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Dreamweaver CC New Features

Lynda.com - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 20:00
2017 is a new year, offering a new look for Dreamweaver CC. Discover the new features in Adobe Dreamweaver CC 2017.1, the latest version of the powerful web development and design software. These new features are concentrated in two main areas: find and replace and PHP.

David Powers begins with find and replace, showing how to work with the streamlined Find and Replace bar, which now works only within the current document and is designed for quick find and replace operations. He also shows how to use find and replace in multiple documents, including advanced operations on a specific tag, as well as finding and selecting multiple elements in Code view. Next, he covers PHP support, explaining that Dreamweaver now supports PHP 7.1, and showing how to set the default version of PHP in Preferences, as well as how to set the version of PHP for an individual site. He wraps up by discussing a few smaller enhancements.

Social Media for Government

Lynda.com - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 20:00
Social media can be a powerful tool for state and local government. But managing a social program for a government agency requires a unique strategy that often differs from what's expected for business. In this course, discover the powerful ways social media can be used by government. Social media expert Kristy Dalton discusses the importance of engaging the public online, and how to create your own social media policies. She also covers various laws and requirements that involve online government communications. Kristy shows how to write a powerful social media strategy, how to deal with negativity, and how to set the right tone. Finally, Kristy shares how to effectively leverage the most popular social media tools out there, including Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

InDesign CC 2018 New Features

Lynda.com - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 20:00
InDesign CC 2018 boasts long-requested new features and enhancements that make it even easier for you to create and publish polished layouts. In this course, Anne-Marie Concepción provides an in-depth review of each of the new InDesign features and capabilities, including tips on how to best use them in your projects. To quickly get you up to speed, Anne-Marie starts by providing a fast-paced overview of where every new menu, preference setting, and button is located in InDesign CC 2018, and a rundown of which bugs have been fixed. She then does a deep dive into all the enhancements and new features you'll find for type and text, CC Libraries, endnotes, object styles, and more.

Photoshop CC 2018 New Features

Lynda.com - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 20:00
With Creative Cloud—the cloud-based subscription service from Adobe—you can access a collection of world-class design tools, and get the latest versions of those tools delivered right to your computer. In this course, explore the new features and enhancements that were rolled out with the release of Photoshop CC 2018. Deke McClelland helps you get the most out of the new additions to the popular image-editing software, including changes released in the October 2017 product launch and beyond. New videos will be added when Adobe releases updates, so check back often for new information. Deke reviews variable fonts, copying and pasting entire layers, creating spherical panos from a 360° camera, and more.

Lightroom CC: First Look

Lynda.com - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 20:00
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC is a cloud-based photo service from Adobe that combines the photo-enhancing power of Lightroom with versatile cloud storage, allowing you to work with your photos anywhere. In this short course, get a first look at Lightroom CC. Jan Kabili introduces key Lightroom CC features, including its intuitive editing controls, which you can use to improve lighting and color, apply clarity and vignette effects, crop and straighten your photos, and more. She also goes into the powerful auto-tagging and search capabilities of Lightroom CC, and demonstrates how to use albums to organize and share images.

Premiere Pro CC 2018 New Features

Lynda.com - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 20:00
Explore the cool new features in the 2018 release of Adobe Premiere Pro. In this course, Rich Harrington covers the recent additions to Premiere Pro, updating the course whenever Adobe makes another change to the popular video-editing software. Rich covers workflow improvements, including the new Timeline search options and changes that make it easier to upload videos to YouTube. In addition, he discusses new options for customizing labels, managing multiple open projects, working with Premiere Pro in virtual reality (VR), and more. (Author: Richard Harrington)

Lightroom Classic CC 2015 New Features

Lynda.com - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 20:00
Stay up to date with what's new in Lightroom CC –and learn what's new in Lightroom 6. In this course, teacher and photographer Chris Orwig reviews the latest features and enhancements in this extremely popular photo-management, enhancement, and publishing program—as soon as they are released. New chapters will be added every time Adobe releases a noteworthy update. To start the course off, Chris takes a look at new features that debuted in Lightroom CC and Lightroom 6: face recognition, Photo Merge, new image enhancement tools in the Develop module, and improvements to the Slideshow and Web modules. Come here first to learn what's new in Lightroom CC.

Illustrator CC 2018 New Features

Lynda.com - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 20:00
Illustrator is undergoing another transformation as part of Creative Cloud 2018. In this course, discover the new features offered in Illustrator CC 2018, and how they may be used in your illustration and design workflows. Instructor Tony Harmer walks through these features, updating the course every time Adobe releases changes. He covers working with the new Properties panel, text and artboards enhancements, new Asset Export options, the amazing new Puppet Warp tool, and more.

After Effects CC 2018 New Features

Lynda.com - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 20:00
Adobe After Effects CC 2018 offers new features that can enhance your VFX and motion graphics workflow. In this course, explore the major new additions to After Effects, and discover how to leverage them in your post-production process. Mark Christiansen provides a hands-on look at this update, showing how to edit keyboard shortcuts visually, create nulls from paths, automate motion with data-driven animation, and more. In addition, he explains how to work with immersive video and customize your VR pipeline.

To keep you up-to-date on the latest additions to After Effects CC 2018, Mark will update the course when new features are released.

Drawing Vector Graphics Laboratory

Lynda.com - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 20:00
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.

Blender: Tips, Tricks, & Techniques

Lynda.com - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 20:00
Blender boasts a variety of essential features and add-ons for 3D creation. In this weekly series, learn how to better leverage these tools—and work with some features that you may not have heard of yet. Join David Andrade as he covers a variety of topics, including useful Blender simulations, updates to Blender such as the Principled BSDF shader, and animation techniques. Tune in every Wednesday for a new Blender trick to enhance your media production workflow.

Adobe Animate CC New Features

Lynda.com - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 20:00
Adobe Animate CC is the focused animation software that takes all the best tools from Flash Professional and bundles them with Creative Cloud features. In this course, learn about the enhancements in the 2017 release of Adobe Animate CC with expert Joseph Labrecque. Explore the enhanced animation tooling included in this release, including Frame Picker enhancements and ease presets for classic and shape tweens. Plus, learn about interactivity enhancements, including global JavaScript declaration, the ability to include references to external JavaScript libraries, and two new properties for HTML5 Canvas video components: mute and poster.

Excel: Analyzing Your Marketing Performance

Lynda.com - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 20:00
Discover how to analyze your marketing performance using Microsoft Excel. Instructor Rudolph Rosenberg begins with an overview of the typical marketing cycle, and shows how to evaluate marketing's business contribution. He then demonstrates how to evaluate the performance of various marketing channels, including events, email marketing, paid ads, social media marketing, content marketing, and website marketing, using data from your day-to-day tools such as Google Analytics. Finally, Rudolph shows how to improve your marketing performance using the natural selection process, by comparing marketing activities amongst themselves, and measuring performance over time.

Building Angular and ASP.NET Core Apps with Authentication

Lynda.com - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 20:00
Angular 2 and ASP.NET Core offer solid improvements over previous versions. In this course, discover how to work with these technologies to build a full-stack web application—which you can later use as a template for your own web app. Follow Alexander Zanfir as he explains how to create and configure your Angular 2 project, display data in Angular, and get data from ASP.NET Core. He also covers working with traditional template forms and reactive forms, creating different routes that you can navigate to, and using Entity Framework and token authentication for user registration, login, and simple authorization.

Developing a Design System with Adobe XD

Lynda.com - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 20:00
Design systems can help enhance team collaboration and bring consistency to your projects. In this course, learn how to create, design, and manage the iterative development of a design system using Adobe XD. Demian Borba explains why organizations need design systems, and shows how to create one. He demonstrates how to set up Adobe XD documents to manage design system elements, create a CC Library in Photoshop, export assets, share and collect feedback across a team, and more.

iOS 11 Development Essential Training: Intermediate UI Design

Lynda.com - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 20:00
A successful user interface design isn't superficial. A good UI enhances the navigation, interactivity, and accessibility of your iOS app. This course provides training on the intermediate UI controls in the latest version of the Apple operating system, iOS 11, so you can create better user experiences.

Instructor Todd Perkins shows how to use pickers, pop-up messages, sliders, switches, and indicators to build a sophisticated app interface, and display HTML content, files, and data with web views. Plus, learn how to dynamically update your layouts using size classes, and get a brief overview of the Apple Human Interface Guidelines.

Giving and Receiving Feedback

Lynda.com - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 20:00
All professionals are trying to get better at what they do. No matter where you work, or what your role, the only way to improve is with feedback. Giving—and receiving—feedback is a skill that's relevant to every member of an organization.

Watch this course to learn how to give and receive high-quality feedback. Whether it's with peers, managers, colleagues, team members, friends, or family, the same principles apply across the board. Author Gemma Leigh Roberts shows how to give effective feedback, ask for feedback, and use the responses you receive as a tool to improve personal performance. These tips will help lead you into a cycle of continuous development, and a growth mindset that can help propel your career and your relationships forward.

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update New Features

Lynda.com - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 20:00
Learn about the new features and visual improvements in latest operating system from Microsoft, Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. Instructor Nick Brazzi introduces Fluent Design, which brings new visual aesthetics and interface controls to Windows 10. He also reviews the additions to the Edge web browser, such as the Read aloud feature, which reads text on a webpage in a synthesized voice. For users of OneDrive in Windows 10, there is a new feature called Files On-Demand. This feature allows you to store files on OneDrive without taking up space on your computer's local drive. Plus, learn how to use the new Video Remix feature to quickly create dynamic videos from your photo collection. Finally, Nick reviews some new options that allow you to take control of personal data in Cortana.

Building Angular and Node Apps with Authentication

Lynda.com - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 20:00
Are you already familiar with Angular 2 and Node.js? If so, this course can help you leverage these two popular frameworks to build a full-stack web application—which you can later use as a template for your own web app. Join Alexander Zanfir as he shows how to create and configure an Angular 2 project, display data in Angular 2, get your data from Node.js, and save your data to Node.js. He also covers how to create a form in Angular, set up routes, validate with reactive forms, register users, and more.

Additive Manufacturing: Optimizing 3D Prints

Lynda.com - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 20:00
3D printing is a complex additive process. Many things can go wrong, whether you're using a commercial or consumer-grade printer. This course reviews common 3D printer problems and highlights the settings that may help you get the best possible quality from your equipment, with a focus on printers that use filament. Learn how groups of settings interact with each other and reduce the trial and error often associated with learning how to "dial in" a 3D printer. Instructors Rich Cameron and Joan Horvath use the MatterControl slicing and control program as a baseline, but discuss other common programs that use these settings, including Cura and Slic3r.

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