Lynda – After Effects CC 2017 Essential Training Editors and Post (updated Jul 03, 2017)

Lynda – After Effects CC 2017 Essential Training: Editors and Post (updated Jul 03, 2017)
English | Size: 1.4GB
Category: CBTs

In this course, Alan Demafiles covers the core aspects of After Effects commonly used in editing and post production: masks, shapes, type, logos, stills, animating, rendering, and exporting. To begin, Alan compares After Effects to Premiere Pro so you can see the similarities and differences. Then he dives into hands-on demonstrations of how to limit effects with masks, create elements with shape layers, use text templates, animate a logo, and create a 3D type extrusion. Next he shows you how to work with imported pictures, create a Z-space camera montage, change the speed of animations, and more. He wraps up by walking through outputting steps and then kicks off a challenge exercise where you can put your skills into practice. [Read more…]

Lynda – SED Essential Training

Lynda – SED Essential Training
English | Size: 292.31 MB
Category: CBTs

SED is the one of the original command line tools for parsing and transforming data on Unix, Linux, and Macintosh machines. David D. Levine helps you unlock the power of SED’s compact syntax in these lessons, which cover extracting, transforming, and manipulating data in files and data streams. He reviews the basic commands, including one you’ll never want to forget, and shows how to work with regular expressions. The course also covers SED’s more advanced programming features, which allow you to write simple programs and manage multiline pattern space, flow, and the hold buffer with a few simple keystrokes. Start here to learn the essentials of this versatile tool. [Read more…]

Lynda – PHP with MySQL Essential Training – 2 Build a CMS

Lynda – PHP with MySQL Essential Training – 2 Build a CMS
English | Size: 637.34 MB
Category: CBTS

This course-the second installment in a series-builds on the fundamentals of PHP with MySQL and teaches the intermediate concepts necessary to develop real-world web applications while creating a working content management system. Kevin Skoglund shows how to create dynamic navigation to allow public users to browse different pages of database-driven content. He demonstrates how to hide content from the public and to write functions which are context-sensitive and use argument options for conditional behavior. He shows how to implement user authentication and utilize PHP’s built-in password functions to securely regulate page access. Finally, he shows how related database tables can become nested resources by modifying and scoping functions. Along the way, Kevin provides practical advice and offers examples of best practices. [Read more…]

Lynda – PHP with MySQL Essential Training – 1 The Basics

Lynda – PHP with MySQL Essential Training – 1 The Basics
English | Size: 730.50 MB
Category: CBTs

PHP is a popular programming language and the foundation of many smart, data-driven websites. This comprehensive course from Kevin Skoglund helps developers learn to use PHP to build interconnected webpages with dynamic content which can pass data between pages. Learn how PHP can simplify the creation of forms, read and validate form data, and display errors. Kevin also covers the fundamentals of MySQL and how to use PHP to efficiently and securely interact with a database to store and retrieve data. Throughout the course, he provides practical advice and offers examples of best practices. [Read more…]

Lynda – Houdini Essential Training

Lynda – Houdini Essential Training
English | Size: 4.9GB
Category: CBTS

There’s a multitude of tools for 3D content creation on the market, and each has its own advantages and merits. Houdini-a leading package for 3D content creation-offers a procedural workflow that allows for powerful experimentation, system reusability, and overall process efficiency in building an array of assets and animations. While known for its VFX strengths, Houdini has powerful tools for end-to-end 3D production for projects ranging from photorealistic visual effects to stylized motion graphics. In this course, Scott Pagano starts from the ground up to provide you with a solid foundation in Houdini. [Read more…]

Lynda – Wacom Essential Training (updated Jun 22, 2017)

Lynda – Wacom Essential Training (updated Jun 22, 2017)
English | Size: 3.7GB
Category: CBTS

Wacom tablets are a popular alternative to the mouse for expressive painting, drawing, and navigating your computer with a pressure-sensitive pen. In this course, artist and teacher John Derry shows how to get you up and running with a Wacom tablet, from setting it up and getting accustomed to using the pen, to using the tablet with popular creativity and productivity applications. He also helps to familiarize you with the changes to the Wacom tablet over the past few years, including touch capability, and reviews the MobileStudio Pro pen computer, which offers a high-performance platform in a small package. Plus, learn about tablet ergonomics-which makes your Wacom even more compatible with your working conditions-and follow a few exercises to warm up your drawing arm. [Read more…]

Lynda – Blender Essential Training (updated Jun 20, 2017)

Lynda – Blender Essential Training (updated Jun 20, 2017)
English | Size: 1.3GB
Category: CBTS

This course provides an overview of modeling, animating, and rendering 3D graphics in the open-source software Blender. Beginning with a tour of the Blender interface, author George Maestri shows how to create and edit basic objects, work with modifiers and subdivision surfaces, and apply materials and textures. The course also demonstrates lighting 3D scenes, setting up and using cameras, animating objects, and assembling basic character rigs.
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Lynda – Sketch Essential Training: The Basics

Lynda – Sketch Essential Training: The Basics
English | Size: 366.8MB
Category: CBTs

Sketch is one of the most popular UX design tools around. This training course can help designers of all skill levels be productive with its focused, comprehensive vector graphics workflow. Follow along with Chris Converse and learn the ins and outs of the Sketch interface, and how to design modern user experiences with Sketch, starting with document and project setup. Chris shows how to share styles across text and objects, draw vector artwork, and finally, export your work for developers or project teams to integrate further. By the end of the course, you’ll be able to use artboards, text and object styles, and drawing and export tools to create high-definition PNGs, JPEGs, and PDFs.
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Lynda – Firewall Administration Essential Training

Lynda – Firewall Administration Essential Training
English | Size: 438.08 MB
Category: CBTs

Firewalls are integral for IT professionals who need to secure and monitor network traffic. In this course, learn how to plan for, deploy, administer, and maintain a network firewall. Sean Colins provides an overview of the role of a firewall, and how it’s used to secure traffic on an organization’s network. He explains how to assess and plan for your organization’s needs-including planning an IPv4 scheme. He shows how to set up network address translation, and helps you understand bandwidth needs. Plus, he covers configuring performance enhancing tools like HFSC traffic shaping, as well as performance restricting tools like data limiters. [Read more…]

Lynda – LFCS – Essential Commands (Ubuntu)

Lynda – LFCS – Essential Commands (Ubuntu)
English | Size: 369.28 MB
Category: CBTs

Learn the essential commands involved in Linux administration, using Ubuntu. This course starts by exploring common filesystems and installing Linux. Next, working with the files in the terminal is covered. Then, important security steps are demonstrated. After covering these basics, you’ll be ready to take on the Essential Commands section of the LFCS exam. [Read more…]