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|Illustrator CS6 New Features Overview Training Lynda.com|
Adobe Illustrator CS6 offers new and enhanced features in many areas of the program, from a modernized interface to the new Pattern Editing mode to a turbocharged 3D engine. In this course, Adobe Certified Instructor Chad Chelius walks you through all of them. Along the way get tips on drawing with the Pen tool, working with colors and gradients, customizing your workspace, using anchors and control handles, and much more.
|Illustrator: Tracing Artwork (2013) Training Lynda.com|
Discover how to trace artwork in Adobe Illustrator and convert raster graphics into vector form. This course shows how to perform auto tracing with the Image Trace panel as well as create artwork from scratch using the Shape Builder and the Pen tool. Author Justin Seeley shares several real-world tracing scenarios, which will help you learn how to assess artwork, determine its traceability, and then convert it into vector form in a variety of different ways.
|iMovie for iPad Essential Training Training Lynda.com|
Learn how to create a polished, professional movie with easy-to-use video editing software specifically tailored for use on iOS devices. Author Garrick Chow covers capturing video, either through the built-in camera on the iPad 2 and iPhone 4 or from external sources, and demonstrates all the steps for creating, assembling, editing, and sharing the completed video. The course also details the differences between the iPhone and iPad versions of the iMovie interface, and how to transfer videos between devices with iTunes.
|iMovie 11 Essential Training Training Lynda.com|
In iMovie 11 Essential Training, author Garrick Chow illustrates the process of creating high-quality video using iMovie 11. The course covers the entire post-production process, from importing audio, video, and still images to adding effects, creating trailers, and sharing your finished projects on social networks. Also included are tutorials on adjusting audio levels, automatically identifying clips that include faces, and using green screen effects. Exercise files accompany the course.
|InDesign: Typography Part 2 Training Lynda.com|
InDesign Typography explores the numerous type options, type-related features, and type-specific preferences of Adobe InDesign. Using practical, real-world examples, instructor and designer Nigel French explains the purpose of each feature and describes the conventions for how and when to use it. Part 2 focuses on "macro typography" or how type is arranged on a page. Nigel discusses text flow, type alignment, indents and spacing, text wrap, and lists. He also shows how to use InDesign styles, which will save time formatting text and keep your designs more consistent, robust, and easier to edit. The final chapter address hyphenation, line breaks, and other type controls; the selective use of white space; the value of grids in graphic design; and approaches for combining multiple typefaces in a single layout.
To get the most from this course, make sure to watch InDesign Typography Part 1.
|iOS 5: iPhone and iPod touch Essential Training Training Lynda.com|
In this course, Garrick Chow provides in-depth instruction on all aspects of the Apple iPhone and iPod touch (OS 5.0): making calls, emailing, browsing the web, managing time, getting around town, taking notes, shooting photos, and listening to music. New features in iOS 5, including iMessage, the streamlined Notification Center, and Apple's new online storage solution, iCloud, are discussed in depth. The course also includes hands-on demonstrations of how to accurately type and efficiently use finger gestures, and includes tips for setting up the iPhone and iPod touch so they behave as expected. An extensive section on troubleshooting helps when the occasional glitches happen.
|iOS App Development: Apple iCloud API (2013) Training Lynda.com|
Learn to build iOS apps that can access data, documents, and more from the cloud. In this course, Todd Perkins shows you how to build a note-taking app that leverages the storage and remote data access capabilities of iCloud. Discover how to build the data model, manipulate it with helper methods, work with iCloud key-value pairs, and manipulate online documents.
|iOS App Development: Building Data-Driven Apps with SQLite(2013) Training Lynda.com|
The iOS software development kit (SDK) includes the popular SQLite library, a lightweight yet powerful relational database engine that is easily embedded into an application. In this course, Bill Weinman teaches you how to build an RSS reader for iOS devices, integrating XML data and a streamlined interface. He explains how to use the SQLite database, display information in a table view, code view controllers, and create a preferences pane for your app. The resulting application is optimized for all iPhone and iPad displays.
|Jason Seiler: Digital and Traditional Painter Training Lynda.com|
Jason Seiler loves character. The way he sees it, the more colorful the person, the more interesting they are to draw. His caricatures and illustrations have graced the covers of Rolling Stone, Billboard, Time, the New Yorker, and many other publications. In this short film, Jason talks about the teacher that ignited his career as an artist; how his father (artist Larry Seiler) influences his art; and how he keeps editors at major magazines apprised of his latest work.
LYNDA.COM MEMBER EXCLUSIVE: Join Jason as he paints his father in the bonus videos at the end of this course. As he's working, Jason walks us through his process and shares tips on creating a caricature and achieving a sense of realism.
|Keynote: From Outline to Presentation Training Lynda.com|
Learn how to build a Keynote presentation from scratch in this course with Rich Harrington. First, you'll set the goal for the presentation and create a basic outline that you'll then convert into a Keynote slideshow. Next, you'll format your slides and learn to work with text, photos, video, charts, and shapes. Last, add the animation that brings your slideshow to life and then get Rich's tips on packaging, testing, and rehearsing your presentation.
This course was created and produced by Rich Harrington. We are honored to host this content in our library.
|Learning Ansible Training Lynda.com|
Automation tools can help transform unwieldly IT tasks—managing zero downtime rolling updates, for example—into something far more manageable. In this course, explore Ansible, an easy-to-use IT automation engine. To begin, instructor Jesse Keating explains what the Ansible system is, and how to install Ansible on a Linux operating system so you can start experimenting with it. Next, Jesse goes into the different components in an Ansible system, covering concepts such as how to work with hosts and variables and control task and play behavior. After he goes over the fundamental concepts of this system, Jesse shares some of the high-level use cases that Ansible was designed to tackle.
|Learning Color Correction in Photoshop (2013) Training Lynda.com|
Photographers often find it challenging to make color adjustments, and this course will clear up the confusion and help you optimize color with confidence. It starts with an overview of general color issues and settings in Photoshop, explores the various adjustment options that relate to color in photos, and covers advanced techniques for fine-tuning color or adding a creative touch.
|Learning Content Marketing Training Lynda.com|
What is content marketing? Photos, words, audio, and video—everything you create to tell the story of your product or company online. It's not a new concept, but the tools have changed dramatically in the last 10 years. In this presentation, C. C. Chapman walks through the why, what, who, and how of content marketing, and shows how to transition your marketing efforts to the digital landscape. You'll learn to define a strategy that's right for your company, choose the proper platform and tools, understand how to build a successful content marketing team, and gain insight from C.C.'s years of expertise.
|Learning Flash Professional Training Lynda.com|
In this course, author Anastasia McCune provides the basic building blocks a designer, even one who’s never touched Flash, needs to create animation projects or build a web presence. This course works for all Creative Suite versions of Flash and demonstrates how to create graphics, transform them to symbols, instantly move and morph objects with tweens, and incorporate text and audio. The final chapters address slightly more advanced topics such as adding links and play/pause controls to a project with ActionScript, as well as how to embed video into a Flash project.
|Learning InDesign (2011) Training Lynda.com|
This course is a streamlined introduction to InDesign, Adobe's popular publishing application. Expert Deke McClelland shows how to design polished multi-page documents for print and electronic output, in the shortest time possible. The course covers the basics of formatting type, flowing text, placing images, and combining type and graphics.
|Learning Lightroom 5 Training Lynda.com|
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom has become a popular program for photographers of all experience levels. In this course, photographer and teacher Jan Kabili provides an approachable introduction to all its capabilities. The course begins with a look at how to import photos from a camera and from a hard drive, describing how the Lightroom catalog works along the way.
Then you'll learn key ways to manage your photos in Lightroom, from reviewing photos after a shoot to working with Smart Previews when your photos are offline. This part of the course covers making collections, adding keywords, and much more.
Next, the course introduces the Lightroom Develop module and its features for improving a photo's appearance, including adjusting tone and color, cropping and fixing perspective, converting to black and white, reducing noise, and sharpening. It explores how to make local adjustments with the Adjustment Brush, Radial Filter, Graduated Filter, and Spot Removal tools. The course ends with a look at the most commonly used Lightroom features for sharing photos: exporting, printing, and sharing online.
|Learning LinkedIn Sales Navigator Training Lynda.com|
Find more leads and build out your social sales strategy with the power of LinkedIn Sales Navigator. LinkedIn is a natural platform for social selling, and with Sales Navigator you can increase your opportunity for successful connections. In this course, Donna Alexander shows you how to find new leads, review updates and lead suggestions, view member profiles and company accounts, and use shared connections to make an introduction. She also demonstrates how you can use InMail to increase your sales success with targeted messaging, and prospect on the go with the Sales Navigator mobile app.
|Learning Mac OS X Mountain Lion Training Lynda.com|
Mountain Lion, the ninth major release of Apple OS X, adds more than 200 new features to the operating system. In this workshop, author and expert Chad Chelius shows you how to take advantage of all the power that Mountain Lion puts at your fingertips. After learning how to install and set up the software, create and work with user accounts, and find your way around the interface, you'll get tips on using Mountain Lion to surf the web, send email, play audio and video, and much more. And you'll be introduced to new features like dictation, the Notification Center, and the Reminders, Notes, and Messages applications.
|Learning Meteor Application Development (2015) Training Lynda.com|
Note: Learning Meteor Application Development was created by Packt Publishing. It was originally released on 4/29/15. We are pleased to host this training in our library.
Meteor is an incredibly powerful, impossibly fun platform for building responsive web and mobile applications. Meteor uses modular components, full-stack reactivity, and data on the wire, leading the charge toward truly effective application development.
Learning Meteor Application Development will get you up and running on the Meteor platform and on your way to creating web and mobile applications in hours instead of weeks. By taking advantage of all of Meteor's capabilities, you can take your development skills to the next level and build those "killer apps" you've been dreaming about.
Author Isaac Strack begins by installing Meteor, configuring the development environment, and building a baseline application. Then he shows how to create a full-stack application and build a simple, elegant, and data-reactive interface. He connects that UI to back-end services by creating a MongoDB data collection, Meteor DDP services, and a RESTful API. Finally, you'll learn how to test the application and deploy it to Meteor's servers or to a customized production environment, to show it off to the world.
|Learning PHP CodeIgniter (2013) Training Lynda.com|
Speed up your development with CodeIgniter, a fast and powerful PHP web application framework. Author Jon Peck shows how to build a magazine cataloging system while describing how to use a MVC (Model-View-Controller) framework like CodeIgniter.
Starting with the what and why of CodeIgniter, Jon introduces key concepts such as the MVC pattern and libraries by demonstrating how to create static pages, then storing and displaying magazine info in a database. Advanced topics like classes and helpers are explored to validate user input, upload files, and much more. By creating a complete system, you'll have the foundation to build your own applications with CodeIgniter.
|Learning PowerPoint 2016 Training Lynda.com|
Learn the basics of creating engaging presentations with PowerPoint 2016. This course first explores the interface and helps viewers create and format great PowerPoint presentations on a Windows PC. Author Garrick Chow then shows how to best work with text, images, and multimedia and use the presentation tools to deliver a compelling presentation. The course wraps with instructions for sharing and exporting the finished presentation.
|Learning Print Production (2012) Training Lynda.com|
Join author Claudia McCue on a journey that introduces the printing process and reveals the keys to designing a document that prints as well as it looks onscreen. This course takes you on the floors of two commercial print houses (BurdgeCooper and Lithographix), to better understand the life cycle of a print job and observe printing presses in action. Along the way, discover how to better communicate with your printer, choose the correct paper, inks, colors, and fonts for your project, and how to correctly lay out your documents in Adobe Illustrator and InDesign. This course is designed to help you and your printer produce a professionally finished print job, whether it's a business card, brochure, or multipage magazine.
lynda.com thanks the BurdgeCooper and Lithographix printing companies for access to their facilities and permission to film on site. Learn more at www.burdgecooper.com and www.lithographix.com.
|Learning Python and Django (2015) Training Lynda.com|
|Learning QuickBooks Online (2016) Training Lynda.com|
Get QuickBooks Online training to better manage your business finances and keep more accurate bookkeeping records. Bonnie Biafore shows business owners and accountants who are new to QuickBooks—and old hands making the leap to the online edition—how to use this cloud-based accounting software to pay bills on time, collect money earned, and run reports to see how a company is performing. Plus, discover how to set up customers, vendors, products, and services; record transactions; reconcile bank statements; and pay sales tax. Because QuickBooks Online is web based, you can perform these same tasks from your desktop, your tablet, or even your mobile phone. Start watching to get up and running with QuickBooks Online today.
|Learning RSS and Podcast Subscriptions Training Lynda.com|
RSS feeds help people follow the sites and information that are most important to them. This course reveals the best practices for using RSS readers and similar tools like Flipboard and Safari's Shared Links. Author Nick Brazzi shows how to choose and use RSS readers (for computers and iOS/Android devices), and keep tabs on blogs, podcasts, news, and even the latest images from NASA. The course also explains how to easily browse and find podcasts and subscribe to them via iTunes and other services. Start watching to get your RSS feed up and running, and get the latest and greatest content from around the web sent straight to you.