Tutorials

Microsoft
Microsoft PowerPoint 2003

Microsoft PowerPoint 2003 provides a complete set of tools for creating powerful presentations. Organize and format your material easily, illustrate your points with your own images, or clip art, and even broadcast presentations over the Web. Virtual Training Company author Curtis Simmons shows users how to get the most out of this application. In this tutorial, he explains the basics of PowerPoint, how to create and modify presentations, clip art and drawing tools, printing and packaging, and more. Start learning today by clicking one of the movie topics below.

Pinnacle
Pinnacle Liquid Edition

Virtual Training Company is proud to introduce Pinnacle Liquid Edition, the most powerful and comprehensive DV editing solution available today. Liquid Edition provides the strong editing features that professionals demand by combining the professional expertise and esteemed broadcast heritage of the Pinnacle Liquid line with the plug and play power and ease of use of Edition. Liquid Edition delivers stellar tools for impressive real-time compositing, effects and DVD authoring. Author Myron Achtman guides users through this in-depth VTC tutorial to help get the absolute most out of Pinnacle Liquid Edition. An additional DVD disk containing video footage is available with purchase of CD. Click on the links below to get started.

Microsoft
Microsoft FrontPage 2003

Microsoft FrontPage allows users to create sophisticated websites by providing professional design, authoring, data, and publishing tools. VTC author, Kate Chase, covers basic website design, hyperlinks, working with text, and inserting multimedia elements with use of new layout and graphics tools. She explains dealing with tables, frames, and forms within site design. Also covered are enhanced publishing features and options that help get your Web pages online even faster. To being learning today, simply click on a link below.

Oracle
Oracle Database Administration Fundamentals II

Oracle Database Administration Fundamentals II is the third in a series of four courses covering Oracle Certification course #1Z0-032, and more. Like the other courses in this series of Oracle Certification titles, this course teaches and demonstrates by example using thoroughly tested examples. In this course, instructor Gavin Powell covers Oracle Net Services, Backup and Recovery including RMAN, Oracle Enterprise Manager, Transportable Tablespaces and SQL*Loader. In addition, there are small sections introducing other Oracle optional features such as Standby databases (both Logical and Physical) plus Replication (both traditional and using Streams). Net Services covers architecture, connection configuration, listener configuration (from basics to connection profiling and load balancing), all the facts about connection strings and Oracle Net Services naming methods, even introducing some advanced features. To get started today, simply click one of the links below.

Macromedia
Macromedia Flash MX Pro 2004 Advanced Developer

Macromedia Flash MX Pro 2004 Advanced Developer opens a whole new world of functionality to Flash development and programming. The central program, Flash MX Pro 2004, Includes everything in Flash MX 2004, plus advanced functionality for creating more sophisticated interactive content, rich Internet applications, professional quality video, and easy deployment to devices. In this VTC tutorial, author Eric Hake guides you through these advanced and exciting uses of Flash, including: application development, building applications with a familiar forms-based development environment, creating sophisticated interactivity with ActionScript 2.0 and connecting to data with robust, scriptable data-binding. To get started today, click the links below.

Microsoft
Microsoft Exchange 2003

E-mail is currently the most widely used collaborative technology. Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 enables information workers to gain access to critical communications almost whenever and wherever they need to and is designed to deliver greater security, availability, and reliability. In this tutorial, author and certified instructor Mark Long guides users through understanding, designing and implementing Microsoft Exchange Server 2003. He discusses differences between this and previous versions, helping Microsoft Exchange 2000 users easily migrate to 2003. The basics of Shared File and Client Server, updating Exchange Security, as well as other new features, are all covered. This tutorial can help you go from beginner to expert in no time! To begin learning now, simply click the links below.

Introduction
Linux: Introduction to Linux

Linux is a free Unix-type operating system originally created by Linus Torvalds with the assistance of developers around the world. Developed under the GNU General Public License, the source code for Linux is freely available to everyone. In this tutorial, Arthur Griffith explains and demonstrates everything you need to know to begin understanding and using Linux. From history to philosophy, installation to networking (even Cygwin X Server and RedHat); whether you have a passing interest in a new OS, or would like to become a Linux engineer, the VTC 'Linux: Introduction to Linux' tutorial is the best place to start. To get started, click on one of the links below

Sun
Sun Microsystems Solaris CX-310-014

This course is designed to provide a user with the knowledge needed to successfully take and pass the Sun Microsystems Exam CX-310-014. This exam is part one of the Sun Certified System Administrator for Solaris 9 Operating System certification. To begin learning today, simply click one of the topics below.

PHP
PHP Project Solutions

This course will provide in-depth coverage of major PHP syntax, built-in functions of PHP, web application programming techniques and recommended coding solutions based on common PHP requirements. The user will also learn how to create a complete web application using HTML/XHTML/XML, Javascript, Postgres/SQL and then learn to troubleshoot by example. Examples and code for an online card game, shopping cart, email newsletter, content management system and online survey system, are included within the tutorial. To get started today, simply click one of the movie topics below.

Macromedia
Macromedia ColdFusion MX

Macromedia ColdFusion MX brings increased power and flexibility to web development. With ColdFusion Components, web developers can create modular, reusable code objects, and call them internally, or through web services. This training takes you step-by-step through ColdFusion components: planning, design patterns, method structure, and much more. Instructor Darcey Spears covers object-oriented language concepts like inheritance and packaging with components, and shows you how to publish and consume your components as web services. If you want to stay current as a ColdFusion developer, you need this training! To begin learning today, simply click one of the topics below.

Adobe
Adobe Photoshop Image Restoration

Phil Hawkins has been a landscape Photographer in Yosemite National Park for twenty-two years and an avid user of Photoshop for the last seven years. In this tutorial, "Adobe Photoshop Image Restoration - Image Acquisition and Retouching", he will begin by teaching photography concepts: image color, film grain, tonal range and cropping techniques, will be covered. Next, he will move into acquisition methods such as scanning and importing. Once the image has been brought into Photoshop, he will discuss file management, resolution and bit depth. He will follow up with color correction, composition and finally image restoration. This is a project based tutorial that will help any Photoshop user from version 5 up to the current CS and beyond. To begin learning today, simply click one of the topics below.

Microsoft
Microsoft Exchange 2000 Enterprise

In this course, Certified Instructor Mark Long will teach the concepts and theories dealing with Microsoft Exchange 2000 in the "Enterprise" environment. He will begin by covering the basics, starting with Active Directory Integration, Schemas, Domains, Sites, Global Catalog Servers and the Implementation of Active Directory in Exchange. From installation to implementation, administration, policy management, routing, public folders, security and more, this tutorial is a "must have" for the Exchange 2000 Enterprise Administrator.

*Please note that this is the second VTC course in a series of Microsoft Exchange 2000 titles. The first course---"Microsoft Exchange 2000 Implementation and Management"---is a suggested prerequisite.*