Tutorials

Oracle
Oracle Solaris 11 System Administration - Exam 1Z0-821

Veteran VTC instructor Bobby Rogers facilitates this review course for the Oracle Certified Associate on Solaris 11 certification exam. Designed for both novice and experienced administrators, the course will cover all exam objectives for the 1Z0-821 exam, including installing Solaris 11, the Image Packaging System, administering Oracle Solaris Zones, the ZFS file system, networking, controlling access to systems and files, and managing users. This course also covers Solaris 11.1 updates. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

Sony
Sony Vegas Pro 12

Sony's Vegas Pro 12 is the latest update to the extremely popular professional digital video editing software. In this VTC course, you will learn how to create a music video from video footage and audio files provided. As the course progresses, author and expert Mark Struthers will demonstrate the functions required for a music video project. He will illustrate various audio and video effects prior to looking at the Vegas Pro 12 Mixing Console. Focusing on certain sections of the music video, the course aims to teach you techniques and skills that you can use in practice on the provided work files and then on your own projects as your skill in Vegas improves. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

Adobe
Adobe Flash CS6

The de facto interactive animation package, Flash, is a must-have in the arsenal of every web and mobile designer. In this VTC course, you'll discover the ins and outs of creating and managing Flash movies and interactive content. Come along for the ride as we delve into working with Flash's interface, tools, and objects. You will learn how to manage shapes, build symbols, and manage instances. Follow along with author Geoff Blake as he shows you the huge array of animation techniques, including tweened sequences, applying easing, and special effects. From there, edit your animations and publish your work in a variety of formats for the world to see, including SWF, Adobe AIR, and HTML5. All this and more awaits in Adobe Flash CS6!

iOS6
iOS 6

iOS 6 is the "world's most advanced mobile operating system." Version 6 brings tighter integration with social media, new maps, refinements with Siri, and so much more. This VTC course explores the new features of iOS 6 along with the basics of operation. VTC author Sam McGuire demonstrates how to set-up your device and get the most from its day to day use. Topics include: app usage, interfacing with iCloud, social media, and a host of other practical applications. This course covers everything you need to get the most from your mobile devices. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

CompTIA
CompTIA A+ (Exam 220-802)

The CompTIA A+ certification is the most recognized IT certification in the industry. CompTIA A+ certification validates the foundation-level knowledge and skills necessary for a career in IT support. CompTIA A+ certified technicians have a reputation for not only knowing the technical aspects of their jobs but also for exercising excellent communication skills when working with clients. To achieve this certification, candidates must pass two exams: Exam 220-801 and Exam 220-802. In this VTC course, A+ certified instructor Mark Long will help you understand the concepts and information you need to know to prepare for the 220-802 exam. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

FileMaker
FileMaker and PHP Foundations

PHP is the most widely used scripting language on the web. It's accessible, well documented, and easy to learn. When FileMaker Inc. released their API for PHP a new door was opened to build rich web applications that interact with FileMaker Pro databases. This VTC course will introduce you to the PHP language, FileMaker's API for PHP, and best practices for Custom Web Publishing with PHP. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

Adobe
Adobe InDesign CS6: Advanced

Adobe InDesign CS6: Advanced picks up where the Beginner course left off. Long-time VTC author Brian White introduces you to InDesign's advanced features which will take your knowledge of the software to the next level. The course begins with a thorough look at text, graphic, and special-effect features before progressing through the creation of tables and long documents. Brian then shifts into InDesign's powerful interactive features. Starting with the new PDR interactive forms, the course then covers interactive PDF & SWF. The chapter on the Digital Publishing Suite shows you how to get a publication created for the iPad. The course then concludes with an introduction to e-pub documents. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

FileMaker
FileMaker Pro 12: Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced Bundle

Three courses, lower price! FileMaker Pro is powerful enough to handle most database jobs yet easy enough to create simple solutions in minutes. These practical "how to" courses by FileMaker expert John Mark Osborne start from beginner level and use a single invoicing example to demonstrate FileMaker Pro 7, 8, 8.5, 9, 10, 11 and 12 features and techniques including: Ultimate Find, saving a found set of records for future retrieval, saving find criteria for future use, text parsing to create features, making new requests easier for users, parsing web form generated emails, five methods for deleting duplicates, recursive phone filter, creating preferences in a single-user and multi-user scenario, web-like back and forward buttons, conditional buttons, custom form letters, changing text attributes with scripts, script triggers and many more techniques with an emphasis on adaptive scripting and calculations. Examples of the invoice file are provided at every stage of the creation process so the user can easily review one section without starting from the beginning.

FileMaker
FileMaker Pro 12: Advanced

FileMaker Pro is powerful enough to handle most database jobs yet easy enough to create simple solutions in minutes. This practical "how to" course by FileMaker expert John Mark Osborne starts from advanced level and uses a single invoicing example to demonstrate FileMaker Pro 7, 8, 8.5, 9, 10, 11 and 12 features and techniques including: Ultimate Find, saving a found set of records for future retrieval, saving find criteria for future use, text parsing to create features, making new requests easier for users, parsing web form generated emails, five methods for deleting duplicates, recursive phone filter, creating preferences in a single-user and multi-user scenario, web-like back and forward buttons, conditional buttons, custom form letters, changing text attributes with scripts, script triggers and many more techniques with an emphasis on adaptive scripting and calculations. Examples of the invoice file are provided at every stage of the creation process so the user can easily review one section without starting from the beginning. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

Adobe
Adobe Dreamweaver CS6

Jump aboard Dreamweaver CS6 and learn the latest new features in Adobe's flagship web layout application. First, you'll master the Dreamweaver interface, defining sites, and handling files. Then, it's on to building a web layout from complete scratch; you'll learn how to insert text, manage graphics, insert Smart Objects, and format tables. Then, discover powerful new CSS Transition effects, as well as the new Fluid Grid Layout options. If you want to quickly get up and running with Dreamweaver CS 6, then this VTC course by author and expert Geoff Blake is exactly what you need. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

QuickStart
QuickStart! - Oracle 11g: RAC Installation and Configuration

In this VTC QuickStart! course, you will learn how to do a simple Oracle RAC 11gR2 installation on Oracle Enterprise Linux, including where to find and download software, basic Linux installation, Linux configuration of Oracle RAC, Grid Infrastructure installation, Oracle software installation, as well as simple database creation. This is all done with Oracle Enterprise Linux 5 (OEL 5) on 32-bit servers. The overall objective for the course is to focus on a single task, within a set of possible highly complex and demanding tasks and software units. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

* VTC MasterClass! courses are available only to registered VTC Online University members.

Adobe
Adobe InDesign CS6: Beginner

This Adobe InDesign CS6: Beginner course gives you all the information you need to get up and running with Adobe's premier page layout software. Long-time VTC author Brian White guides you through all the important elements including page layout, master pages, layers, text, and graphics. Also included are features new to InDesign CS6: Alternate Layout, Conveyor Tool, Liquid Pages, and Auto-Resize for text frames. The course concludes with an introduction to styles which are the powerhouse tools that bring everything together and makes your workflow fast, efficient, and consistent. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.