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|Facebook for Creative Pros Training Lynda.com|
By utilizing social media platforms like Facebook, you can increase brand visibility and take advantage of key features to communicate and advertise your photography, design, or videos. This course shows how to succeed as a creative professional using the Facebook platform. Instructor Rich Harrington discusses the evolution of the platform and demonstrates how to find new connections, create events, and decide what and when to post. He also covers creating a company page distinct from your personal profile, using Facebook groups and messaging to manage client projects, and more.
|Finding Your Purpose at Work Training Lynda.com|
A lot of times, people think purpose is reserved for those who found their noble calling when they were five, and always wanted to be a teacher or a nurse, and the rest of us are left to slug it out in corporate America. That belief is wrong. Join experts Lisa Earle McLeod and Elizabeth McLeod to learn how to find more purpose, happiness, and fulfillment in the job you already have. In this course, Lisa and Elizabeth are bringing in a range of guests from a variety of roles and industries who have found and held on to a sense of purpose. Learn how to discover your purpose through self-exploration and conversations with your managers. Plus, find how to bring your purpose into interactions with customers, your boss, family, and friends. Lisa and Elizabeth also introduce a game-changing exercise that will reignite your passion—in just 10 seconds.
|Font Management Essential Training Training Lynda.com|
When you're working with type, you need a plan for sourcing, organizing, validating, and managing the hundreds or even thousands of fonts on your computer. Take control of your fonts to avoid issues, work faster, and put your focus back on creativity. In this course, Mike Rankin explains the different types of fonts and font licenses available on Mac and Windows and shows where you can acquire new fonts. He demonstrates how to use the built-in macOS and Windows tools as well as third-party software such as Suitcase Fusion to manage font libraries. He also provides tips on organizing fonts, troubleshooting common font problems, and creating your own unique fonts with InDesign or an iPad.
|Freelance Work Strategies for Video and Motion Graphics Creators Training Lynda.com|
To be a successful creative freelancer, you need to mesh your artistic abilities with managing a small business. In this course, Amy DeLouise helps creative video professionals learn the strategies, tools, technologies, and skills they need to survive and thrive in a gig economy. After helping you determine if the freelance life would be right for you, Amy explains how to define your brand identity. She then dives into several essential business concepts and shares marketing, sales, and networking techniques for growing your freelance business. Plus, learn how to manage relationships with clients, set your rate, ensure that you get paid, and maintain a healthy work-life balance.
|Fusion 360: Animating Assemblies Training Lynda.com|
By animating an assembly, you can clearly communicate instructions and details that might be missed in a 2D drawing. In this course, learn how to animate assemblies in Fusion 360. To begin, instructor Jomarc Baquiran goes over assembling components and applying the joints that connect them. Once your assembly is ready, you can start setting up your animation. Jomarc helps you learn your way around the animation workspace, and then shows how to create an animated exploded assembly. After that, discover how to export your animation to video and create a turntable and motion study animation.
|Get a Job in Product Management Training Lynda.com|
Get the product management job you've been after. First, learn how to build your resume and your brand so you are positioned to get hired. Then get tips for going on the job hunt and finding the right company fit. Instructors Color Mercer and Evan Kimbrell then explain how to ace the interview, land the job, and succeed once you have your foot in the door. It all wraps up with interviews with two current product managers, Daniel Demetri and David Lifson, who explain what the role entails and what they look for in the perfect PM candidate.
|Getting Started as a LinkedIn Learning Admin Training Lynda.com|
Learn how to manage your organization's LinkedIn Learning account as an administrator. Our staff instructor explains how to navigate the administration homepage and find the features available to you through your organization's LinkedIn Learning account. Find out how to quickly add and edit users, organize learners into groups, assign permissions, and recommend content, including curated learning paths and collections. Plus, learn how to use the reporting features for a visual "at a glance" or high-level view of usage.
|Google Tag Manager Training Lynda.com|
Google Tag Manager is a hot technology that allows marketers to use one container for all their web code tags. This, in turn, frees marketers from their dependency on IT or web development departments—when they want to add or alter a snippet of analytics or tracking code, they can do it themselves by adding it to the existing tag container. This course shows marketers how to effectively leverage Google Tag Manager. Discover how to best work with accounts and containers, leverage the Google Analytics built-in tags, work with control versions and user access, create custom variables, fire Google Analytics events using triggers, and more. Plus, discover crucial time-saving best practices.
|GoPro HERO5 and HERO6: Tips, Tricks, and Techniques Training Lynda.com|
Got a GoPro? Whether you capture stills, video, or even time-lapse photography, this beginner's course equips you with the essential skills you need to get out from behind your computer and start shooting in the field with your GoPro HERO5 or HERO6 camera. Rich Harrington starts right at the beginning, showing how to get the camera out of the box—which is trickier than it sounds—and set up for your shoot. He also covers strategies for excelling in different shooting scenarios, and shares his insights on different menus and buttons to ensure that you get up and running quickly, without needing to fuss over controls.
|Grasshopper and Rhino: Python Scripting Training Lynda.com|
Grasshopper allows designers to perform graphical, component-based algorithmic modeling in Rhino. Python extends this functionality, allowing you to create custom scripts for Grasshopper and perform more complex workflows by working directly with the Rhino API. This course introduces the Python programming language to designers who want to do more with Grasshopper. Learn the basics of Python, including variables, data types, conditionals, and loops, and discover how to import additional libraries to extend Grasshopper. Instructor and computational design expert Jeremy Graham then introduces workflows for lofting, sorting, and baking geometry in Grasshopper—using powerful and fast Python scripts that push the boundaries of this visual programming tool.
|Green Building Concepts Foundations Training Lynda.com|
Green buildings offer a host of environmental and economic benefits while supporting the health and well-being of their occupants. In this practical course, discover how to design, build, and operate buildings from a green perspective. Instructor Fulya Kocak Gin begins by explaining what makes a building green. Fulya then goes over the different components of green buildings, discussing resource efficiency and the importance of location and site design. In addition, she covers notable green building rating systems and credentials, including the LEED rating system. Upon completing this course, you'll be equipped with key information that can help you decide which aspect of green buildings—and which certification types—to focus on based on your individual priorities.
|How to Get the Most from Your Temporary Work Placement Training Lynda.com|
Learn how to use your work placement as the launching pad for the next stage of your career. In this course, career expert Aimee Bateman shares tips to ensure you make the most of any work placement, whether it's a week-long gig or a year-long contract. Get advice on building and maintaining relationships, making a great first impression and a lasting impact, and managing your time and energy throughout the experience. Aimee also provides tips on building your network, making friends, and coming away with a great reference.
|Information Management: Document Security Training Lynda.com|
Learn how to balance the need for cloud-based collaboration with document security best practices. In this course, Phil Gold explores how to structure an enterprise content management solution that ensures that documents are both collaborative and safe. Phil begins by reviewing basic server and security concepts, including different server structures, multilevel authentication layers, and data retention policies. He then discusses how to set security levels that don't negatively impact productivity, provide access for remote employees, and manage permissions. To wrap up, he shares best practices that can empower users to keep their documents secure.
|Infraworks: Visualization Techniques Training Lynda.com|
Autodesk InfraWorks boasts features and settings that can help you craft stunning visual outputs without compromising the performance of your model. In this course, learn how to leverage powerful—often overlooked and underutilized—visualization and performance options in InfraWorks to tune and optimize your models, and balance visual quality with speed and model performance. Instructor Lynda Sharkey covers working with different visualization settings and discusses how to adjust sun, wind, and cloud settings to produce a range of atmospheric effects. She also discusses how to create and share presentations, including how to work with storyboards.
|Introduction to LEED Credentialing Training Lynda.com|
Earning a LEED credential signifies your deep understanding of sustainable design and construction. If you're interested in earning a LEED credential but aren't sure where to start, then this course can help. Join instructor Fulya Kocak Gin as she demystifies the LEED credentialing process, going over the different types of LEED credentials, who each credential is suitable for, and how to prepare for the different credentialing exams. Fulya steps through how to register for your exam, discusses the format and content for key exams such as the LEED Green Associate exam, and shares tips for studying effectively. Plus, she goes over how to maintain your credential once you've earned it.
|Introduction to the SHRM-CP Certification Exam Training Lynda.com|
Earning the Society for Human Resource Management Certified Professional® (SHRM-CP) credential can set you apart from others in the HR field by indicating that you possess the knowledge needed to be an effective leader. This course was designed to help you understand what to expect on test day, and prepare you to be successful on the exam. Instructor Joanne Walters provides an overview of the SHRM-CP® exam content as described by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM®), and shares how the behavioral competencies and knowledge domains are measured on the SHRM-CP®. Joanne also provides general test preparation guidance and shares what to expect after you take the test.
Disclaimer: This course is not produced nor endorsed by SHRM®.
|Investment Evaluation Training Lynda.com|
So you want to start saving money and investing in your future. How do you make sure you make smart decisions? While there is always an element of risk when it comes to investments, you can make more informed choices with some simple statistical techniques. This course teaches the basics you need to evaluate opportunities and get the most value out of every dollar. Instructor Yash Patel is passionate about empirical and data-driven decision making, and here he turns its power on the world of finance. Learn about the components of an investment and fundamental concepts such as time value, opportunity cost, and the difference between capital and wealth. Review the different types of investments and three different methods of evaluation: discounted cash flow (DCF), net present value (NPV), and internal rate of return (IRR). For each method, Yash lists the pros and cons, offers examples and challenges, and provides a "real talk" summary that will help anyone—not just business owners and CFOs—make smart, strategic decisions about money.
|iOS Development: Architecture Training Lynda.com|
Behind every polished iOS app is a thoughtful plan. By understanding and applying the fundamental concepts behind iOS application architecture, you can ensure that the software you develop is well-understood, flexible, and easy to extend or refactor. In this course, instructor Károly Nyisztor dives into these concepts, helping to familiarize you with the basics of iOS application architecture and design best practices. To begin, Károly explores the Unified Modeling Language (UML), goes over some core UML diagrams, and discusses the iOS app life cycle. Next, he covers fundamental architectural design patterns such as the model-view-controller (MVC)—the classical iOS app design paradigm—as well as the Model-View-ViewModel (MVMM) pattern and other alternatives to MVC. He also shares how to manage app state transitions and build responsive apps. In addition, he discusses URL scheme-based communication and AirDrop; efficient memory and power consumption; how to detect issues and bottlenecks in your apps; and more.
|IoT Foundations: Operating System Applications Training Lynda.com|
Interested in building applications for the Internet of Things? Smart devices surround us, and the app market is only getting bigger. Luckily, the operating systems designed for IoT—Ubuntu Core, Windows 10 IoT Core, and others—also have a number of built-in features for developing robust, full-featured IoT apps. An OS-based approach to development hands over tasks such as interoperability and security to the framework, so that developers can focus on features and functionality. This course provides a technical overview of IoT application components that can be "outsourced" to the OS: interactions with sensors and actuators, data management and processing, data transmission, edge computing, cloud computing, device management, security, and artificial intelligence and machine learning. IoT engineer and professor Ryan Hu provides numerous examples as well as exercise files that show how to implement each component in an actual IoT app.
|Kubernetes: Native Tools Training Lynda.com|
Do you want to get a handle on how to use the native tools provided by Kubernetes? In this course, bolster your existing understanding of Kubernetes by learning more about the tools provided by the ecosystem. Discover how to use these tools to build, manage, debug, and scale applications better in Kubernetes. Instructor Karthik Gaekwad shares strategies for mastering kubectl; running Kubernetes using Minikube, kubeadm, and kops; and more.
|Java Persistence API (JPA): 1 The Basics Training Lynda.com|
The Java Persistence API (JPA) is the standard for mapping Java objects to relational databases. JPA provides several advantages over traditional data access methods like Java Database Connectivity (JDBC). In this practical course, Kesha Williams discusses these advantages and acquaints you with the basics of JPA, entity management, transaction management, and relationship mapping. Upon completing this course, you'll be equipped with a firm understanding of JPA and persisting data in Java enterprise applications.
|Jenkins Essential Training Training Lynda.com|
Continuous integration, deployment, and delivery pipelines can be built from many tools, but Jenkins is one of the most popular, for its open-source extensibility and ease of use. Jenkins Essential Training covers the fundamentals of the platform, including automating builds and testing and securing deployments. Learn how to create jobs, trigger builds, and distribute those builds to multiple environments. Instructor Robert Starmer also shows how to add notifications to alert you to build state changes and failures and extend Jenkins with plugins, shared libraries, and APIs. He also explains how to secure deployments and access to your Jenkins environment, and store artifacts from the build process for safekeeping. Plus, learn how to combine multiple stages of the CI/CD process into a single automated pipeline. The course includes advanced use cases, best practices, and customization tips, designed to give even the first-time user the skills to become a capable Jenkins engineer.
|JNCIA (JN0-102) Cert Prep: 1 Junos Fundamentals Training Lynda.com|
Juniper Networks provides networking solutions to the world's top 100 service providers, as well as banks, government agencies, health care organizations, and more. The Juniper Networks Certified Associate-Junos (JNCIA-Junos) exam certifies a network administrator's proficiency with the Junos operating system. It's the first prerequisite for advanced Juniper certifications such as JNCIS, JNCIP, and JNCIE and a key competitive factor in your job search. This course teaches the concepts covered in the first two exam objectives: Networking Fundamentals and Junos OS Fundamentals. Learn the basics of the OSI networking model, the devices at the different layers, and IP addressing and subnetting. Then explore the core elements of the Junos OS, including the software architecture, routing, and traffic processing, and learn how to install Junos on a virtual machine.
Completing all three courses in the series will help prepare you to pass the related 65-question certification exam, JN0-102.