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Mar 7, 2017

Pluralsight and Microsoft Partner to Upskill Developers Using Microsoft Visual Studio 2017

Pluralsight will Provide Professional Technology Learning for Visual Studio Developers for the Third Consecutive Year

SILICON SLOPES – Pluralsight, the technology learning platform, today announced it is partnering with Microsoft to upskill Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 developers.  To celebrate Visual Studio 2017 and its 20th anniversary, all Visual Studio subscribers will receive free access to Pluralsight’s technology learning platform.

“Our technology learning platform enables enterprise tech teams to master the most critical technology tools and skills out there,” said Aaron Skonnard, co-founder and CEO of Pluralsight. “We’re proud to partner with Microsoft for the third consecutive year to provide the best learning experience to the Visual Studio network, empowering developers to keep up with the rapid pace of technological change and gain a true competitive advantage.”

Announced as part of the Visual Studio 2017 launch, Pluralsight will provide Microsoft Visual Studio subscribers with access to learn from industry experts on core topics like Microsoft Azure, .NET, SQL Server, Angular, SharePoint, C#, Javascript and more as part of their benefit package. Visual Studio subscribers can also take advantage of the comprehensive Pluralsight technology learning platform, designed to empower technology professionals to master key technologies and stay ahead of the curve as new technologies are introduced.

As part of this announcement, Visual Studio Enterprise subscribers will for the first time, get access to the full Pluralsight course catalog for a full year. For more details on the Visual Studio Enterprise access level please visit pluralsight.com/partners/microsoft/visual-studio-enterprise.

“A key part to our vision of ‘Any Developer, Any App, Any Platform’ is helping our Visual Studio subscribers and Dev Essentials members stay on the leading edge of innovations in app development technology” said Shawn Nandi, Senior Director, Cloud App Dev and Data Marketing for Microsoft Corp. “Pluralsight has proven its ability to deliver high quality, up-to-date learning, and with the addition of their adaptive skill measurements and curated learning paths, partnering with them was a natural next step to best support the needs of our subscribers.”

To learn more about Visual Studio Subscriptions, visit visualstudio.com/subscriptions.


About Pluralsight

Pluralsight is an enterprise technology learning platform that delivers a unified, end-to-end learning experience for businesses across the globe. Through a subscription service, companies are empowered to move at the speed of technology, increasing proficiency, innovation and efficiency. Founded in 2004 and trusted by Fortune 500 companies, Pluralsight provides members with on-demand access to a digital ecosystem of learning tools, including adaptive skill tests, directed learning paths, expert-authored courses, interactive labs and live mentoring. For more information, visit pluralsight.com.


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