Microsoft has announced a new partnership with Pluralsight, a company that develops a technology learning platform. The companies will help to enhance the skill of Visual Studio 2017 developers. Pluralsight announced the collaboration to coincides with Microsoft’s full launch of VS 2017 yesterday.

This announcement means Visual Studio subscribers get free access to the technology learning platform. Furthermore, VS Enterprise subscribers will get the full Pluralsight course catalog for a full year. Users can get more details on the Visual Studio Enterprise access level please visit

If you are unfamiliar with Pluralsight, it is a learning platform that allows enterprise customer to learn about critical technology tools. In an official announcement, Aaron Skonnard, co-founder and CEO of Pluralsight comments on the partnership with Microsoft:

“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.”

Pluralsight Benefits

The platform will give Visual Studio 2017 subscribers tools to learn about several services. For example, courses from industry experts offer insights into Azure, .NET, SQL Server, Angular, SharePoint, C#, Javascript and more.

“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.”

With the benefit package, VS customers can empower their learning of skills across technologies.