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Recent Posts

3 steps to improve your personal brand

Jason Alba on November 28, 2014

Anyone can have a personal brand, but it takes time and effort to create one that actually gets you noticed. Here are three simple steps to help yours stand out.

Healthy Conflict Is Really Healthy

Aaron Skonnard on November 26, 2014

While it’s impossible to avoid conflict, particularly in leadership roles, many people fear it or shy away from it. Learn more about how to facilitate healthy conflict in the office to resolve tough problems and create alignment in my latest Inc. article.

How to survive as the family tech support on Thanksgiving

Greg Shields on November 25, 2014

Tired of spending your holidays tied up in family tech support? Try this one simple tip.

5 gadgets we’re thankful for in 2014

Stacy Warden on November 24, 2014

Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on all the things we're grateful for, and tech is high on our list. Here's a list of five our favorite gadgets from 2014.

VIDEO: What’s new with WebStorm 9

Hector Gonzalez on November 24, 2014

In this webinar, twelve-time Microsoft MVP (ASP.NET/IIS), Shawn Wildermuth, will walk through the new features in WebStorm 9, a full web IDE from JetBrains.

Weekly new courses: Oracle, Linux, Office 365 & more

Sonal Amin on November 21, 2014

We have some great courses for you to check out in our library this week. See them all here.

Career management: Are you doing these 5 things?

Jason Alba on November 21, 2014

Job security may be a thing of the past, but there are several ways you can stay on top of the game. These five tips will help you take your career into your own hands.

Exam tips to help you ace the Microsoft MCSA

Greg Shields on November 20, 2014

The MCSA’s three tests are harder than ever before, but with some clever sleuthing and a few helpful tips, you can still tackle this certification.

We’ve acquired Smarterer, giving you a smarter way to assess your skills

Aaron Skonnard on November 19, 2014

Just as it’s important to gain new skills, it’s essential to know which skills you do and don’t have to identify new areas for growth. That’s why I’m excited to announce we’ve acquired Smarterer, a sophisticated assessment engine that will allow us to connect the dots between proving and improving your skills. Get all the details here.

Learning Path: MySQL

Geoffrey Grosenbach on November 18, 2014

Many kinds of applications can be written with the help of MySQL as a backend. Our goal in this learning path is to give you a foundation for understanding the basic relational concepts which you'll need to write the most common kinds of data-driven applications.

How to overcome negativity at work

Aaron Skonnard on November 18, 2014

This week on Inc., I’ve written about a topic that we place a high priority on here at Pluralsight. In the post, I share our company’s unique method of cultivating positivity in the workplace, while creating a culture where haters can’t flourish. Here’s a preview of some of the points that you’ll learn more about when you read the post.

How to save space on your Windows 7 systems

Mary Branscombe on November 18, 2014

Windows 7 updates can cause your system to run slower than it should. Here's how you can free up enough space to get things running smoothly again.

VIDEO: Play by Play: Touch-based Morse code application with Peter-Paul Koch

Hector Gonzalez on November 17, 2014

Learn from the founder of, the legendary PPK, Peter-Paul Koch! Watch as he builds a simple app from scratch and debugs it on several different devices. Yeah, we're excited too.

What to expect from Apple’s WatchKit

Rag Dhiman on November 17, 2014

Apple's WatchKit is on its way. Here's why you should be excited and what you can expect so far.

Learning Path: HTML5

Geoffrey Grosenbach on November 17, 2014

Whether you're writing static pages or dynamically generating HTML, you'll need to know and understand HTML5. This learning path will take you there