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Hiring a Recruiting Firm

Lynda.com - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 20:00
Finding the right people for your company can be difficult—even if you have an internal talent acquisition staff. In this course, expert recruiter Barbara Bruno provides leaders, managers, and HR professionals with a guide to choosing the right external recruiting firm to help them find the right talent. The first step is to determine what your needs are, including what kinds of employees you're looking for—contract or full time—so that you can then identify which recruiting firms specialize in those areas. Once you have a few firms in mind, Barbara provides a list of questions to ask them to determine if they're a good fit. Finally, she provides guidance on setting expectations and negotiating fees.

iOS 11 First Look for Developers

Lynda.com - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 20:00
What's new in iOS 11? There's a lot going on under the hood: Xcode 9 (featuring a new Simulator), drag and drop, updated navigation controllers for titles and search, and the release of Swift 4 and PDFKit. Find out how these new features and enhancements will impact your iOS development workflow. Todd Perkins helps you get up and running with iOS 11 today.

PHP with MySQL Essential Training: 1 The Basics

Lynda.com - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 20:00
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.

Database Clinic: MS Excel

Lynda.com - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 20:00
The Database Clinic series shows how to plan, build, and optimize databases using different software. This course focuses on Microsoft Excel. While Excel doesn't offer traditional relational database management features, its table-based sheets, functions links, and powerful search and reporting features make it a great tool for learning the basics of database design. Join Curt Frye as he shows how to create a simple database, join data sets, search for records, and perform CRUD (create, read, update, and delete) operations. Plus, learn how to use Excel's calculations, PivotTables, functions, and formulas to gain deeper insights into your data.

PHP with MySQL Essential Training: 2 Build a CMS

Lynda.com - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 20:00
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.

Marketing Automation with HubSpot

Lynda.com - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 20:00
HubSpot is one of the most powerful tools available to marketers today. Using the marketing automation functions in HubSpot, you can build workflows that can help you become more efficient at reaching customers and generating leads. In this course, marketing expert Brad Batesole demonstrates how to create workflows using the marketing automation functions available in HubSpot. He explains how to create a strategy, establish a campaign, segment customers through lists, personalize your content around your contacts, and use workflows.

iOS App Development: Design Patterns for Mobile Architecture

Lynda.com - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 20:00
Developers need to know how to minimize app complexity and maximize scalability. Good architectural planning—founded on established design patterns—is the key to solid code. This course provides an overview of the different architectural models and design patterns used to simplify enterprise applications. Learn how to audit an app and transition from MVC to a layered architecture, using models such as MVP, MVVM, VIPER, and MVA (minimum viable architecture). Instructor Jon Bott introduces the dependency injection pattern (for decoupling layers), the coordinator pattern (for managing application flow), and data binding with RxSwift.

PHP Essential Training

Lynda.com - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 20:00
PHP is a popular programming language that you can use to write simple code for web pages. If you have been using HTML to develop websites, learning PHP will allow you to create dynamic pages. In this course, learn the fundamentals of PHP. Kevin Skoglund covers concepts such as how to embed PHP code into an HTML page, and reviews the basic PHP data types such as strings and arrays. He also covers the different control structures in PHP, how to work with built-in PHP functions, and how to define your own custom functions.