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Pluralsight Playlists: Iconic Instrumentals

Our newest Pluralsight Playlist pays homage to Classical Music Month, but in our own way. We’ve compiled a great list of instrumental soundtracks including everything from Star Wars to Metroid Prime. Enjoy!

Recent Posts

VIDEO: Web Forms does modern web application development

Sonal Amin on September 22, 2014

Watch this on-demand webinar to take full advantage of HTML 5, CSS 3, Bootstrap, jQuery and friendly URLs in Web Forms.

Why you should care about frameworks

Chris Reynolds on September 22, 2014

Here's a quick look at how frameworks like HTML5 Boilerplate can help save you a world of time when working with multiple projects.

Weekly new courses: AngularJS, .NET, System Center & more

Sonal Amin on September 19, 2014

We've had some great releases this week for your viewing pleasure. Check them out here.

Where to find open source jobs

Jack Wallen on September 19, 2014

Finding the open source job of your dreams can be tough, but it's far from impossible. Here's where you should be looking.

Analyzing usage on your Tableau workbooks/dashboard by augmenting the ‘nviews’ field

Mike Roberts on September 18, 2014

This quick guide will show you how to analyze the usage on your Tableau workbooks including who has viewed your dashboard, when they viewed it, and how many views it received in the last quarter.

Quick tips for adapting to the cloud

Ron Schindler on September 17, 2014

Much like yoga requires flexibility, adapting to the cloud forces you to bend in ways that you probably hadn't previously considered. Here's how you can stop feeling like the rookie in the room.

Infographic: 5 ways to protect yourself from a security attack

Sonal Amin on September 16, 2014

With hacks occurring left and right, there's no better time to make sure your systems are safe. In this infographic, Pluralsight outlines some of the biggest security breaches of the decade and how you can prevent this from happening to you

Here’s how PowerShell JEA controls can save you from an attack

Mary Branscombe on September 16, 2014

The new Windows PowerShell Just Enough Administration toolkit reduces the risk of admin-related attacks by letting you control what can and can't be accessed. Here's how it works and why you need it.

5 ways to get the most out of your year-end spending

Lindsay Lauck on September 15, 2014

With the fiscal year coming to a close this month, managers are scrambling to find a way to make the most of their money. Before you go on a maniacal last-minute spending spree, here are some tips to help you decide how to allocate your government year-end spending.

Weekly new courses: Linux, Rails, C# & more

Sonal Amin on September 12, 2014

Take a look at the courses we've released in our library this week.

Infographic: Top 5 programming languages of 2014

Sonal Amin on September 12, 2014

The trends in programming languages are constantly changing and we want to keep you in the know. We've put together an infographic that features the top 5 programming languages of 2014. Get up to date and learn why these skills are essential to know and where you can learn them in our library.

5 skills every programmer needs in 2014

Stacy Warden on September 12, 2014

In honor of National Programmer’s Day, we’ve rounded up five of the top languages of 2014. Take a look to find out how your skills stack up.

Here’s how networking affects your users

Alex Vollmer on September 11, 2014

Networking is deeply intertwined with the user's experience and overall perception of your application, which is why it's so important to understand how it all works. Here's a quick rundown to make sure you've got everything running as smoothly as possible.

Here’s how to get notified when your Tableau Server extract has issues

Mike Roberts on September 10, 2014

You’re so pleased with your latest Tableau workbook, you're convinced you've done everything right and that it's all running as smoothly as possible. But what happens when something goes wrong? Even worse, when someone else notices the issue before you catch it? Here's how you can set up instant notifications to avoid that sticky situation.

Net neutrality: the Internet Slowdown & Battle for the Net

Whitney Larsen on September 9, 2014

Heard of net neutrality? The outcome of this hotbed issue could change how you use the internet, access information, and even affect your Pluralsight subscription. Learn more about the Battle for the Net as Pluralsight participates in the Internet Slowdown.