We won't waste your time with stuff you can't use. We focus on the practical, not theoretical, so when you're finished you can put what you've learned to work directly.
Our production values are the best you'll find: audio that's sharp and clear, imagery and diagrams that bring the topic to life.
All platforms and topics are welcome at Tekpub. We're not backed by large corporations, nor do we have any kind of partnering deals. We focus on you, not selling things to you.
Our commitment to your learning experience, as well as our high quality presentations, attracts industry experts from across the industry. Jon Skeet, Ayende Rahien, Scott Hanselman, and Dave Ward, among others.
Avdi starts with an empty directory and, using various testing and web tools, deploys a working Cowsays application to Heroku.
In this Full Throttle, Rob Conery records his move of Tekpub.com to Azure - live and in process. Our site used to be hosted on Linode, but we decided we wanted to manage less and have the power of Azure behind our Rails 3 application.
In this video we talk to Rob Ashton about dropping everything and traveling the world as a journeyman programmer - trading travel expenses for code In addition we hear from Rob Sullivan who mustered the courage to drop his cushy job as a DBA (important to his team and VERY important to his company) - take a paycut and become a Rails developer Why did they do this? Because they needed a change. Do you need a change?
This Node production is taking forever. I'm to blame and it's really that simple - the good news is I'm doing the final audio work and it should be ready to go by week's end.
Two at Once That's what's happened inadvertently. I recorded about 6 hours of live video for the .NET Build production and Editor Scotty is hard at work on it, doing his thing. This takes a while (and I don't push... it's a magical process) so while he was doing that, I started recording the Node Build video, which I've just rounded out and finished. It's quite good if I do say so myself. What I'm faced with is putting post-production goodness on each one and that's a long process as well. I could "just ship it" but... that doesn't work so well with video. I can't send out patches for it :). And so once again I'm in the position of asking...