Pluralsight – Designing in Duotone in Photoshop and InDesign

Pluralsight – Designing in Duotone in Photoshop and InDesign
English | Size: 796.9MB
Category: Tutorial


Duotone is an elegant, classic design technique that never goes out of style, but is once again a hot design trend in all mediums, from print design to Web design to ebook design, and, of course, in photography. When printing your work, duotone can even save you money by using fewer ink. Creating duotone images, drawings, and entire publications is easy once you know the basic techniques. [Read more…]

Pluralsight – Rendering a RealFlow Ocean in Maya

Pluralsight – Rendering a RealFlow Ocean in Maya
English | Size: 758.2MB
Category: Tutorial


Learn how to render a RealFlow ocean in Maya for your next project. In this course, Rendering a RealFlow Ocean in Maya, you’ll take an ocean scene from start to finish in a production environment. First, you’ll discover simulation in Realflow, displacement, splash and foam, and rendering in Maya. Next, you’ll explore the RealFlow RenderKit, mental ray, and Arnold in Maya 2016 and 2107. Then, you’ll go through some frequent problems that arise when doing FX in production that will require you to solve and have a workaround.
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Pluralsight – Product Visualization with Maya and Arnold

Pluralsight – Product Visualization with Maya and Arnold
English | Size: 1.6GB
Category: Tutorial


Learn all about product visualization with Maya and Arnold. In this course, Product Visualization with Maya and Arnold, you’ll focus on the lighting, texturing, and final render output of our product. First, you’ll learn exposure values to control illumination within your scene and color temperature to control the output color of your lights. Next, you’ll explore real world values in your shaders and texture maps, specifically IOR, reflectance at normal, and specular color. Then, you’ll use Maya’s render setup to create object IDs, masks, and ambient occlusion layers. Finally, you’ll take your final image into Photoshop CC to make white balance adjustments along with other lighting adjustments.
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Pluralsight – Practical Houdini Math Tips

Pluralsight – Practical Houdini Math Tips
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Category: Tutorial


Have you ever needed help with the practical mathematics to making Houdini effects? If so, Practical Houdini Math Tips is the perfect course for you because you will learn the math that drives Houdini’s VFX. First, you’ll learn about Sines and Cosines. Next, explore Vectors. Finally, you’ll finishing the course learning about Matrices, Quaternions, Dot Products, and Cross Products. When you’re finished with this Houdini course, you’ll not only learn the math skills needed, but also how to use these to generate effects for your own work. Software required: Houdini 15 [Read more…]

Pluralsight – Photoshop CC Cinematic Color Grading

Pluralsight – Photoshop CC Cinematic Color Grading
English | Size: 1.4GB
Category: Tutorial


Have you ever spent time composing an image, arranging light and camera angle, next enhanced it in post processing to find out in the end that there is still something missing? If so, this is the perfect course for you. In this course, Photoshop CC Cinematic Color Grading, you’ll learn how to deal with color related challenged in your images. First, you’ll discover how to evaluate your RAW file including color and how to perform a RAW conversion with the intent of color grading. Next, you’ll correct potential issues and learn how to make conscious creative decisions regarding color. Finally, you’ll be working with the most powerful Photoshop tools that target color. [Read more…]

Pluralsight – SQL Server Reporting Services Playbook

Pluralsight – SQL Server Reporting Services Playbook
English | Size: 487.88 MB
Category: Tutorial


Looking to generate and share reports with your organization? In this course you’ll get up and running with SQL Server Reporting Services quickly, or just refresh yourself on specific techniques when creating reports.
SQL Server Reporting Services is a fantastic tool for generating and sharing reports across your organization. This course, SQL Server Reporting Services Playbook, is designed for two types of people. The first is the busy IT Pro, who needs to come up to speed quickly with SSRS. [Read more…]

Pluralsight – SQL Server Introduction to Query Store

Pluralsight – SQL Server Introduction to Query Store
English | Size:644.29 MB
Category: Tutorial


One of the most highly anticipated new features in SQL Server 2016 is Query Store. It’s been referred to as the “flight recorder” for SQL Server because it tracks query information, namely query plans and run-time statistics.
The Query Store feature is a game changer for how SQL Server professionals troubleshoot query performance. This is the first time Microsoft has provided the ability to natively capture baseline data within SQL Server.
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Pluralsight – Introduction to Regular Expression (Regex)

Pluralsight – Introduction to Regular Expression (Regex)
English | Size: 468.29 MB
Category: Tutorial


Regular Expression exists in almost every programming language. This course teaches the basics of using Regular Expression, including basic and advanced syntax, metacharacters, how to craft complex expressions for matching, and more.
With the ever increasing shift away from GUI tools in favor of automation, the need for learning Regular Expression is also increasing.
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Pluralsight – Implementing Windows Server 2016 DNS

Pluralsight – Implementing Windows Server 2016 DNS
English | Size: 743.44 MB
Category: Tutorial


In this course, you will learn how to deploy, manage, and secure Windows Server 2016 DNS servers.
This course, Implementing Windows Server 2016 DNS, provides you with coverage from a basic level to an advanced level of Windows Server DNS, specifically the implementation available in Windows Server 2016. Some of the major topics that you will learn include: Replication, records, zones and delegation, securing and managing DNS traffic with DNS policies, and integrating cryptography into DNS with DNSSEC and DANE.
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Pluralsight – Implementing DevOps in the Real World

Pluralsight – Implementing DevOps in the Real World
English | Size: 319.86 MB
Category: Tutorial


You know the ideas around DevOps, but how do you actually put those ideas into practice? In this course, learn about why DevOps matters, and see a detailed walk-through of the practices and procedures that help you get started with DevOps today.
At the core of DevOps is a thorough understanding of how to optimize software delivery for throughput and quality. In this course, Implementing DevOps in the Real World, you’ll learn how to introduce common DevOps practices into your organization. First, you’ll learn the fundamental principles behind DevOps, and quickly see how to put those in action.
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