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|Windows Performance Tools: DeadLock Analysis with Intel VTune Amplifier Training Lynda.com|
Are your Windows apps underperforming? Application threads often wait too long on synchronization objects (locks), which results in processor cores being underutilized. Discover how to use the Locks and Waits analysis in Intel's VTune Amplifier to identify and remove deadlocks: one of the most common reasons for inefficient parallel execution within a Windows application. Follow along with instructor Thomas Pantels as he demos the analysis tool and shows where to locate and enhance source code to remove deadlocks.
By the end of this course you will know how to use the Locks and Waits analysis on your own application and improve the efficiency of parallel task execution on Windows.
|Windows Power Tools: Optimizing Code Training Lynda.com|
With the widespread adoption of mobile devices and laptops, managing your application's power consumption is more important than ever. Battery-hogging applications produce poor user experiences and get bad ratings. Luckily, there are Windows power tools to help you track the energy consumption of the applications you develop.
With these diagnostic tools and some efficient programming, you can reduce your app's power consumption while improving its response times. In this course, Thomas Pantels introduces a handful of tools used to measure and optimize power consumption. You will see demos on how to use the Intel Power Gadget, Windows Performance Toolkit, TypePerf, and SoC Watch, along with some simple coding tips for making any Windows app more energy efficient.
|Windows Presentation Foundation: 2 Layout Training Lynda.com|
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) in Visual Studio 2015 provides developers with a unified programming model for building modern applications on Windows. In this course, expert developer Walt Ritscher steps you through the details of how to create rich Windows user experiences using WPF's layout panels: basic UI containers used to position and arrange elements in XAML and other code. Explore the six prebuilt layout panels available, including stack, dock, and grid panels, and learn how to add rows, columns, and child elements; size and position content; and create a custom layout panel of your own, for more precise control of your interface designs.
|VMware vSphere: Administer and Manage Resources Training Lynda.com|
VMware is the market leader in virtualization. Their cloud-based virtualization platform, vSphere, is the software of choice for organizations looking to go virtual. Watch this course to learn how to manage and allocate resources such as CPU and memory in a VMware vSphere environment.
VMware Certified Instructor Rick Crisci provides an overview of vSphere resource controls—shares, limits, and reservations—and their impact on performance and VSWP file size. Rick explains exactly what happens when virtual machines compete for resources, the role of swap files, and how resource controls help automate allocation.
In chapter 2, Rick shows how to manage performance with resource pools, including child pools. He explains the impact a reservation has on resource pools, and includes a demo on creating and configuring a resource pool. Chapter 3 is an overview of the vFlash architecture for leveraging SSD resources. Watch this chapter to learn how to configure vFlash reservations and to assign a reservation to a VM.
Note: This course maps to the Administer and Manage vSphere 6.x Resources domain of the vSphere Certified Professional 6—Data Center Virtualization (VCP6DCV) exam.
|Vocal Lessons: 2 Singing Songs Better Training Lynda.com|
Learn how to sing—and sing better. Many top performers rely on vocal coaches like Jeannie Deva to help them perfect songs and improve their range and tone. Practice the techniques professional singers use in the comfort of your own home, with this set of breathing, pitch, and phrasing exercises, designed by Jeannie especially for her clients. Learn how to breathe correctly, relax the stomach and diaphragm, and maximize inhalations and exhalations. Find out how to warm up your voice with lip trills and nose buzzes. Discover tricks for improving pitch and increasing vocal resonance and "ease." Finally, Jeannie helps you to improve your delivery of a song with phrasing and dynamics. Each technique is demonstrated on a guest singer, so you can see and hear the corrections in action.
Note: The course is part 2 of the Vocal Lessons with Jeannie Deva series, recorded and produced by ArtistWorks. We are honored to host this training in our library.
|Vocal Lessons: 3 Expanding Your Range Training Lynda.com|
Want to learn how to sing more challenging and dynamic songs? When your voice is your instrument, "tuning" it becomes a matter of practice. These singing lessons and vocal exercises from top vocal coach Jeannie Deva will help you expand your range and precision, providing instant and noticeable results. Part 3 of her Vocal Lessons series, this course takes Jeannie's years of experience coaching Grammy-winning singers, Broadway actors, and top recording artists and distills it into comprehensive online lessons. Watch from home, at your own pace, and learn practical techniques to expand your range over multiple octaves. Free your voice from preconceptions and strain, and practice exercises to eliminate register breaks and achieve the range you desire.
Note: Vocal Lessons with Jeannie Deva was recorded and produced by ArtistWorks. We are honored to host this training in our library.
|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 10 Essential Training Training Lynda.com|
Please be aware that there was a significant update to Windows in August 2016, called the Anniversary Update. If you are using Windows after running the Anniversary Update, you should switch over to a different course, Windows 10 Anniversary Update Essential Training.
Learn all the essential features of Windows 10. This comprehensive course covers everything you need to know to install Windows, customize it to your liking, and start working with files and applications. Author Nick Brazzi shows how to manage folders, use Cortana to search and navigate, browse the web with the new Microsoft Edge browser, and work with Mail, Calendars, and People (aka contacts).
Plus, learn about sharing via a home network, multiuser configurations, security and privacy, and troubleshooting Windows.
|Windows Server 2016: Active Directory Enterprise Infrastructure Training Lynda.com|
Active Directory is the foundation for user and group management, Group Policy, and security in Windows Server 2016. This course shows how to administer Active Directory services in an enterprise environment. Follow along with Ed Liberman as he shows how to deploy child/tree domains, establish trust relationships, set up forest trusts, and create Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) sites and subnets. Plus, learn how to configure replication between locations in a global Active Directory environment.
|Windows Server 2016: Active Directory Federation Services Training Lynda.com|
In today's complex computing environment, data is often shared across organizations and domains. How do you verify user identity across boundaries like these? Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) provides a single sign-on solution for Windows-based networks that need to access external applications or share resources with business partners. This course shows how to configure AD FS authentication, including multi-factor authentication and Web Application Proxy, in Windows Server 2016. Instructor Scott Burrell also shows how to configure claims-based authentication, look up user identities in an LDAP directory, integrate Azure and Office 365, register mobile devices, and protect your organization from document leaks and other content theft with Active Directory Rights Management.
|Windows Server 2016: Deploying Containers Training Lynda.com|
Windows Server 2016 introduced a new feature—to accommodate the evolving needs of expansive DevOps platforms—which offers the benefits of containers to a variety of environments. This course introduces network administrators to containers and instructor Scott Burrell shows how to deploy Windows Containers in Windows Server 2016 environments. Scott covers host preparation, working with images, container management, and resource management. Admins can learn how to provide their developers with protected and agile application environments, offering both stability and flexibility.
|Working with Upset Customers Training Lynda.com|
More than any other topic, frontline employees ask for advice on how to serve angry and upset customers. This course will reveal proven techniques for effectively neutralizing negative situations. Customer service expert Jeff Toister also shares specific actions employees can take before and after encounters with upset customers that will reduce the likelihood of problems occurring in the future.
|Write Think and Act Like a Professional Songwriter Training Lynda.com|
Join professional songwriter Cliff Goldmacher as he shares his insights on the songwriting process and on what it takes to make it in the music business as a songwriter. He begins by discussing how to write, edit, and finish songs: starting from a title or lyrical hook, a melodic idea, a chord progression or groove, or a general concept. Once the song is done, Cliff demonstrates how to prepare a lyric sheet, create a rough demo recording, and catalogue your song. He then discusses things songwriters can do to stay motivated. Next, he discusses how to move your songwriting career forward—while employing patience—and emphasizes the importance of working hard. Cliff finishes the course by debunking several songwriting myths.
|Writing a Business Case Training Lynda.com|
You have a great idea you believe will improve your business. In order to make your idea a reality, you may be asked to write a business case that clearly articulates what you want to accomplish, how you're going to do it, and why it's worth doing. Business cases are traditionally used in approval and prioritization processes. They can also be used to measure the results of an initiative. In this course, join Mike Figliuolo as he explains step-by-step how to craft a compelling business case for your stakeholders. Mike covers how to define the problem your plan addresses, communicate your idea's benefits, build the financial projections to support your case, create a robust risk assessment, and more.
|Writing Ad Copy Training Lynda.com|
Learn how to write ad copy that effectively conveys your brand and converts clicks into sales, traffic, and signups. Conversion and growth strategist Michael Duquet walks you through the rules for writing ads for different platforms. He goes over ways to hit your advertising goals (macro and micro and acquisition and retention), and shows how to craft copy for specific media types, including websites, email, direct mail, and social media. Because different audiences are receptive to different kinds of ads, Michael shows how to change your message and tone based on your target audience and customer persona. In the final chapters, he walks you through some common dos and don'ts and explains what the future of advertising holds for copywriters and creative strategists.
|Writing Email Training Lynda.com|
Discover the secrets to writing powerful emails your colleagues will read and answer by crafting your message and delivery. In this short course, author and business writing professor Judy Steiner-Williams shows you how to write emails for maximum readability and impact. Discover how to craft a compelling opening, how to message the right people at the right time, and how to leverage etiquette to use email as one of many communications tools.
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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|XAML in Xamarin.Forms Training Lynda.com|
You can create the interfaces for your Xamarin applications in code, but another approach is to create the UI declaratively using XAML. In this course, the instructors from Xamarin University help you explore the XAML support in Xamarin.Forms. Learn how to create pages, add controls, program behavior, and even change property values in a device-specific fashion. Plus, find out how to reuse XAML views for maximum coding efficiency.
This course was created by Xamarin University. We are honored to host this training in our library.
|Xcode Developer Tools in iOS Training Lynda.com|
Bugs and performance issues inevitably come up during coding. Xcode 9 has some great new tools for finding and fixing these issues. In this course, learn how to leverage the new Xcode developer tools to enhance your debugging workflow. First, learn what's new in Xcode 9, including refactoring tools like fix-its, wireless debugging, GitHub integration, and multiple concurrent simulators. Instructor Jon Bott also covers auditing your app for accessibility, determining the location of memory issues, and troubleshooting performance issues with threads. Plus, he explains how to debug view hierarchies to solve UI issues during runtime, and how to discover memory leaks.
|X-Particles 4 for Cinema 4D Essential Training Training Lynda.com|
X-Particles 4 is a stellar addition to Cinema 4D, allowing artists to quickly and easily create finely rendered fluid simulations, dynamics, and collisions. This course gets you started with this powerful plugin. Join Andy Needham as he walks through the Emitter interface, and shows how to use modifiers to change the look and behavior of particles. Andy demonstrates how to create visible particles, make fluid and fire simulations, and render your work. He also covers additional ways to sculpt particles, and shares helpful tips for enhancing your workflow.
|Yammer 2016 Essential Training Training Lynda.com|
Yammer is an enterprise social network for businesses to get work done smarter and faster. It's built by Microsoft but powered by employees like you. In this course, Gini von Courter takes you through all the essential features of Yammer 2016. Learn how Yammer works, and find out how to join or create a Yammer network at your organization. Communicate with posts, messages, and chat; collaborate on files; and create and administer groups. Plus, learn how to get and give feedback with polls and praise. Start now and find out how to foster the kind of collaboration that makes a positive impact on productivity with Yammer.
|Yammer 2018 Essential Training Training Lynda.com|
Yammer is an enterprise social network for businesses to get work done smarter and faster. It's built by Microsoft but powered by employees like you. In this course, Gini von Courter takes you through all the essential features of Yammer 2018. Learn how Yammer works and find out how to join or create a Yammer network at your organization. Discover how to communicate with colleagues using posts, messages, and chat; collaborate on files; and create and administer groups. Plus, find out how to get and give feedback with polls and praise.
|WordPress REST API: Building an Interactive Web App Training Lynda.com|
The WordPress REST API opens a world of possibilities to WordPress developers. In this project-based course, learn how to build an interactive web app on top of the WordPress REST API. Instructor Morten Rand-Hendriksen kicks off the course by helping you plan the app you're going to build. Next, he explains how to extend the functionality of WordPress by adding a new user role and capabilities. For the remainder of the course, he walks through how to build an interactive, standalone app that consumes and delivers data to and from the WordPress REST API while keeping communication secure and private.