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|Learning RSS and Podcast Subscriptions Training Lynda.com|
RSS feeds help people follow the sites and information that are most important to them. This course reveals the best practices for using RSS readers and similar tools like Flipboard and Safari's Shared Links. Author Nick Brazzi shows how to choose and use RSS readers (for computers and iOS/Android devices), and keep tabs on blogs, podcasts, news, and even the latest images from NASA. The course also explains how to easily browse and find podcasts and subscribe to them via iTunes and other services. Start watching to get your RSS feed up and running, and get the latest and greatest content from around the web sent straight to you.
|Lightroom 4 New Features Overview Training Lynda.com|
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 includes some extremely powerful new features. In this workshop photographer and author Mikkel Aaland shows you what's new and how to put these new features to work. Learn about the new process version and how it improves the way images are processed in Lightroom, as well as changes to the Develop module's Basic pane, which now offers much more intuitive controls. Mikkel also introduces the new modules in Lightroom 4, the Map and Book modules, which make it easy to sort your photos by location and create great photo books, respectively. Other new features covered here include soft proofing, upgraded video editing capabilities, and many more.
|Lightroom 4: Image Management Training Lynda.com|
In this course, author and digital imaging expert Tim Grey teaches you how to use the Library module in Adobe Lightroom 4 to manage your images, ensuring that you'll always be able to find any image you need, when you need it. Learn how to make full use of the Import feature, sort and organize your images, add keywords and otherwise identify key images, filter and search images, create backups, and much more. Plus, get lots of tips on configuring the Lightroom interface to suit the way you work, making everything you do faster and easier.
|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.
|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.
|Customer Service: Winning Back a Lost Customer Training Lynda.com|
Lost customers are not lost causes. Statistics show that a firm has a higher probability of winning back a lost customer than prospecting a new one. In this course, customer relationship expert Jill Griffin provides a proven roadmap for winning back a lost customer. She proves the only thing worse than losing high-value customers is neglecting to win them back.
Jill shows that customers defect for one of five reasons: (1) intentionally pushed away, (2) unintentionally pushed away, (3) pulled away, (4) bought away, or (5) moved away. She also outlines which of these customers are the easiest to win back—and how to say "sorry" in a way that will resonate.
|Data Science Tips Weekly Training Lynda.com|
Data science never sleeps! The field is exploding with demand and innovation. What are you doing to stay on top of the latest trends? Data science professional and instructor Nate Makdad explores a series of tips designed to make data scientists better at their jobs. Following Bart Poulson's first series of tips, Nate takes the reins to continue the series, focusing on practical techniques such as infographic design, forecasting, and t-testing.
|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.
|Creating Accessible PDFs (2014) Training Lynda.com|
Accessibility means making sure your content is available to as many people as possible. When you make your PDFs accessible, it means adding tags, bookmarks, alt text, and other information that makes the files readable to users who are visually or mobility impaired. Using Microsoft Word and Adobe InDesign, it's now much easier to create valid, accessible PDF files. In this course, Chad Chelius explains why accessibility is important and what features an accessible PDF should include, before showing you two workflows for creating accessible PDFs: one in Word and one in InDesign. He also covers making an existing PDF file accessible using tools in Adobe Acrobat.
|CSS: Styling Navigation Training Lynda.com|
Join James Williamson, as he shows you how to create elegant menus, links, and buttons that help visitors navigate your site faster and more intuitively. The course covers creating structured navigation that is accessible and clean, styling links, and building horizontal and vertical menus with rollover effects. The last chapter reveals how to create stylish buttons with special effects and CSS sprites.
|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.
|Online Marketing Foundations Training Lynda.com|
Learn how to promote your business effectively online and develop a targeted online marketing strategy that engages potential customers throughout the digital landscape. In this course, Brad Batesole explains today's digital marketing techniques in simple terms, demonstrating how to build a successful online marketing campaign for all digital channels: search, video, social, email, and display. Brad shows how to evaluate your website and identify conversion goals, measure and interpret website analytics, get the most out of SEO, and set up your first text and display ads. See how to connect with communities on the leading social networks, learn best practices for developing and distributing video marketing content, and find out what makes an email marketing campaign successful. The course also covers content marketing and mobile marketing, as well as recommendations for expanding your digital marketing skillset.
This course is part of a Learning Path approved by the American Marketing Association.
Gain the skills you need to become an AMA Professional Certified Marketer (PCM) in Digital Marketing by using the industry-leading courses and resources in the Learning Path. Take the AMA certification exam to show that you have what it takes to lead the digital transformation.
|Outlook for iOS and Android First Look Training Lynda.com|
Get a first look at the new Outlook app for iOS and Android, a mobile version of your favorite email and calendaring program. Jess Stratton shows how to navigate the app, link your email and cloud storage accounts, and work with mail, calendar events, contacts, and files in the new interface—now optimized for small screens!
|Photography 101 (2012) Training Lynda.com|
Today's cameras put an amazing amount of power in the hands of amateur photographers, but it's not always easy to make use of it. All those buttons, dials, and settings can be pretty intimidating. In this workshop, expert photographer Joseph Linaschke helps you understand what's going on inside your camera, explaining fundamentals like what an aperture is and how shutter speed works. Learn basics such as how to hold the camera, what various modes mean and when to use them, and even how and when to use the camera's flash. There's also creative instruction to guide you towards becoming a better photographer. As you become more comfortable with your gear, you'll find that many new creative possibilities open up for you and the quality of your photography improves.
|Photography Foundations: Exposure Training Lynda.com|
Arriving at the best exposure for a photo is part science and part art. In Foundations of Photography: Exposure, Ben Long helps photographers expand their artistic options by giving them a deep understanding of shutter speed, aperture, ISO, and all other critical exposure practices. This course covers the basic exposure controls provided by all digital SLR cameras, as well as most advanced point-and-shoot models. Learn how to master a camera's metering modes, how to use exposure compensation and bracketing, and much more. By the end of the course, you'll know how to develop an "exposure strategy" that will allow you to effectively employ your exposure knowledge in any shooting situation.
|Photoshop CC for Photographers: The Basics Training Lynda.com|
Adobe Photoshop has many powerful features designed specifically for photographers interested in creating better photographs. Learn how to turn them to your advantage with these tutorials from teacher and photographer Chris Orwig. In this introductory course, Chris combines practical tips and creative insights, showing how to enhance and improve your photographs. The course also includes live-action interludes designed to help you think photographically, and shoot with the capabilities of Photoshop in mind.
|Photoshop CS5 Extended One-on-One: 3D Objects Training Lynda.com|
In this installment of his Photoshop CS5 Extended One-on-One series, Deke McClelland shows how to draw six varieties of volumetric objects and manipulate them in 3D space. The course covers how to make 3D objects from 2D layers, work with predefined 3D shapes such as spheres and cubes, import 3D models drawn in other programs, and maximize the power of the Repoussé feature. Exercise files are included with the course.
|Photoshop CS6 New Features Training Lynda.com|
In this course, Deke McClelland offers a sneak peek at the new features in Photoshop CS6. He reveals the secrets behind the new dark interface, searchable layers, the powerful Blur Gallery, Camera Raw 7, video editing, and the Adaptive Wide Angle filter, which removes distortion from extreme wide-angle photographs and panoramas. Deke also covers the new nondestructive Crop tool, dashed strokes, paragraph and character styles, editable 3D type, and the exciting Content-Aware Move tool, which moves selections and automatically heals the backgrounds.
|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.
|Microsoft Azure: Security Concepts Training Lynda.com|
More than 60% of Fortune 500 companies rely on Microsoft Azure for cloud services. With Azure, they can scale faster and cheaper. But with great power and flexibility comes risk. The professionals in charge of Azure management need to know how to secure services correctly to protect the data flowing between client computers and the cloud.
Here, David Elfassy investigates security concepts related to Azure deployment and services such as Office 365, Exchange, and Azure Active Directory. Find out how to use Azure's built-in security tools, secure virtual machines, implement more robust multifactor authentication, and protect your services and data, including email, documents, and user data. Plus, learn how to configure security certificates for your app deployments using custom domains.
|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.