FAQs

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If you cancel your subscription you lose your unlimited access to Mapt’s library. You will still be able to access your account, keep and use any tokens you have already earned, and read or download any owned books you have purchased.

 

All Tokens you earn during your subscription, and any eBooks or Videos you have purchased, will stay in your account if you leave.

Renewing Annual subscriptions is easy. Just go to: https://www.packtpub.com/mapt/account-subscription and click “Renew Subscription”.

Annual subscriptions stack, so if you renew with a few months left, your new subscription will start on the day that your current subscription ends.

 

You will receive a Course token when you spend more than 8 hours learning in a month and complete 50 sections. Time is only logged in the ‘Monthly Progress Tracker’ when you click ‘Next Section’ while reading or watching a title. Unlockable tokens are only available to Pro subscribers and are unlocked in addition to the free monthly tokens provided with Pro Monthly, Annual and 18 month subscriptions.

Bookmarks are for sections in specific books that you want to go back to. Code samples, great explanations of a topic, a tricky section that you want to read again.

The “Saved” list is to create your own personal reading list so you can line up your next eBook or Video at your leisure.

Not yet! But we are in the process of creating this functionality.

In the meantime, Pro subscribers can use their Free Tokens to claim eBooks or Videos. This allows you to download them and read them offline via PDF, Kindle, or ePub.

And of course, our web app is completely responsive, so you can always learn on the go.

Skill Plans are curated by our editors to reflect the skills that we see as important to the development, right now. This process is based on a mix of data and insight. Each Skill Plan is the result of industry research, real-world job specifications, surveys of our 500,000 developers, and editorial insight.

This should leave you with a Skill Plan that shows you the most relevant skills you can learn today.

Whilst we don’t want you to leave, we understand that sometimes you may want to pause your subscription for a while. Luckily, we don’t employ any dark patterns to keep you from canceling.

To cancel go to: https://www.packtpub.com/mapt/account-subscription

And click “Cancel Subscription”.

Our tracker empowers you to make time for learning, letting you visualize your progress – and motivating you to hit your monthly goal to unlock an additional free eBook or video to download. Simply complete 50 sections of Courses and spend longer than 8hrs learning in a month to unlock your bonus Token.

Basic Subscribers to Mapt can access over 4,000 eBook and video courses on demand. With content from industry leading authors, our content is trusted and practical, giving you exactly what you need to get the job done. Pro Subscribers will also receive a FREE monthly Course Token that they can redeem for any Course in the library, enabling them to download and keep a Course forever. They will also be able to unlock further Tokens by using the Monthly Progress Tracker.

Once you have selected a Skill Plan, you are free to browse the other Skill Plans we have available by accessing ‘Skill Plans’ in the main navigation. We know as well as you do that the developer market is always changing and that most skills have multiple applications. As a result, if you’ve already completed certain Skills you may find that you inadvertantly increase your competancy in a different role. The skills you’ve completed are saved, so you don’t need to worry about losing any progress.

A skill card is a unit of focused content which represents a specific real world skill, and contains a curated selection of learning materials designed to deliver the best possible route towards acquiring a new skill. Skill cards help you put our skills in context, and combined with skill plans give you a clear visual roadmap on how to continue progressing for professional development, or simply to grow your individual skills. Completing a skill card contributes towards your overall progression which you can view via the dashboard progress tracker, allowing you to see exactly where your skills are, and where to go next.

Skill Plans are made up of Skill Cards that have been curated based on real-world data from over 20,000 surveyed developers and extensive research. Chances are that you’re already a professional developer and know the basics, but Skill Plans show you the most important things you need to know in your field to keep up with the market and stay ahead of the competiton, providing the best possible resources to get you up to speed fast.

To claim your free eBook or Video, sign in to Mapt and browse for the eBook or video you want to redeem. Once you’ve identified the title you would like to claim, click the ‘Buy’ button and select ‘Claim with Token’ from the drop menu. Please note: If you have no Tokens to redeem then you will not see this option.

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