Everyone from Ford to Coca-Cola is having hackathons these days; there are hackathons for food and politics, immigration reform and healthcare. In the tech world they’ve become a staple of developer relations. But how useful are they to developers, and are they all equally useful? Before you invest time and travel money, make sure you [...]
Find the weaknesses in your website before hackers do in our course, Hack Yourself First: How to go on the Cyber-Offense. In this free clip, see how the tools in Google Chrome can help you dissect each page.
In my last post, we walked through the touchy subject of why knowing SEO is important for web developers and how spending some time digging in to SEO can save you time, earn you dollars and keep you sane. This time, I want to take on some of the specific, basic knowledge surrounding website structure that web developers should make a part of their repertoire.
Do you work in a computer-related job field? If so, this data released by PhoenixTS might be of interest. A recent survey revealed computer-related job salaries in the top ten states average between $82,000 and $108,000 per year, with Colorado sitting at the top of the list.
Americans may be among the most productive workers in the world, but living up to such high expectations isn’t always easy. Here are seven simple ways to help you stay at the top of the heap.
In C# Design Strategies, one of the top C# programmers in the industry teaches Gang of Four Design Patterns as well as good coding practice. This free clip focuses on the importance of threads.
Believe it or not, our awesome courses don't just appear magically in our library. We've got a whole team of people working to bring you the best dev and IT admin training out there. But who are we? The Pluralsight staff wants to share the things we're most thankful for this Thanksgiving, so you can get to know us better.
It's that time of year where we all give a bit of energy to finding things to be thankful for. Health, love, family, prosperity. But what about the workplace? Have you ever given much thought to what you have to be thankful for on the job?
Monday may be responsible for many sad faces and “sick days,” but let’s be real: Unless you’re singing praises of TGIF, no other day of the week feels quite as spectacular. Thankfully, there are several things you can do to boost your mood while you’re still on the clock. Prepare for Monday on Fridays – The Bangles were [...]
Like most of you out there, I never sat at my desk in high school or college dreaming of one day becoming a “video training author.” In fact, to this day, when a “non-techie” asks me what I do, I usually struggle to explain it and end up just saying, “I do computer stuff.”
We reached another big number this week. Our library now has over 1200 courses! Amazing, right? We still have over a month before the year ends, and there’s no sign of slowing down. Check out the courses we’ve released in the past week.
BizTalk Server is Microsoft’s premier enterprise tool for application integration. BizTalk 2013 marks the eighth release of the product in the past 13 years. With BizTalk 2013, BizTalk adds first class support for REST interfaces, Windows Azure Service Bus and support for running as a virtual machine in Windows Azure. What’s New in BizTalk Server 2013 covers these and other new features of BizTalk 2013 in detail.
You spent all day working on a server only to, at the eleventh hour, make a mistake so large, it sent you back to square one. There was no way to recover, the damage was done. What do you do? How do you recover from such an error? Logic would dictate you re-create your work, omitting the mistake. But after grand mal mistakes, there's more than just repairing the obvious to be done.
In this free clip from our 3-part CompTIA Mobility+ Series, learn about the five benefits of the OSI Model, how the seven individual layers work and simple ways to remember them.
Your morning commute doesn’t have to be a total waste of time. In fact, you can keep your noggin quite sharp while you’re stuck in rush hour traffic. All you’ll need to get started are these seven geeky podcasts, most of which can be easily found straight from the Stitcher app, available for both iOS and Android.
The CompTIA A+ certification is widely acknowledged as one of the top entry-level certifications in IT. The certification covers a wide base of hardware, software and troubleshooting topics that delivers a great foundation of tech knowledge. For many entry-level technicians and help desk positions, the A+ is a pre-requisite.