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|UXPin for UX Design Training Lynda.com|
Provide stakeholders with realistic, interactive prototypes so they can test and experience the intuitiveness of your designs. You can accomplish this by using a tool with features that help you achieve current user experience (UX) industry standards. In this course, learn how to use the popular UXPin platform to create wireframes, enhance mockups, add animation, share interactive prototypes, test responsiveness, and more. Discover how to create layouts for devices ranging from smartphones to tablets to desktops, and learn how to work with layered design files from Photoshop or Sketch.
|Value-Based Pricing Training Lynda.com|
Are you charging the price you deserve? You might be able to increase revenue through value-based pricing, a strategy in which you set prices based on the perceived value to customers instead of on cost. In this course, IMD professor Stefan Michel lays out the differences between cost-based and value-based pricing, while detailing the four capabilities of value-based pricing: superior customer insights, an understanding of your market, and the abilities to manage prices and apply pricing psychology. Along the way, explore the benefits of customer segmentation and the concept of pricing as pain management, and learn about the importance of maintaining confidence during price negotiations.
|Using Vapor with SQL and NoSQL Databases Training Lynda.com|
One of the most compelling aspects of Vapor—an open source, server-side Swift framework—is its ability to work well with a wide array of databases. In this course, discover how to work with Vapor to incorporate SQL and NoSQL databases. Ron Buencamino explains how to install PostgreSQL—an object-relational database system—on your machine, and goes over working with data models, handling user authentication and authorization, and creating and protecting a RESTful interface. Plus, he highlights how to leverage Vapor to create common database-related tasks.
|User Experience Insights with Chris Nodder Training Lynda.com|
As a user experience professional, you often find yourself acting as a liaison between business teams and technology teams, challenged to make design decisions that satisfy both parties. Additionally, you frequently revisit decisions made in the past, looking for ways to refresh and meet the changing needs of today's users. Everything from different devices and form factors to increased awareness around human computer interaction is driving a need to examine and optimize the user experience. Join Chris Nodder as he shares insights to help strengthen your design choices and help you adapt to current and evolving trends. Designers, product managers, strategists, UX newcomers, and curious observers alike can gain an expanded understanding of what it takes to succeed in the field of UX.
|Using Accessibility to Improve SEO Training Lynda.com|
This course focuses on two elements of web development: accessibility and search engine optimization (SEO), demonstrating why they are important and how they work. Author Morten Rand-Hendriksen also shows how good coding practices and modern web standards can make a site accessible and more visible to search engines and social networks.
|Using Panoramic Photos for Motion Graphics and Visual Effects Training Lynda.com|
Panoramic photos give the motion graphics designer or visual FX artist rich source material. In this course, you'll learn how to capture, create, and use panoramic photos that can be seamlessly integrated into After Effects. These techniques are straightforward and easy to implement, yet lead to a huge boost in the quality and appeal of your work.
|Using the HealthKit API to Build iOS and watchOS Applications Training Lynda.com|
With the HealthKit API from Apple, you can create applications that help users track, manage, and visualize health and fitness data from their workouts. In this project-based course, learn how to get started with HealthKit, and explore key concepts by tackling a HealthKit-enabled project. Sarah Olson explains how to create a UI for starting and stopping workouts on an Apple Watch, as well as how to create and save workout sessions. Plus, she covers how to track heart rate data, display that data on an iPhone and Apple Watch, and display Activity rings.
|Video Gear: Technical Tips Training Lynda.com|
Make your video productions run a little smoother with these tips and useful tools. This installment of Video Gear explains how to simplify some of the more technically challenging aspects of video production. Rich Harrington and Robbie Carman show how to capture and develop high-frame-rate, slow-motion, and green-screen footage; calibrate your display for better color management; mount storage disks; and stay powered up on the go. Plus, learn how to recover files from a corrupted disk or media card with the help of utilities like Picture Rescue and Data Rescue.
|Video Lighting and Grip Basics Training Lynda.com|
Filmmakers often need to be able to design and set up lighting for small shoots themselves. While natural light might seem sufficient—and tantalizingly easy—it's rarely coming from the right direction. With some simple video lighting basics, you can dramatically improve the look of your projects. This course aims to help anyone shooting video identify the right equipment and the right techniques for lighting productions of all kinds.
Mark W. Gray demonstrates the lights, stands, and cables that are essential for video lighting. He'll talk about a basic "hot" lighting package like the ARRI Softbank Kit, florescent and LED lighting options, how to properly handle a c-stand, what the heck a "stinger" is, how to shape light with flags, and other important basic techniques for controlling light on your next video project.
NOTE: These techniques are brand-agnostic. If you don't have the lights Mark recommends, you can still get great results!
|Video Production and Post Tips of the Week Training Lynda.com|
From the guys who brought you Video Gear Weekly comes Video Production and Post Tips. In this course, Rich Harrington and Robbie Carman answer common video production and post-production questions, explore gear, and demonstrate useful techniques. As you've come to expect, they keep both cost and quality in mind. Get practical. Get hands-on.
Rich and Robbie explore the latest in video technologies, compatible gear, and how to adjust camera settings to capture images using new perspectives, new resolutions, and new speeds. They provide gear suggestions, with options that meet different budget ranges, and they demonstrate how to implement techniques to solve problems.
|Video Production: Location Audio Recording Training Lynda.com|
Audio is one the most important but least appreciated aspects of filmmaking. Your audience will notice if you don't put the same care and attention you pay to your visuals into your audio. In this how-to course, Anthony Q. Artis walks through many of the most common audio recording scenarios. Think of it like an audio "cookbook" with step-by-step "recipes" for situations like conference panels, stage shows, and narrative dialog scenes. Anthony also shows you how to set up mixers, wireless mics, and booms, and make sure your camera is correctly set up to capture audio. He wraps up with troubleshooting tips covering a range of issues, from wind noise to echoes, and shows how to fix the problems you can't solve on set in post production.
|Understanding Patents: A Deeper Dive Training Lynda.com|
Want to patent your invention or technology—or avoid infringing on someone else's? Learn the defining characteristics of successful patents, including what is and is not patentable and the types of patents available. Lawyer Dana Robinson shows how to distinguish between good ideas that can be patented as well as good ideas that don't meet the strict requirements of patent law. He also outlines the process and timeline of the patent application process and explains how businesses can avoid infringing on existing patents with a simple search.
DISCLAIMER: This course is taught by an attorney and addresses US law concepts that may not apply in all countries. Neither LInkedIn nor the attorney teaching the course represents you and they are not giving legal advice. The information conveyed through this course is akin to a college or law school course; it is not intended to give legal advice, but instead to communicate basic information to help viewers understand the basics of intellectual property.
|Windows 10: Organizing Files and Folders Training Lynda.com|
Whether you're looking to organize files on your home computer or set up a file and folder system for your team at work, this course shows you how to organize and store files and folders for maximum efficiency in Windows 10. Dan Gookin begins by covering basics, such as the best way to save files for later use and tips for searching for and retrieving the files you want. He explains how to organize larger projects by arranging groups of files and folders and making the best use of libraries and archives. He then discusses different storage options open to Windows users, from removable storage devices to network storage and cloud storage on OneDrive.
Lynda.com is a PMI Registered Education Provider. This course qualifies for professional development units (PDUs). To view the activity and PDU details for this course, click here.
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|Windows 10: Plan and Implement Software Updates Training Lynda.com|
Software updates are key to keeping the systems on your network current and secure. Learn how to plan and implement software updates in Windows 10. Microsoft MVP Brien Posey shows how to deploy and manage updates using three different services: Software Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), and Intune. He covers topics such as creating update groups in Configuration Manager, approving and declining updates in Intune, deploying Microsoft and non-Microsoft updates in Intune, configuring automatic deployment rules, and analyzing log files to troubleshoot problematic updates.
|Windows 10: Provision and Manage Mobile Devices Training Lynda.com|
Take control of mobile. Learn how to use ActiveSync policies, System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) profiles, and Intune to control the way your mobile users access email, Wi-Fi, VPN, apps, and data. This hands-on course covers the skills system administrators need to provision and manage mobile devices in Windows 10. Microsoft MVP Brien Posey shows how to connect mobile devices to Exchange Server and Exchange Online, provision user accounts for Intune, connect Intune with SCCM, configure Intune for mobile device management, and manage devices and conditional access in Intune.
|Windows 10: Security Training Lynda.com|
Whether you are upgrading or starting afresh with a new operating system out of the box, having the peace of mind that your system will be secure is possible by taking a few necessary actions. Protecting your Windows 10 system includes updating authentication and authorization settings, reviewing encryption options, selecting an anti-virus solution, and configuring network settings. Activating native solutions or adding compatible third-party solutions can improve your system's defenses. Completing a few crucial steps and configuring settings according to your needs is the focus of this course, Windows 10: Security.
In this course, Martin Guidry helps you work through each essential security step. He takes you through familiar ground, standard account setup, covering accounts, passwords, users groups, and permissions. He also takes you through unfamiliar territory, enhanced features and new products, examining BitLocker, Wi-Fi Sense, Windows Defender, and Edge, the new web browser. This course provides instructional step-by-step walkthroughs in addition to best practice discussions. Learn how to protect your computer from a network attack, apply security policies in Group Policy, use remote desktop, and more.
|Windows 8: Management Training Lynda.com|
Learn how to assist users, recover data, monitor performance, and start up safely in Windows 8. In this course, author Steve Fullmer covers how to perform these management tasks and many others, with a host of Windows 8 management tools, including advanced recovery options, recovery command-line tools, advanced start-up options, secure boot, Windows To Go, Hyper-V, and ReadyBoost.
|Web Motion: Animate a CSS Sprite Sheet Training Lynda.com|
CSS sprite sheets have opened up another door for web motion, allowing you to efficiently animate a series of images—anything from button states to character poses. In this quick course, Tom Green shows you how to animate a character's walk cycle by creating a sprite sheet in Flash, editing in Fireworks, and putting it into motion (and into your HTML) with Edge Animate.
|Web Motion: Create an Animated Banner Ad Training Lynda.com|
Learn to create a simple web banner with motion and interactivity. This installment of Web Motion for Beginners shows you how to take a client project from concept to completion—in this case for a banner ad that invites viewers to visit Ontario, Canada. Tom Green shows how to build on an initial idea with sketches and wireframes, and create your image assets in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. You'll then assemble the ad in Edge Animate and create interactive buttons with the Gradient feature.
|Webinars for Lead Gen Training Lynda.com|
In this course, marketing expert Jamie Shanks takes you through the craft of creating and executing webinars that generate leads. Jaime shows how to map out your desired results, and shares strategies for driving demand and interest from prospects. He also provides best practices for assembling a panel that members will want to see, and explains how to use facts, trends, and insights to assemble a compelling story that captures the attention of your audience. Plus, he discusses how to promote and recruit sponsors, and shares hands-on tips for making your webinar look and sound great.
|What is Graphic Design? Training Lynda.com|
Are you curious about what graphic design really is? This video defines graphic design, so you can understand its purpose and what it accomplishes. Learn how design is used to convey ideas and concepts, and to enhance interactive experiences. Discover the impact that strong visual communication has on individuals, businesses, and the world. Then, get ready to explore courses that will help you build graphic design skills.
|What Video Camera Should I Buy? Training Lynda.com|
Video cameras have come a long way. They're smaller, lighter, and shoot in higher resolutions—4K and beyond. Now more than ever, we have to make the right choice on what camera to buy or rent for the type of productions we shoot. The lighting, the locations, the size of your team, and even the computer you use for video editing can all impact the decision.
Evaluating your production workflow and the camera options out there can save you time, money, and maybe even your sanity. Camera enthusiast Erik Naso is here to help. He'll teach you how to ask the right questions and pick the right camera—balancing "the camera I should buy" with "the camera I want to buy," so you end up happy with your purchase over the long run. Learn how to figure out your budget and needs; understand the different file formats, sensors, and lenses available; and choose the right accessories for any shooting situation.
|Where to Focus: Weaknesses or Strengths? Training Lynda.com|
Suzy Welch explains feedback review strategies when it comes to discussing an individuals strengths and weaknesses.
|Why Mentoring Matters Training Lynda.com|
FOCUS Brands Group President, former Cinnabon President, and LinkedIn Influencer Kat Cole speaks with LinkedIn editor Lorraine Lee at CGI U's 9th annual meeting at UC Berkeley. She talks about mentoring moments and the approaches to developing shared perspectives.
|Windows Vista Essential Training Training Lynda.com|
In Windows Vista Essential Training , instructor Jeff Van West offers comprehensive guidance through the often-daunting task of upgrading Windows system software. After discussing Vista's many new features and demonstrating the initial installation, Jeff explains how to run older software, customize settings and the desktop, and troubleshoot along the way. The tutorials also cover the ins and outs of taking Vista on the road for portable computing, from setting up security to working with all types of media and optimizing performance. Exercise files accompany the training.