Laracasts – Incremental APIs

Laracasts – Incremental APIs


Laracasts – Incremental APIs

Often, pitfalls and traps are a good thing! They teach us about what to avoid the next time around. This is how best practices emerge. With that in mind, in this series, let’s take an incremental approach to understanding API development with Laravel. Download: Laracasts – Incremental APIs

Laracasts – Object-Oriented Bootcamp

Laracasts – Object-Oriented Bootcamp


Laracasts – Object-Oriented Bootcamp

As wonderful as Laravel is, it does assume that you have a basic understanding of object-oriented programming. If you don’t, that’s okay, we all were there at one point; however, you need to buckle down and learn this stuff before continuing on to the various lessons on this site. Let me help! Download: Laracasts – ..

Lynda.com – Photoshop CS6 One-on-One – Fundamentals

Lynda.com – Photoshop CS6 One-on-One – Fundamentals


Lynda.com – Photoshop CS6 One-on-One – Fundamentals

Photoshop CS6 One-on-One: Fundamentals is a concise and focused introduction to the key features in Photoshop, presented by long-time lynda.com author and Adobe veteran Deke McClelland. This course covers the image editing process from the very beginning and progresses through the concepts and techniques that every photographer or graphic designer should know. Deke explains digital ..

Lynda – After Effects Apprentice Advanced Animation

Lynda – After Effects Apprentice Advanced Animation


Lynda – After Effects Apprentice Advanced Animation

In this course, Chris Meyer helps beginning After Effects artists take their animations to the next level. Chris shows how to refine animations to create elegant, coordinated movements with the minimum number of keyframes—as well as slam-downs, whip pans, and other attention-getters. Additional movies show how to reverse-engineer existing animations, create variations on a theme, ..

Lynda – Package Design with Illustrator

Lynda – Package Design with Illustrator


Lynda – Package Design with Illustrator

Find out how to use Illustrator to design clever, eye-catching packaging that holds up to the rigors of handling and satisfies your client’s needs. Industry veteran William Everhart introduces the questions you should ask before you begin, to detemine the colors, size, language, and legal requirements for your design. Then William shows how to measure ..

Lynda – Designing a Logo for a Media Company

Lynda – Designing a Logo for a Media Company


Lynda – Designing a Logo for a Media Company

In this short project course, Nigel French reviews the creative brief for a fictional media company and explains how to approach the challenges presented when creating a company logo. The course covers the preliminary research and sketching phases before exploring numerous potential solutions with Adobe Illustrator. Download: Designing a Logo for a Media Company

Lynda – Print Production Essentials: Packaging

Lynda – Print Production Essentials: Packaging


Lynda – Print Production Essentials: Packaging

Packaging is where engineering meets design. Learn about the basics of designing packages for everything from foodstuffs to fragrance, in ways that are practical for manufacturing and shipping, and make the products visually appealing. Author Claudia McCue reviews the types of containers real packaging engineers consider, and then concentrates on folding cartons, which can be ..

Lynda – Running a Web Design Business: Defining Your Business Structure

Lynda – Running a Web Design Business: Defining Your Business Structure


Lynda – Running a Web Design Business: Defining Your Business Structure

Sole proprietorship, general partnership, corporation, or LLC? Choosing a business structure is one of the tougher decisions web designers face when establishing a new company. In this course, entrepreneur Martha Garzon walks you through the advantages and disadvantages of each business model, and helps you decide which one is right for you. You’ll also take ..

Lynda – Blogging for Your Business

Lynda – Blogging for Your Business


Lynda – Blogging for Your Business

Blogging for Your Business takes you through the planning process of creating a blog as part of your business marketing strategy. Author Morten Rand-Hendriksen provides a structured approach that divides the planning process into discrete stages, each with its own tasks and decisions. Through the course you are presented with key decisions, best practices, and ..

Lynda – Email Marketing Basics

Lynda – Email Marketing Basics


Lynda – Email Marketing Basics

Let John Arnold show you how to get the most out of email marketing campaigns. This course offers strategies for building a quality list of subscribers and maintaining a company’s brand and reputation by complying with spam laws, creating valuable email content, and ensuring emails are branded consistently. It also covers crafting marketing emails—from format ..

Lynda – Photoshop CC Essential Training

Lynda – Photoshop CC Essential Training


Lynda – Photoshop CC Essential Training

Learning how to use Adobe Photoshop efficiently and effectively is the best way to get the most out of your pixels and create stunning imagery. Master the fundamentals of this program with Julieanne Kost, and discover how to achieve the results you want with Photoshop and its companion programs, Bridge and Camera Raw. This comprehensive ..

Lynda – WordPress: Building Responsive Themes

Lynda – WordPress: Building Responsive Themes


Lynda – WordPress: Building Responsive Themes

The many ways visitors access web sites, via mobile devices, tablets, and desktops, now requires sites to incorporate responsive design elements that adapt to different screen sizes and browsers. In this course, Morten Rand-Hendriksen demonstrates design strategies, best practices, and actual code examples for creating a responsive web site. The course covers layout, navigation, responsive ..

Lynda – Introducing the JavaScript Language

Lynda – Introducing the JavaScript Language


Lynda – Introducing the JavaScript Language

JavaScript is the lingua franca of the web, but before using it to create dynamic websites, you need to understand how it works. In this workshop trainer and developer Joe Chellman explores the syntax behind the JavaScript language. He shows how to “speak” JavaScript by gaining an understanding of variables, types, objects, arrays, operators, control ..

Lynda – Solving Business Problems

Lynda – Solving Business Problems


Lynda – Solving Business Problems

Do you have a business problem that you are having trouble solving? Mike Figliuolo has a simple five-step process for solving problems and leading your business through everyday uncertainty and larger change initiatives. Learn to pin the problem down and define it, generate possible solutions, determine the best solution, and create a clear recommendation to ..