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Building and Maintaining Your UX Design Portfolio
Released On: 5/26/2016
Building and maintaining a compelling user experience design portfolio isn't easy. In this course, Diane Cronenwett offers real-world advice to make your portfolio stand out from the crowd. Learn how to create a portfolio ... even if you've never worked in a UX job before. Understand the elements of a strong UX portfolio. Find out what happens during a portfolio review—and get tips for incorporating storytelling into a presentation.
This short course contains everything you need to kick-start a career in UX and find a UX job in any startup or established corporation.
JavaFX GUI Development
Released On: 5/26/2016
JavaFX is the standard tool for GUI development (replacing Swing in Java SE), and the next step in the evolution of Java. Learn how to use JavaFX to develop your own interfaces for enterprise apps in these lessons from Peggy Fisher, our in-house programming expert. She explains how JavaFX connects to other Java APIs, how to use FXML to separate the UI design from the application logic, and how to draw lines and shapes with the 2D class objects. To make your GUIs more interactive, she shows how to apply effects and add images, charts, and animation to your JavaFX projects. Finally, learn how to integrate CSS to customize your JavaFX interface designs. Challenges issued along the way allow you to test your new JavaFX skills as you build them.
Audio Mixing Master Class
Released On: 5/19/2016
Get a master class in audio mixing from one of the music industry's most admired teachers, Bobby Owsinski. Built around hands-on mixing exercises designed to show you how to listen and work like a music pro, this weekly series reveals the tips, tricks, and secrets to all the different facets of mixing, including instrument and vocal balance, panning, compression, EQ, reverb, delay, and making your mix as interesting as possible.
See how the pros handle the critical balance between the bass and drums. Learn where, when, why, and how EQ should be used on virtually any instrument. Become proficient in tailoring just the right effect for each particular mixing situation. And master the key to fat and punchy sounding mixes: compression. Tune in every Thursday for a new tip!
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.