Ojai, CA (PRWEB) March 26, 2007
lynda.com, the leader in video-based training for digital media and design software, today announced its new relationship with online media company SitePoint. Five new video training courses for web developers and designers will be available immediately in the lynda.com Online Training Library™.
SitePoint is a fast-growing online media company and information provider targeting the web professional market, specifically web developers and designers. lynda.com and SitePoint have entered into a distribution agreement whereby lynda.com's Online Training Library™ subscribers will have access to SitePoint's collection of video-based training on web development topics.
"Almost all of the content in the lynda.com Online Training Library™ is commissioned and then created by our own team of authors and production staff, since creating training is our passion and area of expertise. This distribution partnership indicates our great respect for SitePoint. We believe our subscribers will benefit from having access to SitePoint's excellent training, in addition to the training we create. Our goal is be a one-stop destination for anyone needing training on digital tools and technologies, and partnering with SitePoint is a win for us, and for our customers," says Lynda Weinman, CEO of lynda.com.
The first SitePoint video courses that will be made available to Online Training Library™ subscribers are The CSS Crash Course, The AJAX Crash Course, Setting Up Ruby on Rails 1.x for Windows, Setting Up PHP 5 for Windows with Apache or IIS, and Setting Up MySQL 5 for PHP for Windows.
"Our customers are always on the lookout for effective training, and we have a large percentage of subscribers who are engaged with web design and development. They will really enjoy this new addition to our library," adds Lynda. "We look forward to distributing other relevant content from SitePoint as it becomes available."
"We're excited about making our videos available to a larger audience. We believe lynda.com is the perfect partner for us to work with to spread our message about web standards and best practices to all corners of the web," says Luke Cuthbertson, SitePoint's general manager.
Subscriptions to the lynda.com Online Training Library™ start at $25 per month, and provide access to more than 18,000 video tutorials covering a wide range of technology career tools, software, and techniques. Subscribers can access any of the video-based training titles at their convenience. Multi-user subscriptions are also available for companies and institutions seeking to provide education and training to groups.
For more information on lynda.com products, please visit http://www.lynda.com or call 1-888-335-9632.
Since 1997, lynda.com has provided education and technical training solutions for designers, web developers, computer graphics specialists, digital media users, and computer owners. lynda.com products include web-based training, instructional books, video-based training on disc, self-paced online learning, and events for creative designers, developers, instructors, students, and hobbyists. lynda.com specializes in teaching fundamental design and graphics principles along with the latest computer software, digital media technologies, and techniques.
SitePoint specializes in publishing fun, practical, and easy-to-understand content for web professionals. Its popular online magazine, blogs, newsletters, and print books have been teaching best practices to web developers and designers worldwide since 1997. Meanwhile, the newly launched SitePoint Marketplace has become "the favorite destination for web developers" (Business 2.0) to buy and sell websites, blogs, and forums.