Lynda – What Is Concept Art

Lynda – What Is Concept Art?
English | Size: 144.0MB
Category: CBTs


The amazing characters, creatures, and environments you see-on the big screen or in games with friends online-start off as ideas. Concepts artists bring these ideas to life. This course introduces you to the world of concept art and gives you a glimpse into the types of artwork you will be asked to design. Discover what the production process consists of, and how you can start your journey as a concept artist. [Read more…]

Lynda – Photo Restoration Fixing Stained Color and Damage

Lynda – Photo Restoration: Fixing Stained Color and Damage
English | Size: 762.1MB
Category: CBTs


Old color photos are often not only faded, but also have stains, cracks, and other damage. Restoring such images involves refining your photo-recoloring skills. In this course, master restorationist Neil Rhodes shows how to use Photoshop to fix overall damage, fading, and color staining. He begins by showing how to assess an image and map out a restoration strategy. Next, he explains how to fix the overall tonality and repair the damage. To wrap up, he demonstrates how to recolor an image and add the final touches. [Read more…]

Lynda – Linux – Shells and Processes

Lynda – Linux – Shells and Processes
English | Size: 216.55 MB
Category: CBTs


In this course, gain a more thorough understanding of the shell and system processes to help you work faster and more efficiently in Linux. Follow computer science instructor and Linux enthusiast Grant McWilliams as he dives into Linux shells and their environments, and explains how to customize your shell. He discusses using the Bash shell, and covers topics like command and variable substitution. Grant also explains how to stack simpler commands together using named and unnamed pipes and redirects; discusses how to start, pause, and end processes; shows how to schedule one-time jobs and recurring jobs; and covers complex system services. [Read more…]

Lynda – Learning MongoDB

Lynda – Learning MongoDB
English | Size: 251.29 MB
Category: CBTs


MongoDB-an open-source, document database-makes it easy to bring up an application stack and start coding. In this course, get started with MongoDB, and learn about the differences between relational and document databases. Kirsten Hunter covers working with the Mongo shell, setting up basic indexing functionality, and building an application in Node.js. Plus, she discusses advanced topics such as indexing, sharding, and replication. To help you grasp the concepts covered in this course, she provides practical exercises in the shell and in Node.js. [Read more…]

Lynda – Learning Digital Media Principles

Lynda – Learning Digital Media Principles
English | Size: 442.6MB
Category: CBTs


If you’re a self-trained designer, photographer, CG artist, audio mixer, video editor, or motion graphics artist, you have a good grounding in the tools you use, and you know the results you want, but you might not know how the technology you’re using really works. It’s a transformational moment when you gain a deeper understanding of the way digital images, graphics, video, and audio work. Every day you’re adjusting pixels and sound waves that have been captured, created, or rendered digitally. Grasping what is really happening when you work with digital media allows you to improve your skills faster, communicate effectively, and collaborate more easily.
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Lynda – Story and Character Development For Animation Tutorial (April 20, 2016)

Lynda – Story and Character Development For Animation Tutorial (April 20, 2016)
English | Size: 278.3MB
Category: CBTs


Why do some animated films resonate with audiences and others don’t? The answer goes beyond the tools; it lies in the story and the characters. In this short documentary, you will get an insight into how some of the industry’s top creative minds approach story and character to create memorable movie experiences. Meet Andrew Gordon and Nate Stanton, directing animator and story supervisor at Pixar Animation Studios, who will recreate the process of how they approach storytelling [Read more…]

Lynda – Illustrator Draw Working Mobile

Lynda – Illustrator Draw: Working Mobile
English | Size: 350.2MB
Category: CBTs


With Illustrator Draw-a vector drawing app from Adobe that’s a companion to Illustrator-you can create illustrations on your iPhone, iPad, iPad Pro, or Android phone or tablet. In this course, Tony Harmer shows how to get started with this versatile app. Tony explains how to choose and pair a stylus and start drawing using the different brushes available in the app. He demonstrates how to choose colors, use French curves, and work with both draw layers and image layers. He also takes you through advanced drawing techniques such as using blend modes and several drawing tips. To wrap up the course, he goes beyond Illustrator Draw and explains how to send your work to Illustrator, Photoshop, and Behance. [Read more…]

Lynda – Google Analytics Essential Training (updated Apr 28, 2017)

Lynda – Google Analytics Essential Training (updated Apr 28, 2017)
English | Size: 499.86 MB
Category: CBTs


Whether you’re managing a website for a large corporation or a small business, Google Analytics-the industry standard for web analytics-can help you find out how your website is performing. This powerful platform provides you with the tools you need to measure site traffic, conversions, and ad performance, and understand how people use your website. [Read more…]

Lynda – Configuring and Administering Advanced VMware vSphere Storage

Lynda – Configuring and Administering Advanced VMware vSphere Storage
English | Size: 485.19 MB
Category: CBTs


You have a lot of options when it comes to vSphere storage, physical and virtual alike. This course helps you understand the options, choose the right storage solution for you, and configure and administer vSphere storage, including services such as authentication and sharing. Learn how to create and manage data stores, use advanced monitoring and design techniques, and leverage exciting new software-driven storage technologies such as VSAN and Virtual Volumes. VMware Certified Instructor Rick Crisci demonstrates all the concepts using the free lab environments from VMware Hands-on Labs and Inspired vLabs, which you can use to follow along at home without having to set up your own vSphere environment. [Read more…]

Lynda – CISSP Cert Prep – 8 Software Development Security

Lynda – CISSP Cert Prep – 8 Software Development Security
English | Size: 224.13 MB
Category: CBTs


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. [Read more…]