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QuickStart! - Autodesk AutoCAD 2010: Certified Professional

Autodesk certifications are a reliable validation of your skills and knowledge, and can accelerate professional development, improve productivity, and enhance credibility in your field. Each Autodesk certification signifies the experience and expertise of design professionals around the world. This course provides users with the basic essentials needed to learn how to master the AutoCAD 2010 Professional Certification. To begin learning today, simply click on the links.

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QuickStart! - Autodesk AutoCAD 2010: Certified Associate

Autodesk certifications are a reliable validation of your skills and knowledge, and can accelerate professional development, improve productivity, and enhance credibility in your field. Each Autodesk certification signifies the experience and expertise of design professionals around the world. This course provides users with the basic essentials needed to learn how to master the AutoCAD 2010 Associate Certification. To begin learning today, simply click on the links.

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QuickStart! - Real World Guide to Microsoft Certification

If you are looking for a way to advance your career or maybe even begin a career, becoming a Microsoft Certified Professional may be just what you need. Microsoft offers a number of certifications spanning numerous technologies and skills that prove to prospective employers that you know your stuff. In this QuickStart! course, Microsoft Certified Trainer Mark Long helps you understand the Microsoft Certifications that are available and gives you practical advice on how to prepare for the exams, successfully take the exam and get attention from potential employers. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

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MYOB
MYOB Accounting Plus 18

MYOB Accounting has been one of the most popular business accounting packages in Australia and New Zealand for years. It combines inventory and contact management, invoicing, account control, and tax reporting. The Plus version of the software adds payroll, time billing, and more. VTC author, Rick Martin, provides an in-depth look at the software, covering both the Plus and regular versions of MYOB Accounting 18. You will learn how to set up, customise, and maintain company files; effectively manage sales, purchases, banking, payroll, inventory, time billing, and financial planning; and tailor your correspondence paperwork to suit your business image. Finally, Rick will demonstrate end-of-period procedures to keep your business up-to-date and compliant with tax and business laws. Work files are included. To begin learning today, simply click on one of the movie links below.

Microsoft
Microsoft Visual Basic 2008

Visual Basic 2008, which is part of the Visual Studio 2008 package, is an object-oriented, general purpose programming language. Programmers using the Visual Basic 2008 language have the ability to write applications ranging from simple user-friendly front-end interfaces to complex database applications. VB 2008 applications can be deployed as stand-alone or web-based applications. This tutorial by Arthur Lee assumes no prior programming background and uses a building block approach beginning with simple programming features and examples while gradually introducing more complex features. Where appropriate, new features that have been introduced in the 2008 version of Visual Basic will be explained. Coding examples are provided to be referenced by the user to enhance their learning experience. Work files are included. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

Adobe
Adobe Premiere CS4: How to Create a Short Film

Premiere Pro CS4 is the flagship movie making software from Adobe. It allows the full creation of a movie from capture, through editing and output to various formats, including DVD, FLV, MP4 and Blueray. This course, authored by freelance filmmaker Mark Struthers of ENERGY STUDIOS, illustrates many tips and tricks that can be integrated into your own Premiere projects. An assortment of movie clips, photographs and audio files that were used throughout the course are made available for practice purposes. To begin learning Adobe Premiere CS4: How to Create a Short Film, simply click on one of the movie topics.

Fedora
Fedora 11

Linux is the most important operating system on the Internet. It's recognized everywhere as the cost-effective way to operate all kinds of servers and desktops. With the support of powerhouses like IBM, Dell, HP, and Sun, demand for Linux is growing. Fedora 11 is the latest in a line of community-supported releases from Red Hat. It is also the test bed for the upcoming release of the enterprise-ready Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. This "how to" course by VTC author, Mike Jang, uses practical examples to demonstrate the skills you need to use Fedora 11 on the desktop. To begin learning today, simply click the links.

CSS23
CSS 2/3

Cascading Style Sheets is a fundamental technology of web design, and knowledge of how CSS works is essential. Regardless of whether you are using the most recent cutting-edge web authoring tool or just a plain text editor, you have to know your CSS. This VTC course provides users with a thorough examination of CSS2 with web design in mind. Ranging from fundamental concepts and hands-on application of techniques to advanced topics on Javascript & CSS and CSS3, James Street guides the way through this project-based training course. Work files are included. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

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QuickStart! - Apple Soundtrack Pro 3

Apple Soundtrack Pro 3 is a large part of both the Final Cut Studio suite and the Logic Studio suite of applications and is a major post-production tool. With version 3, Apple has introduced a more stable and powerful audio workstation that is designed to compete in the world of audio post-production. This VTC QuickStart! - Apple Soundtrack Pro 3 title is designed to introduce the new user to basic setup and functionality, while also introducing the experienced user to the set of new tools in version 3. While this title is compact and full of information, the examples are prioritized to be the most useful to the viewer. Author Sam McGuire guides you through this new update with useful tips and tricks that will help you get into the software in an efficient manner. Soundtrack Pro 3 is an exciting part of Apple's software offerings and this QuickStart! will provide you the means to harness its power. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

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Introduction
Introduction to Microsoft Reporting Services

The digital data storage revolution that arrived in the 1990's has continued throughout the early to late 2000's. Along with the technology came a new problem. How do we obtain secure and scalable access to the data across developing technologies such as the Internet? Microsoft SQL Reporting Services is a comprehensive, server-based solution that enables the creation, management, and delivery of both traditional, paper oriented reports and interactive, Web-based reports...all in an easy to administer and secure solution. VTC Author and Microsoft Certified Trainer Mark Long will introduce you to the basics of SQL Server Reporting Services and show you how to get started creating and delivering reports with this technology. Work files are included. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

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QuickStart! - Blender

Blender is an open-source 3D application. It is a great place to start for students who want to get into 3D modeling, game design, and CG graphics because the application is absolutely free. It's also a great tool for Pro Modelers because of its built-in game engine and its UVW unwrapping capabilities. The learning curve for this software can be a little steep without a bit of a boost from somebody who knows the program. In this course, Jason Welsh will give you just the head start you need with his reference-based learning examples.

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FL
FL Studio 8

FL Studio 8 is no longer the fringe audio workstation that it once was. With version 8, it continues to mature into a true competitor for such applications as Cubase, Sonar, and even Pro Tools. Its ability to work with audio and MIDI in both a linear and looping environment is unique among software applications. In this VTC course, author Sam McGuire helps FL Studio users navigate the FL Studio application, while still providing tips and tricks that the experienced user will find useful. The course is based on work flows you would find in the real world and not simply a list of definitions of tools and functions. Using FL Studio to create music is the goal, and this tutorial helps users create a seamless and transparent environment. Continuing on the FL Studio 7 course, this new material is designed to sharpen your skills and provide the means to be a master user of the software. Work Files are included. To begin learning FL Studio 8 today, simply click on one of the movie links.