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Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: iPad Music Production: GarageBand

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Sep 27th 2012
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Check out this review of Apple iPad’s GarageBand app that allows you to record and edit music with real and virtual instruments. Author and teacher Garrick Chow tours the app with an introduction into the user interface, how to select and play instruments, how to setup songs, use guitar amps, work with loops, record and edit music tracks, and import and export audio files to iTunes, Facebook, YouTube, SoundCloud, email, and other devices. This course will teach you to... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Up and Running with Photoshop Elements 11

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Sep 26th 2012
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Discover the new Adobe Photoshop Elements 11 and learn how to import, fix, edit, correct, organize, share, and export your photos with author and photographer Jan Kabili. Workspace basics are covered including Photo Fix, Quick Edit, Guided Edit, Expert Edit, and Organizer as well as relating workspace tools such as making selections, cropping, applying adjustments, fixing red eye, retouching, compositing, and adding text. Additional features discussed in the tutorial include working with catalogs, importing your photos from various sources,... CONTINUE READING

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

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Sep 26th 2012
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Google Drive is the integration of cloud-storage and Google Docs that securely stores and synchronizes your contents across your mobile devices, computers, and the internet. This course is taught by Susan Metz, author and teacher of technology, who shares with us the fundamentals of Google Drive as well as the enhanced features that are guaranteed to help you get the most of this cloud-based storage. She teaches viewers how to create, format, share and edit documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Up and Running with Prelude CS6

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Sep 25th 2012
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Learn how to consume and organize tapeless media for post-production with Adobe Prelude CS6. Adobe Certified Expert and author Jeff Sengstack hosts this course that teaches viewers about this new Adobe Prelude tool and how to use it efficiently. This course introduces the Prelude workflow and demonstrates how create a project, preview and transfer clips, organize assets, use six marker types, create subclips with markers and use marker templates, build rough-cut projects, trim and rearrange clips in a timeline,... CONTINUE READING

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

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Sep 24th 2012
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This course is an impressive introduction to screenwriting and production planning with Adobe Story. Adobe Certified Expert and author Jeff Sengstack introduces the three main purposes of Adobe Story: scriptwriting, collaborative editing, and production organization. Through the course, you will discover the difference between Story Plus and Story Free, learn how to create characters and set lists, view and edit scripts, collaborate with others and comment on scripts, track changes, create schedules, export scripts, and attach scripts and use... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Create a Tooltip with jQuery and Dreamweaver

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Sep 21st 2012
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Tooltips are graphical user interface features that point over an item without ever actually clicking on the item itself. In this new online course, author and graphic designer Chris Converse demonstrates to us how to convert text and graphics into tooltips to enrich your website with exclusive directions and cues using tooltips. Learn how to save graphics from Photoshop and then create them in Dreamweaver and activating them with jQuery. Additionally, hear how to create the tooltip container, add... CONTINUE READING

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

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Sep 20th 2012
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Become a successful sales person with these powerful fundamentals and effective techniques with entrepreneur and author Christopher Matthew Spencer. This course teaches you how to fine-tune your communication and listening skills as well as explores how to put into practice the skills necessary for ultimate sales achievement. The course also teaches viewers how to become acclimated with selling, the basic sales terminology, connecting with clients, building presentations, making cold calls and asking for referrals, setting goals, and keeping good... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Photo Insider Training: Enhancing Photos

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Sep 19th 2012
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Take a tour of the newly-enhanced photos features of Adobe Photoshop CS6 with special details about how the features were designed, how they were work, and how to use them to their fullest effects. Senior product manager for Adobe Photoshop Bryan O’Neil Hughes takes you on this guided tour that explores these new features including the cropping tool, adjusting dialog boxes, panel options, sharpening and blurring features, correcting lens distortions, applying preferred settings, discovering the Auto button, and working... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Effective Public Speaking

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Sep 18th 2012
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Shake off those nervous jitters and learn how to effectively speak publicly with confidence. Author Laura Bergells teaches you how to prepare and deliver your speech with poise and self-assurance. She provides practical methods to preparing and delivering your speech as well as personal insights to boost your confidence. Through the course, learn to identify your audience, develop personal credibility, storyboard your speech, cope with anxiety, add character and personality to your speech, handle mistakes, eliminate crutch words, use... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Create a Tooltip with jQuery

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Sep 18th 2012
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Tooltips are graphical user interface elements that point over an item without actually clicking on it. In this new online course, author Chris Converse teaches viewers how to convert text and graphics into a tooltip to enhance your website with unique directions and cues using tooltips. Learn how to save graphics from Photoshop, create the tooltip container, add the jQuery document ready and mouse events, detect and sett HTML tooltips, attach and position the tip container to the mouse,... CONTINUE READING

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