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Best and worst VFX in horror movies

Visual effects hold the power to make any horror film ultra creepy or downright campy. Just in time for Halloween, we take a look at some of the scariest and silliest picks.

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5 fresh ways to motivate your team

Stacy Warden on October 30, 2014

Keeping your team motivated day in and day out can be exhausting. Looming deadlines can bring serious stress, and disorganization can destroy even the most motivated folks. Before you lose your cool, check out these five fresh ways to keep everyone moving forward.


Learning Path: Getting to great with C#

Mike Woodring on October 29, 2014

Looking to advance your C# skills from good to great? This learning path will help you tackle real world business problems with C# by taking you from a beginner level coder to a skillful developer.


VIDEO: IT pros: keeping up with latest tech news & tools for project solutions

Sonal Amin on October 28, 2014

IT professionals’ education is torn between skilling up on current tools, and being aware of what's on the horizon. IT experts and educators Greg Shields and Don Jones discuss the challenges of "keeping up," and look at some intelligent ways to direct a training program that benefits both the organization and the individual.


These geeky Halloween costumes prove that dressing up isn’t just for kids

Stacy Warden on October 28, 2014

Need some last-minute costume inspiration? These geeky picks will help you love Halloween all over again.


These 5 things could save your career

Jack Wallen on October 27, 2014

We were sick of hearing the same standard career advice over and over again, so we took a different approach. Here are five unconventional tips to consider when contemplating your career.


Weekly new courses: .NET, R, Visual Studio & more

Sonal Amin on October 24, 2014

Get a look at the new courses we have to offer in our library this week.


How to build today’s software with yesterday’s technologies

Mark Heath on October 24, 2014

Your technology might be outdated, but that doesn't mean your software should be. Here's how you can make the most of those old tools to create excellent applications.


Pluralsight Playlists: Throwback 2001 Greatest Hits

Lora Beros on October 23, 2014

Today is iPod day and in honor of the 13th birthday of the iPod we're celebrating Throwback Thursday with a Spotify playlist full of the greatest hits from 2001.


10 ways to stay on top of your skills

Pam Selle on October 22, 2014

A big part of being a developer is keeping up with new technology while sharpening the skills you already have. Thankfully, we have 10 trusted tips to help you juggle it all.


Learning Path: Citrix Certified Associate – Virtualization (CCA-V)

Gary Eimerman on October 22, 2014

The Citrix Certified Associate - Virtualization (CCA-V) credential shows that you have the skills to manage, maintain, monitor and troubleshoot XenDesktop 7 solutions. Here's everything you need to prepare for the exam.


3 pitfalls your company must avoid in order to survive

S. Max Brown on October 21, 2014

Ever wonder what makes great companies grow year after year while others fizzle out just as quickly as they started? We visited some of the top tech companies to find out what they're doing differently. Here's what we learned.


Tell us your tech horror story for a chance to win!

Lora Beros on October 20, 2014

Tell us a tech horror story you experienced for a chance to win one of three epic prizes this Halloween.


8 courses for Computer Learning Month

Stacy Warden on October 20, 2014

Need to brush up on your computer skills? Here are eight training courses that will quickly take you from stumped to savvy.


Learning Path: Data Analyst

Geoffrey Grosenbach on October 20, 2014

It's no longer enough to just plug a few numbers into a spreadsheet; you must be able to fluently query data, store it and visualize it so that your company can make informed decisions. Our own VP of data explains everything you need to get there.


Infographic: Get the update on POODLE

Sonal Amin on October 17, 2014

Get the update on the latest bug POODLE and how to protect yourself.