Sometimes you need to experiment to grow as an artist. What better place to try out new design ideas than the Drawing Vector Graphics Laboratory? Every Wednesday, Von Glitschka introduces a new method, tool, or resource to stretch your creative muscle and explore a new artistic style. Each lesson pulls back the curtain on Von's design process—the good, the bad, and the ugly—to give beginners the self-confidence they need to start drawing and provide experts an inside look at a fellow professional's workflow.
Most leading private clouds provide similar features. So, how can you select the right solution for your organization? This course examines industry-leading private cloud platforms and compares the services offered. Learn the fundamentals of cloud computing using a private cloud, consider reasons why you might choose a private cloud solution for your business, and discover the features and services offered by several providers—from security to integration and compatibility features. (Author: David Linthicum)
React Native makes it easy to develop applications and then deploy them natively to multiple mobile platforms. That said, building a complete app means looking beyond React Native to the different options that can help you customize your workflow. In this course, Emmanuel Henri takes you on a tour of some of the most commonly used React Native features. To begin, he shines a spotlight on some of the React Native UI libraries. Next, he reviews development resources and shows a few different backend options for your project. To wrap up, he provides an overview of the different testing and deployment options available to you.
Discover how to use SiriKit to integrate an iOS 10 app with Siri to allow users to interact with the app with their voice. In this course, learn how to add Siri support to your apps. Follow Todd Perkins as he dives into the fundamentals of SiriKit. Learn about the limitations and possibilities of Siri, the SiriKit and Siri workflow, and how to update your project settings to support Siri. Todd goes over adding voice control to send messages and payments, and how to either accept data that Siri receives from a user or request more information. Plus, discover how to use data received from Siri in your full application, and review Siri support in photo apps, VoIP calling apps, ride apps, and workout apps.
Network and system admins can prepare on-premises directories and connect to Azure to take advantage of managing Office 365 groups and users using common identities. Preparation, setup, and administration steps are demonstrated in this course using the Azure Active Directory (AAD) Connect tool. This course is designed to provide you with a better understanding of domain controllers, identity management, synchronization, and more. This course is also an exam preparation resource with topics that map to a corresponding domain in the Office 365 70-346 exam: Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements. (Author: Brian Culp)
Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps work on any device that runs Windows 10. In this course, Daniel Jacobson shows you how to build a UWP app that leverages the power of the cloud. Daniel shows you how to set up and test backend services in the cloud, configure Azure services, work with essential APIs, and more. He also covers building an adaptive user interface, optimizing performance, submitting your app to the Windows Store, and publishing.
Entity Framework is a data access technology of choice for .NET and ASP.NET data-oriented development. .NET developers appreciate how this object-relational mapper reduces the need for writing data-access code by providing the ability to work with relational data using domain-specific objects. How can you take advantage of this framework in your programming efforts? Reynold Adolphe shows you how in this course. Reynald demonstrates how to write code-based models and how to interact with data. He also explains how Entity Framework works with ASP.NET Core MVC and Web APIs. He covers creating a console app, creating an MVC app, and more. (Author: Reynald Adolphe)
Spark more interest in your products and services by developing a comprehensive lead generation strategy. In this course, Dayna Rothman goes in depth into generating leads with inbound and outbound marketing. Dayna explains how to create a strategy and execute against it. She discusses how to tie your efforts to the sales funnel to be successful. She also covers how to measure and test the effectiveness of your lead generation programs. Get ready to learn how to identify leads, define your sales funnel, and improve your approach to marketing.
Upgrading a vSphere deployment is a key skill for any network administrator. In this course, VMware expert Russell Long shows how to tackle the upgrade process, focusing on some of the VMware Certified Professional 6: Data Center Virtualization (VCP6-DCV) exam topics along the way. Russell starts by reviewing necessary prerequisites and the options needed to upgrade the ESXi host and virtual machine. Next, he looks at how to use the Update Manager feature to perform the same updates. Plus, he shows how to upgrade other ESXi components, including tools, hardware, datastores, and a vSphere Distributed Switch. To wrap up the course, Russell walks through the steps of upgrading vCenter Server.
Localizing your elearning content allows it to be received by a broader audience. You can use Adobe Captivate to create multiple translations and adaptations of your courses to ensure the information is understood in varying contexts. Join Pooja Jaisingh as she demonstrates how to use the localization capabilities of Captivate. She covers the how to create courses with localization in mind, including how to modify metadata, work with variables, use multistate objects, and more. By the end of the course, you should be able to create single-branched courses that are location-aware with conditional behaviors and responses.
Teams and individuals use the power of SharePoint to share content and collaborate, improving their productivity from virtually anywhere. This weekly series is designed to provide quick tips you can use to get the most out of the features in SharePoint. Navigation, customization, file management, and more are explored. Check back each week for a new tip. (Author: Mark Abdelnour)
Whether the recipient of your PDF file decides to print it or keep it digital, you can get more value out of your brochure by designing it with interactivity. Digital publications can behave similar to a webpage, allowing readers to quickly jump to another section, visit a related website, start an email, and even play a video right in the document. Join Mike Rankin as he shows you how to add interactive elements to your materials.
You can create great learning content and distribute it online by yourself using Adobe Captivate Prime—a self-help learning management system (LMS). Adobe Captivate Prime integrates seamlessly with Captivate to deliver responsive elearning courses. Join Adobe expert Pooja Jaisingh as she demonstrates the features and options available in Adobe Captivate Prime, while exploring best practices for creating a digital learning environment. The course covers getting started with most essential features, and a few more advanced topics, such as badges, skills, certifications, leading synchronous and asynchronous training, and gauging learning effectiveness. By the end of the course, you should be able to create and deliver your own online course or individual learning plan.
There are many providers to choose from when it comes to cloud computing and storage. So, how do you know which one to select for your organization? This course examines industry-leading public cloud platforms and compares the services offered. Learn the fundamentals of public cloud solutions, consider reasons why you might switch your business from a private cloud to public, and discover the features and services offered by several providers—from security to integration and compatibility features. (Author: David Linthicum)
Docker Cloud is a multicloud platform service that allows you to stand up a microservice, container-based architecture with minimal effort. In this course, Greg Hellings walks through how to get a container-based application up and running using Docker Cloud. Greg familiarizes you with the user interface and command-line interface for Docker Cloud. To ensure that you have a solid understanding of this service, he covers all of the major features available in Docker Cloud, such as connecting to different cloud providers, creating node clusters, creating services, defining stacks, and setting up repositories.