Microsoft Developer Certifications


Get your Microsoft Developer Certification in 2017!

I know you want to!

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There have been a few changes to the Microsoft Developer Certifications.  A brand new MCSA Web Apps certification and a MCSD App Builder.

Many developers cannot be out of the office for classroom training.  Some might find self-paced virtual learning more suited to their schedule and personality.  Whatever your reason, LGIT can offer most Microsoft certification courses online.  You’ll get 3 months to complete each course, at your own pace, anywhere on the planet (as long as you have a reasonable internet connection).

Lets look at the Dev Certs:

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Mobile App Development : The Basics


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We are in a mobile-first, cloud first era, as famously declared by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. It is therefore critical for every organization to have a mobile app development strategy. When developing your mobile app there are several methods you can use. These methods include native, web apps, and cross-platform development. Careful planning is required to follow the right path. Continue reading

How To Become A Microsoft Certified Developer


There Has Never Been A Better Time To Become Microsoft Certified

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After finishing running a week-long MVC training course (Course 20486B), I had an interesting “good-bye” discussion with the delegates about what their plans are pertaining to actually sitting for the Microsoft exam and booking for the next training. The responses I got were very interesting! Continue reading

20 Underrated Web Design Tools


Improve your web design and development skills and save time and effort with our selection of lesser-known but brilliant apps. [By Creative Blog]

If you build websites for a living, you’ll undoubtedly use the obvious web design tools – Firebug, Browsershots, plus the various font embedding services and page speed analysers.

So this article isn’t about them. Instead we thought we take a look at the more underrated tools that can help you improve client-side browser development and rigorously test everything that you build. Hopefully you’ll find something useful in our feature that you’ve not heard about previously. Meanwhile, if you know of a tool that doesn’t get the press it deserves, let us know about it in the comments below…

01. CSS Click Chart

CSS3 Click Chart is a handy reference tool to speed up your workflow

CSS3 Click Chart is a handy reference tool for CSS3 attributes; I’m sure we’ve all struggled to remember quite what order a CSS box-shadow values are required in at some point, and that’s where CSS3 Click Chart comes in. As well as example CSS syntax to show you how to use a particular attribute, it features a demonstration of each attribute.

CSS3 Click Chart is a handy reference tool to speed up your workflow

02. Patternizer

Generate CSS3 stripes using Patternizer

Patternizer is an online tool to help you generate CSS3 stripes using an online interface. You can customise everything you need, from the gap between stripes/checks, the angle they appear at and their colour, or browse the existing library of patterns available.

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03. CodeKit

CodeKit gives SASS and LESS developers an easier life

CodeKit is an app for Mac that allows frontend developers using SASS or LESS an easier life. CodeKit compiles your LESS or SASS files on the go so you don’t have to, optimises your project’s image file sizes and reloads the page live in your browser window.

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Image Compression for Web Developers


Simplistically, larger pages inevitably take longer to load. There’s an unending body of research that shows that users of slow sites, spend less time on the site, click through less, click fewer ads, and spend less. Small sites, like AutoAnything, cut their load time in half, and saw revenue grow by 13 percent. And large sites, like Amazon have shown that for every 100 milliseconds of slowdown, they experienced a 1 percent drop in revenue.

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