DJ Anderson

VP, Communications

Mariangel Babbel

Director, Communications

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

“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

About Pluralsight 

Pluralsight is the leading technology workforce development company that helps companies and teams build better products by developing critical skills, improving processes and gaining insights through data, and providing strategic skills consulting. Trusted by forward-thinking companies of every size in every industry, Pluralsight helps individuals and businesses transform with technology. Pluralsight Skills helps enterprises build technology skills at scale with expert-authored courses on today’s most important technologies, including cloud, artificial intelligence and machine learning, data science, and security, among others. Skills also includes tools to align skill development with business objectives, virtual instructor-led training, hands-on labs, skill assessments and one-of-a-kind analytics. Flow complements Skills by providing engineering teams with actionable data and visibility into workflow patterns to accelerate the delivery of products and services. For more information about Pluralsight, visit

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