Packt Publishing – Python Tips, Tricks and Techniques

Packt Publishing – Python Tips, Tricks and Techniques
English | Size: 338.03 MB
Category: Programming

You have been programming in Python for a while now. You know that Python is easy to get started with, but hard to get right. You want to write Pythonic code to make an impact in both the open source arena and your career.
This course is will take you from a Python outsider to an insider. You will benefit from insights from the Python documentation, PEPs, and online developer communities to learn the ultimate Pythonic ways to tackle common programming patterns.
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Lynda – 3ds Max Tips, Tricks and Techniques (updated May 2, 2018)

Lynda – 3ds Max: Tips, Tricks and Techniques (updated May 2, 2018)
English | Size: 3.1GB
Category: Tutorial

3ds Max is a powerful, deep, and multifaceted program, so there’s always more to learn. This weekly series aims to keep you on top of the latest tools and techniques, and introduces fresh perspectives on traditional methods for architectural and product visualization, animation, visual effects, games and virtual worlds, and motion graphics. Instructor Aaron F. Ross presents a new topic every week, spanning the full range of 3D graphics tasks, including modeling, rigging and animation, shading and lighting, camera operation, and rendering. He gives special attention to streamlining workflows, such as automation of time-consuming tasks, so your productions run more smoothly and efficiently. Come back every Wednesday for a new tutorial to expand your 3ds Max knowledge and skills. [Read more…]

Lynda – 3ds Max Tips, Tricks and Techniques (updated May 2, 2018)

Lynda – 3ds Max: Tips, Tricks and Techniques (updated May 2, 2018)
English | Size: 3.1GB
Category: Tutorial

3ds Max is a powerful, deep, and multifaceted program, so there’s always more to learn. This weekly series aims to keep you on top of the latest tools and techniques, and introduces fresh perspectives on traditional methods for architectural and product visualization, animation, visual effects, games and virtual worlds, and motion graphics. Instructor Aaron F. Ross presents a new topic every week, spanning the full range of 3D graphics tasks, including modeling, rigging and animation, shading and lighting, camera operation, and rendering. He gives special attention to streamlining workflows, such as automation of time-consuming tasks, so your productions run more smoothly and efficiently. Come back every Wednesday for a new tutorial to expand your 3ds Max knowledge and skills. [Read more…]

MySQL practical tips by Experts – Part 1

MySQL practical tips by Experts – Part 1
English | Size: 146.75 MB
Category: CBTs

This course focuses on practical tips for MySQL admins(DBAs) ,engineers and developers. It is designed by experts with 10+ years of MySQL/RDBMS experience. It is designed in question and answer mode to answer common FAQs. Mysqldump(backup) best practices , pt-kill to find long running queries , methods to execute scripts , password security , static/dynamic variables , Error log monitoring are some of the topics discussed. This is part 1 of the series
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Lynda – Photoshop Tips, Tricks, & Techniques

Lynda – Photoshop Tips, Tricks, & Techniques
English | Size: 1.6GB
Category: Tutorial

Harness the power of Adobe Photoshop CC by learning quick tips and techniques that can help you get better-looking images and speed up your post-production workflow. In this course, Rich Harrington helps you build your image-editing skills by demonstrating how to solve common problems using Photoshop. Rich covers an array of issues-for example, dark circles under the eyes of a subject-and provides techniques you can use to efficiently address each problem. Rich goes over sizing images, dealing with exposure problems, fixing color issues, tackling skin problems, and controlling focus and backgrounds.
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Lynda – Photoshop Compositing Tips, Tricks, & Techniques (updated Jan 24, 2018)

Lynda – Photoshop Compositing Tips, Tricks, & Techniques (updated Jan 24, 2018)
English | Size: 485.1MB
Category: Tutorial

Got a few minutes? Sharpen your Photoshop compositing skills. In this course, photographer and educator Seán Duggan presents eight fast-paced tutorials, each aimed at a particular aspect of Photoshop compositing: making smarter selections, creating quick layer masks, and working with blend modes. Each tutorial demonstrates an essential compositing skill in a project that takes 10 minutes or less to complete.
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Lynda – Python for Data Science Tips, Tricks, & Techniques

Lynda – Python for Data Science Tips, Tricks, & Techniques
English | Size: 138.67 MB
Category: Tutorial

Modern work in data science requires skilled professionals versed in analysis workflows and using powerful tools. Python can play an integral role in nearly every aspect of working with data-from ingest, to querying, to extracting and visualizing. This course highlights twelve tips and tricks you can put into practice to improve your skills in Python. These techniques are readily applied and in common data management tasks and include the following: how to ingest data using CSV, JSON, and TXT files; how to explore data using libraries like Pandas; how to organize and join data using DataFrames; how to create charts and graphic representations of data using ggplot in Python; and more. [Read more…]

Lynda – Lightroom Tips and Quick Fixes

Lynda – Lightroom: Tips and Quick Fixes
English | Size: 1.7GB
Category: Tutorial

Fix problem photos fast-and learn Lightroom in the process-with this collection of quick fixes. In this course, Richard Harrington presents a just-the-facts approach to fixing problems in Lightroom. In each video, Richard addresses a specific problem-such as poor color balance or excessive noise-and then shows how to fix it in Lightroom. He demonstrates how to size images and retouch photos and shares tips and techniques for controlling focus, perspective, backgrounds, and more. [Read more…]

Lynda – After Effects Scripts & Tips 2 Design Theory & Animation

Lynda – After Effects Scripts & Tips: 2 Design Theory & Animation
English | Size: 894.2MB
Category: Tutorial

After Effects Scripts & Tips explores the best free third-party scripts, along with tactics, tricks, and workarounds, that make working in After Effects easier, more productive, and much more fun. In this course, instructor Owen Lowery focuses on a the design theories of contrast, repetition, alignment, and proximity (C.R.A.P.) and shows simple, effective ways to put that theory into practice. Learn about color management and how the underlying meaning of colors impact your design. Discover innovative ways to incorporate typography and custom fonts. Find out how to align 3D objects, integrate logo designs into projects, animate text, and more. The lessons aren’t linear, so feel free to jump around and explore whatever scripts and tips are most interesting to you. [Read more…]

Lynda – Adobe Bridge CC: Tips, Tricks, and Techniques

Lynda – Adobe Bridge CC: Tips, Tricks, and Techniques
English | Size: 3.4GB
Category: Tutorial

Adobe Bridge CC is a hard-working component of Creative Cloud that can help you manage photos, preview video and audio files, automate repetitive tasks, and-true to its name-serve as a bridge between your Creative Cloud apps.
In this course, Rich Harrington shares a cookbook of Bridge CC tips and techniques, from culling photos to developing raw files to previewing audio and video. Learn how to review photo sessions with rankings, use stacks to organize media from related sources or shoots, manage the Bridge cache for improved performance, use collections to organize content on multiple hard drives, monetize your work by publishing photos to Adobe Stock, process images with Adobe Camera Raw, save Develop settings for future use, set up HDR and panoramic workflows, preview time-lapse photography and motion graphics, automate PDF and website creation with the add-on Output module, and much more. [Read more…]