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HTML5 Web Components: The Solution to Div Soup?

Web development has radically matured over the last two decades, but we still rely on divs more than we should. Thankfully, HTML5 Web Components aims to change that.

Recent Posts

Author Nigel Poulton takes on questions during #DockerChat

Sonal Amin on January 29, 2015

We're caught up with author Nigel Poulton today to get the latest updates on Docker. We had a great time during today's Twitter chat. Here's a recap in case you missed it.


Learning Path: SharePoint Server 2013 MCSE (70-331, 70-332)

Don Jones on January 28, 2015

This learning path focuses on the skills you need to implement and maintain a SharePoint Server (2010-2013) infrastructure. The courses listed here will help you prepare for Microsoft's 70-331 and 70-332 exams.


5 top IT certifications in 2015

Ed Tittel on January 28, 2015

This year is expected to be a big one for IT pros, with mobile, security and big data rising to the top. Here are five certifications that shouldn’t be ignored in 2015.


Master these 6 tech skills to stay relevant in 2015

Aaron Skonnard on January 27, 2015

It's important to take an annual look at what’s changing in current trends for our industry. In fields like technology and science that never stop moving and evolving, it’s even more important to keep pace with what trends are new and emergent. Here are 6 skills you'll need to stay relevant.


Pluralsight + Code School: Expand your learning horizons

Aaron Skonnard on January 26, 2015

At Pluralsight, we believe people are most successful when they can harness a variety of learning opportunities and teaching styles. And we get that what resonates with you might not be the same for your friend or colleague. That’s one of the reasons we’re excited to announce we’ve acquired Code School.


What to do when you’re stuck in a death march

Dan Appleman on January 26, 2015

If you've ever been part of a death march, you know how absolutely miserable it can be. Here are a few tips to help you survive the next doomed-to-fail project.


Weekly new courses: Windows Server, CompTIA, Bootstrap & more

Sonal Amin on January 23, 2015

We have a few new courses for you to catch up on in our library this week. Check them all out here.


Self-Taught: How I learned to be self-reliant and love leaving school

Fred Yates on January 23, 2015

Seven years ago I made a decision that changed the course of my career and has made me even more excited about non-traditional learning opportunities. Read my story here.


Gain productivity, performance and prowess with EF6 (without breaking your EF4+ or EF5 apps)

Julie Lerman on January 22, 2015

Entity Framework 6 (EF6) focuses on putting more power at the fingertips of developers. Not only will you find several improvements like performance benefits, but the framework is more extensible and offers new ways to control how Entity Framework behaves. We take a closer look at how it all works.


Author Joe Eames talks Angular and ng-conf

Whitney Larsen on January 21, 2015

Pluralsight author Joe Eames shares his thoughts on Angular and AngularJS 2.0, and gives an inside look at the world's first AngularJS conference.


Tough decision to make? Delegate it.

Aaron Skonnard on January 20, 2015

Find out how delegation of the toughest initiatives can foster trust and empowerment, facilitate true autonomy, and create a no-fear culture.


Hollywood reality check: “Blackhat”

Don Jones on January 20, 2015

The new "Blackhat" movie is a little fuzzy on facts, but it serves up one very relevant lesson to anyone in tech. Get a full update on the tech-packed movie here.


Weekly new courses: XAML, Visual Studio, HTML5 & more

Sonal Amin on January 16, 2015

With tech titles making 3 of the top jobs of 2015, there's a lot to be learned. Check out our newest courses of the week.


3 more tech jobs to watch in 2015

Stacy Warden on January 15, 2015

What do software developers, systems analysts and information security analysts all have in common (other than being tech roles, of course)? Each of them ranked in the top 10 jobs of 2015. Here are some of our favorite courses in each category to help you stay on top of your skills.


Hack Day Magic

Aaron Skonnard on January 15, 2015

In this week's Inc. article, I share some of the dramatic results of our company collectively channeling its “startup” spirit, and also reveal four compelling reasons why firms that haven’t jumped on the bandwagon yet should follow this growing Silicon Valley trend. Read on here.