After Effects CS5 Essentials : Duration 8 Hours
With Total Training for Adobe After Effects CS5 Essentials you’ll learn the basics from getting started setting up compositions and importing files, to more complex animations, masks, text, and even 3D! You will learn tips and tricks, as well as techniques that you can use to create your own compositions. After Effects is the standard in the industry for compositing and graphics animation – stay competitive and add this skill set to your knowledge.
Topics include :
Learn to create compositions, use Roto Brush and Auto Keyframes.
Discover how to use and interpolate masks.
Explore how to animate using the text animation engine.
Learn to use the parenting capabilities of After Effects.
Use the After Effects’ 3D engine.
Dreamweaver CS6: Essentials : Duration 6 Hours
This 6-hour series will teach you all the essentials needed to create, design and edit HTML websites and mobile apps in Dreamweaver CS6. Adobe Education Leader & instructor Debbie Keller will walk you through all you need to know to publish your site. Explore the interface, tools, and key new features in this latest version of Dreamweaver. Also learn about the fluid grid layout, improved image editing tools & Multiscreen Preview, enhanced jQuery Mobile support, faster FTP transfers, and CSS3 transitions.
Dreamweaver CS5: Essentials : Duration 7.8 Hours
Learn how to plan and set up a website, then dive into creating your first site and learn about CSS and how best to use it in your site. You’ll also explore accessibility in tables, writing code, adding media and working with templates. Once you’ve learned all the ground work and set up your site, Dee will walk you through how to test and upload your site. By the time your are finished with this training, you will have all the skills you need to create and upload your first website.
Topics include :
Planning a site – Benefits of CSS, page and measurement sizing, CSS starter pages.
Creating and Inserting Images – Smart Objects, rollovers, disjointed rollovers, image maps.
Designing with CSS – Using the panels, box model, style sheets, selector types, background images, page layout with css.
Writing HTML & CSS – Navigations, positioning, using the code view effectively, using code hints.
Testing and publishing a website – find & replace, testing links, site reports, using ftp.
Adobe Dreamweaver CC
With Total Training for Adobe Dreamweaver CC, you’ll learn the process and workflow for building a web design layout. Discover the amazing tools within CC to help you easily create a website based on a Dreamweaver CC template layout.
This course will teach you all you need to know to plan, define and create a website the right way the first time. You’ll learn to navigate & customize Dreamweaver for the most efficient workflow and to style and design your site from the ground up including how to use CSS Designer & style sheets, add audio, interactivity and media, and work with popular third party extensions.
By the time a user is done watching this training series he or she will know and be proficient in using Dreamweaver CC to create a polished , media rich, optimized website.
Creating an Index Page & Using Templates
Adding a Navigation Menu to a Site
Inserting Images, Rollovers & Links
Adding Metadata & Keywords
Styling Pages with CSS
Adding Audio & Video to a Page
Creating Fluid Layouts
Adobe Fireworks CS5 : Duration 5.2 Hours
Total Training for Fireworks CS5 begins by teaching you the foundations of Fireworks and will quickly show you how to create vector shapes and design a logo. You will also learn to work with text, bitmaps and layers before moving onto creating interactive buttons using slices, hot spots and rollovers.
Finally, you will explore wireframing, RIA, AIR and mobile prototyping and how Fireworks allows you to design in multiple pages and even export standards compliant CSS.
Topics include :
New Design Templates.
Property Inspector Workflow enhancements.
Layers, Pages and States Panel Improvements.
Adobe Edge Animate Advanced
Topics include :
Chapter 1: Working with Assets (43 min)
Chapter 2: Advanced Animation Techniques (60 min)
Chapter 4: Advanced Symbol Techniques (21 min)
Chapter 5: Preloaders, Responsive Design & Integration (37 min)
Adobe Edge Animate Essentials
This course will teach you everything you will need to start creating interactive content such as slideshows or animated advertisements that will playback on all devices including desktops computers, laptops, tablets and all modern smartphones.
As we move to a more standards-based web it will become a far richer and more expressive platform, and designers will be able to produce stunning work with tools such as Adobe Edge Animate.
Creating and Animating Art
How to animate using Timeline Transition Techniques
Adding Interactivity using Triggers and Actions
Working with Symbols
Publishing Compositions to the Web and other Adobe Products
Adobe Flex 3
Adobe Flex 3 is a cross platform, open source framework for creating rich Internet applications and Adobe AIR applications.
This in-depth training and its accompanying project work files will show you the evolution of rich internet application using Flex framework, plus how to build applications using the latest Flex Builder 3 tool that take the best capabilities of both the desktop and the web. This series a must-have for any developer looking to fine-tune their skills and enter the exciting new marketplace for developers.
Chapter 1: INTRODUCING ADOBE FLEX BUILDER 3 (23 min)
Chapter 2: GETTING STARTED WITH FLEX BUILDER 3 (21 min)
Chapter 3: LEARNING FLEX FUNDAMENTALS (44 min)
Chapter 4: HANDLING EVENTS (25 min)
Chapter 5: RETRIEVING XML DATA WITH HTTPSERVICE (24 min)
Chapter 6: USING VIEW STATES FOR APPLICATION DESIGN (22 min)
Chapter 7: CREATING APPLICATION NAVIGATION (14 min)
Chapter 8: EXCHANGE DATA BETWEEN COMPONENTS (37 min)
Chapter 9: LOOPING THROUGH DATA USING A REPEATER (24 min)
Chapter 10: DISPLAYING DATA USING THE DATAGRID (52 min)
Chapter 11: CREATING A STOCK PHOTO APPLICATION (74 min)
Chapter 12: EXTENDING FLEX COMPONENTS (33 min)
Chapter 13: DRAW PROGRAMMATICALLY & REDUCE APP SIZE (17 min)
Chapter 14: ANIMATING COMPONENTS & STATE CHANGES (35 min)
Chapter 15: IMPLEMENTING DRAG & DROP FUNCTIONALITY (30 min)
Chapter 16: VALIDATING & FORMATTING DATA (22 min)
Chapter 17: MANIPULATING COMPLEX CLIENT-SIDE DATA (27 min)
Chapter 18: PROVIDING XML TO CONTROLS WITH E4X (27 min)
Chapter 19: UPLOADING FILES TO A SERVER (25 min)
Chapter 20: GETTING STARTED WITH AIR (16 min)
Chapter 21: CREATING NATIVE WINDOWS WITH AIR (24 min)
Chapter 22: ACCESSING THE FILE SYSTEM THROUGH AIR (18 min)
Flash Pro CS6 : Duration 6 Hours
Adobe Education Leader and instructor Debbie Keller will show how to get the most from Flash CS6 and it’s powerful authoring environment. Once you master the basics and are confident in your skills, you’ll explore animation and multimedia, learn how to manage your rich media content and create robust and compelling interactive experiences for a wide range of platforms and devices.
Flash Pro CS5 : Duration 6 Hours
With Total Training for Adobe Flash CS5 Professional Essentials you will learn how to create and control your own flash animations and put together your own flash website complete with animations, sound and video, buttons and the scripting to make it all work. We cover animation tips and tricks so that you will be quickly creating animations that not only look good but are easy to edit, update, and reuse.
Topics include :
Learn the new drawing tools.
Explore code snippets for actionScript.
Work with motion presets and tweens.
Understand the Flash workspaces.
Discover how to use the motion editor panel.
Illustrator Essentials CS5 : Duration 7 Hours
Total Training for Adobe Illustrator CS5 Essentials will teach you all you need to know to get up to speed quickly and easily with this powerful vector design tool. Join award-wining designer Steve Holmes as he shows you how to wield the sheer power of this incredible design and artwork program. Learn real-world techniques and solid processes for creating stunning artwork and layouts for print and digital media, utilizing the biggest and best tools Illustrator has to offer.
Topics include :
Creating, Using & Updating Graphic Styles.
Building Intricate Logos with the new Shape Builder Tool.
Making Artwork Pixel-Perfect for Web Export.
Insanely Accurate Layout Techniquesno excuses!
Live Trace & Pantone Colors for T-Shirt Design.
Adobe Illustrator CC
Adobe Illustrator Creative Cloud is the world’s best drawing program, and the best way to get up to speed and use it like an expert is with Total Training for Adobe Illustrator CC.
Bob Flisser will take you step-by-step through the program, showing you how to draw basic shapes, custom curves, text effects and color gradients, as well as techniques for combining shapes, creating re-usable styles, modifying existing artwork, working with color, printing and creating PDFs, and a lot more.
After completing this course, you will know how to draw and format a wide variety of shapes and objects, how to bend, stretch, warp, combine and split objects, how to apply colors, patterns and gradients to fills and strokes, how to create special effects, how to use the new cloud-based features, and more. And you will learn a lot of tips and shortcuts to streamline your work.
How to draw any shape you can think of, using the Pen tool
Multiple ways of splitting objects apart and joining objects together
Applying color gradients to object fills, object strokes, and text
Fitting a line of text along a curve and fitting a paragraph of text into a shape
Blending one object into another
With Total Training for Adobe Muse, Adobe specialist Jeremy Goldberg will teach you how to build beautiful websites without writing any code. Instead of thinking about technology, simply focus on design by combining graphics, stunning typography, and rich interactivity.
Add unique tablet and phone layouts to your website with complete control and then publish your website to the provider of your choice. Adobe Muse makes building websites easy and fast.
By the time you have completed watching this training series, you’ll know how to build a great website without writing any code and have all the skills you need to add graphics, beautiful typography and rich interactivity to your projects. You will also be able to create custom mobile designs and publish your website with just a few clicks.
How to build a complete website without writing any code
How to define Master pages
How to add beautiful typography with web fonts
How to add rich interactivity with widgets
How to make custom mobile sites
WordPress Backup, Security & Performance.
This course will show you how to keep your WordPress site backed-up, secure and running at peak-performance.
WordPress sites are inherently vulnerable and slow unless you do something proactive to prevent it. Using the essential tools and technologies described in this course will keep your WordPress site as safe and fast as any other type of website.
How to detect an intrusion and scan your site using free tools
How to restore a WordPress site from backup
How to rapidly get WordPress sites performing on a par with regular HTML websites
How to measure (benchmark) your site’s performance
How to keep your database tuned
WordPress Essentials for Business
WordPress Essentials for Business is a quick (90 min) but thorough overview of using WordPress to create a business website. It is designed for busy small-business owners and self-employed professionals who want to quickly master the WordPress software for the purpose of creating an attractive website that generates leads and sales.
The course covers almost all of the WordPress user interface. We learn by doing as we build out an actual website for a client of ours, explaining and demonstrating key concepts along the way, such as themes, plugins, widgets, images, and more.
Image cropping and resizing tools that have been available since WordPress 3.5 only
Custom Menu Widget which has replaced the Links widget since WP 3.5
How to use commercial plugins (and when you would need one)
How to setup multiple blog pages on a single site
vWordPress security fundamentals (avoid getting hacked)
WordPress Theme Selection & Customization
This course covers four of the most popular commercial theme families on the web (StudioPress, WooThemes, ElegantThemes, and Thesis), as well as sales-letter theme OptimizePress and the excellent free Weaver theme. We work with each one as we build out real client websites.
By the time you have finished this course, you will understand how to choose a theme and how to use the most popular themes available for WordPress to make your site look it’s best.
Chapter 1: INTRO TO THEMES (6 min)
Chapter 2: STUDIOPRESS BUILD (22 min)
Chapter 3: ELEGANT THEMES BUILD (17 min)
Chapter 4: WOOTHEMES BUILD (13 min)
Chapter 5: OPTIMIZEPRESS BUILD (15 min)
Chapter 6: THESIS BUILD (21 min)
Chapter 7: CSS STYLING (5 min)
Chapter 8: WEAVER BUILD (9 min)
Chapter 9: RESPONSIVE THEMES (4 min)
InDesign Essentials CS5 : Duration 6 Hours
With Total Training for Adobe InDesign CS5 Essentials you’ll learn all the key new features that are packed into this robust design and publishing tool. Adobe Certified Expert James Lockman teaches you the fundamental tools, tips and techniques you’ll need to create professionally designed layouts, text, tables and graphics. This training is just what you need to quickly take your skills to the next level when working with Adobe InDesign CS5.
Topics include :
Learn to create self-adjusting layouts using auto-fit and the gap tool.
Discover the MiniBridge to browse for, then drag and drop, images onto your layout, all from within InDesign.
See how to adjust the corners on an InDesign frame independently.
Learn to insert text and graphics into your InDesign layout.
Create text that spans or splits columns without creating new text frames.
Photoshop CS6 Essentials : Duration 6 Hours
Learn the world’s leading image editing software from the pros! Adobe Education Leader Debbie Keller will show you how to harness the power of this version of Photoshop. Create stunning images, elegant designs, and powerful graphics. Debbie will cover all the fundamentals, including the re-engineered design tools, the amazing new Content-Aware tools, streamlined workflows and more.
Photoshop CS5 Essentials : Duration 6.2 Hours
Training for Adobe Photoshop CS5 Extended: Essentials is learning the way it needs to be; informative and engaging, with fast results. This series is ideal for the beginning user to learn the essentials of Photoshop, and to get up to speed on all of the major features of this powerful image editing software.
It is also perfect for the intermediate user who needs to upgrade to this new version of Photoshop, or has skipped a version, and needs to learn the new features and interface enhancements of this latest iteration.
You’ll learn by following along with professional photographer, author, image editor and teacher, Amadou Diallo, who uses Photoshop everyday in his profession. His real-world lessons, professional techniques, and time-saving tips are presented in a clear, concise manner and they will give you all the foundational knowledge you need to get exceptional results from your Photoshop projects.
By the end of this course you will have excellent beginner to intermediate skills using Photoshop CS5, which is amazing, considering how vast and powerful this software is.
Our time-tested training methods will have you comfortable using all of the key tools, palettes, and menu bars , as well as, the major features such as layers, selections, image editing, retouching, working with colorand swatches, type design, masks, and blend modes.
Once you are proficient in the foundations of Photoshop, Amadou will move on to more advanced topics and teach you how to work with vector shapes and paths, smart objects , using Adobe Bridge, the basics of Camera Raw, working with complex image layers, alpha channels, composting images, manipulating brushes, and finally outputting for printand theweb.
When you complete this course, you will have the knowledge, confidence and skill to edit your images like a professional, and you will be ready to move on to mastering advanced techniques.
If you are already competent using Photoshop and need more in-depth training try our Adobe Photoshop CS5 Advanced.
Topics include :
The Refine Radius Tool.
Content-aware healing and fills.
The Mixer Brush.
Live Workspace updates.
Design Workflow CS5 : Duration 6 Hours
The Creative Suite 5 applications were specifically designed to work together and help you streamline your workflow. Total Training for Adobe Creative Suite 5: Design Workflow, instructed by Adobe Certified Creative Suite Master, will teach you all the tools you need to successfully integrate all of your Adobe Creative Suite Design applications, making you more design savvy and efficient.
Beginning with creating artwork in Photoshop and Illustrator, you will use that artwork in print and on the web integrating InDesign, Flash, Fireworks, Dreamweaver and Flash Catalyst. Whether you are new to the Suite or a seasoned veteran, this series is chock full of insightful tips and real-world techniques that will appeal to everyone in the design field trying to make the most of their creative workflow.
Topics include :
Create interactive modules or complete web sites with Flash Catalyst.
Use InDesign to create documents using artwork from Photoshop and Illustrator.
Discover Illustrator’s new Beautiful Strokes technologies.
Take advantage of Photoshop’s Content Aware technology.
Build a rollover navigation panel in Fireworks.
Adobe CS6 Design & Web Workflow : Duration 7 Hours
This training for Adobe Creative Suite 6 Design & Web Workflow, you’ll learn how to use the products together in an integrated format, as you learn to create assets for print, web and digital projects. Discover the amazing tools and incredible new features within CS6 and easily take your ideas from one application to another throughout the suite.You’ll learn savvy tricks for creating exciting designs for print, ePubs, animation and web design. Learn the skills to stay competitive in today’s fast-paced market!
After Effects CS6 Essentials : Duration 1.5 Hours
Learn Adobe After Effects CS6 from one of the After Effects greats. Brian Maffitt teaches you how to use and get the most from this powerful animation and compositing application. Brian shows you how to deliver professional cinematic visual effects and motion graphics, covering essentials features, new performance enhancements, and the coolest new tools including the Ray-traced 3D engine, 3D camera tracker, tips & tricks the pros use, and more.
Adobe Fireworks CS6 : Duration 3.68 Hours
Designer and educator Patrick Foster will show you how you can create professional designs for websites and mobile apps quickly and easily using Fireworks CS6, and all without coding! First you’ll master the basics of the tools and interface, then you’ll cover the smart new features including creating mobile themes with support for jQuery, working with CSS sprites, extracting clean CSS3 code and the enhanced color options. By the time you are finished with this course you be able to create your own eye-catching designs for the web and mobile devices.
Illustrator Essentials CS6 : Duration 8..5 Hours
Designer & sought-after presenter Brian Maffitt takes the helm and shows you how to get the most from this powerful, speedy new version of Illustrator CS6. You’ll learn to create amazing artwork for print and digital media from an Illustrator pro who will quickly and skillfully familiarize you with the interface and tools, while introducing the latest updates and features of this powerful vector-design tool.
InDesign Essentials CS6 : Duration 11.5 Hours
Get up to speed fast with trainer and publishing professional Randy Hagen, as he teaches you to create beautiful page layouts using this versatile design and publishing tool. You’ll explore the professional design and typography features that allow you to efficiently produce flawless layouts for print, tablets and other devices. Randy will cover all the essentials you’ll need to become skilled using InDesign CS6 including all the latest features like the Adaptive Design Tools.