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David Blatner, Anne-Marie Concepción
Released On: 8/25/2011
In this series, David Blatner and Anne-Marie Concepción, co-hosts of the web's top resource for InDesign tips and tricks, InDesignSecrets.com, share some hidden and sometimes surprising workflow tips that will make working in InDesign more efficient and more fun. The course covers built-in timesaving features such as Quick Apply and auto-expanding text, but also little-known tricks, such as using the eyedropper to copy and paste character and paragraph text attributes and making accurate selections by selecting through or even into objects.
New techniques will be added to the collection every other week, so check back early and often. Find more tips and tricks at indesignsecrets.com.
The Practicing Photographer
Released On: 5/16/2013
The Practicing Photographer, photographer and teacher Ben Long shares a weekly serving of photographic instruction and inspiration. Each installment focuses on a photographic shooting scenario, a piece of gear, or a software technique. Each installment concludes with a call to action designed to inspire you to pick up your camera (or your mouse or smartphone) to try the technique for yourself.
Up and Running with Symfony2 for PHP
Released On: 8/21/2014
Build PHP applications the modern way with Symfony2, a popular PHP MVC framework. In this course, Jon Peck shows you how to install and configure Symfony and start saving time with typical development tasks, such as directing traffic, creating persistent models, and rendering content with templates. He'll also show you how to define and validate forms and debug your applications. Don't reinvent the wheel; start learning how to use Symfony to get a head start on your PHP projects.
GIS on the Web
Released On: 8/21/2014
When graphical information systems (GIS) meet some of the world's most exciting web-mapping technology, such as Google Maps, you get richer, more interactive maps and better insights into your data. GIS on the web means using tools like Google Maps, Bing Maps, and Esri to create map mashups: multilayered visualizations that combine data from multiple sources. In this course, Jason VanHorn will show how to use these tools to analyze geodata and create interactive, mobile-ready maps that communicate your ideas better than ever before.