Pluralsight Courses to Help Grow Your Web Knowledge

With your Digital-Tutors subscription, you also get access to Pluralsight's entire library. If you're an aspiring web designer or developer, that's an amazing resource containing thousands of video tutorials on a wide variety of topics! Since looking through such a large library can take some time, we wanted to help by pointing out some of those web courses that could fast-track your training path to being a master web ninja! However, before making a beeline to check out Pluralsight's library, you might want to start with some into to coding tutorials that Digital-Tutor's has to offer:

Pluralsight Courses:

Responsive Web Design

This Responsive Design course is a little different than the courses here at DT, and the other courses on this list. It's a recorded talk about Responsive Design, so you're seeing the speaker, Ben Callahanand, and his slide presentation. Callahanand provides some interesting insights into the history of Responsive Design as well as where he thinks it is moving to in the future.

Hands On Responsive Design

This course will teach you different ways to achieve a Responsive Design. Since all screen sizes now need to be addressed, learning Responsive Design is crucial to having a site that's usable on any device. In the course, you'll learn about Media Queries, Mobile First, Progressive Enhancement, and more throughout the process of creating nine projects. Understanding and creating effective Responsive Design is a crucial skill for anyone who wants to be successful in the web industry. The course does go into some more advanced areas at times, like CSS Preprocessors, but it still exposes you to a lot of important components that that are essential to making Responsive sites.

Building a Successful Blog

A lot of web professionals also maintain successful blogs. This course will cover blogging concepts, ideas, and motives for maintaining a presence in the blogosphere. The course also has some introductory information about differences between website types, such as static vs. dynamic. You'll learn about the different places that you can get started with blogging as well. You will definitely learn a lot about blogging that you might not have known before.

jQuery Fundamentals

If you're learning JavaScript for the first time, you've probably heard people talking about jQuery, but are still confused about what it is. If this is the case then jQuery Fundamentals is the course for you. However, you should have a base knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript before starting this course. Luckily, our Quick Start to JavaScript courses should help you get up to speed. While jQuery Fundamentals isn't considered an advanced course, it can certainly feel like it if you haven't learned a lot of the basics beforehand.

Introduction to Bootstrap

Bootstrap is a popular and open source front-end framework for web designers and developers. You should know HTML and CSS before starting to learn Bootstrap. This course will teach you about Bootstrap and what it can do for you. If you're still interested in Bootstrap and learning more about it, there's a Bootstrap 3 course that goes into the features of the newest version.

Get Started With HTML5 Boilerplate

HTML5 Boilerplate is a template that can be used as a starting point for any HTML5-based page or file. You should know HTML5, CSS, and a basic understanding of JavaScript before you jump into learning about this. HTML5 Boilerplate includes everything that you need in HTML5 to start your projects all in one place with lots of documentation and code comments. The template will give you a head start when creating your document files.

A Better CSS: LESS and Sass

If you're looking to learn more about CSS Preprocessors, then this course is for you. The course goes through the two most popular preprocessors, LESS and Sass, and compares and contrasts them. You'll also learn why CSS Preprocessors have become so popular.

Front-End Web Development: Get Started

This course teaches both HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, so we'd recommend it as a refresher course if you're already starting to learn those languages. Since the course includes all three of the front-end languages, it's a great way for you to understand how the three languages can work together to make awesome websites.