General company announcements.
Pluralsight is turning 10 years old on April 23, and we’re really excited about this milestone! It wouldn’t be a proper birthday celebration without our fans and subscribers. Since you’re located all over the world, an in-person party is out of the question, but we thought of another way to make this soiree global. Participate in the birthday fun and you could even win some sweet prizes!
What technical resources do companies need to succeed in 2014? Certainly, they need highly skilled developers and IT admins, the backend wizards who set up the systems and write the code that power the most innovative businesses of today. But what about the frontend, the creative imagery and user experience that moves customers to interact with and purchase your product? With nearly 1,500 courses today, Pluralsight aims to fulfill your dev and IT training needs, but we’re excited to announce we aren’t stopping there. We’ve recently acquired Digital-Tutors, the premier online training company for today’s tech-oriented creative professionals!
Is your desk a little disorganized? Maybe you have a dirty dish hanging around or a pile of papers that’s reaching a concerning height? Would your mom be disappointed if she saw it? If you can relate to any of the above, you’re the perfect candidate for our #MyDeskIsGross contest!
Hop on to Twitter and enter our How to Build a Computer contest! Fill out the form in our tweet and you’ll be entered into a raffle to win the computer made famous by our CompTIA A+ Part 6 course.
Programmers’ Day is finally here! How are you celebrating? Are you coding, eating or taking the day off? Here at Pluralsight, we’re enjoying the holiday by reading all of your great submissions to our “If I could spend Programmer’s Day doing anything, I would…” contest. Our six lucky, randomly selected winners are: Grand prize (one [...]
In the world of semi-fake holidays, somewhere between National Tube Sock Day and World Fingerpainting Day, lies Programmers’ Day. What is it, you ask? The origins are fuzzy, but all you really need to know is that it’s a day honoring you, it’s this Friday, September 13, and we’re giving you the chance to win [...]
Kenny Kerr has published another course! This course is about the practical application of the modern C++ language. It’s about using (and creating) modern C++ libraries. You’re going to learn how to use a modern C++ style of programming. You will see how it helps to turn C++ into a modern language that’s intuitive and [...]
Steve Michelotti has just published a new course! Do you want a data ORM that is simple and lightweight but also is powerful and provides incredible performance? If so, a Micro ORM is for you! This course will provide background for what a Micro ORM is and why you might want to use one. It [...]
Pluralsight recently acquired two online training companies, PeepCode and TrainSignal. What does this mean for you? It means that now in addition to Pluralsight’s entire library of hardcore developer training, you’ll soon have access to award-winning IT and open-source courses. Check out this video to learn why there’s no other training library out there like [...]
John Sonmez has published a new course! At first, Inversion of Control (IoC) is a difficult concept to understand. Even after understanding what IoC is, a developer must learn to apply the concepts of IoC and IoC containers to a real application in order to use it effectively. In this course, John will show you [...]
Pinal Dave has just published a new course! Performance is one of the most essential aspects of any application. Everyone wants their server to perform optimally and at the best efficiency. Indexes are the silver bullets for Performance. In this course you will gain an understanding of the basics of MySQL Indexes and further explore [...]
Jon Flanders just tipped the scale, we now have over 600 courses in the library! Facebook hardly needs any introduction. As the world’s largest social network it has become a go-to source for not only social connections but also social applications. Building an application on iOS that takes advantage of Facebook’s large network and sophisticated [...]
Tod Gentille has just released his 1st course! Eclipse is a powerful open-source software development framework that runs on multiple platforms and is suitable for developing programs in many languages. Target applications can run on anything from the desktop or mobile device down to tiny 8 bit embedded processors. Who should take this course This [...]
Robert Boedigheimer has just published a new course! Log Parser is a free tool from Microsoft that provides the ability to write SQL-like queries against a large number of input formats. It is not just text based files like web logs, CSV files, etc. but also system resources like the file system, registry and event [...]
Greetings, friends, It was only a few weeks ago that I wrote to inform you about our acquisition of PeepCode, the leading online training provider for open source developers. Well, as Steve Jobs liked to say, there’s one more thing: Today I am thrilled to announce that we’ve made an even bigger strategic move by [...]
Our newest author, Iris Classon, and long time veteran author, Scott Allen have co-authored a new course! About the course: This course is designed to help you become a better developer by giving you specific tips, tricks, and strategies to help you improve not only your software skills but your career. In this course Scott and Iris [...]
Jason Alba has published another new course! Before I even tell you about the course, you might be wondering what an informational interview is. At first, I had tried to make it in to a complex idea when really its just a conversation/discussion (something I quickly learned from Jason Personal note: this course is a great way [...]
Richard Seroter has published a new course! This course describes the techniques and best practices for composing highly available distributed systems on the AWS platform. Throughout the course, we build up a web application that takes advantage of AWS storage, databases, compute, messaging, DNS, and more. Check out the TOC to see exactly what this [...]
Shawn Wildermuth has published a new course! Sometimes you just need to get a site up and running fast. Whether it be a blog, an event site, a wedding announcement or a new business idea. Getting a website working should be a quick and easy task for a developer. This course uses a variety of [...]
Brian Lagunas has just published a new course, Introduction to WPF Custom Controls. Introduction to WPF Custom Controls is an introductory course designed to teach the basic concepts required to get started writing custom WPF controls. This course covers how to choose a base class to start your custom control, enable data binding support by [...]