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|Music Law: Managing a Band's Business Training Lynda.com|
Any band can encounter problems such as financial mismanagement and contract disputes. Learn to avoid the major music business pitfalls that can break bands apart in this course with Richard Stim, attorney and music law specialist.
It starts with what it means to be the manager of a band, and what types of business structures are available for bands. Once you've decided on a business structure, you can create a band partnership agreement that covers voting rights, postbreakup scenarios, new members, and terms for resolving disputes. Richard also exposes potential sources of disputes, like ownership of the band name, songs, equipment, and recordings. He includes advice on negotiating solid band contracts and managing financial basics: taxes, income, cash flow, and bookkeeping. Finally, he'll address how to protect your work, including your copyrights, band name, and songs, and explains how to find a lawyer—and save money on attorney fees.
DISCLAIMER: This course is taught by an attorney (or other instructor) and addresses US law concepts that may not apply in all countries. Neither LinkedIn (including Lynda.com) nor the instructor represents you and they are not giving legal advice. The information conveyed through this course is akin to a college or law school course; it is not intended to give legal advice, but instead to communicate information to help viewers understand the basics of the topic presented. The views (and legal interpretations) presented in this course do not necessarily represent the views of LinkedIn or Lynda.com.
|Nail Your C# Developer Interview Training Lynda.com|
Applying for C# programming jobs? Find out what questions to expect in your C# or .NET developer interview and how to answer them to demonstrate mastery of key concepts. Reynald Adolphe explores the kinds of questions you can anticipate in a typical interview, including common topics on C# syntax, object-oriented programming, .NET and ASP.NET, databases, and design patterns. Plus, learn how to paint your technical background in a positive light, field bad or irrelevant interview questions, and handle incoming offers. Reynald offers candid answers and career advice based on his years of experience working as a C# developer.
|Norton Internet Security Essential Training Training Lynda.com|
Protecting yourself online is a must, and products like Norton Internet Security help keep your computer safe. In this course, Nancy C. Muir, an Internet security expert and a former training manager at Symantec, shows you how to ensure a high level of security on your machine, while minimizing any impact on system performance.
She explains how to set up real-time protection, configure scans of your system, and schedule tasks so that they don't hog system resources at important times. She'll also show how to set up a Smart Firewall to protect your entire network, and configure antivirus and antispam protection for messaging and email. Then learn how to protect and control your family's experience online, use an Identity Safe account for web browsing, and work with Norton's add-on cloud-sharing, mobile security, and remote monitoring services. Finally, Nancy explains how to incorporate Norton software as part of an overall privacy and security effort.
|OneDrive for Business Essential Training Training Lynda.com|
OneDrive for Business offers a cloud-based file management solution that integrates seamlessly with Microsoft Office. In this course, Jess Stratton explores how to use OneDrive for Business to keep your files organized and accessible. Learn how to use the web interface or the OneDrive client app to upload, copy, delete, and download files and folders, and integrate with Office Online. Plus, find out how to share OneDrive files with others and work on files collaboratively.
|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.
|Mac OS X Yosemite Essential Training Training Lynda.com|
Learn all the ins and outs of Yosemite, Apple's Mac OS X 10.10 operating system. Staff author Nick Brazzi starts with a tour of the core interface elements—the menus, Finder, and Dock—so you can start working with files, folders, and applications right away. He then shows how to save files and find them again quickly, as well as use the core applications that come bundled with Yosemite (Mail, Calendar, iMessage, iTunes, and Safari), and install new apps from the Apple Store. Finally, the course explores sharing over a network, and backing up your system, manually or with Time Machine, so you don't lose any important data.
|Managing a Video Production with an iPad (2014) Training Lynda.com|
Video shoots require a lot of organization. Whether you're the director for a large crew, a solo shooter, or something in between, you need to develop a solid workflow for planning a shoot and keeping it on track. The portability and versatility of the iPad is helpful in any of these scenarios, keeping your footprint light and your budget even lighter.
With a handful of inexpensive apps and services that work with the iPad, you can create a very effective production toolkit. This course reveals the workflow that author and lynda.com content producer Nick Brazzi uses to plan and run shoots for low-budget productions and "no-budget" web series using iPad apps, cloud-based services, and optional desktop software. Find out how Google Drive, Dropbox, and specialty apps like Shot Lister, MovieSlate, Teleprompt+, and Easy Release can help you run a tighter ship and bring your production in on schedule and under budget.
|Maya: Liquid Simulation (2013) Training Lynda.com|
Bring scenes to life by building realistic fluid simulations in Autodesk Maya. In this advanced course for visual effects designers and animators, author Aaron F. Ross shows you how to simulate foam and bubbles, liquid being poured, and volumetric liquid in a 3D container. Techniques include rendering particles with the Fluid shader, colliding particle fluids with polygons, storing simulations with disk caches, converting particles and fluids to smoothed polygons, and texturing 3D fluids.
|Maya: Rendering Exteriors Training Lynda.com|
Learn how to render the exterior of a building with both day and night lighting rigs. Author Adam Crespi guides you through the process of applying exterior materials like wood, metal, and glass; rendering the scene in daylight with the Daylight system and photographic exposure controls; and adjusting the lighting for dusk and nighttime shots, including turning on lights inside and outside the house. Finally, Adam takes the image into post, demonstrating workflows to add final polish with Nuke and After Effects.
|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.
|Learning LinkedIn Sales Navigator Training Lynda.com|
Find more leads and build out your social sales strategy with the power of LinkedIn Sales Navigator. LinkedIn is a natural platform for social selling, and with Sales Navigator you can increase your opportunity for successful connections. In this course, Donna Alexander shows you how to find new leads, review updates and lead suggestions, view member profiles and company accounts, and use shared connections to make an introduction. She also demonstrates how you can use InMail to increase your sales success with targeted messaging, and prospect on the go with the Sales Navigator mobile app.
|Learning Mac OS X Mountain Lion Training Lynda.com|
Mountain Lion, the ninth major release of Apple OS X, adds more than 200 new features to the operating system. In this workshop, author and expert Chad Chelius shows you how to take advantage of all the power that Mountain Lion puts at your fingertips. After learning how to install and set up the software, create and work with user accounts, and find your way around the interface, you'll get tips on using Mountain Lion to surf the web, send email, play audio and video, and much more. And you'll be introduced to new features like dictation, the Notification Center, and the Reminders, Notes, and Messages applications.
|Lightroom 5 and Photoshop: Working with Raw Photos (2013) Training Lynda.com|
Many cameras can save photos in raw format, and it's the best way to capture all the data the sensor is capable of recording. Learn how to use Adobe Lightroom and Camera Raw (included with Photoshop) to bring out the best in these kinds of photos.
In this course, Photoshop senior product manager Bryan O'Neil Hughes explores the art and science of raw-format processing in both Camera Raw and Lightroom. First, take a look at working with raw-format photos in Lightroom, and using the Develop module to improve contrast, color, and tone, which make the details in your images pop.
Then switch over to Camera Raw to optimize raw-format images as well as video. Bryan also draws important comparisons between Camera Raw 8 and Lightroom 5, and shows ways to employ Camera Raw as a filter to layers or Smart Objects in Photoshop CC.
|Lightroom 5 Essential Training: 4 Develop Module Advanced Techniques Training Lynda.com|
In this Lightroom 5 Essentials installment, Chris Orwig breaks out the Adobe Lightroom power tools. Learn advanced techniques to improve images with creative color, retouching, and other effects in the Develop module. Chris shows you how to crop and straighten your photographs for instantly improved compositions; remove dust and distracting background elements; selectively paint in adjustments to make your subject's skin, teeth, and eyes shine in portraits; and make both subtle and dramatic color changes, including black-and-white conversions. Plus, learn to increase image quality through noise reduction and clarity adjustments, apply split toning and vignettes, and correct for lens distortion.
|Lightroom 5: 7 Making Photo Books Training Lynda.com|
Photo books give friends, family, and clients mementos they can hold in their hand, and remember from vacations, gatherings, or even photo sessions. In this course, you'll learn how you can design your own photo book in Lightroom, and then have that book printed by Blurb. Tim Grey shows you how to create a layout from scratch or have Lightroom automate the process for you. The course also covers adding text, changing page backgrounds, and exporting the book to share electronically as a PDF or print with Blurb.
Check out the other courses in this Lightroom series.
|Lightroom and Photoshop: Black and White (2013) Training Lynda.com|
Shoot in color, but think in black and white. In this course, Adobe Photoshop Senior Product Manager Bryan O'Neil Hughes shares his favorite techniques for transforming color photographs into black and white, a technique that provides more creative options than using your camera's black-and-white mode. Learn how to prepare and fine-tune your photographs in Lightroom, and then move them into Photoshop to take advantage of its nondestructive adjustment layers. The course also introduces techniques for using Photoshop to adjust the color of video clips.
|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.