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|Spaces and Places by Kevin Sloan Studio Training Lynda.com|
Cities are in the perpetual process of "becoming"—and evolving ever faster as industry and technology advance. Architects like Kevin Sloan ensure community still has a place at the heart of our urban spaces and places. We follow Kevin as he visits three of his favorite projects in the Dallas/Fort Worth area of Texas: Vitruvian Park, a landscape-driven green space; Dallas Urban Reserve, an abandoned, rubbish-strewn lot remade into a contemporary subdivision; and Airfield Falls, a water district property redesigned to showcase the area's aviation history and water-wise landscaping practices. Watch and learn how inventive design solutions like these will help define the future of modern cities.
|Spring: Test-Driven Development with JUnit Training Lynda.com|
Practicing test-driven development in the Spring framework—or any framework, for that matter—can help you speed up your software release cycles, and ensure that you end up with a high-quality product. Learn the tricks for using Spring and JUnit— an open-source testing tool—together, and how to use this power combo across your entire backend stack to achieve optimal test coverage. In this course, discover how (and why) to use Spring and JUnit for test-driven development. Instructor Shonna Smith also shows how to lay the groundwork for testing some typical components in your backend application: @Service, @Controller, and @Repository components. Throughout the course, Shonna provides hands-on examples of how to apply these concepts in a real-world application.
|SQL Server 2008 Essential Training Training Lynda.com|
In SQL Server 2008 Essential Training, Simon Allardice explores all the major features of SQL Server 2008 R2, beginning with core concepts: installing, planning, and building a first database. Explore how Transact-SQL is used to retrieve, update, and insert information, and gain insight into how to effectively administer databases. The course also covers features outside SQL Server's database engine, including technologies that have grown up around it: SQL Server Reporting Services and Integration Services. Exercise files are included with the course.
|SQL Essential Training (2014) Training Lynda.com|
Whatever a database is being used for—websites, bookkeeping, sales and inventory, or even the lowly to-do list—it's still all about the data. Completely updated for 2014, SQL Essential Training is designed to help users understand the most common language for database wrangling, SQL. Beginning with a quick start introduction for those who want to start working with data immediately, instructor Bill Weinman teaches all the major features of SQL: creating tables; defining relationships; manipulating strings, numbers, and dates; using triggers to automate actions; and working with subselects and views. He offers a solid working knowledge of the language, and shows how to retrieve and manage data efficiently. The final chapter includes a real-world example of building a simple CRUD (Create, Read, Update, and Delete) application using SQL.
|SQL Server 2014 Essential Training Training Lynda.com|
Learn everything you need to know to start building databases with SQL Server. Martin Guidry reviews the major features of SQL Server 2014 and shows developers how to architect efficient, high-performance solutions for organizations of any scale. Watch and learn how to install and configure SQL Server, create databases and tables, automate common tasks like backups, and use the SQL query language to retrieve and manipulate data.
|SQL Server 2016: Administer a Database Infrastructure Training Lynda.com|
SQL Server comes with many features for monitoring, securing, optimizing, and supporting your database infrastructure. Learn how to use these features to administer your SQL Server instances, and prepare for the Microsoft MCSA Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure (70-764) certification exam.
Adam Wilbert covers four main skill areas required of SQL Server 2016 administrators: configuring access to data, managing backups, monitoring performance, and implementing the high-availability features of the product. Learn about data encryption, access control, role-level security, and dynamic data masking. Use SQL Server auditing to gain insights into the health and performance of your system, and determine upgrade paths. Discover how to back up SQL Server and perform full or partial restores, and monitor activity. Explore indexing and query execution plan management. Plus, learn to configure availability groups to mitigate hardware failure.
|Sramana Mitra on Bootstrapping Training Lynda.com|
Want to start your own business? Bootstrap it! LinkedIn Influencer Sramana Mitra, an expert on entrepreneurship, shares her insights on how to start a new business without any external financing. Bootstrapping can be a way to quickly validate and launch a company, and get the traction you need to attract serious investors (or you can bootstrap all the way). Sramana dismisses some of the myths that get in the way of new entrepreneurs, and then turns the focus on to the benefits of bootstrapping. She walks through two methods of bootstrapping that can be particularly valuable: selling services and developing a business while holding down a full-time job.
|Starting a Business with Family and Friends Training Lynda.com|
What do Tata Group, Walmart, Samsung, and Porsche have in common? These companies are all examples of a successful family business. With the right idea and a good business plan, you too can start your own family-run business. In this course, entrepreneur Bob McGannon shares his insight and advice on starting a business with family and friends (drawing from experience with his own 14+ year business). He begins with the importance of having an exit strategy and clear roles, governance, and ownership before you start the business. He also covers critical topics such as setting up business finances and managing working relationships, and provides troubleshooting tips and advice for keeping everything running smoothly.
|Storytelling for Advertising Campaigns Training Lynda.com|
"Storytelling" has become an agency buzzword. From creative directors to copywriters, it seems everyone is a storyteller these days. And the fact is, they're right. We are all storytellers. But few of us are story builders, capable of not only understanding the structure of story but able to use it to connect the character of a brand to the people that consume it.
In this course, Stefan Mumaw lays out the structure of story and uses the development of a real-world campaign to show how each story component builds an emotional bridge between brand and consumer. He breaks down how that story translates to the various advertising components that creatives often use in a real-world campaign, like TV spots, print ads, websites, and social content.
|Storytelling for Business Video Training Lynda.com|
When we want to communicate information that's meaningful to us, we usually tell a story. Human beings are storytelling animals. So if you want to communicate a message about your business, your product, or service via video, go the natural route: tell a story.
In Storytelling for Business Video, Roger S.H. Schulman shows the tools and techniques authors and screenwriters can use to make any business video clearer, more compelling, and more persuasive. These tips work equally well whether you're trying to sell a product or service or to simply establish brand awareness.
Roger examines the specific steps it takes to build an entertaining and memorable story, first looking at the various intersections between creative storytelling and marketing. Learn how to find the heroes (and maybe even the villains) of your story and use the three-act structure of Hollywood films to communicate the message of your business in a compelling way. Along the way, Roger builds a video script for a fictitious company step-by-step, and shows how storytelling techniques make the final script better in every way.
|Sylvia Massy: Unconventional Recording Training Lynda.com|
Unconventional music requires unconventional recording techniques. Sylvia Massy has helped artists such as Tool and Prince realize their own unique sound and vision, using an engineer's mainstays—a recording studio and mixing board—along with some extraordinary gear. In this short documentary, Sylvia shares some of her most infamous recording experiments, from piano demolition to potato filters, and her new favorite tools, including the custom plugins she's developing for Waves.
|Strategic Human Resources Training Lynda.com|
Move beyond administrative HR with its focus on payroll, forms, and policies to develop a strategic focus on your most important asset: people. HR expert Catherine Mattice defines the components of strategic HR planning, including assessing current needs, forecasting the future, and supporting the overall organizational strategy and vision. She helps you define your talent needs, and provide guidance on how to recruit, onboard, train, compensate, manage, and engage employees. She also helps you tie training and other HR activities to business results and ROI—to show your leaders the true value of your HR programs.
|Templating with Joomla! 3 and Bootstrap (2013) Training Lynda.com|
In this course, Jen Kramer shows how to build a custom Joomla! template that automatically tailors and sizes content for a wide range of displays, from desktops to mobile devices. This course covers using Joomla! 3 with its built-in Bootstrap framework, and a start-to-finish development strategy that covers everything from converting the wireframe to HTML, to styling the headers and footers. Jen also shows how to incorporate Dreamweaver and the Firefox developer tools into your workflow, and accommodate multiple layouts and color variations in a single template.
|Strategies for Successful UX Freelancers Training Lynda.com|
How can you be a successful UX freelancer? This course provides guidance to both experienced freelancers and those who have recently entered the world of freelancing, helping you to scale up your projects and clients. Cory Lebson explains what critical skills can enhance your workflow and help make you more successful. He discusses how to manage your workload, keep your pipeline full, and reliably produce high-quality deliverables as you effectively work with stakeholders and extended teams.
|Success Habits Training Lynda.com|
Habits have been identified as the key to success over the long term. Take a short break for learning and learn a new success habit each week. Join experienced and insightful instructor Chris Croft as he delivers valuable and practical success tips once a week. He covers topics such as the relationship between success, money, and happiness; emotional intelligence; goal setting; organization; purpose; and creativity.
|Supply Chain and Operations Management Weekly Tips Training Lynda.com|
Supply chain and operations management is a profession that evolves quickly. Investing in your professional development will pay for itself in time and money. This weekly series helps you review the latest in supply chain and operations management in bite-sized chunks. Logistics expert Daniel Stanton covers one new topic each week to improve your knowledge in operations and supply chain management. Learn about adopting strategic sourcing, enforcing supply chain security, minimizing the Bullwhip Effect, and more. You should leave each video knowing how to immediately apply your newfound knowledge to your role in operations-and directly increase the value you deliver to the customer. Tune in every Tuesday for a new tutorial.
|Surfacing an F1 Wheel In Alias Training Lynda.com|
Picking up where Modeling an F1 Wheel in Maya left off, in this course Veejay Gahir walks through the steps required to surface a Formula 1 wheel in Alias. With assets from the previous course, you'll be able to complete the entire project, from setting up your Alias model and building high-quality surfaces for the different wheel components, to exporting data for use in rapid prototype physical models and rendering the final product.
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Essential Training Training Lynda.com|
Get started with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, a secure, open source server operating system designed to tackle mission-critical workloads. In this course, learn essential SUSE Linux Enterprise Server administration concepts. Chaim Krause explains how to use YaST, set up a server to use Secure Boot, manage users and groups, and administer the most common network services. Plus, he covers various file systems, and using logical volume management to optimize your storage.
|SVN for Java Developers Training Lynda.com|
Given that programmers are constantly modifying their code—and that other developers often touch the very same code—it's crucial to keep track of your changes. By leveraging software version control systems such as Apache Subversion (SVN), you can help your team stay on the same page. In this course, learn how to use SVN to keep track of your code changes and merge conflicting changes. Julian Robichaux covers key concepts and terminology such as trunks, commits, and revisions, and explains how to create a new Java project, make changes, and create branches. He also covers how to find and fix conflicts using Eclipse, create a release, and use SVN and Git together.
|Swift 4: Protocol-Oriented Programming Training Lynda.com|
If you plan on designing and implementing software using Swift, you need to understand the protocol-oriented programming (POP) paradigm. In this course, take a closer look at POP, and learn how to work with it to more efficiently approach app development. First, review what POP is, exactly, and how it differs from the classical object-oriented programming approach. Next, learn about the pillars of this new paradigm: protocol extensions, protocol inheritance, and protocol composition. Protocol extensions let you define default behavior for conforming types without defining a base class. Protocol inheritance is a powerful feature that lets you create more granular designs. Swift does not allow multiple inheritance for classes—but with protocol composition, Swift types can adopt multiple protocols. Plus, explore generics, and see how to implement a fully functional app using a protocol-oriented approach.
|SynthEyes Essential Training (2015) Training Lynda.com|
3D tracking is the foundation for advanced visual effects in films and commercials seen all over the world. SynthEyes is one of the most popular software packages for 3D tracking, capable of complex camera moves and object tracking. Join Brian Morse as he reviews essential tools and techniques in SynthEyes, beginning with a quick start guide to help you create accurate 3D solves quickly. He shows how to analyze a shot, compensate for lens distortion, and use both the manual and automatic features in SynthEyes to help you get the best solve for your camera. Plus, learn about more advanced techniques, like object tracking with a moving camera. The course closes with a look at exporting to a variety of animation packages: After Effects, NUKE, Maya, and CINEMA 4D.
|Taking Charge of Your Career Training Lynda.com|
There is no predictable career ladder in today's workplace. Most people no longer have the security of staying in one field, one job, or even one location. Navigating your career now means being able to adapt and stay relevant. This course is designed for anyone who wants to take charge and plan the next move—whether it's choosing a career, negotiating a promotion, or changing fields. Learn to leverage your unique skills and passions to create a flexible career path that stays true to your values and allows you to adapt as needed. Career expert Christine DiDonato helps you understand the new rules of work, foster a career vision, create a career map, and get started on your next play.
|Talent Management Training Lynda.com|
Effective talent management drives benefits for an organization. In this course, leadership, team, and organizational development consultant Katy Sharon reveals how aligning talent management with your company's strategic plan directly impacts business success. She reveals how to build a top-notch talent management strategy, use that strategy to create a talent management plan, and bring it all together using best practices. Along the way, she explains how to identify talent needs, assess existing talent, recruit the right people, and develop employees to meet talent needs. Plus, Katy provides you with a high-level look at succession planning.
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|Teaching Online: Synchronous Classes Training Lynda.com|
Explore tools, tips, and techniques for leading real-time virtual training. No matter what teaching tool you use, from Adobe Connect to Blackboard to Google Hangouts, you can apply these lessons to your own digital classroom to increase collaboration and connection with students. Corbin and Kat Anderson cover the elements of creating virtual synchronous training, including selecting the right tools, implementing instructional strategies, and managing learner interactions and engagement. Find out how to apply the flipped classroom model to online teaching and get tips for engaging learners and assessing learning. These lessons are a great resource for anyone who conducts real-time training on the web, including instructional designers and presenters.
|Teaching Technical Skills Through Video Training Lynda.com|
Video offers a unique method for teaching and learning—especially for technical skills like programming. Not all students are coders, but giving your classes exposure to these subjects via video will enhance their learning, retention, and future career opportunities. In this course, Renaldo Lawrence introduces a variety of tools to deliver lessons via video and help increase higher-order thinking. Renaldo shows how to understand each student's learning style and then use support material, adapt existing online content, and record your own videos to teach technical skills. Learn how to record and edit videos with TubeChop, Adobe Spark, and other video applications, and share lessons with other educators. Plus, find out how to cultivate technical skills in students that are more music, art, or literary inclined.