apps into Azure. You’ll see how to automate the cloud to achieve continuous deployment of those applications, and explore multiple features to make them scalable, resilient, and secure. From App Services and software containers to Redis Cache and Content Delivery Networks, these courses will give you the fundamental knowledge you need to evaluate, design, build and deploy your Node applications in Microsoft Azure.Tue, 01 Aug 2017 14:41:01 -0400 Developer on Microsoft Azure you a .NET developer looking at developing applications in the cloud? This path is for developers and architects who need to come up to speed quickly on Microsoft Azure. In this path, we'll see how to plan, build, and deploy applications and APIs into Microsoft Azure. We'll see how to automate the cloud to achieve continuous deployment of our systems, and focus on the features of Azure that allow us to build scalable, resilient systems that can recover from disasters. From App Services and software containers to Redis Cache and Service Fabric, these courses will give you the fundamental knowledge you need to start working confidently with Microsoft Azure.Fri, 28 Jul 2017 20:22:56 -0400 Windows Server 2012 R2 to take on Microsoft's most popular certification? Pluralsight's engaging and energetic authors make the path to the MCSA: Windows Server 2012 R2 easy. We strongly recommend that you pair Pluralsight training with ample hands-on experience in a production environment.Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:43:11 -0400, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016 (70-740) path focuses on the installation, storage, and compute features and functionality in Windows Server 2016. This path also covers the objectives contained in Microsoft’s 70-740 exam. Before sitting for the 70-740 exam, we strongly recommend you pair your Pluralsight training with ample hands-on experience in a production environment. Whether you are preparing for the exam or simply want to increase your mastery of Windows Server 2016 installation, store, and compute features, this path will help get you there.Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:42:46 -0400 an Advanced Server Infrastructure (70-414) path will teach you the skills and knowledge needed to design, implement, and maintain a server infrastructure. It will also help prepare you for Microsoft's 70-414 exam. Passing both the 70-413 and 70-414 exams will result in the MCSE: Server Infrastructure certification.Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:42:25 -0400 and Implementing a Server Infrastructure (70-413) path will teach you the skills and knowledge needed to plan for, configure, and implement a server infrastructure. It will also help prepare you for Microsoft's 70-413 exam. Passing both the 70-413 and 70-414 exams will result in the MCSE: Server Infrastructure certification.Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:41:36 -0400 CCNP Routing and Switching Cisco CCNP Routing and Switching certification validates your skills in planning, implementing, verifying, and troubleshooting local and wide-area enterprise networks. To achieve the CCNP Routing and Switching certification, learners must pass three certification exams: ROUTE (300-101), SWITCH (300-115), and TSHOOT (300-135). This path will help prepare you to sit for these exams.Tue, 25 Jul 2017 14:39:00 -0400 Microsoft Azure Solutions (70-534) path will help you master Microsoft Azure solution design and architecture and help prepare you for Microsoft Certification Exam 70-534: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions.Thu, 20 Jul 2017 19:53:06 -0400 as a Service (IaaS) using Microsoft Azure path guides learners through all the key Microsoft Azure areas related to infrastructure solutions including storage, networking and compute. These skills are used as the foundation to enable automation and scaling of resources through to architecting highly available solutions in Azure and even using Azure as a DR service for on-premises services. Any IT administrator or architect looking to evaluate or use Azure infrastructure services will benefit from this path.Thu, 20 Jul 2017 19:52:36 -0400 Linux on Azure Linux on Azure seems straightforward with our two-parted Path. This certification requires passing Microsoft's 70-533 exam, Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions, in addition to obtaining your Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator (LFCS) certification.Thu, 20 Jul 2017 19:52:09 -0400 2017 - Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions (70-533) in implementing Microsoft Azure infrastructure solutions? You've come to the right place! From web sites to virtual networks, this Path will walk you through a number of different solution implementations while also preparing you for Microsoft's 70-533 exam.Thu, 20 Jul 2017 19:50:40 -0400 Core Skills is the compositing tool of choice for most all major motion pictures with VFX work involved in the production. Mid-sized to large film studios use it for anything from simple comps all the ways up to mind-bogglingly complicated node networks. Tue, 18 Jul 2017 16:03:24 -0400 Azure Administrator to master the core principles of operating a Microsoft Azure-based cloud infrastructure? This learning path is for any technology professional who wants to be involved in the operation and administration of Azure-based solutions and infrastructure. You will learn the fundamentals of implementing, monitoring, and maintaining Microsoft Azure solutions, including major services related to Compute, Storage, Network, and Security. By the end of this learning path, you will be able to implement, monitor, and manage the most commonly used Microsoft Azure services and components, as configured for the most common use cases.Fri, 14 Jul 2017 20:18:00 -0400 Core Skills gives you the power to drive innovation. With millions of users around the world, SOLIDWORKS has proven to be a market leader in 3D mechanical design and engineering. Create sophisticated part and assembly designs quickly and efficiently using powerful, easy-to-use software. This assessment tests your knowledge on the core skills you need to design using SOLIDWORKS. Find out how your knowledge compares to others in the industry, then skill up with Pluralsight courses focused on the topics that will give you the greatest benefit. Becoming an expert in SOLIDWORKS will give you the skills you need to succeed and bring your products to market faster! To Learn more about SOLIDWORKS, visit their [website](, 14 Jul 2017 14:57:10 -0400 OpenStack Administrator (COA) Certified OpenStack Administrator is a certification and exam available from the OpenStack Foundation. Candidates who pass the exam demonstrate their ability to manage OpenStack clouds. This path will teach you how to install and manage OpenStack on Ubuntu and CentOS hosts and will help prepare you for the exam.Wed, 12 Jul 2017 17:22:12 -0400 Microsoft Office 2016 Office is a suite of cross-compatible applications and services that include programs for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, information management, note-taking, project management, diagrams, and more. Being well-versed in Microsoft Office is a must for many business environments. This path will cover the essential information needed to be proficient in each one of the applications, as well as some advanced techniques in the more popular applications.Mon, 19 Jun 2017 17:09:50 -0400 Project+ (PK0-003) a hard time deciding which project management certification to take on? CompTIA's vendor-neutral Project+ content focuses on the fundamentals, making it easy for beginners and old pros to follow. This path covers the objectives in the PK0-003 exam, which is set to retire on September 30, 2017.Mon, 19 Jun 2017 16:34:13 -0400 vSphere® 6 Foundations to dive into the realm of virtualization? Pluralsight's VMware vSphere 6 Foundations path will help you develop the essential skills needed to navigate other VMware tracks, from Data Center Virtualization (DCV) to Desktop and Mobility (DTM), while preparing you for the exam.Thu, 15 Jun 2017 16:31:55 -0400 vSphere® 6 Data Center Virtualization (VCP6-DCV) mastered the skills specific to vSphere 6 Foundations? Time to graduate to vSphere 6 Data Center Virtualization (VCP6-DCV)! The following courses will help you get ready for the exam, but it is highly recommended that you supplement Pluralsight's material with hands-on application.Thu, 15 Jun 2017 16:30:56 -0400 Horizon 7 Desktop and Mobility (VCP7-DTM) you been tasked with extending your VMware vSphere virtualization infrastructure into the realm of virtual desktops? Learn to install, configure, and manage the components in VMware Horizon 7 while you explore the topics relevant to the VCP7-DTM exam in this course.Thu, 15 Jun 2017 16:30:02 -0400® SSCP® is an entry-level (ISC)² certification that helps newcomers enter the information security space. It also serves as a stepping stone to the more advanced CISSP certification. This series provides coverage of the seven domains of the SSCP Common Body of Knowledge (SSCP CBK®) updated on April 15, 2015.Thu, 15 Jun 2017 16:06:32 -0400® Foundation and Practitioner® is a project management method that is used in government and commercial organization around the world and is based on best practices gathered from years of project management experience. PRINCE2® is designed to be used to control projects in all industries regardless of size, complexity and required expertise. It can (and has) been used in projects as large as building a new power plant to as small as organizing a company social event. PRINCE2®, on a foundational level, is used all over the world by people whose work is generally carried out in a project environment like general project members and specialists who work on a project. PRINCE2®, on a practitioner level, is used by project managers around the world as the go to approach for controlling projects. When you are ready to sit for the exam, [here's a special discount for Pluralsight learners]( PRINCE2® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.Thu, 15 Jun 2017 16:04:52 -0400 2017 - Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements (70-346) path is designed to help you prepare for Exam 70-346: Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements. Watch this path to advance your skills in provisioning, managing, monitoring, and troubleshooting Microsoft Office 365 identities and cloud services. These courses cover the pre-2017 exam objectives.Thu, 15 Jun 2017 16:04:03 -0400 a Citrix XenDesktop/XenApp 7.6 Environment (CCA-V) learning path covers the Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp platform, focusing specifically on XenDesktop/XenApp 7.6 LTSR (Long Term Service Release). The five courses in this learning path discuss the topics and tasks associated with managing, maintaining, monitoring, and troubleshooting an existing Citrix XenDesktop environment. These courses are further designed to assist in preparing for the exam associated with the CCA-V certification.Thu, 15 Jun 2017 16:01:10 -0400 Foundation Certified System Administrator (LFCS) to level up in Linux? Andrew Mallett's Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator (LFCS) series will give you a leg up. In addition to covering the LFCS content, this Certification Path also aligns with the Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) exam objectives.Thu, 15 Jun 2017 16:00:09 -0400 Hacking (CEH Prep) to the world of ethical hacking. This series will teach you the basic concepts, techniques, concerns, tools and technologies involved in ethical hacking. The courses in this path are aligned to v9.Thu, 15 Jun 2017 15:56:48 -0400 Office 365 Services (70-347) path is designed to help you prepare for Exam 70-347: Enabling Office 365 Services. This path will help to advance your skills in providing Microsoft Office 365 services in your environment.Thu, 15 Jun 2017 15:55:08 -0400 and Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 (70-345) certification exam 70-345 validates that an IT professional is skilled in the design, deployment, and administration of Exchange Server 2016. This path will prepare you for the exam by teaching you how to design Exchange Server 2016 solutions for real world scenarios, and use Exchange features to achieve business and technical goals. Exam 70-345 is an essential qualification for on-premises Exchange systems administrators, systems engineers, and solution architects.Thu, 15 Jun 2017 15:53:11 -0400 Windows Devices and Enterprise Applications (70-695) to move to the latest generation of Microsoft's desktop platform - and prove your readiness? This series of courses will help you gain the skills covered by the 70-695 exam, including real-world education that'll prepare you to use these skills on the job.Thu, 15 Jun 2017 15:52:10 -0400 Server+ for a server-related certification? CompTIA Server+ is a great start. Our Server+ series aligns with the exam objectives and even adds onto them, providing you with valuable information that can further your career.Mon, 12 Jun 2017 17:18:01 -0400 Security+ a foundational knowledge of security with Pluralsight's CompTIA Security+ path. This series aligns with the CompTIA Security+ certification objectives and serves as preparation for the exam.Mon, 12 Jun 2017 17:17:27 -0400 Network+ to learn basic networking skills? CompTIA's vendor-neutral Network+ is the best bet for beginners or those looking to refresh already existing knowledge. This path follows the certification's objectives in order to help you get ready for the exam. We highly suggest that you pair hands-on learning with our training.Mon, 12 Jun 2017 17:14:03 -0400 Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) CAS-002 the CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) certification demonstrates knowledge of enterprise security, risk management, research and analysis, and integrating computing, communications, and business disciplines. It also validates technical knowledge and skills required to conceptualize, design, and engineer secure solutions in enterprise environments. Whether you'd like to increase your knowledge of enterprise security or you're preparing for the CAS-002 exam, this path will get you started.Mon, 12 Jun 2017 17:12:11 -0400 Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) CCENT is an industry standard certification that demonstrates competency in data networking operation, and the technical language used to describe it. To earn the CCENT certification, you must pass the Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices 1 (ICND1) exam. This path is based off of the ICND1 exam objectives, so this material can be used to prepare for the ICND1 exam or to simply learn the fundamentals of data networking. If you are serious about beginning a career in data networking or are trying to engage in more advanced aspects of data networking, earning the CCENT certification is an incredibly valuable resource that will help you build the credentials needed to demonstrate competency. After earning the CCENT credential, you can continue your training and complete the CCNA certification, as well.Mon, 12 Jun 2017 17:11:04 -0400 CCNA Security (210-260) IINS CCNA Security is a Cisco certification that validates ones skills in the administration of Information Security Products such as Cisco IOS, Cisco ASA, and Layer 2 switches. This certification is recognized industry wide and is desired by network and security operation centers. It’s a natural path for those desiring to focus on the security side of data networking.Mon, 12 Jun 2017 17:10:01 -0400 Certified DevOps Engineer AWS Certified DevOps Engineer Professional certification validates technical expertise in provisioning, operating, and managing distributed application systems on the AWS platform. This path prepares IT ops engineers and developers for the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer exam.Mon, 12 Jun 2017 17:06:50 -0400 Certified Technical Coordinator 10.11 Apple Certified Technical Coordinator (ACTC) certification verifies that you have a foundational understanding of OS X and OS X Server core functionality. ACTC certification is for technical coordinators and entry-level system administrators who maintain small- to medium-sized computer networks that use OS X Server.Mon, 12 Jun 2017 17:02:16 -0400 Linux+ you are interested in increasing your foundational knowledge of Linux or if you’d like to review material for the CompTIA Linux+ certification, this path is for you. A CompTIA Linux+ certification demonstrates your skills and knowledge needed to successfully configure, manage, and troubleshoot Linux systems and provides a foundation for higher-level Linux certifications. To obtain this certification you must pass two exams: LX0-103 and LX0-104. When you earn the CompTIA Linux+, you can also earn your LPIC-1 certification by having your scores sent to LPI.Thu, 08 Jun 2017 17:56:37 -0400 Effects CC learning path will take you through the entire process of learning After Effects.Thu, 08 Jun 2017 17:14:54 -0400 first level of Linux Professional Institute's three-tiered certification program focuses on basic maintenance tasks like working with the command line interface and introducing fundamentals. In order to gain your LPIC-1 certification, you must pass exams 101-400 and 102-400. Mon, 05 Jun 2017 14:56:09 -0400 the Scrum Framework Scrum Framework is the leading choice of teams desiring an agile approach for the way they work. Teams using the Scrum Framework see a higher rate of successful deliveries, reduced risk, and products that better fit their end users' needs. The creators of Scrum designed the framework to have the right balance of guidance for those teams who are just getting started with agile as well as freedom for those teams who already have their feet wet and are looking to further optimize their process. For this reason, the Scrum Framework remains the dominate choice of agile methodologies and, as its popularity has only grown in recent years, it's showing no signs of slowing down. If your team is considering an agile approach to how they work, then this path is the ideal choice. Wed, 31 May 2017 20:02:36 -0400 360: Core Skills 360 is CAD reinvented! It gives you the power to drive innovation. With users around the world, Fusion 360 has proven to be a market leader in 3D mechanical design and engineering. Create sophisticated part and assembly designs quickly and efficiently using powerful, easy-to-use software. This learning path will build your knowledge on the core skills you need to design using Fusion 360. Becoming an expert in Fusion 360 will give you the skills you need to succeed and bring your products to market faster!Wed, 31 May 2017 15:17:21 -0400 CCNA Routing and Switching CCNA is an industry standard certification that demonstrates competency in data networking operation. If you’re interested in a data networking career or wish to advance your current data networking career, obtaining your CCNA is a great way to create career opportunities for yourself. To earn the CCNA Routing and Switching designation, you must either pass both the 100-105 ICND1 Exam and the 200-105 ICND2 Exam or you must pass the 200-125 CCNA Composite Exam. This path, which contains 19 courses, is built using the Cisco CCNA exam objectives. The path starts with the most fundamental concepts to create a framework, which will be used to understand the more complex protocols presented later in the path. Tue, 16 May 2017 12:11:54 -0400 Core Skills its procedural node-based workflow, Houdini lets you create more content faster to reduce timelines and enjoy enhanced flexibility in all your creative tasks. Houdini is perfect for Visual Effects artists and technical directors with its particle and dynamics contexts. Houdini includes a complete toolset for visual effects and game studios that includes lighting, rendering, animation and procedural modeling.Wed, 10 May 2017 15:40:15 -0400 is an interpreted object-oriented programming language. It is open source, so the interpreter and source are freely available and distributable in binary form. Python has many built-in high-level data structures and utilizes dynamic typing and binding, making it an excellent choice for both scripting and application development. Programming in Python can be extremely quick and productive owing to the lack of a compilation step as well as the built-in debugger (also written in Python). This fast edit-test-debug cycle is one of the main draws for programmers who wish to develop in Python, while others are drawn to the active and passionate Python community. This path will take you from the basics of the Python language all the way up to working with web frameworks and programming a Raspberry Pi.Wed, 03 May 2017 18:05:48 -0400 Video and Audio Production completing this path learners will have a solid understanding of how to set up and complete a project in Adobe Story CC, Prelude CC, Premiere Pro CC, Audition CC, After Effects CC, Speedgrade CC, & Adobe Media Encoder. This path will show you how to edit, color-correct, and animate inside the various applications. You’ll also learn when to perform color correction in a dedicated application like speedgrade and when it’s ok to leave that work in the main application like After Effects or Premiere Pro. You’ll learn how to add titles to footage and how to work with audio. Finally, you’ll learn how each application renders or exports, and how to use dedicated rendering software like Adobe Media Encoder.Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:50:06 -0400 Pro CC Pro is a non-linear editing program used by editors, producers, and loggers. Casual hobbyists will find Premiere useful for simple video editing, as well. Premiere is commonly used in smaller post-production houses and with freelancers, but can also be used in bigger Hollywood movies. Premiere Pro is popular software because it’s intuitive and easy-to-use for those new to video editing, but it also meets the needs of the masters who have used it for decades. Premiere Pro can be used to edit together anything from a quick product video, to a documentary, to a movie.Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:53:28 -0400 Environment Modeling a game is a multi-faceted project that includes multiple disciplines. A vastly important part of creating your game is the environment and the art used to create it. This learning path will show you the tools and skills used to build a game environment, and will teach you about creating assets for your world. Thu, 13 Apr 2017 19:44:17 -0400 Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) series provides an overview of the technical knowledge needed to design, engineer, and manage the overall security posture of an organization. This series can be used to prepare for the (ISC)²® CISSP® (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) examination, with coverage of the eight domains of the CISSP Common Body of Knowledge (CISSP CBK®) updated on April 15, 2015.Tue, 11 Apr 2017 01:36:43 -0400 Systems Auditor series provides foundational knowledge of information systems audit techniques and technology, knowledge which is necessary for developing an audit plan and conducting subsequent audits. This series can be used to prepare for the ISACA® CISA® (Certified Information Systems Auditor®) examination, with coverage of the 2016 CISA Job Practice Areas.Tue, 11 Apr 2017 01:33:16 -0400 A+ CompTIA A+ certification is immensely popular and often essential to many entry-level positions in the IT world. The 220-901 and 220-902 exams are updated versions of the 220-801 and 220-802 exams, which will retire in August 2016. We highly suggest that you utilize a lab environment to allow hands-on learning in addition to using our courses for training and preparation.Tue, 11 Apr 2017 00:31:21 -0400 Core Skills is a full-featured 3D sculpting and illustration packaged used widely in the media and entertainment industry. It is used to create highly detailed models and textures for concepts and production models. ZBrush is essential for working modelers, especially those in film and games. ZBrush is a vital tool for anyone who wants to create highly-detailed character or environment models. It fits into any production pipeline and offers a wide array of creative and time-saving tools. This path covers the core ZBrush skills you need to know to build a strong sculpting foundation and enhance your overall modeling workflow.Thu, 06 Apr 2017 18:42:03 -0400 is a JavaScript runtime that uses a non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight, efficient and very popular among JavaScript developers who also need to write server-side code. If you need any proof that Node.js can help scale your application, look no further than examples likes Netflix, PayPal and Uber, which currently using Node.js to deliver fast, scalable and reliable solutions.Fri, 31 Mar 2017 18:35:15 -0400 is the most widely deployed language in the world. Whether you’re interested in writing front-end client side code, back-end code for servers, or even game development, you’ll be able to accomplish all of this and more with JavaScript. This learning path includes JavaScript tutorials for both the new programmer looking to get started and the advanced web developer wanting to solidify and enhance their skills.Fri, 31 Mar 2017 18:08:58 -0400 Core Skills is a high-end 3D software that is used heavily throughout the entertainment industry. It allows 3D artists to create the elaborate computer-generated environments and stunning digital characters seen in today’s blockbuster films and AAA game titles. This learning path is designed to build a strong foundation for working with the major areas of this extremely robust application. While various industries and studios use Maya for slightly different purposes, the core tools and workflows remain the same, and the collection of courses in this path are designed to help you build those core skills.Thu, 30 Mar 2017 16:01:46 -0400 CC for Creative Professionals is a program used by many creative professionals for layout and design. It’s the industry standard for layout and is almost impossible to ignore if you’re creating a multi-page project. In this learning path, you’ll start to master InDesign by learning the fundamentals of the software. You’ll then move onto more specific projects and courses designed to strengthen the foundation of your knowledge by creating stationery, eBooks and interactive PDFs. By the end of these courses, you’ll not only be confident in your technical use of InDesign, but you’ll also gain skills for layout and design techniques.Tue, 07 Mar 2017 17:30:37 -0500 is the newest version of the default file format for web documents. It adds new form elements, audio/video support, a drawing canvas, real-time communication, local storage, drag and drop, and more. Whether you're writing static pages or dynamically generating HTML, you'll need to know and understand HTML5. This learning path includes proven HTML5 tutorials that will get you there.Sat, 04 Mar 2017 21:27:07 -0500 of IT Operations collection of courses provides newcomers with the first step they need to start a career in IT. After completing this path, learners should be prepared to begin an entry-level IT job, such as Help Desk Technician or Desktop Support Technician, that provides additional hands-on experience. With some experience, learners will be ready to move into more formal certification programs, such as Microsoft's MCSA collection of certification titles. The target audience for this path is anyone who is interested in starting an entry-level job in IT. This career track is also suitable for those switching into the IT industry, and who are focused on the operations side of IT, rather than the software development side.Fri, 03 Mar 2017 19:52:27 -0500 Max: Environment Modeling who is just getting started using 3ds Max needs to understand the essential tools and workflows involved when modeling environments in 3ds Max. Understanding the core fundamentals of modeling will allow users to apply their knowledge to any industry that involves 3d modeling. 3ds Max is widely used in the film, games and archviz industries today. While each industry may use 3ds Max a little bit differently, the core tools and workflows are virtually the same. This Learning Path will explore those core fundamentals of modeling for set props and environments.Thu, 09 Feb 2017 23:58:42 -0500 a Citrix XenDesktop/XenApp 7.6 Environment (CCP-V) learning path covers the Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp platform, focusing specifically on XenDesktop/XenApp 7.6 LTSR (Long Term Service Release). The five courses in this learning path discuss the topics and tasks associated with deploying a highly-available and production-ready Citrix XenDesktop environment. These courses are further designed to assist in preparing for the exam associated with the CCP-V certification.Fri, 03 Feb 2017 18:12:03 -0500 CC for Creative Professionals this learning path, you’ll start to master Illustrator by working on some practical examples. You’ll then move onto more specific projects teaching some of the most core skills an Illustrator user needs to know. By the end of these courses, you’ll not only be confident in your technical use of Illustrator, but you’ll have also picked up a lot of theory and technique for design and illustration.Fri, 27 Jan 2017 16:31:14 -0500 Management Basics 10.11 path covers how to manage Macintosh networks and focuses on topics like deploying OS X, deploying software application, controlling machines with polices, and keeping systems up-to-date. It is an excellent starting point for anyone tasked with managing multiple Macintosh computers.Fri, 27 Jan 2017 16:26:07 -0500 Perspectives on Cyber Security Source, a collaboration of distinguished thought leaders, speakers, authors, coaches, and researchers, presents a series of conversations and insights on Cyber Security Awareness. Appropriate for anyone in a business, organizational, or government environment, this series is designed to offer you new perspectives on everyday security from a variety of in-the-trenches practitioners.Fri, 20 Jan 2017 16:56:47 -0500 Management and Information Systems Control path provides foundational knowledge of the process of information systems risk management. The process of risk management is used in establishing an information security framework. Use this path to learn more about IT risk and how it relates to your company, or use it to prepare for the ISACA® CRISC™ (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control™) exam, with coverage of the 2015 CRISC™ Job Practice Areas.Thu, 05 Jan 2017 16:21:11 -0500 is an object-oriented programming language that was first developed by Bjarne Stroustrup. It was originally created to be an extension of the C language, which is a middle-level language, and these roots are still present today. C++ can be developed in the object-oriented style, or in the C-style, making it a truly hybrid language. This path will take you from the very basics of programming using C++ and will vault you forward into creating rich applications for the Windows operating system. You can also create platform independent desktop applications in C++ using either the Qt or Cinder frameworks. Those courses are in our library but not listed on this path.Mon, 19 Dec 2016 14:41:14 -0500 Management using Puppet 4, a popular configuration management suite for Linux and Windows, is being used to manage servers all over the world. Puppet was founded in 2005 and the software is now used by over 30,000 organizations. Puppet enables you to work more efficiently and more quickly in an ever changing world. More importantly than this, it allows you to maintain compliance across your systems ensuring that the configuration is maintained in the desired state. Puppet applies your rules and is agnostic to the underlying Operating System. Learning to write in the Puppet Language will enable you to write code to control Software, Services, and Configuration of your Server Estate. You can also create repeatable configurations that can be used in production or testing. You will soon learn that life without Puppet is impossible. This path will take you through the complete Puppet 4 process -- you’ll start with the basics and leave the path being versed in all aspects of Puppet.Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:45:58 -0500 Server 2013 Administration this Learning Path you'll learn the basic concepts of SharePoint and how to better implement and deploy a SharePoint farm. Take your experience with Microsoft Server and Active Directory to the next level with our dedicated SharePoint Server 2013 Administration learning path. Follow SharePoint tutorials that help take you from beginner to advanced level knowledge. Our expert SharePoint Authors draw on their real-world experience with SharePoint making your training far more actionable in your work.Wed, 07 Dec 2016 20:01:19 -0500 is a JavaScript library which was developed by John Resig and released in 2006. It is currently the most popular JavaScript library in use today, offering rich DOM element selector and traversal capabilities along with effects and animations. This path will show you the basics of working with jQuery and how you can apply its rich feature set to your websites.Thu, 17 Nov 2016 14:12:53 -0500 Architecture: Core Skills learning path will help CAD operators such as architectural drafters and modelers, confidently get up and running with Revit Architecture. Throughout this path, you'll learn how to start an architectural design project from concept all the way through construction documents. You’ll learn how to create and modify information packed building elements in a 3D environment; visualize your designs with 3D views and high quality renderings; document designs faster and possibly improve collaboration and communication amongst the various team members in a design team. Whether you're working on project in a professional setting or learning a new tool for studio, this path will help you get off the ground with Revit Architecture.Thu, 10 Nov 2016 15:20:57 -0500 Architecture: Modeling Families learning path will help drafters and CAD operators with a background in a 2D and 3D workflows, develop 3D modeling skills in the Building Information Modeling workflow with Revit.Thu, 10 Nov 2016 15:20:57 -0500 Character Modeling tasks are often separated into character-based objects and environment-based objects. In this learning path, you will learn to use Maya to create 3D character models from cartoony to more realistic styles. You’ll also learn about building characters ready for rigging and animation and about creating optimized topology.Fri, 04 Nov 2016 12:21:19 -0400 Analysis – PMI-PBA® series introduces the field of business analysis, which is increasing vital in today’s business environment. Business analysts identify problems and opportunities, elicit information from stakeholders, generate and analyze data, discover and recommend solutions, and develop consensus for action. This allows business analysts to help organizations choose and structure projects and initiatives more effectively, then guide them into active work.Wed, 19 Oct 2016 18:34:20 -0400 Storage+ storage skills? Look no further! Our CompTIA Storage+ series will walk you through the storage technologies you need to know for the exam.Wed, 19 Oct 2016 18:34:20 -0400 PowerShell up in Microsoft's command-line administration platform by learning how to build your own tools, design a remoting infrastructure and more.Wed, 19 Oct 2016 18:34:20 -0400 Environment Modeling the film and game industries, 3D modeling tasks are often separated into character-based objects and environment-based objects. In this learning path, you will learn to use Maya to create 3D environment models like terrain, props, buildings, and other set pieces from scratch. You’ll also learn about some of the tools that will help you create hard-surface models and methods for combining those models into cohesive scenes.Wed, 19 Oct 2016 18:05:12 -0400 Policy Administration Policy allows enterprises to centrally manage the configuration and security settings of users and computers in an Active Directory environment. If you want to advance your Group Policy skills, this path is highly recommended.Thu, 13 Oct 2016 12:32:19 -0400 MVC 5 is an architectural pattern that separates applications into three components: the model, the view, and the controller. ASP.NET MVC 5 provides this functionality to the ASP.NET framework as an alternative to the WebForms pattern. You’ll love working with this highly-testable and lightweight framework!Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:25:32 -0400 Core Skills learning path will help drafters and CAD operators confidently get up and running in AutoCAD. It will also help more advanced CAD operators improve their skillset. Through these tutorials, you'll learn how to use the various 2D drafting 3D modeling tools available in AutoCAD. Whether you're working a project for school, a professional design studio, small business or just need to get your ideas documented and visualized, these tutorials will take your skills to the next level.Tue, 13 Sep 2016 17:45:32 -0400 Digital Art and Illustration learning path will take you through the entire process of learning digital painting and illustration within Photoshop. You’ll begin by learning about the essential digital painting tools available in Photoshop and then how to sharpen those skills through a variety of projects and common scenarios. In the final section, you’ll learn how to apply your skills to specific industry needs.Wed, 07 Sep 2016 17:52:03 -0400 Modeling’s Maya is one of the most highly used overall 3D creation packages. It’s used heavily in media and entertainment, with applications in many other areas. Modeling (the creation of 3D characters, props, and environments) is one of the key components of a 3D pipeline and Maya has a robust modeling toolset.Tue, 06 Sep 2016 21:35:19 -0400 Photo Manipulation learning path will help artists become proficient in photo manipulation techniques. Through these tutorials, you’ll learn about color correction, masking, compositing and some of Photoshop’s powerful filters. This learning path will help you take your skills to the next level.Thu, 25 Aug 2016 18:01:19 -0400 is a programming language used for both client-server programs, web applications and Android development. It is one of the most popular programming languages and runs on all platforms via the Java Virtual Machine (JVM). Java’s syntax was originally derived from C and C++ and was created by Sun Microsystems between 1991 and 1995. While it is mostly considered to be an object-oriented language, it is really more of a multi-paradigm language due to the inclusion of imperative and generic paradigms. It is a statically typed language and has various type-safety features built right in.Thu, 21 Jul 2016 22:02:20 -0400 is a DBMS, or database management system. It is developed, supported and distributed by Oracle, but since it is open-source it is freely available to anyone under the GPL. MySQL databases are relational, meaning that the data is split up between tables. MySQL is very fast and lightweight so you can run it alongside your other applications on a desktop or laptop. It can also be scaled up to take advantage of all the CPU power and memory available on a dedicated machine. MySQL is constantly being updated and developed to include a wide array of useful and rich functions. This path will guide you through the basics of SQL and introduce MySQL relational databases, and by the end you'll be confident in creating and administering your very own database.Thu, 07 Jul 2016 16:17:19 -0400 is the most commonly used language for leveraging the .NET Framework. As such, learning C# is a springboard to creating enterprise systems, desktop applications, websites and mobile applications. The goal of this learning path is to take you from having little to no experience with C# to understanding how to leverage the language's advanced features and how it works on the CLR.Wed, 22 Jun 2016 17:28:09 -0400 CCNA Data Center CCNA Data Center is a role-oriented certification that places an emphasis on data center networking. In order to obtain the Cisco CCNA Data Center certification, you need to pass both the 640-911 DCICN exam and the 640-916 DCICT exam.Fri, 13 May 2016 14:48:19 -0400 Design Graphic Designer must correctly use typography, imagery, composition, layout, and color to solve visual communication problems. Common uses of graphic design include identity (logos and branding), publications (magazines, newspapers and books), print advertisements, posters, billboards, website graphics and elements, signs and product packaging. For example, a product package might include a logo or other artwork, organized text and pure design elements such as images, shapes and color which unify the piece.Mon, 25 Apr 2016 16:10:52 -0400 browsers are extremely capable graphics platforms with the ability to manipulate fonts, colors, shapes and even animations. The file format that controls these is cascading style sheets (CSS). Understanding CSS is a fundamental skill for the modern web developer, whether you're creating static pages from scratch, generating dynamic pages with a framework or designing a blog theme. This learning path will take you from the basics of CSS to a live coding session that explains the mixing of HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Mon, 25 Apr 2016 16:01:46 -0400 is a complete JavaScript framework for creating dynamic and interactive applications in HTML. Aside from being one of the hottest frameworks on the web, AngularJS is easy to learn yet powerful enough to help you develop complex single-page web applications. This learning path is specific to AngularJS and does not cover Angular 2 topics. Angular 2 was just finalized in September 2016, so our authors are currently working on new courses to cover these fresh topics. Stay tuned!Mon, 25 Apr 2016 15:51:16 -0400