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|WordPress Themes: Twenty Fourteen Training Lynda.com|
All great WordPress sites start with a great theme. Twenty Fourteen is the default: a new, magazine-style theme with a heavy focus on images and content. In this quick course, Morten-Rand Hendriksen walks through the setup and configuration of Twenty Fourteen, and then helps you get the most out of advanced options such as the featured content grid or slider, custom menus and sidebars, and featured images.
|Thriving @ Work: Leveraging the Connection between Well-Being and Productivity Training Lynda.com|
Live a life filled with less stress, greater well-being, and enhanced productivity by learning how to make transformational changes. Continue your Thrive journey and discover how to go from coping and surviving to actually thriving. In this course, Arianna Huffington and Joey Hubbard—the director of trainings at Thrive Global—discuss how well-being can contribute to your productivity and success at work.
|Top 5 Tips for Marketing Your Product Internationally Training Lynda.com|
Get the top 5 tips for selling a product or service to customers overseas. Find out how to research a new market and your options there (from licensing to full-scale distribution), and use the 4 Ps of marketing (product, price, place, and promotion) to create a great marketing mix.
Learn more about this topic in International Marketing Fundamentals.
|Unity 5: 2D Generate Procedural Terrain Training Lynda.com|
Learn how to procedurally generate infinite 2D terrain—including biomes with Perlin noise, cities, and even interior structures—with Unity 5. Dan Violet Sagmiller shows how to generate terrain in real time, blend different terrain types, animate complex surfaces such as water, and use serialization techniques to load and save content quickly.
|Access 2010: Forms and Reports Training Lynda.com|
Discover how to manage data entry and reporting tasks more efficiently using Access 2010. Author Adam Wilbert presents lessons on designing forms, organizing and displaying data with form controls, creating flexible queries, and building a form-based navigation system. The course also shows how to build reports from wizards and queries, highlight important data with conditional formatting, and automate reporting processes with macros.
|CISSP Cert Prep: 8 Software Development Security Training Lynda.com|
Prepare for the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) exam by bolstering your knowledge of software development security practices. In this course, follow Mike Chapple as he walks through each topic in the eighth domain of the CISSP exam—Software Development Security. He covers the software development lifecycle and common software security issues, such as cookies, session hijacking, and code execution attacks. Mike also discusses secure coding practices and software security assessment.
This course—along with the others in this nine-part series—prepare you for the CISSP exam and provide you with a solid foundation for a career in information security.
Find the companion study books at the Sybex test prep site and review the complete CISSP Body of Knowledge at https://www.isc2.org/cissp-domains/default.aspx.
|Cloud Architecture: Design Decisions Training Lynda.com|
Strong architecture begins with smart design decisions. With the cloud, the options can seem almost limitless. By focusing on your business and application needs, and how they may change over time, you can make intelligent choices, leading to a more efficient, cost-effective infrastructure. This course is targeted at IT professionals who have a basic understanding of the cloud and are ready to move on to creating a cloud architecture. David Linthicum begins with the business case and requirement patterns, and then discusses mapping requirements to individual architecture concepts. There are multiple aspects to consider: storage, processing, governance, and more. David also covers advanced topics such as serverless architectures and containers. Watch and learn how to make sense of today's requirements, and plan your cloud-based architecture to scale with what your company needs to succeed tomorrow.
|Cloud Computing with IBM Bluemix Training Lynda.com|
Explore the benefits of cloud computing with Bluemix, the PaaS offering from IBM Cloud. Learn about the available services under the Platform and Infrastructure categories, and what developers can do with each service. Instructor Harshit Srivastava runs down the compute, storage, and network and security offerings, as well as solutions for mobile, DevOps, artificial intelligence, serverless, blockchain, and continuous delivery. Then he provides practical examples of Bluemix in action: creating an AI-powered chatbot with Watson Assistant; building and deploying web apps with Cloud Foundry; creating a DevOps toolchain for continuous delivery; using block storage and containers; and leveraging boilerplate code. Plus, learn how to use tools such as Bluemix Analytics Engine and Streaming Analytics to gain deeper insights on everything from big data analysis to streaming data from social media.
|Microstation: AccuDraw Training Lynda.com|
Discover how to work efficiently with AccuDraw, a collection of aids for positioning and drawing precisely in MicroStation V8i. In this course, learn your way around this essential MicroStation feature, and discover how to leverage it for a more productive workflow. Explore how to use AccuSnap for precise placement and use basic AccuDraw features for working in 2D and 3D. Plus, this course covers custom shortcuts, advanced techniques, and how to configure AccuDraw to suit your unique needs.
|Coaching Skills for Leaders and Managers Training Lynda.com|
Leaders who provide targeted, ongoing coaching to their employees can strengthen their team and add value to their organization. In this course, leadership expert Sara Canaday shares the differences between managing, training, and coaching, and provides managers with coaching models and skills to support the development and growth of their employees. Sara presents the business case for coaching, explores common coaching challenges, and explains how to provide feedback and set goals.
|Code Clinic: C Training Lynda.com|
|Business Law for Managers Training Lynda.com|
Did you know that you have legal responsibilities as a manager? Even if you work with a corporation, you can still be held personally liable for certain legal violations. While you don't need to possess a deep understanding of the law to succeed as a manager, familiarizing yourself with current business laws can help you avoid sticky situations. In this course, learn what you need to know about US business and intellectual property law as a manager working within a business setting. Legal expert Jo-Ná Williams discusses how to protect yourself and your company—and know when to bring in the legal eagles. Learn the difference between copyright, trademark, and patent law; what constitutes wrongful discrimination and termination; the differences between business law and business ethics; and more.
|C# Best Practices for Developers Training Lynda.com|
Get into the habit of developing reliable, readable, and sustainable application code by following coding standards with C#. In this course, join instructor Reynald Adolphe as he shows how to go beyond the language syntax and master best practices that can help you produce high-quality C# code. Throughout the course, Reynald shares some of his favorite best practices, illustrating precisely when and where to use each one. Learn about right way to use constructors, manage objects, implement often ignored advantages of getters and setters. Plus, explore best practice resources, including those for essential design patterns.
|CAD Presentation Techniques Training Lynda.com|
CAD has revolutionized the design process, and computer graphics empower designers and artists to visualize their work in ways never before possible. Design visualization applies to many different fields, including architecture and interior design, manufacturing, engineering, science, media, and entertainment. In this course, learn the core concepts and methods for presenting computer-aided designs in their best light. Instructor Aaron F. Ross provides an overview of aesthetic and technical best practices for visualizing 3D designs in print, video, and the web. He covers general techniques of computer graphic imaging relevant to design visualization, including lighting, virtual photography, image manipulation, and animation. Discover how to present 3D models effectively and with aesthetic appeal, helping your designs stand out in presentations, reviews, and marketing or advertising materials.
|CCNA Security (210-260) Cert Prep: 6 Intrusion Prevention Training Lynda.com|
Validate your technical skills and ability to keep a Cisco network secure by earning the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Security certification. Join security ambassador Lisa Bock as she prepares you for the Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) section of the CCNA Security exam 210-260: Implementing Cisco Network Security. Lisa provides an overview of intrusion detection and intrusion prevention systems (IDS/IPS) and explains how they detect and mitigate common attacks. She covers detection and signature engines, triggering actions and responses, and deploying an IOS-based IPS. In addition, she goes over some practical applications of these systems, including honeypot-based intrusion detection and the EINSTEIN system from the Department of Homeland Security.
|CCNA Security (210-260) Cert Prep: 7 Content and Endpoint Security Training Lynda.com|
As a network professional, it's imperative to have a solid understanding of endpoint threats and how to defend against them. In this course, bolster your understanding of how to combat threats as you study for the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Security exam. Join security ambassador Lisa Bock as she prepares you for the Content and Endpoint Security section of the CCNA Security exam 210-260: Implementing Cisco Network Security. Lisa begins by reviewing the current state of cybersecurity and the importance of standards and regulations such as HIPAA and GDPR to ensure privacy. She outlines the COBIT framework and explains how it helps organizations provide information assurance, security, and risk mitigation. She covers web and email security concepts that include web filtering, along with email encryption and spam filtering. To wrap up, she shares best practices, such as leveraging antimalware protection and personal firewalls to prevent data loss in an organization.
|Creating Accessible PDFs Training Lynda.com|
Accessibility means making sure your content is available to as many people as possible. When you make your PDFs accessible, it means adding tags, bookmarks, alt text, and other information that makes the files readable and navigable to users who are visually or mobility impaired. Using the latest versions of Adobe Acrobat DC, Microsoft Word, and Adobe InDesign, it's now much easier to create valid, accessible PDFs. In this course—completely revised for 2018—Chad Chelius shows how to take an existing PDF file and remediate it for users of assistive software. He then introduces two workflows for creating accessible PDFs from scratch—one in Word and one in InDesign—with some special considerations for Excel and PowerPoint. Along the way, he offers techniques, tips, and tricks to make accessibility easy to incorporate in every document you publish.
|Creating Screen Capture Training Training Lynda.com|
Screen capture is a cost-effective and efficient way to create on-demand training. You can record videos to keep employees up to date on the latest software and systems, or educate students on complex topics. In this course, Oliver Schinkten walks through all the steps to prepare, record, edit, and deploy custom screen-capture training. He covers instructional design—planning and scripting your training—as well as the technical details of recording and editing the videos. He also shows how to upload the final videos to a learning management systems, online platforms like YouTube and Vimeo, or even to a LinkedIn Learning account. To follow along, you can download a free trial version of Camtasia or use any other screen capture software, such as SnagIt, Screenflick, ScreenFlow, and Screencast-O-Matic.
|Creating Video for a Non-Profit Training Lynda.com|
To succeed as a nonprofit, you need to share your story. Video is one of the most effective ways to communicate your mission—to clients, donors, and future volunteers. But what if you don't have a lot of resources, or the money to hire a video team? This course is designed to help non-video people make short, professional-looking videos from scratch. It features a real nonprofit, Chicago CRED, which connects people at risk of gun violence to jobs, counselling, and housing. Watch as employees from CRED team up with instructor Ashley Kennedy to make a short, impactful video that spreads their message of hope. Along the way, you can learn all of the fundamentals of video production: from planning and scheduling, to filming and lighting, to editing and delivering the final video. All you need to follow along is smartphone and a limited amount of production equipment. By the end, you'll be able to plan a video project with an eye for success, shoot the best possible videos using very basic gear, and edit those videos with intention and finesse using free editing software.
|CSS: Transforms and Transitions Training Lynda.com|
Create more visually interesting and dynamic websites. Learn how to build animated effects and 3D objects using CSS transforms and transitions. Follow along with author Patrick Carey as he shows how to transition between properties such as color, background, opacity, and positioning, and adjust the timing and duration of transitions. Patrick explains how to perform 2D transformations, such as scaling, skewing, and rotating, as well as transformations in 3D. He shows how to transform objects along the X-, Y-, and Z-axis; use perspective; and create 3D objects such as animated cubes. Interactive demo pages are included with the exercise files, so you can practice what you've learned after each video.
|Cultivating a Growth Mindset Training Lynda.com|
Mindset is a choice. People with a growth mindset—who choose to believe that talent and ability can grow—experience better performance, focus, and success. You have the power to change your mindset. The key is learning how to make the shift. This course shows you how. Executive coach Gemma Leigh Roberts introduces real-life examples of individuals and organizations who have successfully adopted a growth mindset, as well as the latest research from the fields of performance psychology. She boils down the lessons into practical advice you can apply to reach your own potential. Plus, get tips to stay motivated and help you navigate change successfully.
|ASP.NET MVC 5 Identity: Authentication and Authorization Training Lynda.com|
Authentication and authorization are core features of many modern apps. So why reinvent the wheel, forcing your users to create yet another login? Leveraging credentials from trusted platforms like Facebook and Google, you can save yourself precious development time and improve the user experience. This course shows how to authenticate and authorize users of your ASP.NET MVC 5 applications using .NET methods as well as third-party frameworks. Instructor Ervis Trupja discusses the options for identity management in ASP.NET MVC 5, showing how to implement third-party authentication in your app with Facebook, Twitter, Google, Microsoft, and GitHub. He shows how to set up email confirmation and two-step authentication and control levels of authorization for users. Finally, he discusses how to secure ASP.NET apps against the seven most common vulnerabilities.
|ASP.NET MVC: Building for Productivity and Maintainability Training Lynda.com|
ASP.NET MVC provides great features and functionality out of the box, but there's more you can do to optimize your code. Learn how to build applications for long-term productivity and maintainability by streamlining your views, controllers, and models, in this deep dive course from Jess Chadwick. Discover how to separate application and business logic, reuse and simplify views, manage dependencies, reduce markup with HTML helpers, and apply patterns to increase productivity and simplify controller logic. Plus, learn how to take advantage of feature folders, which groups all necessary controllers, views, and models for a feature within a single folder, reducing navigation and search time and enabling feature scaling and code reuse.
|Autodesk Civil 3D 2019 Essential Training Training Lynda.com|
Autodesk Civil 3D software is a design and documentation solution for civil engineering that supports building information modeling (BIM) workflows. By learning to use Autodesk Civil 3D, you can improve project performance, maintain consistent data, follow standard processes, and respond faster to change.
This course gets you up and running with Autodesk Civil 3D. First, instructor Josh Modglin shows how to model a surface, lay out parcels, and design geometry, including the making of horizontal alignments and vertical profiles. Next, Josh demonstrates how to create corridors, cross-sections, pipe networks, and pressure networks. Then, he covers working with feature lines and grading objects, and how to share your data. He wraps up by providing an overview of plan production tools.
|AWS for Architects: Advanced Security Training Lynda.com|
Regulations like GDPR have made security a top priority for every organization. Luckily, Amazon Web Services offers a plethora of tools for securing cloud-based architecture. This course teaches IT pros how to use AWS advanced security services, techniques, and tools to protect their users, data, apps, and infrastructure. Instructor Lynn Langit begins with the core tasks and services: setting up the AWS root account, billing, and tagging. She then shows how to set up strong authentication with AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM), Config, Simple AD, and full-fledged Active Directory. She covers infrastructure protection with VPC objects such as subnets, and data protection with KMS and Macie. Finally, she reviews security requirements for different application architectures and the associated AWS security solutions.
Note: This course can also be used to prepare for the corresponding domain of the AWS Certified Solutions Architect (Professional) exam.