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Special Offer: 7 days of free unlimited access to lynda.com Register: Here Trapcode Particular is an Adobe After Effects plugin that creates and produces particle effects. Author and Adobe Certified Instructor Chad Perkins, teaches this online tutorial to help you get acquainted with this software. This course begins with the basics and configurations of Trapcode Particular and then presents six different projects that exhibit key designs and animations. Other topics in this course include tested tips and tricks, working... CONTINUE READING
Special Offer: 7 days of free unlimited access to lynda.com Register: Here David Rivers, author and training specialist, hosts this online course about Adobe Captivate 6 interface and how to create interactive online learning content. This online training course is beneficial for both employees and clients and presents building techniques for both built-in themes and completely new themes. Additional subjects include importing Photoshop images and PowerPoint slides, adding animation, widgets and video, preparing and recording simulation, synchronizing videos, adding... CONTINUE READING
Special Offer: 7 days of free unlimited access to lynda.com Register: Here Learn how to construct a sophisticated documentary with Avid Media Composer through this online training course with Ashley Kennedy, principal instructor and certifications program manager with Avid Technology. She gives an overview of the Avid Media Composer software and introduces time-tested practices to ensure your success. While presenting an actual project, Kennedy walks you through the process of creating documentaries with step by step instructions and outlines... CONTINUE READING
Special Offer: 7 days of free unlimited access to lynda.com Register: Here Learn how to incorporate object-oriented programming with newly created or preexisting codes with this online tutorial presented by Zend Certified Engineeer Jon Peck. Through this quick course, learn how to build PHP web pages and applications with the techniques Peck clearly defines and illustrates. Techniques include creating and instantiating objects, defining database classes, extending and abstracting classes, cloning and comparing objects, handling errors, and implementing design patterns.... CONTINUE READING
Special Offer: 7 days of free unlimited access to lynda.com Register: Here Get interactive with the open-source drawing software Processing, the newest online tutorial with Barton Poulson, university professor and author. The course begins with an introduction and quick overview of the basics of visualization, processing, and drawing. You’ll learn how to communicate, read, map, and illustrate with interactive diagrams. Other techniques discussed include variables, arrays and strings, using color pallets, transforming the grid, building code blocks, creating conditionals... CONTINUE READING
Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: SQL Server: Triggers, Stored Procedures, and Functions
Special Offer: 7 days of free unlimited access to lynda.com Register: Here This course explores the new Microsoft SQL Server 2012 software and the database program theories such as triggers, stored procedures, functions, and CLR assemblies. Author and Microsoft Certified Trainer Martin Guidry, introduces the basics and procedures of the SQL Server software in this online tutorial. This course covers topics such as running data and using data sets, creating and exploring functions, using nested triggers, creating and modifying... CONTINUE READING
This course is for beginner photographers who need to appreciate the basics of lighting and the techniques involved to create timeless images. Natalie Fobes, photographer and teacher, teaches this course for portraiture lighting, which is also applicable for strobe lighting. The course begins with taking apart photos to better understand the basics of lighting and the mood of a portrait. She then moves on to lighting setup options including the use of butterfly lighting, the Rembrandt pattern, split lighting... CONTINUE READING
Learn how to create and render 3D architectural drawings with V-Ray. Brian Bradley, 3D artist and author, presents this online tutorial that shows you how use a single scene and create layers of features and elements to create a truly one-of-a-kind drawing. Learn how to add interior and exterior elements, add lighting with sun and sky, move cameras, and improve an objects appearance. Viewers will also be taught the basics of V-Ray and its tools and features, how to... CONTINUE READING
Professional photographer and framer Konrad Eek presents this online training tutorial for those interested in matting, framing, and hanging photographs without the added cost of paying a professional do it for you. This tutorial will teach you how to mat and frame your photos with simplicity and expertise. Eek provides you with tested techniques and inspired creativity needed to accomplish this task on your own. Viewers will learn framers’ vocabulary, how to select a mat and frame, deciding on... CONTINUE READING
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