I'm Simon Allardice. I obsess about the best ways
of learning—and teaching—software development.
And then I make courses that try to do that.

November 21, 2015 my first course for Pluralsight is out now! iOS 9 Fundamentals.
Get started developing iOS apps, including an intro to Swift.

Big news! I've joined Pluralsight

23 Jul 2015

I’m delighted to announce that I have joined the Pluralsight team, and I’ll be creating content there from now on.

While I’m immensely proud of the body of work I’ve created over many years at lynda.com, it’s time for the next chapter. It’s a superb team, and we have fantastic plans for the next generation of professional learning.

I’m already cranking on my first couple of courses, and I’ll post more as soon as we have an ETA.

Here’s Pluralsight.

Ask Me Anything on CareerDean.com

01 Apr 2015

I recently did a AMA (Ask Me Anything) on CareerDean.com, where I answer a bunch of questions on self-directed learning, teaching, dream jobs, book recommendations, upcoming courses…

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Check it out here.

Why programming manuals aren't on audiobook

15 Jan 2015

Ever wondered why we don’t get a lot of programming reference manuals on audiobook? Here’s the reason, illustrated with a reading from “The Swift Programming Language” document from Apple, section on “Metatype Types”.

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