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Employee Spotlight: Trent Hayes, AWS Course Author

Employee Spotlight: Trent Hayes, AWS Course Author

If you didn't get a chance to read it yet, we got to hear Trent Hayes' story about his connection between tech and education and how this connection has influenced his learning journey. Here's a little more about him outside of work!Currently listening to: Welcome Home – Coheed & Cambria (on the radio as I work on this)

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AWS re:Invent 2017 Trip Giveaway Worth Up To $3000

AWS re:Invent 2017 Trip Giveaway Worth Up To $3000

AWS re:Invent 2017 is a couple of months away! In case you don't know what it is, AWS re:Invent is a learning conference hosted by Amazon Web Services for the global cloud computing community. The event features keynote announcements, training and certification opportunities including over 1,000 technical sessions, a partner expo, after-hours events, and so much more! The event is ideal for developers and engineers, system administrators, systems architects, and technical decision makers. For more information, check out the agenda here.  With that in mind, how would you like to attend this huge event? We're so excited to be sponsoring this, one of our BIGGEST giveaways yet! Linux Academy and Cloud Assessments are giving one person the trip of their AWS-dreams, and it could be you! Participation to enter is easy! There’s no purchase necessary to enter and new entry options are added weekly so make sure you check back for more entries! Competition TimelineSeptember 20, 2017: Competition opens October 31, 2017: Competition closes November 1, 2017: Winner gets notified and has 24 hours to accept prize. November 3, 2017: Winner is announced

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New Course: Implementing Azure Functions

New Course: Implementing Azure Functions

Check out our latest Azure course, Implementing Azure Functions, by Peter Thorsteinson! This course will help you start developing Azure Functions using a variety of triggers and bindings that are implemented in several programming languages, including C#, F#, Python, and JavaScript. Azure Functions provide huge advantages for cloud computing in terms of cost, performance, and scalability.

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Behind the Scenes: Solar Eclipse 2017

Behind the Scenes: Solar Eclipse 2017

The world went crazy over the solar eclipse... and the Linux Academy/Cloud Assessments team took every part in it! While we weren't one of the 10 states that were in the line of totality, we definitely got to see the partial eclipse from our hometown, Keller.  We decked out in our eclipse gear including solar-safe glasses and make-shift viewers!

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New Courses: Azure Exam 70-533 & Google Certified Professional Courses

New Courses: Azure Exam 70-533 & Google Certified Professional Courses

We're so excited to announce the release of two brand new courses this week! Doug V refreshed Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Exam 70-533 course to keep you updated in the latest 70-533 exam objectives, and Matt U launched the new Google Certified Professional - Cloud Architect - Part 1 course for those of you interested in taking the Google Cloud Architect certification exam!

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Announcement: Linux Academy and AWS Partnering to Serve the Nonprofit Community

Announcement: Linux Academy and AWS Partnering to Serve the Nonprofit Community

We are so proud to announce a collaborative partnership with AWS to serve the nonprofit community! This partnership with AWS Serve will give nonprofit teams and individuals unlimited access to our entire library of cloud certification training content to facilitate cloud building skills for all levels:More than 2,500 self-paced video courses 209 total hours of AWS course training 438 Linux training hours 105 OpenStack training hours More than 60 hands-on, scenario-based labs for AWS skill building Live AWS lab servers for practicing newly-acquired skills Quizzes, study guides, flash cards, study groups, and practice exams

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Now Available: Chromecast Compatibility with Android App

Now Available: Chromecast Compatibility with Android App

We have some fantastic news for our Android fans. You've been asking for it, and now we've delivered! We're so excited to announce that the Linux Academy Android app is now available with Chromecast support. That's right – simply download the latest update of the Linux Academy App and start casting your favorite course videos to your Chromecast enabled device! Now you can relax on the sofa with your favorite snack and enjoy hands-free learning!

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