Lynda.com - C# Essential Training | 680.37 MB Genre: E-Learning
C# is an object-oriented language designed by Microsoft and used by systems engineers, desktop programmers, and mobile app developers the world over. In these tutorials, David Gassner takes you through C#'s history, its core syntax, and the fundamentals of writing strong C# code. After explaining C#'s relationship to .NET and Windows, David shows how to install Visual Studio, a great IDE for developing in C#, and then dives into the language itself. Along the way, he covers topics such as:
Lynda.com - Start With a Theme Twenty Fifteen-QUASAR | 200 MB Genre: E-Learning
All great WordPress sites start with a great theme. Twenty Fifteen is the new default: a blog-centric theme with a heavy focus on responsive web design and accessibility. This quick course takes viewers through the setup and configuration of Twenty Fifteen, as well as tips for getting the most out of its many customization options. Author Morten Rand-Hendriksen also covers a few advanced customization settings, such as adding a header background image and social media sharing menus.
The creative process isn't just "generating ideas." The reality is it's a five-step process, and ideation is only one of those steps. The entire creative process is made up of objective finding, data gathering, problem design, ideation, and selection. Understanding the role of each step enables us to ensure that we generate the most effective solutions. In this course, Stefan Mumaw guides us through the five steps and then shows us what the complete process looks like, with a real-world project: designing a website.
Take a tour of the foundational programming language at the heart of several Microsoft platforms, including Windows, ASP.NET, Silverlight, SharePoint, and Windows Phone, with author Joe Marini. Joe walks through the basic syntax and structure of the language, introduces object-oriented concepts, and shows how to define custom classes. The course also demonstrates using C# language features, compiling and running code, handling exceptions, reading and writing files, and addressing common compilation issues through debugging.
What is brainstorming? Invented in 1948, brainstorming is still the dominant technique when it comes to idea generation. It combines creativity, problem solving, and group discussion. Unfortunately for creator Alex Osborn, most brainstorms fail before they ever begin. Why? Because the organizer doesn't have a clear picture of the purpose, process, or intended outcome. In this course, Stefan Mumaw brings brainstorming into the modern age, with rules and techniques that will help you set up and run more-effective creative brainstorming sessions.
Lynda.com - WordPress Essential Training Upd Dec 18 2014-QUASAR | 693 MB Genre: E-Learning
WordPress powers millions of blogs and websites. Learn how to create your own with this powerful publishing platform. Staff author Morten Rand-Hendriksen will help you get the most out of the self-hosted version of WordPress and create feature-rich blogs and websites. Morten explains how to create and publish posts and pages; customize your site with themes, widgets, and custom menus; and extend WordPress even further with plugins. Even more, Morten will show how to get more readers with social media sharing and comments, and adjust the settings that keep your site safe and secure.
Lynda.com - Up and Running with MotionBuilder-QUASAR | 489 MB Genre: E-Learning
Join George Maestri for an approachable and concise introduction to MotionBuilder, Autodesk's motion-editing offering. This course starts with an overview of the basic MotionBuilder interface and navigation, and then moves on to animating simple objects. Character rigs are up next, with instructions on posing and controlling generic, human, and biped rigs. The course then moves on to more-sophisticated animation with external motion data, and wraps up with some finishing touches—lights and cameras—before you export your scene for further development in programs like Maya and 3ds Max.
Lynda.com - Speeding Up and Maintaining Your Mac-ELOHiM | 177 MB Genre: E-Learning
Macs are known for their quality and high performance, but they can slow down over time, especially when they're loaded up with demanding applications. When your Mac needs a tune-up, you don't have to go straight to the Genius Bar. This course will help viewers diagnose and solve Mac performance issues on their own. Mac expert Nick Brazzi explains the factors that influence performance, and then shows how to address the main culprits of a slowdown: the processor, RAM, and hard drive. These simple maintenance techniques will help keep Macs running in tip-top shape.