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|Excel 2016: Advanced Formatting Techniques Training Lynda.com|
Get simple, powerful tips for making spreadsheet information readable and understandable in Microsoft Excel 2016. Dennis Taylor shows how to emphasize specific cells with fonts, borders, and color; adjust the positioning of cell contents; format numeric data; and add style and readability to worksheets. You'll also learn how to add pictures to worksheets and discover automation techniques (including conditional formatting) that take the drudgery out of formatting even the largest amounts of data.
|Flash Professional CS5.5 New Features Training Lynda.com|
In this course, author Todd Perkins demonstrates key changes in the CS5.5 release of Adobe's interactive design and animation software. This course covers workflow improvements, enhanced ActionScript features (including new code snippets for AIR and several mobile frameworks), file optimization techniques, and extended support for Android and iOS app development in AIR.
|Grant Writing for Education Training Lynda.com|
Learn how to write a grant proposal. Explore the process of finding, applying for, and being successful in seeking grant money for educational causes. This course covers the basics of grant writing, including understanding a Request for Proposal (RFP) or grant solicitation; finding grants that are relevant to your project from governments, foundations, and even corporations; and writing proposals in a way that shares the educational need and story. Educator and experienced grant writer Karl Kapp also reviews the most common grant-writing mistakes, and provides worksheets and examples of winning grants in the exercise files.
|Graphic Design Tips & Tricks Weekly Training Lynda.com|
John McWade, founder of Before & After and now senior staff author at lynda.com, presents a biweekly series that touches on all areas of design, helping designers new and old sharpen their skills and create more powerful work. This series covers a wide range of topics, from typography and layout to color and logo design, but each episode is a standalone technique that can be completed in just ten minutes or less. Tune in every other Monday for a new tip.
|HTML5: Techniques (2012) Training Lynda.com|
In this course, part of his series of titles on HTML5 and CSS3, author and expert Andy Olsen looks at advanced topics like geolocation, mobile development, web sockets, Web SQL, and web workers. You'll also learn how to communicate between pages downloaded from different servers and how to use the new Ajax features in XMLHttpRequest Level 2. After completing this workshop, developers be well equipped to start utilizing the powerful features of HTML5.
|HTML5: Messaging and Communications Training Lynda.com|
This course shows how to communicate between web pages, both within a single domain and across one or more domains, using the HTML5 Messaging API. Author Bill Weinman reviews security and the same origin policy, details cross-origin scripting techniques, and explores examples of cross-document messaging. The course describes how to register and send messages to listeners and handle errors.
|Human Resources Foundations Training Lynda.com|
Whatever business you're in, there's a fundamental need to support the people that work there. That's where human resources comes in. In this course, HR expert Wayne Cascio provides a comprehensive guide to the field of human resources. Wayne ensures new HR professionals are well versed in their core responsibilities: from attracting, interviewing, and hiring candidates to establishing a pay strategy and creating systems for internal training and development. Wayne also discusses the role that HR plays in career development, performance management, and managing an international workforce.
|Illustrator CC 2013 New Features Training Lynda.com|
The latest update to Illustrator CC is brimming with new features. Watch as Justin Seeley leads you through an exploration of the new artwork packaging workflow, controls for scaling and formatting text on touch-enabled devices, Brush tool enhancements, SVG and CSS export and extraction, and the other improvements that will impact graphic designers and illustrators the most.
Note: Adobe Creative Cloud is updated on a regular basis. We will add more tutorials as features are added or changed, so check back often.
|Illustrator CC 2014 New Features Training Lynda.com|
Want to stay up to date with the latest Creative Cloud has to offer? In this course, Justin Seeley tackles Illustrator, keeping you apprised of all the latest enhancements and new features. New chapters will be added every time Adobe releases a major update. To start, Justin reviews Live Rectangles, the new Pen and Pencil tool behaviors, and the ability to find missing fonts with Typekit. Check back often for new tutorials.
|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.