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Graphic Design Tips & Tricks Weekly

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 20:00
John McWade, founder of Before & After and now senior staff author at lynda.com, presents a biweekly series that touches on all areas of design, helping designers new and old sharpen their skills and create more powerful work. This series covers a wide range of topics, from typography and layout to color and logo design, but each episode is a standalone technique that can be completed in just ten minutes or less. Tune in every other Monday for a new tip.

Premiere Pro CC 2017 Essential Training: The Basics

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 20:00
Get started with Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2017. This beginning-level course takes you through the basic ins and outs of Premiere Pro CC 2017. Using a project-based approach, senior staff author Ashley Kennedy teaches editing by blending technical and aesthetic instruction. She begins by taking you on a tour of the interface, and then goes through the entire post-production process—including ingest, organization, editing, refining, audio editing, basic effects, color correction, titling, output, and more.

This is the first part of a two-part series. The second installment explores more intermediate techniques.

Django: 1 Building a Blog

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 20:00
Django is a powerful Python web framework designed for the efficient development of web applications—from large-scale projects to simple prototypes. In this course, learn how to leverage the features of Django through working on a project of building a blog. Antonio Mele de Juan walks through the creation of a blog application to help you grasp the basics of how this framework works, and understand how different components interact with each other. As Antonio helps you tackle this project, he explains how to solve common problems and implement best practices.

Note: This course was created by Packt Publishing. We are pleased to host this training in our library.

Starting Your Career in the On-Demand Economy

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 20:00
Uber, Lyft, Airbnb, TaskRabbit, and other entrants in the on-demand and sharing economies are changing the nature of work. This course helps you understand and prepare for the "gig economy" to earn extra income or pay bills while looking for full-time employment.

Garrick Chow explains the basic structures of the on-demand economy and the skills and characteristics of successful on-demanders, so you can determine if on-demand work is the right fit for you. Then learn about the time commitment and expectations around pay, what the employer provides, and what one can expect from clients. Garrick then discusses tools to keep you organized, including how to best track income and expenses.

Finally, the course offers tips and tricks and a case study based on the author's firsthand experience as an Uber driver.

Django: 3 Building an Online Shop

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 20:00
Django—a Python web framework—encourages clean design, and provides developers with the tools they need to efficiently build scalable web applications. In this course, learn how to leverage the features of Django through working on project of building an online shop. Antonio Mele de Juan walks through the creation of a basic online shop, and covers topics such as creating a catalog of products, creating a shopping cart, integrating a payment gateway into your site, managing orders, creating a coupon system to apply discounts to orders, and building a recommendation engine. As Antonio helps you tackle this project, he explains how to solve common problems and implement best practices.

Note: This course was created by Packt Publishing. We are pleased to host this training in our library.

Cybersecurity Analyst+ (CS0-001) Cert Prep: First Look

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 20:00
Demonstrate your understanding of how to prevent, detect, and combat cybersecurity threats by earning the CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CSA+) certification. In this course, cybersecurity expert Mike Chapple provides a high-level overview of the CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CSA+) certification exam. Mike discusses the various careers in IT security and the value of certification. He covers the four domains that make up the CSA+ exam objective blueprint: threat management, vulnerability management, cyber incident response, and security architecture and tool sets. He also provides a general overview of the exam, including the exam environment and question types. Finally, he discusses the continuing education requirements for CompTIA.

Photography Foundations: Refining Your Skills

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 20:00
You know your gear and your software tools. But as a photographer, how well do you know yourself? In this course, photography expert Steve Simon helps you discover your photographic passion as he lays out a roadmap for advancing your photographic skills. He covers getting personal in your work, finding your inspiration, and turning to books as a source of inspiration. He also shares an approach for making a good photo essay, and shows how a professional photographer would grapple with the challenges of photographing cities.

Django: 2 Building a Social Website

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 20:00
Django—a powerful Python web framework—offers a comprehensive set of tools to build scalable web applications. In this course, learn how to leverage the features of Django by building a social website, sharing content in that website, and tracking user actions. Antonio Mele de Juan walks through the creation of a social website to help you grasp the basics of how this framework works. He covers topics such as adding Ajax actions with jQuery, and using Redis to create a ranking of the most viewed images in your platform. As Antonio helps you tackle this project, he explains how to solve common problems and implement best practices.

Note: This course was created by Packt Publishing. We are pleased to host this training in our library.

Django: 4 Building an Elearning Platform

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 20:00
Discover how to leverage Django—a Python web framework—to build an elearning platform. In this course, Antonio Mele de Juan walks through the creation of an elearning platform, and covers topics such as creating a content management system, working with groups and permissions, adding content to course modules, adding student registration, and building a RESTful API. As Antonio helps you tackle this project, he explains how to solve common problems and follow best practices.

Note: This course was created by Packt Publishing. We are pleased to host this training in our library.

InDesign Secrets

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 20:00
In this series, David Blatner and Anne-Marie Concepción, co-hosts of the web's top resource for InDesign tips and tricks, InDesignSecrets.com, share some hidden and sometimes surprising workflow tips that will make working in InDesign more efficient and more fun. The course covers built-in timesaving features such as Quick Apply and auto-expanding text, but also little-known tricks, such as using the eyedropper to copy and paste character and paragraph text attributes and making accurate selections by selecting through or even into objects.

New techniques will be added to the collection every other week, so check back early and often. Find more tips and tricks at indesignsecrets.com.

Jazz Piano Lessons: 1 Fundamentals

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 20:00
Learn how to play jazz piano. Join Grammy-winning keyboardist George Whitty as he helps you get started as a jazz pianist. George helps you tackle the F7 blues, so that you can quickly start playing a recognizable jazz line. He also discusses the importance of time in jazz, as well as scales—in particular, bop scales—that keep you in sync with the harmony in a unique way. In addition, George covers using approach patterns and comping with your left hand with guide tones.

Note: This course was recorded and produced by ArtistWorks. We're pleased to host this training in our library.

Jazz Piano Lessons: 2 Song Foundations

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 20:00
Learn essential techniques to enhance your jazz piano skills. In this course—the second in a series focusing on learning how to play jazz piano—learn concepts that can provide you with a solid foundation as a pianist. Grammy-winning keyboardist George Whitty helps you get started with two-handed harmony, and helps to bolster your jazz vocabulary by covering basic—and instantly recognizable—bluesy chord voicings. George also discusses the pentatonic scale, and shows how to play everything in your jazz piano toolbox over the F7 blues.

Note: This course was recorded and produced by ArtistWorks. We're pleased to host this training in our library.

Migrating from Google Apps to Office 365 Business or Enterprise

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 20:00
If your organization has made the switch from Google Apps to Office 365 Business or Enterprise, this course can help you make the transition with confidence. Instructor Nick Brazzi shows how to collaborate with co-workers online and use the Office 365 applications to create and edit documents. Nick covers working in all the top Office apps—Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook—and shows how to store and share files, edit documents, and co-author documents in OneDrive or SharePoint. Plus, he offers tips to help you understand the differences and similarities in Google Apps and Office 365.

This course is intended for end users of Office 365 Business or Enterprise, not Office 365 Home or Student users.

Content Marketing: Social Media

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 20:00
Explore best practices for content marketing using social media. In this short course, Luan Wise walks through the different types of content that can be embraced by social media, and explains how to leverage the value of the content you generate. She covers the four key ways to distribute content, and provides suggestions for measuring your results. In addition, she shares her top tips for improving your content marketing with social media.

Jazz Piano: 3 Basics of Improvisation

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 20:00
Explore techniques that can help to enhance your improvisational jazz piano skills. In this course—the third in a series focusing on learning how to play jazz piano—learn concepts than can increase the sophistication of your playing. Grammy-winning keyboardist George Whitty helps you add another note to your left-handed voicings, and tackle the 2-5-1 progression—one of the most important progressions in jazz. He also helps you broaden your melodic horizons by showing how to arpeggiate triads over the 2-5-1 chords.

Note: This course was recorded and produced by ArtistWorks. We're pleased to host this training in our library.

Jazz Piano: 4 Tunes & Practice Routines

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 20:00
Explore songs and practice routines that can help to enhance your jazz piano skills. In this course—the fourth in a series focusing on learning how to play jazz piano—learn new jazz piano techniques and bolster the skills that you already have in your toolkit. Grammy-winning keyboardist George Whitty shows how to play a Miles Davis song—"Tune Up"—that has 2-5-1 progressions in three different keys. As you tackle this piece, George helps you practice pentatonic scales and shows how to play upper structure triads on the classic tune. He also demonstrates how to play "Tune Up" using everything you've learned in previous lessons, as well as how to use your right hand to play over altered dominant chords.

Note: This course was recorded and produced by ArtistWorks. We're pleased to host this training in our library.

Learning Data Visualization with D3.js

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 20:00
Creating data-driven visualizations and infographics that run on multiple devices responsively is a tough challenge. The D3.js library has revolutionized visualization by making it easier to parse your data and add meaningful interactivity. You can bring your data to life using D3, a bit of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, and some SVG graphics. In this course, senior staff author Ray Villalobos explores how the D3 library works, and how you can use it to parse data from different sources and create interactive, visually exciting infographics and visualizations. He reviews the basics—controlling HTML with jQuery-esque selections and modifying attributes through CSS—before moving on to working with SVG graphics, a top choice for graphics in D3 visualizations. He also covers working with D3 methods like scaling, events, transitions, and animations, as well as how to work with data, including connecting to external data sources.

The Practicing Photographer

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 20:00
In The Practicing Photographer, photographer and teacher Ben Long shares a weekly serving of photographic instruction and inspiration. Each installment focuses on a photographic shooting scenario, a piece of gear, or a software technique. Each installment concludes with a call to action designed to inspire you to pick up your camera (or your mouse or smartphone) to try the technique for yourself.

NUKE NUGGETS Weekly

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 20:00
NUKE NUGGETS Weekly is a series of short 5–10 minute tips and tricks for Nuke compositing. New tips are delivered every Thursday, covering topics such as lighting, color matching, grading, animation, camera moves, interlaced video, cloning, rotoscoping, and more. With NUKE, there are literally hundreds of possibilities. Expert Steve Wright helps you explore a different facet of the program every week, including little known nodes and production tips to help you become a better, more efficient compositor.

What kinds of NUKE tips do you need? Join the Steve Wright's NUKE NUGGETS group on LinkedIn, and post your requests there.

Six Sigma: Black Belt

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 20:00
Demonstrate your mastery of Six Sigma principles, philosophies, and related tools by becoming a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt. Black Belts operate under Master Black Belts to apply Six Sigma methodology to specific projects. They devote all of their valued time to Six Sigma. In this course, operational excellence expert, master Black Belt trainer, and professor Dr. Richard Chua explains how to use Six Sigma and its quality and statistical tools as he prepares you to become a Black Belt.

Dr. Richard Chua builds upon his Six Sigma: Green Belt, Six Sigma Foundations, and Learning Minitab courses—which are prerequisites to this course—and covers an array of topics, including measurement system analysis, hypothesis testing, response surface methods, displaying improved process capabilities, and more.

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