Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Creating a First Web Site with Dreamweaver CS6

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Sep 17th 2012
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Learn how to create your very first website with Adobe Dreamweaver CS6, a leading web authoring tools program. Presenter and trainer with Adobe, Paul Trani walks you through step by step instructions to creating a truly unique, one-of-a-kind website with responsive themes, rich imagery and text, strong portfolio, multimedia content, contact form, and integrating social media links. Trani also talks about the use of HTML 5 standards, styling content with CSS, how to create graphics, and adding widgets. This... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Google+ for Business

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Sep 17th 2012
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Promote your business with confidence and success using Google+ pages. Author Lorrie Thomas Ross helps you discover the effectiveness of Google+ and how to get the most out of the social networking site. She shows viewers how to set up a business account, add company info, post videos and photos, organize your contacts in groups, and optimize your profile to reach your desired contacts. She goes further and teaches viewers how to create compelling products and services, incorporate local... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Git Essential Training

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Sep 16th 2012
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Discover and absorb the ins and outs of Git, the growing open-source version control software that manages your source codes and text files. Developer and author Kevin Skoglund presents this online course with complete details about command and code management and the essential theories of history control and the Git three-tree architecture. Through the course, viewers will learn how to install Git on different operating systems, track files in a repository, review previous edits, compare different file versions, create... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Job Search Strategies

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Sep 15th 2012
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Are you in the market for new employment or in need of a career change? Author and career coach Valerie Sutton shares the latest techniques and skills needed to help you find the perfect job. The course is taught with full effectiveness and teaches you how to develop your profile and brand, search for positions available, and network with other like professionals. Sutton gives advice on job searching tips, which online job boards to visit, how to post your... CONTINUE READING

GraphicDesign.com Welcomes Nathan Weller as a Featured Writer

By: GD Staff on Sep 15th 2012
GraphicDesign.com Welcomes Nathan Weller as a Featured Writer

Nathan Weller is the Founder & CEO of Black Cat Digital Publishing. His company – aside from producing their own products and websites – provides top quality content for digital publishers across multiple platforms. Nathan’s love for design stems from his broader love for creativity and the art of communication. As a ferocious reader and avid storyteller, having a job that entailed telling stories (both true and fictional) wasn’t really an option, but an inescapable trajectory that began in... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Negotiation Fundamentals

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Sep 14th 2012
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Learn powerful and effective negotiation skills necessary to effectively communicate your personal desires in the workplace. Lisa Gates, speaker, trainer, and negotiation specialist, demonstrates how to negotiate corporate issues including asking for a raise, setting fees, and promoting teamwork. This course provides operational strategies for all types of negotiations as well as provides tips on how to handle negotiations through the internet. Viewers will learn how to bargain, ask questions, and resolve conflicts. Topics include: • Preparing for a... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Up and Running with Pinterest

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Sep 13th 2012
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Get onboard with Pinterest, the newest social networking craze that allows you to bookmark content from all over the World Wide Web. This course from renowned software trainer and graphic designer Justin Seely, teaches in full detail about the ins and outs of this new social media tool. He starts with teaching the basics of Pinterest including setting up and managing your account, finding friends and inspiration, learning the Pinterest lingo, and understanding boards and pins. Additionally, he demonstrates... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Cloud Computing First Look

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Sep 6th 2012
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This course was designed by author and Training Specialist David Rivers to give readers an in-depth look into cloud computing and the many advantages it has to offer. This course reveals the basics of cloud computing including the components and infrastructure of the cloud, how to work with storage and database services, the benefits of cloud computing, how to assess the security risks, and describes exactly how to obtain cloud storage. Rivers makes the transition into cloud computing easy... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Game Prop Creation in Maya

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Sep 5th 2012
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Discover Autodesk Maya and the excitement of 3D game props and special effects. Educator and trainer in 3D applications for computer generated imagery Adam Crespi, demonstrates modeling techniques that encourage real-world details such as dirt, grain, wear, and rust using UV maps and ambient occlusion. Additionally, Crespi reveals in the course how to influence simple parts and reusable textures, block out the overall form of a prop, convert bump maps to normal maps, unwrap and clone objects, painting textures,... CONTINUE READING

10% discount to FITC Vancouver Event for GraphicDesign.com Readers

By: Julia Wild on Sep 5th 2012
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November 17 – 18 2012 Vancover Discount Code: graphicdesign FITC Vancouver will be from November 17th and 18th in Vancouver, Canada. It will consist of 2 hands-on workshops, 14 informative presentations and panels as well as an evening networking event. They have put together a great group of speakers including James White (SignalNoise), Kyle MacDonald (kylemacdonald.net), Grant Skinner ( gskinner.com), Kevin Hoyt (Adobe) and many more. The speakers can all be viewed HERE. Areas that will be covered are:... CONTINUE READING

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