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Slight edit missing?

Hey, just as an FYI, there's a derailment in the DevPro course on Object Oriented Java you ostensibly forgot to edit out. It's in the "math library" episode at about the ten minute mark.

Just thought I'd bring it to your attention. The high quality of these courses has raised my standards, I suppose, so even a brief flub stands out. Thank you for expanding my brain!

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A+, Network+, Strata IT Fundamentals
New CompTIA Cloud+ exam


I hope all is well. Cloud+ is a good vendor neutral exam that gives you the ability to learn about and apply BASIC cloud concepts. It forms part of the foundational knowledge and certifications matrix that an IT professional looking to work in cloud technologies may want to have and be able to demonstrate to an employer. In addition, certifications such as Network+ and Security+ would fall into this category as well.

The issue that you face with pursuing certifications in an area like cloud is that you must pick a vendor platform and then certify in their cloud stack in order to validate your skills. Google (GCP), Amazon (AWS), and Microsoft Azure are all great bets, and are all sought after skills by employers today.

An employer will be more focused on the vendor specific certifications and knowledge that you bring to the table in cloud rather then the entry and foundational certifications, as they will assume that you have that knowledge if you are able to certify on a vendor cloud platform.

Pick your platform and jump in !! It will be challenging, but well worth the time and effort you invest.

If I can be of any additional help, or if you have any further questions, please feel free to reach out directly. My e-mail is

Good Luck !!



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CCENT, CCNA Routing & Switching, CCNA Security
Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices (ICND2 v3.0) Labs


I'm sorry, I didn't see this post. I was just using it today on a show but I had been experiencing some difficulties with it.

We're not able to connect to the lab through our site? After connecting to the site, did you have issues connecting to lab equipment?
If 1, please submit support ticket to and let our team know.
If 2, it may be a direct technical issue with You can contact our lab partner directly through

After a few support emails with practice-labs, I've only found one way that has been consistent for connection to the labs. If you will launch the after clearing the browser cache...then it will connect and launch properly.

The other way is to launch your connection to the lab with the in private mode or incognito, etc. This has worked too. Ether way is not exactly what would be ideal but it's a workable solution.

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MTA, MCSA Windows 8, MCSE Windows Server 2012
Practice Test Link for 70-762 goes to 70-462

On the Practice Test page the third listing down is for 70-762. I'm guessing it was just a typo. Thanks!!0_1527033688250_Screenshot 2018-05-22 at 7.59.27 PM - Edited.png

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Security+, CASP, CEH, SSCP and CISSP


We have Adam Gordon finishing up some Azure changes. He will begin with the CISSP show changes next week.

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First Aid Not able to fix disk


Sorry about the delay here. The best bet now is that something has corrupted but try rebooting to recovery mode from the internet ( cmd +opt+R) this is a longer process but it should fix it if the disk is not physically damaged.

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IT Service Managment

Itil Foundation Exam Prep Materials

Hi David,

The ITIL Foundation course available on ITProTV is an excellent resource with a pass rate of greater than 98%. To supplement this course, the "Passing your ITIL Foundation Exam" book and the "ITIL Foundation Pocket Guide" are two excellent complements to the course. Both of these are available through PassionIT Group in Adobe Digital Editions format.

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