Tutorials

Adobe
Adobe Photoshop CS3

Work and create faster with the most powerful and innovative version of Photoshop yet! With new features, designed to improve your productivity and enhance your workflow, Adobe Photoshop CS3 delivers all the tools you'll need. Whether you are a Photographer, 3D Artist, Painter, Illustrator, Web Designer or a Digital Video Artist, Photoshop has powerful tools that can take your vision to the next level. Join Professional Illustrator and seasoned VTC Author - Dwayne Ferguson, as he takes you on an in-depth look at the Photoshop CS3 application. To begin learning today, simply click on the Adobe Photoshop CS3 movie links.

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Microsoft
Microsoft Outlook 2007

Microsoft Outlook 2007 provides an integrated solution for managing and organizing e-mail messages, schedules, tasks, notes, contacts, and more. With its new design and advanced customization features, Microsoft Outlook 2007 is much more than just an e-mail/calendar application. Author Brian Culp guides users through using this exciting new program, from installation to utilizing it as a complete task and communication management program. As a part of Microsoft Office, or as a stand alone program, Brian Culp will show users how to get the most out of Microsoft Outlook 2007, and he even includes 10 of his favorite tips / tricks. Click on the links below to get started today.

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Adobe
QuickStart! - Adobe InDesign CS3

VTC author, Brian White, gets you started with Adobe InDesign CS3. He begins with a quick tour of the interface, before demonstrating new features and improvements to pre-existing InDesign features. Learn how to integrate InDesign with other CS3 applications, harness the power of style sheets, and export your final masterpiece. To begin learning today, simply click on one of the QuickStart! Adobe InDesign CS3 movie links.

* VTC QuickStart! tutorials are available only to registered VTC Online University members.

Adobe
QuickStart! - Adobe Dreamweaver CS3

VTC author, James Gonzalez, gets you started with Adobe Dreamweaver CS3. He begins with a quick tour of the interface, as well as a discussion on new features available within Dreamweaver CS3. Learn how to set up a site, create documents, integrate with both Photoshop CS3 and Flash CS3, and how to properly set up and apply CSS. To begin learning today, simply click on one of the QuickStart! Adobe Dreamweaver CS3 movie links.

* VTC QuickStart! tutorials are available only to registered VTC Online University members.

Adobe
QuickStart! - Adobe Flash CS3

VTC author, James Gonzalez, gets you started with Adobe Flash CS3. He begins with a quick tour of the interface, as well as a discussion on the new features available within Flash CS3. Learn how to create and modify content within Flash using the drawing and selection tools, the importance of symbol essentials and movie clips, using shape tween and motion tween techniques, as well as adding audio and video to projects. ActionScript, behaviors, and publishing are also discussed. To begin learning today, simply click on one of the QuickStart! Adobe Flash CS3 movie links.

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Adobe
QuickStart! - Adobe Illustrator CS3

VTC author, Dwayne Ferguson, gets you started with Adobe Illustrator CS3. He begins with a quick tour of the Illustrator CS3 interface, demonstrating proper workflow before moving on to lessons discussing fills, strokes, text and gradients. Learn how to print your finished work, export to Flash, and integrate Illustrator with Photoshop CS3. To begin learning today, simply click on one of the QuickStart! Adobe Photoshop CS3 movie links

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Apple
Apple Shake 4

Apple Shake 4 is cutting-edge compositing software, favored by many Oscar-winning effects artists. It allows 2D and 3D compositing, integration with Final Cut Studio and supports high-quality, 32-bit output to film and HD. It has been used in award-winning movies Return of the King, King Kong, and many others. It's so affordable that even smaller production budgets can use Shake as part of their compositing workflow. In this Shake 4 course, you will learn the basics of utilizing the Shake toolset, navigating within its interface, and importing and outputting various file formats. You'll then learn all about compositing, color nodes, layer nodes, timing and keyframing, rotoshaping, Quickpaint, color keying with keylight and primatte, tracking, stabilizing, warps, filters, and much more. To begin learning today, simply click on the Apple Shake 4 movie links.

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Design
Design Patterns

Design patterns let programmers avoid re-inventing the wheel. The original book (Design Patterns by the "Gang of Four": Erich Gamma, Richard Helm, Ralph Johnson, and John Vlissides) was phenomenally successful. When the programmer faces a particular problem, all they have to do is to look up the correct matching design pattern and use it to implement the solution. In this tutorial VTC author Steve Holzner guides you through the most popular and useful design patterns, so you can begin incorporating them into your own code.

VST
MasterClass! - VST Instruments & Effects Vol. 1

In this VTC MasterClass! course, audio expert and Producer Kenneth Braithwaite, teaches commonly used VST Instruments & Effects. To begin learning today, simply click on one of the MasterClass! - VST Instruments & Effects Vol. 1 movie links.

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Adobe
QuickStart! - Adobe Photoshop CS3

VTC author, Dwayne Ferguson gets you started with Adobe Photoshop CS3. He begins with a tour of the Photoshop CS3 interface, demonstrating proper workflow before moving on to more complex topics such as manipulating images, printing or publishing your work to the web, and integrating Photoshop with other CS3 applications. To begin learning today, simply click on one of the QuickStart! Adobe Photoshop CS3 movie links

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oracle
Oracle 10g

Oracle 10g is a database that runs on Linux, Unix and Windows servers. Oracle Database 10g can be used to automate administrative tasks, providing security and regulatory compliance features, and enabling the highest availability with Real Application Clusters. In this VTC tutorial you will install and configure an Oracle 10g database, as well as review several programming choices to work with your database. To begin learning today simply click the links.

adobe
Adobe CS2 Power Projects

The Adobe Creative Suite is Adobe's complete design package for print and the web. The Creative Suite Premium includes Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat Professional, Version Cue, and GoLive. Creative Suite 2.3 also adds Acrobat 8 Professional and Dreamweaver. This training series covers the basics of every application in Creative Suite 2, as well as overviews of Acrobat 8 and Dreamweaver 8. This course is taught by author, consultant, funny guy, and Adobe Certified Instructor, Chad Perkins. This training series is the best way to get up to speed with all of these amazing applications. And whether you're completely new to some, or all, of these great programs, or whether you're a seasoned expert, there are essential tips and tricks in this series that will completely change your workflow. Work files are included. To begin learning today, simply click on one of the Adobe CS2 Power Projects movie links.

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