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|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.
|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.
|Word 2016: Advanced Tips and Tricks Training Lynda.com|
Improve your productivity and efficiency in Microsoft Word with these useful tips on some of the most overlooked features in Word 2016. See how to use Word Online, set defaults for new documents, and stay up to date with the frequent changes to Word. Author Nick Brazzi also delves into specialized text formatting and provides other helpful tips for working with nonprinting characters, revealing formatting, customizing the spell-check dictionary, password-protecting documents, and more.
Note: These tutorials apply to both the Windows and Mac versions of Word 2016.
|Word 2016: Templates in Depth Training Lynda.com|
Learn how to find, use, and customize templates in Microsoft Word. In this course, Gini von Courter shows you how to work with common Word templates and make your own. Discover how to build resumes, invoices, fax cover letters, and more. Gini shows how to take one of the thousands of free available templates, and customize and save your own version. She also shows how to convert an existing document to a template, format it with styles, and lock the template down to prevent edits once you share it with others. Plus, learn to leverage advanced features in your templates: content controls, building blocks, document properties, and field codes. By the end of the course, you'll know how to make and save your own templates so you'll always have them handy in Word.
|Word for Mac 2011 Essential Training Training Lynda.com|
In Word for Mac 2011 Essential Training, author Maria Langer shows how to create, format, and print a wide variety of documents in Microsoft Word 2011. The course covers building outlines, formatting text and pages, working with headers and footers, using themes and styles, adding multimedia, and more. It also shows how to customize and automate Word 2011, including how to record macros. Exercise files accompany the course.
|Word: Building Blocks and Macros Training Lynda.com|
Streamline your workflows and cut time spent on document creation by taking advantage of building blocks and macros in Microsoft Word. Author Mariann Siegert illustrates how to create, store, and effortlessly reuse pieces of document information such as boilerplate text, graphics, tables, shapes, fields, and content controls. The course also explains how to record macros to capture the steps in your workflow and run them with a single click. The course includes five real-world projects and introduces Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), the language on which Word macros are based.
|WordPress and Genesis DIY: Community Website Training Lynda.com|
Do you want to build a website for your volunteer group, club, church, or other community organization? DIY (do it yourself) with WordPress and Genesis, the WordPress theme framework. In this course, Carrie Dils shows how to create a website complete with an events calendar, forums for discussions, and contact and submission forms. Carrie walks through every step in the process: from site planning and finding the right plugins, to installing a new child theme and customizing the appearance of your site to make it match your community. She also offers tips for prepping and sharing your site with the world.
Find more courses in this series in our WordPress DIY playlist.
|WordPress and Genesis DIY: Freelance/Independent Website Training Lynda.com|
Build a website for your independent business in the same spirit you run it. DIY (do it yourself) with WordPress and Genesis, the WordPress theme framework. In this course, Carrie Dils shows how to create a website complete with features such as a contact form, social media sharing buttons, and even recipes. She walks through every step in the process: from site planning and finding the right plugins, to installing a new child theme and customizing the appearance of your site to make it match your brand. She also offers tips for prepping and sharing your site with the world.
Find more courses in this series in our WordPress DIY playlist.
|WordPress DIY: Small Business Website Training Lynda.com|
Want to build a website for your small business? Do it yourself (DIY) with WordPress. In this course, Morten Rand-Hendriksen shows how to create a website complete with a contact form, social sharing buttons, a booking/availability calendar, and a photo gallery. He walks through every step in the process: from site planning and finding the right plugins, to installing a new theme and customizing the appearance of your site to match your brand. Plus, get tips for prepping and sharing your site with the world.
Find more courses in this series in our WordPress DIY playlist.
|WordPress for Education Training Lynda.com|
Break out of the walls of your learning management system and create open, connected spaces for student learning and engagement with WordPress. Author Chris Mattia explores the best WordPress site designs and plugins for educators, and strategies for teaching online and engaging students in a digital environment. The ideas in this course can apply to face-to-face, blended, and 100% online classes. Start watching to learn how to design an open, connected course site; organize the flow of course content; and syndicate content from student sites.
|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.
|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.
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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.
|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.
|WordPress Themes: Photography Portfolios Training Lynda.com|
There are two free WordPress themes designed to create online photo portfolios and in this course, Morten Rand-Hendriksen compares and contrasts both. The course covers how to find, install, and activate the themes Minimatica and AutoFocus 2.0 LITE, explains the customization options in both themes, and provides tips and tricks for building an online photo portfolio.
|WordPress Themes: Twenty Fifteen Training Lynda.com|
All great WordPress sites start with a great theme. Twenty Fifteen is the new default: a blog-centric theme with a heavy focus on responsive web design and accessibility. This quick course takes viewers through the setup and configuration of Twenty Fifteen, as well as tips for getting the most out of its many customization options. Author Morten Rand-Hendriksen also covers a few advanced customization settings, such as adding a header background image and social media sharing menus.
|WordPress: REST API Training Lynda.com|