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5 tips to make your job transition painless

Jack Wallen on July 25, 2014

Starting a new job can easily feel like one of the most stressful events you've ever experienced, but it doesn't have to be this way. There are several things you can do to make your transition as smooth and simple as possible. Here are five ways to stay on top of your game during the transition.


What does one Windows mean for you?

Don Jones on July 24, 2014

Microsoft recently announced that the company will be merging its major Windows operating systems into a single mega-Windows. Find out what this means for you.


Coding from scratch: How a nutritionist learned to code with patience and Pluralsight

Stacy Warden on July 24, 2014

Certified nutritionist Duncan Hunter wanted to develop useful software for his clients. But instead of just hiring developers to do all the work for him, he decided to start from scratch. Here’s how he used Pluralsight’s training courses to help him reach his goals.


10 tips for new user groups

Elyse Vasiliades on July 24, 2014

User groups are the perfect way to network, share your technical knowledge and improve your training. Here are 10 insightful tips to help you make the most of yours.


How to use the bash command line history

Andrew Mallett on July 23, 2014

The bash history mechanism is persistent and remains with us even after reboots, so we want to ensure that it contains information that is relevant to our use of the command line. Here’s how it works and how you can manage its contents.


5 skills every young IT admin must have

Jack Wallen on July 22, 2014

So you’re looking for your first IT job. Or maybe you want to ensure a smooth transition into full-time IT employment. Do you have what it takes to lock it down? Let’s find out. Here are the top five skills you need to know right now.


Understanding object-oriented programming in C#

Deborah Kurata on July 21, 2014

Object-oriented programming (OOP) is much more than you think. The more you know about these concepts, the more you can leverage the features of OOP languages, such as C#, to build well-crafted and testable applications. Here are four key techniques for building great object-oriented software.


VIDEO: Create custom directives for AngularJS

Sonal Amin on July 21, 2014

Pluralsight author Scott Allen shows you how to work with several features of directives that can transform your front end development.


10 tech accounts you should be following on Twitter, Tumblr and Pinterest

Stacy Warden on July 18, 2014

It’s easy to label yourself an expert in your respective field, thanks to the Internet, but the folks behind these social accounts actually live up to the title – and they’re doing a great job of sharing their knowledge. We rounded up the top tech people, brands and magazines to follow on some of our favorite social networking sites including Tumblr, Pinterest (yes, Pinterest) and, of course, Twitter. Here’s what we found.


Why you need to use Bower

Joe Eames on July 17, 2014

If you’re not already using Bower, it’s time to rethink your workflow. Here’s a quick overview of what it is, why you need it and how to get started.


Training with Pluralsight around the globe

Sonal Amin on July 16, 2014

Take a look at how our authors are training with Pluralsight around the globe this summer.


Top tools for unit testing in JavaScript

Pam Selle on July 15, 2014

Like many things in the world of JavaScript, there are plenty of choices for how to unit test your code. Here are some favorites that can help you save time when setting up a project.


How to create games with Digital-Tutors

Grant Boudon on July 14, 2014

Here's the full rundown on how you can use your Digital-Tutors access to start creating games right now.


Pluralsight fans show their love for the World Cup

Sonal Amin on July 11, 2014

With the World Cup finals around the corner, we thought we'd highlight a few of our fans (who are also soccer fans) from around the globe. Here are a few photos they submitted a few weeks ago during our World Cup contest.


10 essential resources for front end web developers

Joe Eames on July 10, 2014

Front end web development is a radically changing landscape. Inventions and discoveries are happening at such a fast pace, constantly paving the way for new things to learn. Here are 10 top resources to help you stay on top of your game.