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Newsletter: June 2013

Is July really just around the corner? Here’s a look back at the busy month of June at CBT Nuggets!

Jumpstart Your CBT Nuggets Account

At CBT Nuggets, we strive to help you watch, learn, and conquer your way to success, whether it’s to earn a certification, land a new job, or simply learn new skills. To help you get the most out of your subscription, Keith Barker created this video: “Jumpstart using the CBT Nuggets Website.” After watching this, you’ll be a training pro in no time!

New Series

Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 70-480

Learn the ins and outs of developing console and graphical interface applications. Trainernew_nugget Garth Schulte covers topics such as implementing HTML5 APIs, creating web workers, structuring CSS files using selectors, and more.

This video training also prepares you for the 70-480 exam, a stepping stone toward earning the MCSD: Web Applications and MCSD: Windows Store Apps certifications.

Linux in the Real World

After months of anticipation, our Linux in the Real World series is finally completed! Trainer Shawn Powers used viewer feedback to create this Linux “virtual internship” covering everything from network configuration to LDAP authentication.


Learn how to be an effective and versatile project manager with this series as Steve Caseley walks you through each step of the PMI® PMP process. Topics covered include project budget development, project monitoring, and more.

After watching this video training, you’ll be ready to take the PMI® Project Management Professional certification exam because you’ll know how to lead and guide a project from start to finish!

Practice Exam Update

One new practice exam has been added to our ExamPrep library:

  • MSCert: Configuring Windows 8 practice

Cisco Live Contest Winners

Congrats to Andrew, Antoine, Bernia, Bob, Mike, and Steve! The winners of our “Dinner with Keith Barker” contest, they joined Keith and our mystery guest (Anthony Sequeira!) for dinner during Cisco Live 2013 in Orlando.

Be sure to keep your eyes open for more CBT Nuggets contests.

IPv6 Webinar Recordingkeith-ipv6_FB-900x900

Were you unable to attend our free IPv6 webinar with Keith Barker? No problem, here’s a recording of the 30-minute event. More CBT Nuggets webinars to be announced soon!

TechEd 2013 Recap

Here’s a recap of some of the things we noticed at TechEd 2013 in New Orleans, where two of our trainers, Don Jones and Greg Shields, were presenting:

  • People are excited about virtualization and automation.

  • Windows Server 2012 is going to have a major impact on the industry.

  • People think that Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 will provide them with new opportunities to be more efficient and offer them more flexibility.

The meet and greet sessions with Don and Greg had great turnouts. A lot of people came up to our booth to tell us how much they enjoyed hearing Don and Greg speak at the event.

James and Keith on Facebook

Looking for more ways to interact with our trainers? You can connect with Keith Barker and James Conrad on Facebook. Feel free to say hi, ask questions, or share your own stories about IT.


For the month of May, NuggetLOVE was excited to support Greenhill Humane Society. The total on the big check was $9,469 for this wonderful nonprofit, which helps animals through numerous programs.ghill2

This month, we are supporting FOOD for Lane County, a private food bank that works to eliminate hunger in the area through various programs.

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