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What does one Windows mean for you?

By Don Jones on July 24, 2014

Microsoft recently announced that the company will be merging its major Windows operating systems into a single mega-Windows. Find out what this means for you.

Training with Pluralsight around the globe

By Sonal Amin on July 16, 2014

Take a look at how our authors are training with Pluralsight around the globe this summer.

A sneak peek at our new headquarters

By Sonal Amin on June 30, 2014

We’re very excited to announce the opening of our new office in Farmington, Utah. The new HQ features an open layout, bright windows, modern décor, and a truly inviting workspace. Get a sneak peek.

Celebrating Father’s Day: Inspired by Dad

By Sonal Amin on June 13, 2014

For Father’s Day, we asked our fans and followers how their love for technology has been inspired by their dads. Here are a few heartwarming stories we received.

Getting to know Swift

By Sonal Amin on June 12, 2014

Apple made several announcements during its Worldwide Developer’s Conference last week, but it was the reveal of Swift — the company’s newest programming language for iOS and OS X — that really stood out for us. We asked some of our authors what they think about Swift, here’s what they said.

This Memorial Day, we thank our vets with free training!

By Sonal Amin on May 23, 2014

This Memorial Day, we’re honoring veterans by offering them a free month of training!

Microsoft’s latest tools let you easily manage users in the cloud

By Mary Branscombe on May 22, 2014

Finally, Windows Phone 8.1 has the mobile management features we’ve been promised for months. From selective remote wipe to distributing certificates for secure Wi-Fi connections, there’s plenty to be happy about. Here’s what you need to know so far.

Is Windows XP really dead?

By Paul Ballard on May 15, 2014

The day of reckoning for Windows XP has come and gone, but what does the end of Microsoft support for Windows XP really mean? Here’s what you need to know.

Azure RemoteApp gives you Windows apps anywhere, anytime

By Mary Branscombe on May 12, 2014

Azure RemoteApp is about to make your life a whole lot easier with its cloud-hosted desktop apps. The new service, which was announced during TechEd 2014, is currently in beta – here’s everything you need to know so far.

Here’s how you can help teach kids programming

By Stacy Warden on May 6, 2014

Teaching kids to program is just as important, and as easy, as equipping them with another language. Find out how you can help make it happen.

Fan favorites: What you can learn from our top courses

By Sonal Amin on May 2, 2014

Last week, we asked our fans what they learned from their favorite Pluralsight course as part of the 3-day #PluralsightVIP contest. Here’s what a few of them had to say. [View the story "Pluralsight fan feedback" on Storify]

Weekly new courses: Front End Web Development and more

By Sonal Amin on April 24, 2014

See the new courses we’ve released for the week of April 21, 2014.

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Tweet to win and become a #PluralsightVIP

By Lora Beros on April 23, 2014

Pluralsight celebrates 10 years, and thanks all its customers, authors and employees.

Does Pluralsight help your team succeed? We want to hear from you!

By Dana Gagnon on April 16, 2014

Do you manage a team that uses our training to be more efficient, to stay on top of the latest technologies or to learn new tips and tricks? If so, we’d love to hear from you! Please take some time to answer some or all of the questions below. //

Book review: ‘Create Mobile Games with Corona’

By Lynn Greiner on April 15, 2014

Since mobile gaming is so hot, it’s no surprise that programmers and gamers of all skill levels want to build their own and share the wealth. Silvia Domenech’s book, ”Create Mobile Games with Corona: Build with Lua on iOS and Android,” aims to help with that. This review will tell you if the book, written by a veteran game programmer, is worth your time.

Weekly new courses: Spring Security, C#, MongoDB and more

By Manya Susoev on April 10, 2014

It’s been a big week for the Pluralsight community. Yesterday we announced that we’ve acquired Digital-Tutors, the premier online training company for today’s tech-oriented creative professionals! But even with all the celebrating, we were still able to keep our course production on schedule. Check out all the fresh courses we’ve released in the past week.

Media, learners react to Digital-Tutors acquisition news

By Manya Susoev on April 9, 2014

It’s been an exciting day for us. This morning we announced our acquisition of Digital-Tutors, which means our training library has doubled and now includes 3,000 courses! Combining forces with Digital-Tutors has been our biggest move to date, and we’re so grateful for how our community has reacted to the news. Here’s some of the news coverage and a few favorite tweets about the Pluralsight and Digital-Tutors announcement.

Build day 2: It’s all about Azure

By Paul Ballard on April 3, 2014

Day two of the Microsoft Build conference started with a keynote that was all about Azure and how Microsoft is reaching out with their online services to platforms beyond Windows. Throughout the presentations, there were as many as 44 different announcements of either new Azure features or features previously in beta being made generally available. Let’s go through some of the notable topics that were covered.

Build day 1: Windows, Nokia and getting personal with Cortana

By Paul Ballard on April 2, 2014

This year’s Build conference is a more intimate affair with fewer sessions, a much smaller overall conference space and approximately 5,000 attendees. Today’s keynote had several important announcements and demos along with the usual gaffes that accompany launch events. But perhaps the most popular topics today were the in-depth view of Cortana, and the announcement that the Windows operating system would be free on devices with screens smaller than nine inches.

10 April Fools’ office pranks for geeks to wreak havoc

By Simon Mounsey on April 1, 2014

Uncooperative mice, computers gone haywire, screensaver switcheroo. Yes, it’s that time of the year again: April Fools’ Day. More than any other department in an office, the tech staff has the ability to pull off some truly genius April Fools’ jokes. Here are some ideas to try on your coworkers today.