Introduction to CSS

Welcome to this review of the Pluralsight course Introduction to CSS by Scott Allen. Scott is a many time Microsoft MVP and has written and co-authored several books on Microsoft technologies. This course is part of the learning path Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3. An Introduction to CSS Scott begins by reminding us how basic…

HTML Fundamentals

Welcome to my review of HTML Fundamentals by Matt Milner, an independent consultant specializing in Microsoft .NET application design and development. This course is part of two learning paths on Pluralsight: HTML5 Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 (Microsoft Exam 70-480) HTML Fundamentals Introduction Matt begins by introducing a bit of the history of…

The Case for F#

TLDR; If time is short, skip to the section of most interest to you: Special Guest Profiles The Questions Learning F# Introduction All developers seem to be saying the same thing: these days there is just so many new things to learn that it’s difficult to keep up. For .NET developers, just keeping up with…

HTML5 Learning Path

Phew! I have just finished my 4th Pluralsight learning path this year, and I’ve learned a ton of stuff about HTML5! The details on this learning path are available here from Pluralsight. The links below go to my reviews: Course Duration HTML Fundamentals 2h 13m HTML5 Fundamentals 3h 56m HTML5 Advanced Topics 2h 45m Get Started…

HTML5 Canvas Fundamentals

Welcome to this review of HTML5 Canvas Fundamentals, which is the 7th and final course on the HTML5 Learning Path on Pluralsight, which is by Google GDE, Microsoft MVP and Regional Director Dan Wahlin. Although it is right at the end of the learning path, as long as you have done some web programming before you should…

My Life For The Code Retrospective

I would like to thank Shawn Rakowski for inviting me onto his show. He was a great host and I enjoyed speaking with him very much. You can listen to it here: Episode 23 – The Learning Path with Kevin O’Shaughnessy Someone that I can see a lot of good qualities in, security expert and…

The Unofficial F Sharp Learning Path

There is currently no official Pluralsight learning path for F#. This is very odd because there are plenty of F# courses available. So here is my unofficial F# learning path: F# Jumpstart by Kit Eason 1h 25m F# Fundamentals by Liam McClennan 5h 40m Accessing Data with F# Type Providers by Tomas Petricek 2h 14m Building…

Get Started With HTML5 Boilerplate

Welcome to the review of the 4th course in the HTML5 Learning Path on Pluralsight. Get Started With HTML5 Boilerplate is the shortest course in this learning path, at only 58 minutes length at normal playback speed. It is authored by  lead web developer Chris Reynolds. Chris begins by explaining the HTML5 Boilerplate is a template rather than…

Taking The Leap from Flash to HTML5 Video

Welcome to my review of the 6th course in the HTML5 learning path on Pluralsight, which is authored by online video and web development consultant Lisa Larson-Kelley Taking The Leap from Flash to HTML5 Video Scope of This Course This course is suitable for anyone interested in Flash and/or HTML5 Video, and should give you a much…