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|How to Create a Perfect Elevator Pitch Training Lynda.com|
Elevator pitches are not just for people who work in sales. You can use an elevator pitch in so many ways: at a networking event, when talking to customers, or to get buy-in from your colleagues. But how do you craft a pitch that generates interest in your idea, product, or project in just 30 seconds or less? Take this course to learn how to create an engaging elevator pitch for your idea, your company, or the brand of you. Instructor Aimee Bateman shares her proven strategy for developing pitches that make a great first impression—in as little time as it takes to get to the first floor.
|How to Get Great Customer Service Training Lynda.com|
Great customer service often comes down to an interaction between two people: the employee and the customer. By becoming the type of customer who employees will go out of their way to serve, you can consistently get better service. And as you learn to get great service, you can also develop valuable skills to help you serve your own customers at a higher level. In this course, Jeff Toister reveals the essential skills you need to get great customer service. Discover how to develop rapport, go the extra mile to increase the likelihood of having a memorable service experience, and be part of the solution.
|Illustrator for Web Design Training Lynda.com|
Adobe Illustrator is a key tool for creating web content and assets. Using the strong layout and color management tools in Illustrator along with ability to use vector-based assets, designers can create vibrant web assets. In this course, Emily Kay breaks down the key features and workflows that web designers need to know to get up and running quickly. Emily covers topics such as designing responsively, using the library for asset management, and how using graphic and typographic styles and symbols allow you to streamline and control elements globally. She also goes over the development process—including how to create site maps, wireframes, moodboards, and comps—and explains how to create and export optimized web graphics and SVG files for scalable, resolution-independent graphics in the browser.
|Impromptu Speaking Training Lynda.com|
We are often called on unexpectedly in professional and social situations to deliver an impromptu speech. These moments offer us opportunities to sell an idea, influence a colleague, and make an unforgettable impression. Instead of hoping you do well, take this short course and have some techniques and ideas in your back pocket. Learn why impromptu speaking is so critical to your career, how to use key structural elements to craft a strong impromptu statement, and what to do when you have no time to prepare. This course also covers how to handle special circumstances, such as when you're drawing a blank or dealing with a technical question.
|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.
|IT Help Desk for Beginners Training Lynda.com|
Interested in a job in IT? Get the skills you need to pursue an entry-level position as an IT help desk technician. This course is an ideal starting point for job seekers wishing to venture into the field of technical support or seeking to strengthen their overall technical savvy and skills. It covers the fundamental IT help desk responsibilities, including software installation, networking, and troubleshooting. Learn about removing software from a computer, networking through the command line, joining computers to a domain, and more. Instructors Jason Ruediger and Mariecor Agravante also teach important soft skills, including customer service skills relevant to the help desk professional.
|Java Design Patterns: Creational Training Lynda.com|
Design patterns provide a kind of template for writing quality code. Knowing which design pattern to use in which scenario can be challenging, but will make you a better Java programmer. This course takes a deep dive into creational patterns, which can help you create more flexible, reusable objects. Instructor Bethan Palmer covers the five most popular creational patterns—Builder, Singleton, Prototype, Factory Method, and Abstract Factory—as well as concepts such as multithreading, mutability, and hierarchies. She provides example use cases, complete with implementation instructions and tips for avoiding the unique challenges posed by each pattern. By the end of the course, you'll be armed with the knowledge and skills necessary to implement each design pattern in your own Java projects.
|Job Seeker Tips Training Lynda.com|
Have you wondered how to answer open-ended interview questions? Or are you struggling to market yourself to employers in an authentic way? Career strategist Jenny Foss is here to help. She is back with five essential job seeker tips, designed to make the job search less overwhelming. Learn to make your LinkedIn profile stand out, answer tricky interview questions, improve your résumé, and get the most value out of informational interviews. Jenny offers practical, actionable advice to speed up your job hunt, get your resume in front of the right people, and land the job of your dreams.
|Java EE: Design Patterns and Architecture Training Lynda.com|
Discover how to prevent common design issues and increase programming efficiency using design patterns and architecture in Java EE. In this course, instructor Alex Theedom dives into the fundamental topic of design patterns and software architecture, equipping you with the knowledge you need to choose the right architecture for your application. Alex covers the Gang of Four classic patterns, discussing the unique way they are implemented in the Java EE platform. This includes the Singleton, Facade, Observer, and Decorator patterns. He then goes over some of the most important architectural patterns used by the platform, including Filter, model-view-controller (MVC), Front Controller, and Interceptor. After diving into design patterns, he moves on to the topic of architecture, discussing the motivation and need for architecture and introducing some of the best-known structures. Alex finishes the course with a discussion of monolithic and microservice architectures.
|jQuery: Building an Interface Training Lynda.com|
Create an interactive user interface that uses the strengths of jQuery, Bootstrap, Underscore.js, and the vast library of jQuery plugins. Instructor Ray Villalobos shows how to use the jQuery selector engine to select DOM elements, and how to manage actions with jQuery events. He accesses external data with AJAX methods, and extends jQuery with plugins for templating webpages and formatting data. He also shows how to sort and search through data with the Underscore.js library and add and edit form data. This hands-one project will strengthen your jQuery skills and help you build more sophisticated and responsive user interfaces.
|Kubernetes: Microservices Training Lynda.com|
Build scalable and reliable microservices with Kubernetes. Kubernetes is a popular DevOps tool for managing containers at scale. Microservices allow developers to deploy individual app components, enabling continuous integration and increased fault tolerance. This course teaches how these technologies combine—culminating in a real-world microservices application hosted in a Kubernetes environment. Instructor Karthik Gaekwad describes the benefits of microservices and shows how they can be implemented inside the container-based architecture paradigm. Using an existing monolithic application, he breaks down its functionality, adds Kubernetes constructs, and deploys the new services into a Kubernetes environment with Minikube. Finally, Karthik introduces tools such as Helm and Jaeger, which are used along with Kubernetes to build more resilient microservices.
|Laravel 5.6 New Features Training Lynda.com|
Laravel is the PHP framework that developers prefer for its expressive, elegant syntax. Learn what's new in version 5.6 in this quick overview. Instructor Justin Yost walks through the upgrade process, and then reviews the new features: the Artisan Collision package, job queues, dynamic rate limiting, Blade aliases for reusing components, as well as back-end features for working with the console. In chapter two, Justin covers the improvements to existing features that make working with Laravel even better, including API controller generation, date casting, and password hashing.
|Leading with Vision Training Lynda.com|
The world needs leaders who can create a compelling vision and engage others around it. Visionary leaders are able to communicate what lies beyond the horizon and inspire confidence. They attract talent to the organization and motivate team members to make more effective decisions. In this course, CEO Bonnie Hagemann shows corporate and community leaders how to lead with vision, breaking visionary leadership down into steps that anyone can follow. Discover why it's needed, why it's lacking, and how you can fill the gap. Then find out how to build your personal vision and gain the skills and tools to build a vision for your organization, division, department, team, community cause, or nonprofit.
|Lean Technology Strategy: Building High-Performing Teams Training Lynda.com|
Lean teams are nimble and diverse. They include product managers, developers, and operations specialists, who may only work together for a short time. How do you manage people that play such different roles and unite them towards a common goal? In this course, Jez Humble provides tips to build high-performance product teams. He compares the strengths of the Taylorist vs. lean management approaches, explains how culture contributes to high-performing teams, and introduces a well-documented case study of a company changing a culture for the better. Plus, learn how to improve performance and adopt the principles of high-performing teams as your own.
|Learn Java Cryptography Training Lynda.com|
Security is paramount for any application. In Java, cryptography is key to the secure storage and transmission of data: to and from resources, users, and APIs. This course teaches the basics of Java cryptography using the Java Development Kit (JDK) crypto libraries: Java Cryptography Architecture (JCA) and Java Cryptography Extensions (JCE). Learn basic cryptography concepts and terms, including symmetric and asymmetric encryption, hashing, and digital signatures. Then find out how to use the cryptographic services or "engine classes" in JCA and JCE, such as Cipher, KeyGenerator, MessageDigest, and Signature, to enforce secure messaging and data storage. Plus, discover how to build a Java keystore to manage your repository of keys and certificates. Instructor Frank Moley uses his 16+ years of experience as a software developer and security architect to guide you through this complex topic.
|Learning Confluence 2018 Training Lynda.com|
Confluence 2018 is content collaboration software that professionals can use to create, organize, and discuss work with their colleagues. In this course, instructor David Rivers shows how to work with this powerful tool as a team member, exploring how to configure and use Confluence to manage business and project information. David dives into creating pages and blogs in Confluence, setting page layouts, and adding content and navigation. He also shares how to collaborate on content and communicate with other team members.
|Learning DaVinci Resolve 14 Training Lynda.com|
DaVinci Resolve is a fully-featured video post-production package that allows users to edit, color correct, color grade, and render a video project—all in the same package. In this course, learn how to get started with editing, color correcting, and audio mixing in DaVinci Resolve 14. Instructor Patrick Inhofer kicks off the course by covering some fundamental concepts, including how to set up a project in DaVinci Resolve 14, how to create and work with bins, and how to work with the Color page. Patrick then helps you get comfortable in DaVinci Resolve by familiarizing you with essential system, user, and project preferences. He also shares how to create Smart Bins; work with the Edit page; leverage tools that help you evaluate saturation and contrast; render to nonlinear editors from DaVinci Resolve 14; and more.
|Learning Digital Business Analysis Training Lynda.com|
More and more organizations are making investments in digital technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, and robotics. These new technologies have sparked changes to business models, business operations, and customer expectations and experiences. This course was designed to help business analysts and project professionals grasp what these changes mean and how to implement them from a business perspective. Angela Wick explores natural language generation, speech recognition, swarm intelligence, blockchain, and other exciting new technologies, laying out how each one can fit into your business processes. Plus, she covers how these innovations can impact traditional business analysis practices and explains how the customer journey is affected by digital and AI projects.
|Learning FileMaker Training Lynda.com|
Learn how to design and build custom apps with FileMaker 17—the latest version of the powerful platform used everywhere from home offices to Fortune 500 companies all around the world. Drawing on over 20 years of experience with clients at his own development firm, iSolutions, Cris Ippolite walks through the essential FileMaker Pro skills, from creating tables and fields to designing layouts that display your data in a smart way. He also shows you how to work with data, create reports, import and export data, write scripts, perform calculations, and more. Watch now to start learning how to build your first database from scratch.
|Learning Google Flutter for Mobile Developers Training Lynda.com|
Flutter allows mobile developers to create high-quality application experiences that work natively for multiple platforms. Flutter is known for being fast, reactive, and modern. It works with existing Java, Swift, and ObjC code. Flutter can also create applications using Google Fuchsia, a newly introduced OS. In this course, Emmanuel Henri demonstrates how to use Flutter, including how to set up the SDK and simulators; add widgets, components, and navigation; leverage APIs; build, review, and deploy code; and more.
|Learning HitFilm Express Training Lynda.com|
Video editing doesn't need to be complicated or expensive. HitFilm Express is free filmmaking software with many robust editing and effects capabilities. For the novice, it's perfect for most basic and intermediate functions, including editing, trimming, effects, compositing, audio editing, titling, and more. This course provides introductory video editing and post-production training, highlighting the main features of HitFilm Express. Simon Jones shows how to import media, perform basic edits to audio and video, color correct footage, add titles and effects, and export and share your film. After taking this course, even non-video people will be able to edit a project with skill and confidence.
|Learning iOS Animations with UIKit Training Lynda.com|
The visuals of a mobile application often determine its success. Being able to create visually appealing, customized animations in your apps will attract users, and keep them coming back again and again. In this course, join Harrison Ferrone as he dives into the fundamentals of UIKit, from basic animations and transitions all the way to animating auto layout constraints. By the end of this course, you'll have a solid foundation to start bringing your apps to life.