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Archive for June, 2011

Simplify Desktop Management without Compromising Performance with XenDesktop 5

By Sean Wilkins on June 29, 2011

XenDesktop 5 helps maintain the high performance that users expect while lowering the support requirements and simplifying the lives of busy network administrators. Learn more about what XenDesktop 5 has to offer.


Perils, Pitfalls and Opportunities in Changing Careers in the IT Field

By Abhinav Kaiser on June 24, 2011

Are you considering making a career change? Read about the opportunities, drawbacks and considerations you’ll need to take into account when making the decision to change careers in the IT field.


Top 10 Free ITIL® v3 Ebooks, Blogs and Online Resources

By Abhinav Kaiser on June 22, 2011

Want to learn about ITIL® for free? Take advantage of these top 10 free ITIL® resources to gain some knowledge, keep up with what’s new in the field and join other ITIL® professionals in discussion.


New Training Release: ITIL® v3 Foundations Training

By Kasia Lorenc on June 21, 2011

ITIL® is one of this year’s hottest IT skills and one of the best compensated IT certifications, with salary ranges between $93,000 and $107,000. Learn more about the ITIL® certification and our brand new ITIL® v3 Foundations Training.


New Course: Windows Phone 7 “Mango” Multitasking

By Fritz Onion on June 20, 2011

Yacine Khammal has published a new course: Windows Phone 7 “Mango” Multitasking Windows Phone Mango brings new multitasking capability for third party application developpers, in the form of fast application switching and background agents. In this course, we explore the new execution model that enables fast app switching, and we examine how to leverage this […]


New course: Entity Framework 4.1 – Code First

By Fritz Onion on June 18, 2011

Julie Lerman has just published a new course on Entity Framework 4.1 – Code First! This course introduces viewers to Entity Framework 4.1. The first module provides an overview of the features you will find in Entity Framework 4.1. The next two modules drill into configuring Code First using the Code First Data Annotations and […]


Jolie on Moving from Java to C#

By Aaron Skonnard on June 17, 2011

Check out Jolie’s latest video blog on moving from Java to C# using Pluralsight. She’s starting to hit some of the common pain points with online learning. The good news: here at Pluralsight we’re working on the very type of online student forums she’s asking about in this video. Stay tuned!


How to Use a Free Packet Sniffer

By Sean Wilkins on June 15, 2011

Packet Sniffer is a network analyzing tool that allows you to monitor traffic conversations on your network, see how devices are communicating and troubleshoot potential problems. Learn how to use a packet sniffer and where you can get one for free.


Update of Pluralsight (Beta) for Android Available

By Aaron Skonnard on June 14, 2011

We released a new drop of the Pluralsight (Beta) for Android over the weekend. This build provides a more stable video playback experience across a wider range of Android devices. If you’ve been having issues with the current app, please give this update a try. You can send feedback and any bug reports to our support team. […]


How To Set Up Microsoft Office 365 Beta for Small Business

By Brian Nelson on June 8, 2011

Microsoft Office 365 runs all of the necessary software and applications that a small business needs and the setup can be accomplished by any reasonably tech savvy small business owner. See how to setup an Office 365 team, permissions and licenses in Office 365 beta.


New Course: Aspect Oriented Programming in .NET

By Fritz Onion on June 7, 2011

Donald Belcham has just published a new course on Aspect Oriented Programming in .NET In this course, Donald walks you through the concepts involved with Aspect-Oriented Programming (AOP) in a .NET environment. AOP is a programming paradigm that enables increased modularity by allowing the separation of cross-cutting concerns through interceptors and code weaving. A typical […]


New course: Introduction to WebMatrix

By Fritz Onion on June 7, 2011

Matt Milner has just published a new course: Introduction to WebMatrix In this course you will learn how to use WebMatrix to build and customize web sites. Aside from learning about the tool itself, you will learn how to create, access and manipulate data, how to work with ASP.NET Web Pages and the Razor syntax, […]


New Training Release: Cisco CCNA Voice Training

By Kasia Lorenc on June 7, 2011

Looking for a way to set yourself apart from the competition? Want to advance your career, enhance your skills and increase your pay? The Cisco CCNA Voice Certification is in high demand and offers some great career benefits. Learn how you can get it.


New course: SSIS Fundamentals

By Fritz Onion on June 6, 2011

Stacia Misner has published a new course on SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) Fundamentals This course explains how to develop Integration Services packages with an emphasis on the development of processes that support data warehousing. It begins by describing the overall process of package development, then describes the types of tasks that Integration Services and shows […]


SolarWinds Certified Professional (SCP) Certification Guide

By Mike Rodriguez on June 6, 2011

The SolarWinds Certified Professional (SCP) certification recognizes network management skills and knowledge while helping IT professionals advance their careers, increase their salaries and obtain job security. See what it takes to become a SCP certified professional.


IT Resume Tips for Cisco Professionals

By Sean Wilkins on June 3, 2011

What can you do to make your Cisco resume stand out from the competition? Here are a few tips and recommendations that you can use to beef up your Cisco resume and have prospective employers take a second look.


Jolie O’Dell on the Pluralsight Android App

By Aaron Skonnard on June 2, 2011

Jolie O’Dell is back with another video blog describing her personal experience using the Pluralsight Android app in her quest to learn C#. Check it out!


Free ASP.NET Training

By Aaron Skonnard on June 2, 2011

Pluralsight has finished publishing two complete training courses on www.asp.net that are freely available to the community at large. One covers ASP.NET Web Forms and the other covers ASP.NET MVC 3. You’ll find quick links to them below. Enjoy!   ASP.NET Web Forms Training            Free ASP.NET MVC 3 Training


How to Use the Linksys User Interface Database

By Sean Wilkins on June 1, 2011

Linksys is one of the most popular providers of home and office networking products and this free User Interface Database allows you to test and master the different Linksys UI’s. See how the UI database can help you save time and become more efficient when working with Linksys devices.