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Jason Salmond


Jason Salmond has written 169 posts for Pluralsight blog

New course: Load Testing with Visual Studio 2012

By Jason Salmond on August 26, 2013

Ben Day has just published a new course: Load Testing with Visual Studio 2012 Go ahead and ask yourself the following: Is your application slow?  Do you want to make sure it *isn’t* slow?  Want to know what happens when a lot of people start using you application? Well, Ben Day has re-entered the Pluralsight [...]


New Course: Spring Fundamentals

By Jason Salmond on August 22, 2013

Bryan Hansen has just published a new course: Spring Fundamentals The Spring Framework provides a comprehensive programming and configuration model for modern Java-based enterprise applications – on any kind of deployment platform. It focuses on the “plumbing” of enterprise applications so that teams can focus on application-level business logic, without unnecessary ties to specific deployment [...]


New Course: C++ Language Changes in the VS 2013 Preview

By Jason Salmond on August 22, 2013

Kate Gregory has just published a new course: C++ Language Changes in the VS 2013 Preview The C++ Language and the Standard Library both changed dramatically with the release of C++ 11. Some of these features were implemented in Visual Studio even before C++ 11 achieved final approval. Others were added in later versions. This [...]


New Course: SQL Server 2012: Transact-SQL Error Handling

By Jason Salmond on August 21, 2013

Joe Sack of SQLskills has just published a new course: SQL Server 2012: Transact-SQL Error Handling Robust Transact-SQL coding practices dictate proactive planning for anticipated and unanticipated errors that might occur during code module execution. SQL Server’s flavor of Transact-SQL provides several commands that can be used to properly handle errors in your code and [...]


New Course: Fixing Common JavaScript Bugs

By Jason Salmond on August 21, 2013

Elijah Manor has just published a new course: Fixing Common JavaScript Bugs Already got some mad JavaScript Debugging skills? This course comes at JavaScript from the reverse angle where it shows a piece of buggy code and then unpacks what is wrong and why. Each clip is a mini-quiz to see if you can figure [...]


New Course: Introduction to Windows Forms

By Jason Salmond on August 16, 2013

Rob Windsor has just published a new course: Introduction to Windows Forms This course is designed to help you get started building applications with Windows Forms. We start by examining the core elements of WinForms by building an application just using code. Once we understand the foundation of Windows Forms, we turn our attention to [...]


New Course: An MVC4, iOS And Android App With ServiceStack, Xamarin and C#

By Jason Salmond on August 16, 2013

John Sonmez has just published a new course: An MVC4, iOS And Android App With ServiceStack, Xamarin and C# That was a mouthful…lets list those technologies one more time: MVC4 iOS Android ServiceStack Xamarin C# It can be very difficult to build a cross platform application that will work on the web as well as [...]


New Course: Advanced Integration Services

By Jason Salmond on August 14, 2013

Stacia Misner has just published a new course: Advanced Integration Services Stacia’s fans have been patiently anticipating this one, so we are very pleased to have it in the library now. It explains how to apply Integration Services features to build packages that support the extract, transform and load operations of a data warehouse. It [...]


New Course: Android for .NET Developers: 3 Adopting The Android Mindset

By Jason Salmond on August 14, 2013

Jim Wilson has just published a new course: Android for .NET Developers: 3 Adopting The Android Mindset In the first 2 parts of the “Android for .NET Developers” series we looked at applying your existing skills to the Android platform. Well it’s time for that to stop! Now it’s time to start thinking like an [...]


New Course: SharePoint 2013 Search Back To Front

By Jason Salmond on August 8, 2013

We are pleased to announce our newest author, Matthew McDermott, who has just published his first course: SharePoint 2013 Search Back To Front To give a little background on my relationship with Matthew, he reached out clear back in February of this year to see what it would take to create courses to add in [...]


New Course: C# From Scratch, Part 2

By Jason Salmond on August 7, 2013

Jesse Liberty has just published a new course: C# From Scratch, Part 2 Many of you have already taken the chance to view Jesse’s first C# from Scratch course. In this exciting conclusion and epic adventure he elaborates even more on C#, the language of choice for software developers in building web or desktop applications. [...]


New Course: CSS 3 From Scratch

By Jason Salmond on July 31, 2013

Jesse Liberty has just published a new course: CSS 3 From Scratch You all know him by now, Jesse Liberty is at it again. Don’t let the immense size of this blog post make you think that less of this course he has prepared for us. CSS3 is the style standard for HTML5 and for [...]


New Course: Nginx and PHP Fundamentals

By Jason Salmond on July 31, 2013

Elton Stoneman has just published a new course: Nginx and PHP Fundamentals This is Elton’s second course to be added to the Pluralsight library, but it is the first to show up in the PHP category. We are very pleased to have it ready for all our viewers. PHP powers more dynamic Web content that [...]


New Course: Beyond the Basics in Windows Phone 8

By Jason Salmond on July 31, 2013

Introducing our newest author, Michael Crump, who has just published his first course: Beyond the Basics in Windows Phone 8 This course is a fantastic addition to the Pluralsight library in the Windows Phone Category,  and is designed for those who already have some experience working with the Windows Phone 8 SDK, or with the [...]


New Course: SharePoint 2013 Search Development

By Jason Salmond on July 31, 2013

Scot Hillier has just published a new course: SharePoint 2013 Search Development This is Scott’s second course to arrive in the Pluralsight library. It covers the concepts, architecture, and techniques for developing apps, solutions, and customizations based on SharePoint 2013 Enterprise Search. With no further adieu, click on over to the course and let Scot [...]


New Course: .NET Puzzles, Gotchas & Cautionary Tales

By Jason Salmond on July 30, 2013

Kathleen Dollard has just published a new course: .NET Puzzles, Gotchas & Cautionary Tales We are very pleased to have Kathleen producing courses in this library. She provides very clear and concise explanations that every .NET developer can benefit from. Puzzles, gotchas and cautionary tales to frighten and inspire you are “unit tests” that pose [...]


New Course: Windows Store Games with the Platformer Game Starter Kit

By Jason Salmond on July 25, 2013

We are proud to announce our newest author, Laurence Moroney, who has just published his first course: Windows Store Games with the Platformer Game Starter Kit This course will teach you, the first principles of how to build platform style games using the Platform Game Starter Kit, and the underlying Jaws.Js, Howler.Js, Tween.JS and Ludus [...]


New Course: Windows Azure Mobile Services

By Jason Salmond on July 23, 2013

Matt Milner has just published a new course: Windows Azure Mobile Services Windows Azure Mobile Services provides a fast, scalable back end for your mobile applications. Every mobile application needs data storage, identity, and push notifications and Azure Mobile provides those services along with native SDKs for each major mobile platform. Built on the Windows [...]


New Course: The Many Approaches to XML Processing in .NET Applications

By Jason Salmond on July 22, 2013

We are proud to announce our newest author, Paul Sheriff, who has just published his first course: The Many Approaches to XML Processing in .NET Applications Did you know that you can use XML instead of a SQL database for applications? Did you know there is LINQ to XML that allows you to process XML [...]


New Course: Learn How to Program with C++

By Jason Salmond on July 22, 2013

Kate Gregory just published a new course: Learn How to Program with C++ If you’ve never programmed before, and you think you’d like to learn C++, why not learn it first? It seems like only yesterday that we were having conversations with Kate on doing a beginner level course on C++ for new programmers. Along [...]