Do you know the best tools for learning Azure?

Last updated by Warwick Leahy [SSW] almost 2 years ago.See history

Azure is a beast of a product with hundreds of services. When you start learning Azure, it can be overwhelming to think about all the different parts and how they fit together. So, it is crucial to know the right tools to make the process as pain free as possible.

There are heaps of great tools out there with differing pricing models and learning styles.

YouTube - $0

YouTube is a great resource for those who love audio-visual learning. It is completely free and there are heaps of industry experts providing content. Some of the best examples are:

Microsoft Learn is the best free tool out there. It provides hundreds of practical tutorials, heaps of video content and even lets you spin up little Azure sandboxes to try out Azure functionality. It is officially supported by Microsoft and so is one of the best ways to get ready for certifications.

Online Learning Platforms - $100 - 500 AUD

Online learning platforms provide high quality technical training from your browser. These courses include lectures, tutorials, exams and more so you can learn at your own pace.

Some of the options:

  • Udemy - $~100 AUD - Budget Option, no instructor vetting
  • LinkedIn Learning $~300 AUD
  • PluralSight - $~500 AUD - Gold Standard ⭐
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