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|Node.js: Test-Driven Development Training Lynda.com|
Create scalable and rock-solid applications for desktop, web, and mobile devices using a test-driven development process and Node.js. In this short course Alex Zanfir shows how to plan and write tests with Node.js and useful Node.js-based frameworks such as Mocha and Should.js. He'll test both the data and web layers of an example API and show how design solutions can emerge from testing.
|Nonprofit Management Foundations Training Lynda.com|
Thinking about leading a nonprofit organization? Internationally renowned author Leslie Crutchfield provides a primer on nonprofit management and leadership. She explains how nonprofits are different than for-profits and the challenges and opportunities that come with leading them. In addition, she provides a comprehensive overview of how fundraising, talent recruiting and retention, governance, finance, and accounting work at a nonprofit level. She also shares her insights on how to scale both your organization and the impact your organization has on the world.
|Nuke 6.3 New Features Training Lynda.com|
This course reviews the Nuke 6.3 tools and performance enhancements that make keying, motion tracking, color correction, and 3D compositing in Nuke more powerful than ever. Author Steve Wright covers the introduction of 3D particles, the enhanced spline and grid warping, the all-new planar tracker, an audio scratch track for matching audio cues to effects, and a briefing on deep compositing, the powerful new method of working with deep images.
Nuke 6.3 New Features was created and produced by Steve Wright. We are honored to host his material in the lynda.com library.
|Nuke 7 New Features Training Lynda.com|
Nuke 7 is the largest release of Nuke in the history of The Foundry. Join author Steve Wright as he covers all of the big new features in Nuke 7 such as alembic support, the ModelBuilder node to build geometry from images, normals relighting with the Relight node, and a powerful new suite of nodes to turn your images with depth maps into 3D point clouds, and much more.
This course was created and produced by Steve Wright. We are honored to host this content in our library.
|Office 365: Administration Training Lynda.com|
Discover how to efficiently manage your organization's implementation of Office 365, including global subscription settings, Exchange mailboxes, and SharePoint and Skype for Business services. In this course, David Elfassy looks at Office 365 from the perspective of an IT professional, showing how to implement enterprise-level services, no matter the size of your business. David helps you understand your service-level agreement, set up email domains, and configure policies and multifactor authentication. He also dives into advanced Office 365 configurations, including how to implement multifactor authentication, troubleshoot with admin center tools, and more.
|Office 365: Deployment Training Lynda.com|
Office 365 has become the flagship solution for Microsoft's cloud-based services—a one-stop shop for user management, email, real-time collaboration, and secure file storage. This simple-to-deploy, simple-to-manage approach has won over millions of users. As more organizations move toward the cloud, being able to deploy Office 365 is a skill all network and system admins will need to know.
This course details the process of moving your network to Office 365 by deploying a new Office 365 subscription. David Elfassy covers creating user accounts, adding domains, and configuring email, directories, conferencing, file sharing, and valuable business services such as PowerShell and SharePoint. Watch these tutorials to deploy your own implementation of Office 365 or to see if this technology fits your enterprise needs.
|Office 365: Groups for Administrators Training Lynda.com|
Office 365 is a one-stop shop for user management. It can support dozens, hundreds, or even thousands of accounts. The key to managing this many users? Groups. This course will detail the specifics of creating, editing, and managing groups within the admin center of Office 365. Staff instructor David Rivers shows how to add and remove group members, designate group owners, manage messaging and storage preferences, enable connected apps, and use PowerShell—the Microsoft automation and scripting language—to configure different group options.
|Office 365 for Mac: Learning Outlook Training Lynda.com|
This beginner-level course will help new users set up and use the Office 365 version of Microsoft Outlook. Jess Stratton shows how to set up Outlook email accounts, read and organize mail, compose new emails, work with attachments, and handle junk mail. The course also shows how to create new contacts and use the Outlook calendar.
|Objective-C Essential Training Training Lynda.com|
There are a lot of programming languages out there, but Objective-C is the best choice for developers who want to develop iOS and OS X apps. This course is your primer. Get the tools you need, learn the structure of Objective-C, and get your first code up and running. Author Simon Allardice also walks you through the Foundation framework, a collection of prewritten code that makes the coding process easier; shows you how to design and build your own classes; and provides memory management techniques—the key to efficient programming. Plus, learn how to make your way around Xcode 5, the app to write, test, and debug Objective-C, and into advanced features like categories, protocols, and dynamic typing.
|Office 365 for Mac: Learning Excel Training Lynda.com|
This introductory course is perfect for new users who want to quickly get started with the powerful Office 365 for Mac version of Excel. Learn how to create and open workbooks, add text and numbers, work with formulas, format data, and share and print workbooks.
|Office 365 for Mac: Learning Word Training Lynda.com|
This introductory course is perfect for new users who want to quickly get started with the Office 365 for Mac version of Word. The course first acquaints new users with the Word for Mac interface, and explains how to open, save, and create documents; edit and format text; and work with objects such as images, tables, and charts. Author Nick Brazzi also discusses working with styles and templates and collaborating with others using the Track Changes tool.
|Photoshop for Designers: Designing with Grids and Guides Training Lynda.com|
Designing with grids is an essential part of any designer's skill set. Guides, grids, and their related tools bring structure and consistency to designs. By suggesting visual relationships, they can also speed workflow and inspire the artwork itself. In this course, designer Nigel French introduces the fundamentals of guides and grids in Photoshop, showing how these tools can improve the way you use the application. Explore how to create, precisely position, delete, and show and hide guides. Learn about the different types of grids, and the "intelligent" features such as Smart Guides, snapping, the GuideGuide plugin, and the New Guide Layout tool. Discover how to set up your own modular layout grid, and then explore the different types of crop overlay grids, from the Rule of Thirds to the Golden Spiral.
|Photoshop for Designers: Textures Training Lynda.com|
Textures play a vital supporting role in creating imagery with depth and mood. In this designer-friendly course, instructor Nigel French demonstrates a range of non-destructive approaches to working with textures in Adobe Photoshop. From applying textures with layer masks and layer blending, to painting textures with brushes, to creating textures with filters, he covers multiple techniques. Learn how to work with paper texture, film grain, lighting effects, and bokeh to breathe new life into your designs.
|Photoshop for Photographers: Compositing Training Lynda.com|
Discover the essential techniques to create composites from multiple photos using Adobe Photoshop. Author and photographer Chris Orwig demonstrates how to work around tricky exposure challenges, create stronger group photos, craft creative photo illustrations, and more. This course also covers multiple compositing scenarios, including portraits and architectural photos, and illustrates the process of selecting the images, blending photos with layer masks and blend modes, and resizing and sharpening the results. Along the way, Chris shares his insights for making photos look more dramatic and interesting.
|Photoshop for Photographers: Lighting Effects Training Lynda.com|
Lighting is central to photography and most of it is captured during a photo shoot. However, you can often create amazing lighting effects after the photo is taken with Adobe Camera Raw and Photoshop. Photographer and teacher Chris Orwig shows you how. First, you'll learn to modify exposure and enhance the color and quality of light with Camera Raw. Then turning to Photoshop, Chris shows how to mask corrections to a specific area of an image and add contrast and color with blending modes. Plus, learn to dodge and burn away shadows and add one or more light sources to your photos with the Lighting Effects filter.
|Photoshop for Photographers: Portrait Retouching Training Lynda.com|
In this course, photographer, author, and teacher Chris Orwig details the tools every photographer needs to retouch portraits to make them look their best while remaining authentic. The course includes an overview of the retouching process and how to develop a plan for a retouching project.
After exploring techniques to improve the overall photo, Chris shares his techniques for reducing wrinkles, enhancing eyes and other facial features, improving hair, and retouching makeup. The course concludes with a look at retouching skin and reshaping portions of a portrait using transformations, the Warp tool, and the Liquify filter.
|Photoshop for UX Design Training Lynda.com|
Although you have a number of design tools available to you for your numerous UX projects, oftentimes, the tool you already have and the tool you already know is the best tool for the job. This course shows how to quickly create wireframes, flowcharts, and pixel-perfect mockups in Photoshop. Learn how to use artboards, guides, Creative Cloud libraries, and more to make layouts and generate exports that convey fluid app experiences. Join Dennis Meyer as he shows you how to set up your project, create a static wireframe, export your designs, and leverage UI kits to create pixel-perfect mockups.
|Photoshop for Web Design Training Lynda.com|
Working in web design involves creating UI (user interface) elements—icons, graphics, wireframes, and mockups. Adobe Photoshop provides the capabilities needed to make these design elements transition smoothly and easily to production. In this course, learn how to use Photoshop for modern web design workflows. Join Emily Kay as she takes you through a responsive web design project, including setup, using templates, making comps, and exporting for the web. Emily shows how to work with artboards, libraries, and smart objects. She demonstrates the process for creating several deliverables—wireframes, mockups, mood boards, style guides, navigation elements, and more.
|Photoshop CS6 for Photographers: Camera Raw 7 Training Lynda.com|
This course provides in-depth training on Camera Raw 7, the Photoshop CS6 component that enables photographers to open and manipulate raw format images. Raw images are minimally processed in the camera; they're effectively the exact data recorded by the camera's sensor. Author Chris Orwig shows you how to control a raw image's appearance—exposure, shadow and highlight detail, color balance, and sharpness—with far more precision than is possible with JPEG images. The course also introduces the new workflow procedures and technical concepts and issues associated with raw content, so that photographers can best leverage this powerful format.
|Photoshop CS6 One-on-One: Intermediate Training Lynda.com|
In this course, industry pro Deke McClelland teaches you how to build on your basic knowledge and achieve next-level effects in the premiere image-editing program from Adobe, Photoshop CS6. Discover how to seamlessly move and patch areas of a photo with the Content-Aware toolset; stretch the brightness of a scene with automatic and custom Levels adjustments; create intricate designs with text and shapes; and morph an image with layer effects and transformations. Deke also shares his techniques for sharpening details, whether addressing noise and highlight/shadow clipping or camera shake, and converting a full-color image to black-and-white. The final chapters show you how to best print and save images for the web, making sure all your hard work pays off in the final output.
|Photoshop CS6 One-on-One: Mastery Training Lynda.com|
Join industry expert and award-winning author Deke McClelland in the fourth and final installment of his popular Photoshop CS6 One-on-One series. In this course, Deke puts his own spin on the most powerful features in Adobe Photoshop, including the Art filters, which enable you to transform an image into a digital painting, and Photomerge, which can stitch together multiple photos into a single panorama. Plus, dive into the extended features like 3D lighting effects, the Puppet Warp and animation toolset, high dynamic range (HDR) imaging, video editing, automated adjustments with actions, and much more.
|Photoshop CS6: Optimal Output Training Lynda.com|
In this advanced workshop Tim Grey delves into some of the finer points of creating top-quality output of your digital images. First, get an introduction to color management, which is absolutely crucial to maintaining consistent colors throughout your workflow. Tim then takes an in-depth look at the topic of sharpening—when and how to do it, as well as when not to—and covers some advanced sharpening techniques. He also offers tips for printing your photos, exploring both the relevant settings in Adobe Photoshop and those you're likely to find in your printer driver. Finally, he discusses troubleshooting suboptimal output—i.e., when something goes wrong, figuring out what happened and how to fix it. If you spend a lot of time optimizing your images, this workshop will help you make sure all that effort is reflected in the quality of your output.
|Photoshop CS6: Text Training Lynda.com|
Chances are, when you think of Adobe Photoshop, working with text isn't the first thing you think of. And yet Photoshop offers powerful tools for creating and customizing text. In this course Tim Grey explores all the possibilities—from basic tools and techniques for adding and formatting text to advanced options like presets, styles, layer effects, and text on a path. Plus, learn how to fine-tune the text you've added to an image, get tips for creative things you can do with words and letters in Photoshop, and be introduced to some of the new features in Photoshop CS6 that make working with text surprisingly easy and efficient.
|Photoshop Elements 14 Essential Training Training Lynda.com|
Get to know the powerful photo organizing, editing, and sharing features of Adobe Photoshop Elements 14, the complete solution for casual photographers who want to achieve professional results. Elements expert Jan Kabili first shows how to import photos into the Organizer. She then explains how and when to use each of the editing workspaces: Quick Fix, Guided Edit, and Expert Edit. Using Quick Fix, she shows how to crop and straighten photos, correct lighting and color, and apply effects. She also uses the Expert Edit workspace to build a layered file and create composites. Finally, Jan returns to the Organizer, showing how to find and tag photos; organize them by people, places, and events; and share them via email and social media.
|Photoshop CC 2015 New Features Training Lynda.com|
Creative Cloud, Adobe's cloud-based subscription service, delivers the latest imaging innovations in Photoshop CC straight to your computer. Deke McClelland helps you get the most out of these new features and enhancements in this course, centered around changes in 2015 and beyond. New videos will be added every time Adobe releases an update.
To start, Deke covers the June 2015 release of Photoshop CC. Tune in and learn how to apply multiply strokes, drop shadows, and other effects to a single layer; work with the new Glyphs panel; trade dynamically linked assets via the Library panel; create multiple artboards in a single document; and preview your designs directly on a mobile device.