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|Visualizing Geospatial Data with Power Map in Excel Training Lynda.com|
Take your data analysis skills (and your data visualizations) to the next level with Power Map, Excel's tool for exploring map and time-based data in 3D. This course takes the project you created in Excel Workshop: Building a Dynamic Heat Map and shows how to reconstruct the visualization using Power Map. First you'll learn how to prepare and standardize your data, using IF and CONCATENATE to combine fields. Then find out how to add a PivotTable to create a new or supplementary data source. Then you will get right down to it and build a Power Map image to visualize geospatial data: accidents in different seasons and locations. In the final chapters, author Chris Dutton provides two options for linking data to the map images, using the INDIRECT and HYPERLINK functions.
|VMWare vSphere 6.5 New Features Training Lynda.com|
Curious about vSphere 6.5? Find out what's new in the VMware virtual data center. VCT Bill Ferguson discusses how the average VMware customer can benefit from the enhancements in vSphere 6.5. Learn where these new tools are found and what configuration steps are needed to get up and running. All the demos take place in the VMware Hands-on Lab environment, so you can follow right along. Explore the three new clients, including the hotly anticipated vSphere client, along with security, compute, storage, network, and manageability enhancements. Plus, learn about vCenter High Availability and DRS clusters, which can transform the way you manage your virtual machines.
|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.
|Visio 2013 Essential Training Training Lynda.com|
Whether you're creating an org chart, mapping a network, or drawing a floor plan, this course will help you master the intricacies of Visio 2013, the powerful diagramming and vector graphics software.
Author David Rivers helps you explore the Visio interface, from working with shapes, creating basic diagrams, and connecting diagrams to adding objects (text, graphics, and links), styling diagrams with themes, and formatting shapes, pictures, and text. The final chapters concentrate on creating different types of projects with Visio: org charts and brainstorming diagrams, timelines, calendars, floor plans, and prototypes.
|Visual Studio 2012 Essential Training Training Lynda.com|
Visual Studio is the number one tool for Microsoft developers, whether you're targeting mobile devices or desktops. Get comfortable in this full-featured development environment and learn how to create a variety of projects, from websites to rich Internet applications. Author Walt Ritscher helps you dive deep into the basics of creating and debugging applications with Visual Studio, including configuring Visual Studio to support C#, Visual Basic, ASP.NET, and many other languages.
|Visual Studio 2013 for Web Developers Training Lynda.com|
Visual Studio 2013 is here, and like every release from Microsoft, it is chock full of great new features. This course gives web developers exactly what they need to know to get started, whether they're coming from older versions of Visual Studio or another IDE. To begin, author Michael Lehman shows you around the toolbars, menus, and components in Visual Studio, so you can invoke commands and navigate your code fast. He also tackles Microsoft's One ASP.NET strategy, a "web developer's buffet" designed to make web forms, MVC controllers, web APIs, and single-page applications all available to you in any type of project. Last, Michael covers how to debug locally, remotely, and on Windows Azure, and use one-click publishing and other web deployment methods to get your projects out the door quickly.
|Visual Studio 2017: First Look Training Lynda.com|
Explore the new features and updates available in Visual Studio 2017. In this course, Walt Ritscher walks through the key new features in this release, starting with a look at the integrated development environment enhancements like new support for EditorConfig. Next, he explores debugging improvements such as Chrome debugging support, and dives into navigation and IntelliSense improvements in the code editors. Plus, Walt investigates the Docker container support for ASP.NET core projects and goes over the behavior of the Visual Studio 2017 Installer.
|Windows 10: Manage and Maintain Windows 10 Training Lynda.com|
Extend the life of the Windows machines in your organization by learning how to perform basic management and maintenance of Windows 10. Microsoft MVP Joli Ballew shows how to configure updates, monitor events and performance, back up and restore files, recover the entire system, and secure Windows 10 by configuring different authorization and authentication options. She touches on Windows Defender, System Restore, Windows Insider, Resource Monitor, and more obscure servicing options that will give you maximum control over your system. Plus, for power users, she introduces some easy-to-use PowerShell commands for automating administration tasks.
Note: The course also maps to the third part of MCSA exam 70-698, Installing and Configuring Windows 10. Taking this course will prepare you for objectives in the Manage and Maintain Windows domain of the test.
|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.
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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.
|Windows Server 2016: Manage, Monitor, and Maintain Servers Training Lynda.com|
How healthy is your Windows Server? Everyone wants a perfect system, with no vulnerabilities or errors. But a key part of managing a Windows Server-based network is keeping it up to date and recognizing when things go wrong. This course covers managing updates and patches with Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), and monitoring your server performance and network traffic via the Performance Monitor, Message Analyzer, and other tools in Windows Server 2016. Instructor Scott Burrell also devotes a chapter to troubleshooting Windows Server with the help of event logs. In addition to help you master these key administration tasks, this course can help you prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-740, one of the qualifying exams for the 2016 MCSA certification.
|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.
|Wireless Flash: Outdoors at Twilight Training Lynda.com|
In the Shooting with Wireless Flash series, award-winning photographer Jim Sugar demonstrates his approach to using off-camera flash in a variety of lighting scenarios, sharing practical tips along the way.
In this installment, Jim shows how to shoot outdoors during twilight, what photographers refer to as the magic hour. He goes on location to create an exterior photo of a busy pizzeria, employing five wireless strobes strategically placed both inside the building and on its exterior.
His approach to lighting the scene involves balancing all of the scene's light sources—the twilight from the sky, the interior light of the pizzeria, the existing lights on the outside of the building, and the output of his strobes—in such a way that the final photo doesn't appear to have any special lighting at all. He demonstrates a variety of inexpensive lighting tools—clamps, gels, and other light modifiers—to accomplish this goal.
Also discussed is the importance of planning and setting up ahead of time to maximize shooting time when the light is waning. The course wraps up with tips on planning for gear, estimating the amount of time available to shoot, shooting in manual mode, and using a camera's histogram to judge exposure.
|Word 2007: Mail Merge Training Lynda.com|
In Word 2007: Mail Merge in Depth, author Gini Courter demonstrates how to take advantage of Word's Mail Merge feature to save a tremendous amount of time creating customized documents. The course offers tutorials on creating letters, emails, envelopes, and labels. It also shows how to use Mail Merge with Outlook and Excel, creating data sources, inserting fields, using IF and other rules for customized merges, and troubleshooting Mail Merge issues. Exercise files are included with the course.
|Word 2010: Mail Merge Training Lynda.com|
In Word 2010: Mail Merge in Depth, author Gini Courter demonstrates how to take advantage of Word's Mail Merge feature to save a tremendous amount of time creating customized documents. The course offers tutorials on creating letters, emails, envelopes, and labels. It also shows how to use Mail Merge with Outlook and Excel, creating data sources, inserting fields, using IF and other rules for customized merges, and troubleshooting Mail Merge issues. Exercise files are included with the course.
|Word 2013: Mail Merge in Depth Training Lynda.com|
Take advantage of Word's Mail Merge feature to save time building customized documents. This course offers tutorials on creating personalized letters, envelopes, labels, and even email messages. Author Gini Courter shows how to connect to data sources in Access, Outlook, and Excel; create new data sources; add attachments to merged email messages; use IF…THEN…ELSE and other rules for advanced mail merges; and troubleshoot Mail Merge issues.
|V-Ray RT: Production Rendering Training Lynda.com|
Find out how to use V-Ray RT as a bona fide production renderer in 3ds Max, even in a compositing-based pipeline. V-Ray RT has caught up to the standard production renderer in Max, with an engine that can take advantage of CPU and GPU processing; it's no longer just a tool for quick preview renders. This course shows how to set up V-Ray RT as an ActiveShade renderer and start adding geometry and cameras, creating animations, applying materials and lighting, and adjusting render settings for a professional-looking, efficient render in 3ds Max. Brian Bradley teaches all these techniques as he progresses through a mini-project, concluding with a brief chapter on compositing your final render in After Effects. The examples help show how V-Ray RT can be put to use in a simplified real-world production scenario, where speed and flexibility are equally important.
|V-Ray: Control Color Bleed in 3ds Max Training Lynda.com|
Color bleed is a common problem in global illumination (GI) renders, as colors are transferred by means of indirect light reflection. By understanding how light works in the real world, and using 3ds Max and V-Ray to mimic that behavior virtually, you can prevent most color bleed problems. Join Brian Bradley as he demonstrates the causes of—and solutions for—the color bleed that occurs in V-Ray GI renders. Learn how to control color bleed in a physically accurate manner (as you could on a real-world set), and by using GI-specific tools along with other nonphysical controls such as Materials Overrides and the V-Ray Object Properties dialog.
|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.