Have you ever wondered how to make the most out of your vacations? Have you ever tried to learn something on your own being an IT student/ Developer?
Here’s one of the sources available worth spending the vacations for life time learning. Most importantly, your learning isn’t limited to offerings from Microsoft. Microsoft Virtual Academy provides tons of quality video trainings on plethora of technologies from Open Source to Proprietary.
Microsoft Virtual Academy is a free website owned and managed by Microsoft that contains video courses from Microsoft technology experts for students, faculty, startups, Data Pros and IT Pros. You can have courses there all the way from fundamentals of programming to enterprise security and data scientists.
Mobile and Web developers can explore a wide range of app & mobile development training courses from C# and XAML to cross platform apps with Xamarin. Plus, you can learn open source tools and technologies like AngularJS and Bootstrap along with techniques to build responsive, reliable web applications. Similarly, if you are into games, you can learn game development tools such as Construct2, Game Maker and Unity to develop 2D and 3D games for both beginners and advanced skill levels.
MVA is not just confined to one-way video course, you can also interact and get your questions answered by instructors and peers. You can download the course contents and labs. Every learner is made to go through an assessment test on completion of each segment of a video. On completion of every course, points (based upon the course you took) are added to your dashboard. A leaderboard is maintained where you can see your ranging w.r.t world or your country. Make the most out of this amazing Microsoft opportunity and make learning fun this summer.
Below are some suggested courses out of hundreds available.