This course will introduce you to the PHP Zend Framework. PHP has been around for a long time and the Zend framework has proven to be one of the most popular web frameworks for PHP. This course will cover the basics of getting Zend running with a brief overview. The rest of the time will ..
Learning Hadoop is easy, all you need is a little help in the right direction. You can learn it at home by setting by a cluster on single machine and try your hands on advanced concepts at home and this course helps you do just that. In this course you will learn the fundamentals of ..
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
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 – ..
The third part of the popular and comprehensive series Photoshop CS6 One-on-One follows industry pro Deke McClelland as he plunges into the inner workings of Adobe Photoshop. He shows how to adjust your color, interface, and performance settings to get the best out of your images and the most out of Photoshop, and explores the ..
In this course, industry pro Deke McClelland teaches you how to build on your basic knowledge and achieve next-level effects in the premiere image-editing program from Adobe, Photoshop CS6. Discover how to seamlessly move and patch areas of a photo with the Content-Aware toolset; stretch the brightness of a scene with automatic and custom Levels ..
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 ..
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, ..
These videos are an introduction to C#, C++, Qt, HTML, Java, and VB. The basics of programming is the same regardless of the language. In addition to covering basic programming, these videos give you an idea of how these languages and tools differ from each-other, how they are strong, and how they are weak. I’d ..
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 ..
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
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
Ready to take the next step with AdWords? David Booth presents tips and tricks used by expert practitioners at his company Cardinal Path to improve their AdWords account management, organization, and reporting skills. First, you’ll see different ways to use AdWords’ labels, filters, and automated rules to improve visibility into your accounts. Agencies and freelancers ..
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 ..
The third part of the popular and comprehensive series Photoshop CC One-on-One follows industry pro Deke McClelland as he plunges into the inner workings of Adobe Photoshop. He shows how to adjust your color, interface, and performance settings to get the best out of your images and the most out of Photoshop, and explores the ..
Using Shopify, you don’t need any technical expertise to sell your products or services online. And with Shopify’s Widgets app, you can integrate a Shopify store into an existing WordPress site and make it an automatic ecommerce platform. Morten Rand-Hendriksen shows how to leverage the powers of the self-hosted versions of WordPress and Shopify in ..
Planning to use WordPress to run your online business? You need to understand your product, how to best reach your customer, and how to secure your site, and then come up with a plan to implement WordPress. Follow along with Morten-Rand Hendriksen as he guides you through the planning process for building an online store ..
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 ..
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 ..