PluralSight – Building a Web App with ASP.NET Core, MVC 6, EF Core, and Angular

PluralSight – Building a Web App with ASP.NET Core, MVC 6, EF Core, and Angular
English | Size: 1.92 GB
Category: Tutorial

Understanding how to build an app using the full-stack of technologies of web development can be hard. In this course, you’ll walk all the way through a complete application to see how everything works together.
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Pluralsight – Matte Painting Basics and the Static Camera Shot

Pluralsight – Matte Painting Basics and the Static Camera Shot
English | Size: 648.4MB
Category: Tutorial

Learning how to you matte painting effectively and efficiently can elevate your work to the next level. In this course, Matte Painting Basics and the Static Camera Shot, you will begin by gaining a solid understanding of foundational techniques by learning about resolution, static grain, distorted plates, bit depth, and software settings. Next, you’ll learn how matte paintings should be organized, what painting techniques will break your shot, and even small details like how to name your files and layers. Once you understand how to properly setup and build your file, you will learn how to match your plates perspective, and alter the perspective of some architecture to fit into your shot.
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Pluralsight – After Effects CC Motion Tracking

Pluralsight – After Effects CC Motion Tracking
English | Size: 949.0MB
Category: Tutorial

Have you ever tried to track an object or scene and reshot it or gave up because it just wouldn’t track properly? In this course, After Effects CC Motion Tracking, you’ll learn how to easily track even the most difficult shot right inside of After Effects. First, you’ll explore how to properly create position, rotation, and scale tracking points. Next, you’ll delve into screen replacement as you replace a phone screen with a video of a mobile application. Finally, you’ll learn how to create an entire 3D scene from a 2D video layer and add 3D objects like 3D text. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll not only be able to add motion graphics tracked to any object in a scene, but also export the 3D tracking data from After Effects to any other 3D modeling software for more advanced 3D objects. Software required: After Effects CC.
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Pluralsight – Working with XML Data in PowerShell

Pluralsight – Working with XML Data in PowerShell
English | Size: 194.93 MB
Category: Tutorial

PowerShell is an awesome tool, and as an IT pro or a Developper you probably want to use its powerful automation potential to automate your own tasks. To efficiently automate processes, you’ll need to use input files, because it’s not really automation if you need to give it a manual input for every single process you want to run. In this course, Working with XML Data in PowerShell, you’ll learn how to work with XML files in your PowerShell scripts. [Read more…]

Pluralsight – Secure Software Development

Pluralsight – Secure Software Development
English | Size: 372.75 MB
Category: Tutorial

Most companies have a well-oiled machine with the sole purpose to create, release, and maintain functional software. Still, the growing concerns and risks related with insecure software have brought increased attention to the need to mix security into the development process. In this course, Secure Software Development, you will gain an understanding of the the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and the security implications that can arise to ensure that the software your organization uses is well written and secure through it’s lifespan. First, you will learn about the different options when it comes to following a SDLC. Next, you will delve into the 5 phases that software runs through as it is being developed. Last, you will dive into how vulnerabilities creep into your environment in ways you may have not considered. By the end of this course, you will be able to apply a proper SDLC and ensure that additional attack vectors aren’t created by mistake (or on purpose) to expose your resources and networks.
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Pluralsight – SQL Server Indexing for Performance

Pluralsight – SQL Server: Indexing for Performance
English | Size: 1.35 GB
Category: Tutorial

The most important feature in SQL Server when it comes to getting the required workload performance is probably indexing. But the indexing possibilities you have can be bewildering, and it’s easy to make the wrong choice, leading to wasted resources and maybe even worse performance! In this course, SQL Server: Indexing for Performance, you’ll learn how to correctly choose indexes for your environment. First, you’ll discover how clustered and nonclustered indexes work and how they are used by SQL Server, both of which are crucial when choosing the correct indexes to create. Next you’ll explore the tipping point – when an index can be used or not, the benefits of covering queries, and how to use the INCLUDE option to more effectively cover queries. Finally, you’ll learn how to use filtered indexes and get an introduction to index consolidation for effective server tuning. When you’ve finished this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge to start adding and changing indexes in your environment for better performance! [Read more…]

Pluralsight – Modern Software Architecture- Domain Models, CQRS, and Event Sourcing

Pluralsight – Modern Software Architecture- Domain Models, CQRS, and Event Sourcing
English | Size: 934.3 MB
Category: E-learning | others

This course covers DDD analysis patterns helpful in discovering the top-level architecture of a business domain. Architects and developers will find details of implementation patterns such as Domain Model, CQRS, and Event Sourcing.
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Pluralsight – Microsoft Azure Stack The Big Picture

Pluralsight – Microsoft Azure Stack: The Big Picture
English | Size: 113.58 MB
Category: Tutorial

Business are finding great success in adopting a Cloud model for their Applications. The increase in scale and agility is just the beginning of the benefits. Some businesses have additional concerns with compliance and local security that makes a Public Cloud model difficult. After completing this course, Microsoft Azure Stack: The Big Picture, the learner will understand the business impact of cloud technologies, both on-premises and off-premises, understand the implementation and management of Azure Stack, and will discover the security practices that are implemented with Azure Stack to protect the business. Azure Stack makes the Hybrid Cloud model a reality and allows business to adopt Azure on-premises to meet the compliance requirements.
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Pluralsight – Getting Started with Data Analysis Using Python

Pluralsight – Getting Started with Data Analysis Using Python
English | Size: 423.59 MB
Category: Tutorial

Data analysis is one of the fastest growing fields, and Python is one of the best tools to solve these problems. In this course, Getting Started with Data Analysis Using Python, you’ll learn how to use Python to collect, clean, analyze, and persist data. First, you’ll discover techniques including persisting data with csv files, pickle files, and databases, along with the ins and outs of basic SQL and Sqlite command line. Next, you’ll delve into data analysis and how to use common data structures, such as lists, dictionaries, tuples, and sets. Additionally, you’ll learn how to use these structures and apply these skills to widely available stock market data. Finally, you’ll explore pygal, a Python library for data visualization. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the necessary knowledge to efficiently build stunning charts and graphs utilizing data analysis in Python.
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Pluralsight – Procedural Cities with Houdini and Python

Pluralsight – Procedural Cities with Houdini and Python
English | Size: 1.4GB
Category: Tutorial

With expectations in VFX ever increasing, everything needs to be bigger, better, and faster than ever before. Huge environments are no exception to this trend. In this course, Procedural Cities with Houdini and Python, you will learn how to tackle the problem of generating vast CG cities, making use of Python and various Houdini techniques, while maintaining artist control every step of the way. First, you will be introduced to Python itself, and where and how it can be used in Houdini. Next, you will learn how to populate a city plan with buildings of various types, block by block, and how to automate this using Python.
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