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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.

Tell us how your dad inspired your love of tech!

By Lora Beros on June 9, 2014

Father’s Day is around the corner, and to celebrate we want to hear from you! Did your dad teach you how to ride a bike, tie your shoes and tinker with gadgets? If your dad inspired your love for technology tell us about it and you could win a special gift for you and dad just in time for Father’s Day.

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!

Celebrate Free Comic Book Day with these Pluralsight favorites

By Chris Graham on May 3, 2014

It’s Free Comic Book Day, so let’s take a look at 10 comics you need to pick up this weekend!

Pluralsight says thank you with free training for vets!

By Lora Beros on November 11, 2013

Happy Veterans Day! Here at Pluralsight, we would like to give a big thank you to everyone who has served our country or who is currently serving. We appreciate your dedication, loyalty and sacrifice.

INFOGRAPHIC: 5 reasons to teach kids to code

By Dana Gagnon on October 17, 2013

Your kid can navigate your iPhone like a champ, but what if he knew how to build an app for it? You don’t have to tell us at Pluralsight that it’s important to teach kids about programming. We offer several free kids’ courses to help train the future generation of rock star developers. In fact, [...]

Decorate your desktop with a Pluralsight wallpaper

By Lora Beros on October 8, 2013

Come on, admit it. Your screen is still sporting the same wallpaper your computer came with. Get out of your wallpaper rut by downloading a custom Pluralsight wallpaper! A customer recently asked us to create Pluralsight wallpapers, and we thought this was a brilliant idea. We love hearing from our fans. You’re an enthusiastic bunch, and [...]

How dev and IT can happily coexist

By Lynn Greiner on September 23, 2013

Developers and IT folks have an interesting relationship. Like cattle and sheep ranchers in old cowboy movies, they should be friends, but often regard each other as The Opposition. Luckily, fisticuffs or pistols at high noon aren’t usually involved, but the rancour is there. It shouldn’t be. Developers and IT folks – and, for that [...]

Why all those JavaScript libraries?

By johnpapa7 on September 17, 2013

Are you flustered by so much JavaScript? Concerned with all the seemingly new patterns to learn? Confused about how to organize it? You are not alone. Many JavaScript libraries You may think there are a lot of JavaScript libraries in this project (see right), butthat’s based upon your perspective. Is three a lot? How about [...]

Your Pluralsight story could snag you free training!

By Lora Beros on September 17, 2013

Have you ever aced an interview because you sounded like a .NET ninja after taking our training? Did you look like a hero when you avoided a C# trap after watching one of our lessons? If our training has made an impact in your life on the job or beyond, tell us about it! We [...]

Google is growing up so fast!

By Dana Gagnon on September 4, 2013

Remember when you had to go to the library to look up the history of kung fu? Or when thumbing through a CD booklet was the only way to learn Weezer lyrics? Ah, life pre-Google. Of course, Google has become much more than a search engine over the last decade-plus. It’s your web browser. Your [...]

The wait is over. Get your hands on hundreds of IT courses

By Dana Gagnon on September 3, 2013

It’s here! Our subscribers have told us for a long time they want more training, especially in the IT space. You probably heard that we recently acquired TrainSignal, an award-winning provider of IT training online. If you’ve been geeking out about getting your hands on TrainSignal’s library (we know you have!), we’ve got good news. [...]

Pluralsight Places #21 in Utah Fast 50 (Photo Recap)

By krystyl on August 28, 2013

On August 27, Pluralsight was invited to the Utah Business Fast 50 luncheon for the 50 fastest growing companies in Utah.  Pluralsight came in at No. 21 on the list. CEO Aaron Skonnard was there to accept the award on behalf of Pluralsight.  He showed his Pluralsight pride by wearing an orange jacket to the [...]

How do you want to hear from us?

By Dana Gagnon on August 28, 2013

There’s nothing worse than your inbox overflowing with a bunch of emails you don’t want. We get that. At Pluralsight, we want to make sure you’re hearing from us exactly when you want, how you want.  Will you please help us learn more about you by completing this short survey? We promise it won’t take [...]

Pluralsight “New Releases” Newsletter: August 20, 2013

By Jessie Holmes on August 20, 2013

Read about our new course releases in this week’s newsletter. Introduction to WPF Custom Controls by Brian Lagunas Introduction to the .NET BackgroundWorker Component by Jeremy Clark C Sharp From Scratch – Pt. 2 by Jesse Liberty Windows Internals by Pavel Yosifovich The Eclipse Guided Tour – Pt. 1 by Tod Gentille Log Parser Fundamentals by [...]

Inc. 500|5000 – Pluralsight Made the List!

By krystyl on August 20, 2013

*Update 8/21 - Inc. uncovered an error that affects the rankings of many companies in the Inc. 500 | 5000, including ours! Turns out we’re not 694 but 692!!! Congrats everyone! We’re very excited to learn that Inc. just released its 500|5000 list, and we came in at number 694! This puts Pluralsight at number 9 [...]

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 [...]

Pluralsight “New Releases” Newsletter: August 13, 2013

By Jessie Holmes on August 13, 2013

We’ve acquired two new companies! Read all about them in this week’s newsletter along with these new course releases. Learning to Program – Being a Better Programmer by Scott Allen, Iris Classon .NET Puzzles, Gotchas & Cautionary Tales by Kathleen Dollard Introduction to Hibernate by John Sonmez iOS Graphics and Animation Programming by Mark Zamoyta [...]

Exciting Week At Pluralsight!

By krystyl on August 8, 2013

Good Afternoon Everyone! As you know, we’re a growing family here at Pluralsight. We recently acquired PeepCode out of Seattle, and just when you thought that was the only big announcement, we thought we’d go more inland to Chicago and acquire TrainSignal too! We’re gearing up for take off, and we’re always excited to share [...]

Complete Course Update: HTML5 Fundamentals

By Megan Russell on August 8, 2013

Craig Shoemaker has just released a new version of his HTML5 Fundamentals course. Here’s the list of updates:  All information is now up to date as of summer 2013 The whole course has been updated and re-recorded Each slide has been updated Each sample has either been updated or rewritten to reflect the most modern techniques [...]