I've been developing with sharepoint for over a year now. any training out there that anyone would recommend to get to a more advanced level? thanks


I haven't taken the training myself, but some SharePoint consultants I work with highly recommended Critical Path Training: http://www.criticalpathtraining.com/Pages/default.aspx

The company is a joint venture between Ted Pattison and Andrew Connell, who have written several popular SharePoint books.

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An alternative approach to formal training is to study for the certifications. In the process of working through the certification requirements, writing code samples, reading MSDN, etc. I think you'll hit a lot of areas where you've never had any exposure and you'll probably learn a lot.

Practice tests from vendors like MeasureUp can also help you gauge your skills.

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  • Yes, the MCTS 70-573 exam (SharePoint 2010, Application Development ) should be your first step. – SPDoctor Apr 7 '11 at 8:21
  • I know in having spent a little bit of time looking at 70-573 I've learned a lot about areas I didn't have hands-on experience with. – Neil Richards Jun 3 '11 at 12:53

+1 to SharePoint Wrangler's suggestion about Critical Path Training.

I'd also suggest the Microsoft Virtual Academy and Pluralsight

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    You might want to disclose you have content on Pluralsight Rob – Eric Alexander Feb 25 '15 at 14:26
  • I have content on Pluralsight. – Rob Windsor Feb 25 '15 at 23:46

I'm definitely biased because I'm on the faculty, but I believe that USPJ Academy is a great way to learn and also quite affordable.

In fact, just today we are announcing that we are offering single courses for purchase if you'd like to give it a try.

Edit: Mod removed link as it looks USPJA is no more.

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