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|Learning Maschine 2 Training Lynda.com|
Maschine bridges the gap between controller and DAW, combining hardware and software in one connected package. In this course, JK "saintjoe" Swopes—the producer, educator, and man behind MaschineTutorials.com—shows you how to get started creating your own beats, hooks, and harmonies with Maschine. JK demonstrates how to set up Maschine and its many plugins and preferences, and then load the sounds, samples, and instruments you'll use to make your music. Next, he explores creating and recording patterns, using the mixer, and applying effects to sounds, groups, and the master bus. The course wraps up with a look at arranging, saving, and exporting your songs.
|Learning Mathematica 9 Training Lynda.com|
Mathematica is a computational platform with the power and flexibility you need to analyze data and make good decisions for your company. Similar to a programming language, it provides a complete environment for doing math. This course shows information workers how to perform advanced data analysis using Mathematica 9.
Curt Frye teaches you how to set up Mathematica notebooks, assign values to variables, perform simple calculations, create and manipulate matrices, enter equations in linear and descriptive form, write and debug Mathematica scripts, and visualize data with charts.
NOTE: Basic knowledge of linear algebra is helpful for this course, but not required.
|Learning Max for Live Training Lynda.com|
Max for Live is a collection of instruments, effects, and tools to expand Ableton Live's music-production and live-performance capabilities, as well as a platform for building your own DIY devices. In this short course, author Yeuda Ben-Atar, aka Sidebrain, walks you through Max for Live Essentials (the free download for Ableton Suite 9 users), covering the Buffer Shuffler and Convolution Reverb, the LFO and Envelope Follower, and drum synths, and then shares some of his favorite third-party Max for Live devices. Yeuda also shows how to turn Ableton Live into a VJ station and program your own devices, like the patch he creates to turn the PlayStation 3 controller into a MIDI controller, with Max for Live.
|Learning Information Governance Training Lynda.com|
With the advent of the big data era, organizations are swamped with information, and the sheer volume is changing the dynamics of business. Finding insights in the mountains of data—and keeping that data secure—are key factors driving business success today, especially for fields such as healthcare, ecommerce, and IT.
Information governance (IG) helps organizations minimize information risks and costs while maximizing its value. IG is about security, control, and optimization of information. Learn the basic tenets of the emerging field of IG, beginning with definitions and concepts. Robert Smallwood explains the basics of IG and identifies key areas where an IG program will make a difference. He shares proven strategies, methods, and best practices for ensuring the ongoing success of your IG program.
|Learning Instagram Training Lynda.com|
Instagram is a popular photo-sharing social network. It's second only to Facebook, and new members are joining every day. This course will help curious or intimidated new Instagram users get up to speed quickly. Garrick Chow explains how to install the Instagram app, find and follow users, and take and post pictures. Then learn how to use Instagram filters, use captions and hashtags, and develop a community of followers. Plus, find out how to build Instagram stories—a sequence of photos and videos that expire after a day—and message other users.
|Learning iOS 10 App Development: 3 Intermediate UI Design Training Lynda.com|
Become an iOS app developer—one step at a time. The iOS 10 App Development Essentials series is designed for developers who are new to iOS and want to transition their existing programming skills to Xcode, Swift, and the iOS SDK. Part 3 covers the basics of working with iOS UI controls like picker views, sliders and progress bars, activity indicators, and images views, as well as web views for displaying HTML content. Series author Todd Perkins also shows how to control changes in your layouts (including font size and views) based on device, orientation, or abstract size using size classes, and provides a brief overview of the iOS Human Interface Guidelines.
|Learning iOS for Android Developers Training Lynda.com|
Discover how to develop basic iOS and Android apps. This course was designed for Android developers who want to enhance their familiarity with both the iOS and Android development process. Here, instructor Tom Duffy demonstrates how to develop the same command-line app using both iOS and Android, providing opportunities for you to compare the two platforms along the way. Tom goes through the basic development process and tools for both iOS and Android, and discusses differences in app lifecycles, inheritance, and access control. He then rebuilds the same simple command-line applications from before, but wires them into mobile interfaces using Xcode and Android Studio.
|Learning iPhone and iPad Security Training Lynda.com|
In a mobile world, security is more important than ever. Learn to keep your iPhone and iPad—and your data—safe and secure. In this course, staff instructor Nick Brazzi demystifies security concepts and shows how to enable helpful features, so that iOS 11 users can mitigate the most common security and privacy risks. Discover how to create stronger passwords, secure location and backup data, protect yourself from malware, avoid scams, and locate and disable devices when they are lost or stolen.
|Learning Grasshopper Training Lynda.com|
Grasshopper—a plugin for the Rhinoceros 3D modeling package—is a graphical algorithm editor that takes advantage of Rhino's existing tools. Grasshopper offers new ways to expand and control the 3D design and modeling processes, including automating repetitive processes; generating geometry through mathematical functions; quickly making changes to complex models; and creating complex forms through repetitions of simple geometry. Grasshopper requires no programming or scripting knowledge, but still allows designers a high degree of flexibility in creating both simple and complex forms. So join author Chris Reilly for this quick course, and get up and running with Grasshopper, fast.
|Learning Hadoop Training Lynda.com|
Hadoop is indispensible when it comes to processing big data—as necessary to understanding your information as servers are to storing it. This course is your introduction to Hadoop, its file system (HDFS), its processing engine (MapReduce), and its many libraries and programming tools. Developer and big-data consultant Lynn Langit shows how to set up a Hadoop development environment, run and optimize MapReduce jobs, code basic queries with Hive and Pig, and build workflows to schedule jobs. Plus, get a sneak peek at some up-and-coming libraries like Impala and the lightning-fast Spark.
|Learning Houdini Training Lynda.com|
Amidst the myriad of 3D tools, Houdini is unique, offering a procedural workflow and node networks that allow for increased complexity and asset reusability. And with the Houdini Engine plugin, users of other 3D tools can now incorporate Houdini's procedural power into their workflows.
These tutorials introduce the fundamental 3D concepts (modeling, animation, texturing, lighting, and rendering) as they apply in Houdini. Instructor Scott Pagano shows how to manipulate geometry; apply materials; add lights and cameras to a scene; render work with Houdini's internal renderer, Mantra; and even create simple particle systems. The course will start new users on a path to more advanced 3D work and show experienced users of other 3D packages how to transfer their skills to the world of Houdini.
|Learning How to Manage a Hosted Web Site Training Lynda.com|
Managing a Hosted Web Site shows how to set up a web site on a host's server and perform common server tasks. Working in two web hosting utilities, cPanel and Plesk, as well as in a custom control panel, author Ray Villalobos explores purchasing a domain, setting up FTP accounts, and configuring web mail. The course also explains setting up password protection, creating a MySQL database, and working with subdomains.
|Learning InCopy CS5 Training Lynda.com|
Many Adobe InDesign users create articles in programs like Microsoft Word, then place their content into an InDesign layout, which only the designer has access to. InCopy provides a two-way street where editors and writers can edit content in InDesign while a designer simultaneously works on the design portion of the project, and the text formatting is retained in both programs. In this course, learn how to write content using InCopy, style text appropriately so that it transfers to the InDesign layout, and make content available to writers and editors from within InDesign. Author Chad Chelius also ensures you get a handle working with tables, Track Changes, graphics, and templates in InCopy.
|Learning Edmodo Training Lynda.com|
Edmodo is a different kind of LMS: a social learning network for encouraging collaboration and sharing in the classroom. Join Oliver Schinkten in this course, as he shows how to use Edmodo to create groups for both parents and students; encourage sharing with assignments, notes, and polls; assess learning with quizzes and assessments; build a digital library of content; and connect to a professional network of educators. Throughout the course, Oliver guides teachers through not only the uses, but also the best practices for incorporating Edmodo into the classroom.
|Learning Encore CS5 Training Lynda.com|
Author and experienced editor Maxim Jago is your guide to Encore, Adobe's powerful DVD authoring tool, which some people find intimidating, often because they're not familiar with the concept of object-oriented design. With Maxim's help you can clear this hurdle right at the beginning of the workshop, and before you know it, you'll be creating complex DVDs, Blu-rays, and web videos. Plus, learn about dynamic linking with Premiere Pro, After Effects, and Photoshop. The workshop includes all of the assets used in the lessons, as well as Encore project files to help you get started right away.
|Learning Enterprise Web Application Performance Training Lynda.com|
Most enterprise apps are moving online. But if your application takes more than three seconds to load, more than 50% of your users will abandon it. Web performance optimization (WPO) helps developers increase conversion and user efficiency while reducing server load. WPO is an essential technique for efficient web-based applications, and it's one every enterprise architect and engineer should master. This course teaches the fundamentals of WPO, including the different types of metrics and charts the experts use to measure critical performance factors like load and interaction times. Discover the right tools for measuring aspects such as parsing and rendering speed, including WebPagetest, built-in browser developer tools, Google Lighthouse, and APIs that allow you to access real-time production performance data. Plus, see techniques that will improve performance on app load and usage on both mobile and desktop devices, increasing user's efficiency and perception of the app.
|Learning Entity Framework Core Training Lynda.com|
Entity Framework is a data access technology of choice for .NET and ASP.NET data-oriented development. .NET developers appreciate how this object-relational mapper reduces the need for writing data-access code by providing the ability to work with relational data using domain-specific objects. How can you take advantage of this framework in your programming efforts? Reynold Adolphe shows you how in this course. Reynald demonstrates how to write code-based models and how to interact with data. He also explains how Entity Framework works with ASP.NET Core MVC and Web APIs. He covers creating a console app, creating an MVC app, and more.
|Learning Eventbrite Training Lynda.com|
Learn how to best plan and organize events, make tickets available to others, and collect payments with Eventbrite, the self-service ticketing platform. Author Jess Stratton shows you how to set a design theme for the event webpage, issue tickets, and control whether the event is private or public. Plus, learn how to create email invites and buttons to promote the event on your websites, handle refunds, and check in guests as they arrive on the big day.
|Learning Go Training Lynda.com|
What is Go? Go is a next-generation, open-source programming language created by Google for building systems, web, and other applications. This course is designed to help developers get started with Go, covering its core language elements and syntax. David Gassner introduces tools and skills used in a Go workflow—including Go Playground, an online tool that takes Go development off the desktop. He also covers basic programming tasks: managing values, using math operators, storing values as complex types, and managing program flow. Plus, learn how to structure Go code for maximum readability and performance, read and write files, and make simple web requests.
|Learning Graphic Design: Presentations Training Lynda.com|
Learn the basic rules for achieving a balanced, professional, attractive, and compelling presentation, in Design 101. John McWade covers design essentials in way that won't get you bogged down in the details or feel overwhelmed. This course is perfect for people new to design and nondesigners tasked with putting together a presentation—those who just don't know how to make a design stand out or how to go beyond the templates in PowerPoint or Keynote. John offers expert advice on typography, color, consistency, using images, keeping it simple, and more.
Good presentations take time and thought. Design is too important to leave to a computer! Use these techniques to make personalized, thoughtful presentations that both educate and inspire.
|Learning Graphic Design: Things Every Designer Should Know Training Lynda.com|
Appearance may not be everything, but how something looks has a fundamental impact on how it's perceived, what it communicates, and whether it succeeds. In this course, author John McWade of Before & After magazine shares foundational graphic design techniques that will make your page, screen, product, or presentation look and perform its best.
These design essentials can be used by nondesigners as tips, tricks, and shortcuts, and by professionals as building blocks to greater understanding. Each lesson is a short, easy-to-understand how-to that can be applied regardless of the brand of software and hardware you use. This course was created and produced by the Before & After magazine team. We are honored to host this content in our library.
|Learning Graphic Novel Storyboarding Training Lynda.com|
When it comes to conveying a story visually to readers, comic book artists can learn a lot from examining how shots are filmed in movies and television. Although comic book panels aren't always a standard rectangular frame, you can still leverage the same storyboarding concepts, rules, and methods used in film to make your comics stronger and more digestible. In this course, join comic creator Ben Bishop as he explains how to use storyboard film techniques to understand shot composition, consistency, and movement within a frame, and apply those techniques as you build your comic book panels.
Before you can start drawing your comic, you need to know the basics of shot composition and camera angles, and why they're crucial to successfully telling your story on the page. Ben talks about the rule of thirds, wide shots, full shots, medium shots, close-ups, and more. He also demonstrates the importance of following the action in the same direction throughout any given scene. Storyboarding may not always be associated with comics, but the same rules apply. Knowing and understanding these concepts can strengthen your work.
|Learning KOMPLETE 11 Training Lynda.com|
Discover new ways to find and pair complementary sounds using the presets, libraries, and tools found in the KOMPLETE 11 suite of products. In this course, Evan Sutton takes you through each flagship synthesizer and toolkit, and demonstrates the new products and features recently added. He starts by taking you through installation, and then dives into how to use effect processors, playable effects, hardware controllers, and more. Get ready to explore the wide variety of virtual instrument offerings available to you, integrate with your DAW, and uncover something great.
|Learning Lightroom 6 and Lightroom Classic CC Training Lynda.com|
Powerful, affordable, and available for Macs and Windows PCs alike, Lightroom Classic CC has become an extremely popular program for photographers of all experience levels. In this course, Jan Kabili provides an approachable introduction to organizing, editing, and sharing photos in Lightroom 6 and Lightroom Classic CC. She shows how to organize and find photos using collections, keywords, and the new People view, and introduces workflows to bring out the best in photos with the Develop module: adjusting exposure, correcting color, sharpening, making local adjustments, and more. Jan also shows how to create panoramas and HDR photos right within Lightroom, and share your project with the world.
|Learning Lightroom for Mobile: Improve Your Photos Training Lynda.com|
The Adobe Lightroom mobile app boasts powerful features that can enhance different aspects of your photo editing workflow. In this installment of the Learning Lightroom Mobile series, photographer Chris Orwig shares tips that can help you with arguably the most fun and vital part of the process—actually editing and improving your photos. Chris goes over copy and paste adjustments for increased speed, as well as how to crop your photographs and apply presets. He also dives into making selective adjustments, working with color, and making advanced image editing adjustments, including how to apply a vignette effect and remove distractions with Photoshop Fix.