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It’s Raining Love this Month! (+ Phone & 360 Camera Giveaway)

It’s Raining Love this Month! (+ Phone & 360 Camera Giveaway)

We’re starting this month off right with another phone (+a 360 camera) giveaway! What better way is there than to celebrate this new month by showing appreciation for those you love? We're really excited about this one because it goes out to the ones we hold dear to our hearts.. our precious students! We want to thank every one of you for starting this year with us. You are the reason why we strive to create the best, high-quality courses, training solutions, and features to empower you to change the world! Thank you for helping make Linux Academy what it is today. YOU are the inspiration for our success and we want to thank you again and again! So we're giving away an Essentials phone + 360 camera to go with it! Wondering how you can win? It’s easy! 

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Employee Spotlight: Matthew Philpot, Android Developer

Employee Spotlight: Matthew Philpot, Android Developer

Currently listening to: When I started: Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots by The Flaming Lips (pt.1). When I finished: Across the Room (feat. Leon Bridges) by ODESZA 1. What do you do at Linux Academy? I develop and maintain the Android app(s) for Linux Academy. I also work with students to debug issues they're having their devices. Android Developer, resident Audiophile and SQL expert. Been here since March 1st, 2017 2. What did you do before this? I worked for defense contractor called Apptricity. I was primarily responsible for developing/maintaining their current and next-gen android apps. I graduated from UNT with a BS in Computer Science, and a minor in Technical Writing. My biggest reason for coming here was the culture and closeness to home. And so far I'm loving it 3. What do you like most about what you do? Having (mostly) complete creative control over the development of the Android App. Nowhere else would it have so easily been accepted to switch over to Kotlin from Java for Android dev.

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Employee Spotlight: Christophe Limpalair, VP of Marketing

Employee Spotlight: Christophe Limpalair, VP of Marketing

This month, we got some time to sit down with VP of Marketing, Christophe Limpalair! Many of you may know him from taking an AWS course or from an email that he's sent you, but what about when he's not working? You may find him catching the latest Game of Thrones episode or discussing cats with lazers.. Currently listening to: Santa Barbara by Rebelution. Great band!

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Workplace Highlight: Office Trick or Treating πŸŽƒ

Workplace Highlight: Office Trick or Treating πŸŽƒ

Happy Halloween to all from the Linux Academy and Cloud Assessments team! ? We can't express to you enough how much we enjoy the holidays here. We don't take spending time with loved ones and cherishing holiday traditions lightly...  So for Halloween, we invited criminals, creatures, and animals alike to join us in our office for festivities! Random fact: The earliest known use of the phrase "trick or treat" dates back to 1934 when a newspaper in Portland, Oregon ran an article about how the local kids in town pulled numerous Halloween pranks. The phrase eventually showed up on greeting cards and by 1940s, it was widely used surrounding the holiday.

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New Course: LXC/LXD Deep Dive

New Course: LXC/LXD Deep Dive

We just published our latest course, LXC/LXD Deep Dive, by our Course Author, Chad Miller. Chad has many years of experience teaching technical professionals everything from database design to OpenStack and has spoken at conferences on topics ranging from containers to the best way to configure a storage cluster.The course is divided into six in-depth video segments and runs for a little less than 3 hours.Getting Started With LXC/LXD LXC/LXD: Installation and Configuration LXC/LXD Images LXC/LXD Persistent Storage LXD/LXD Networking Container Use Cases with LXC/LXD

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