Setting achievable goals is one of the first steps toward a successful career and meaningful personal development. In this business skills course for lynda.com, author Dave Crenshaw shows smart ways to create a vision, develop a quantifiable goal, turn that goal into actions, and share that commitment publicly to establish accountability. Along the way, discover the importance of celebrating successes and reviewing your progress in order to stay motivated and establish a pattern of successful goal setting.
Recording artist, producer, and engineer Jonathan Kagi will guide you through the exciting world of audio and multimedia production. You will learn every detail of running ACID, along with many of the other popular production applications on your PC, such as Cakewalk Sonar and Fruity Loops. You will learn to correctly outfit your computer and turn it into a full-blown production studio. This series has it all- audio, MIDI, video, songwriting, technical and theory. Learn about all the new and emerging technologies in the world of digital production, including Pure Wave and Firewire audio, and hot new video applications like Arkaos VJ, and Vegas. Turn your PC into powerhouse workstation and generate media in the format of your choice.
PDF forms can be much more than something to print, fill out by hand, and fax back. Interactive fields allow for a web-like user experience, and submission via email or server can enable a truly paperless exchange of information. Acrobat 9 Pro makes interactive form creation and distribution more powerful and flexible than ever, but such a wealth of features and options can be daunting. Brian Wood focuses exclusively on the nuances of this process in Acrobat 9 Pro: Creating Forms. He discusses the fundamentals of Acrobat forms, fields, and distribution, and explores the built-in form creation tools available in Acrobat 9. Brian also demonstrates the XML-driven forms that can be created by the Windows-only LiveCycle Designer application, included with Acrobat 9 Pro and Pro Extended. Example files accompany the course.
In Acrobat X Essential Training, author Anne-Marie Concepción demonstrates how to create, modify, review, and share PDFs in Adobe Acrobat X Standard or Pro. Starting with a tour of the new panels-based interface, the course covers the basics of the software, such as creating and customizing PDFs, searching, editing text and graphics, and extracting PDF content to use in other programs. Also included are tutorials on creating forms, inserting interactivity and rich media, using the prepress tools, combining PDFs with other types of files to create customized portfolios, and ensuring document security. Exercise files accompany the course.
Total Training for Adobe Acrobat X Pro: Essentials online training will teach you the skills you need to master this new version of Adobe's powerful document management software. The interface for Acrobat 10 has been completely redesigned. This training series will introduce both new and experienced users to the most effective ways to create, edit and distribute PDF documents using the new interface. New users will get a comprehensive view of the entire process of creating and working with PDF documents. Experienced users will get a road map from an expert user to locate where all the vital features have been moved. By the time you are done watching this training series you will know and be proficient creating, editing and distributing PDF documents, creating and editing interactive PDF forms, adding hyperlinks and interactivity to PDF documents, as well as creating effective PDF comment and review procedures.
In ACT! 2010 Essential Training, author and ACT! Certified Consultant Karen Fredricks explains how ACT! can help small to mid-sized businesses become more organized, efficient, and profitable. ACT! is the most popular contact management software on the market, and this course is designed to get users up and running fast. Karen demonstrates how to build a database of contacts and customers, work with notes and histories, and run reports. Scheduling and task management are covered in depth, as well as integration with Word, Excel, and Outlook. Karen devotes time to new features in ACT! 2010, including e-marketing and integration with social media.
Act! 2010 is a professional database driven contact and customer management application from Sage. Its use facilitates management of data and activities that are connected with developing and maintaining business relationships. Using Act! 2010 allows you to integrate existing 'Microsoft Outlook' contact and calendar databases so that you can control all your business from one program. It is both a textual and visual tool in particular with its use of dashboards that offer a graphical view of all necessary data, when managing jobs, contacts and history. Act! 2010 also links with Swiftpage to create excellent e-marketing campaigns. Join Veteran businessman, Mark Struthers as he shows you how to get the most out of ACT!
ActionScript 2.0 Beyond the Basics with Joey Lott is a video-based tutorial designed to help experienced ActionScript users learn how to use the more advanced features of this powerful scripting language for developing applications. This tutorial covers using the ActionScript 2.0 API with classes such as Color, String, and Date; highly effective yet little known features such as the Drawing API, LocalConnnection, and SharedObject; and using a third party regular expression class to add impressive text searching capabilities to applications. You'll also learn how to use object-oriented design as you write ActionScript 2.0 classes, and how to create Flash components combining the benefits of classes with movie clips. While this training title was recorded in the Flash MX 2004 interface, it is appropriate for users of Flash 8 as well. Exercise files accompany the tutorial, allowing you to follow along and learn at your own pace.