Tutorials

Microsoft
Microsoft Office XP Upgrade

In Virtual Training Company's tutorial for Upgrade to Microsoft XP, author Greg Dutton explains the features that make XP productive, efficient, and reliable. He covers everything that is new to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, FrontPage, and Outlook. In no time, these new features will become as familiar to you as your old version of Microsoft Office. To get started, simply click one of the topics below.

Apple
Apple QuickTime VR Authoring Studio

Apple's QuickTime VR Authoring Studio is like 5 programs rolled into one - Object Maker, Panorama Maker, Panorama Stitcher, Project Manager and Scene Maker. Join Matt Neutra in this Virtual Training Company tutorial as he guides you through all five of these and more. He takes you step-by-step, teaching you how to use QuickTime VR Authoring Studio to create panoramic movies, object movies, and scenes. To get started now, simply click one of the topics below.

xSLT
xSLT

xSLT (Extensible Style Language of Transformations) serves as both a style and a programming language. Author Anthony Knox begins this Virtual Training Company tutorial with an introduction to xSLT, the necessary tools, terminology, and the basics of creating a xSLT document. He covers both Top Level and Low Level elements, and explains additional functions. To get started, simply click one of the topics below.

Apple
Final Cut Pro 2.0

In Virtual Training Company's Final Cut Pro 2.0 Tutorial, author David Bigelow thoroughly introduces this application to beginners as well to users already familiar with digital nonlinear editing. He takes the user step-by-step through the process of capturing, editing, applying effects and titles, mixing audio, and outputting to tape or file. This training also elaborates on what's new compared to version 1.2.5: adding real time architecture, easy setup, cutting station, FX Builder enhancement, and the ability to export audio as an OMF file. Start learning the ins and outs of this professional editing package immediately by clicking on one of the movie links below.

Adobe
Adobe Photoshop Elements 1

Adobe Photoshop Elements is perfect for the average user and great for home and small business users. Based on Photoshop, with many of the same image-editing tools, Elements is user-friendly, especially since it includes an online help guide. In Virtual Training Company's, Andrew Hathaway guides you through the interface and the many tools, such as marquee, airbrush, impressionist brush, and the clone tool. He then shows you how to manage you images, like rotating it or changing the size. He covers the use of layers and filters, as well. Go ahead and get started now, by simply clicking one of the topics below.

Adobe
Adobe Illustrator 10

Offering an unparalleled combination of creative freedom and productivity, Adobe Illustrator 10 is preferred by designers, graphic artists, technical illustrators, and business professionals. Andrew Hathaway will guide you through Illustrator 10 in this Virtual Training Company tutorial, beginning with an introduction to the basic menus, windows, and drawing tools. He will teach you about layers, colors and gradients, text, and much more. You will also learn how to use the exciting new features of Illustrator 10, including distort tools, symbols, envelope warp, and object-based slicing. See what you can learn today by simply clicking one of the topics below.

Search
Search Engines

This Virtual Training Company tutorial is perfect for those who are new to search engines and the Internet, and those who get frustrated when searching and would like a better way to find exciting new information. Author Kathy Evans will help you become more efficient in your searches. She begins by introducing you to directories and search engines, helping you learn to develop a search strategy. She will familiarize you with AltaVista and Google and help you customize your browser.

CompTIA
CompTIA Network+ Certification

Need to become CompTIA Network+ certified? Join certified instructor Bill Ferguson in Virtual Training Company's CompTIA Network+ Certification tutorial as he shows you everything you need to know to take and pass the test. He begins by introducing you to the OSI (Open Systems Interconnect) model, then explains how network adapters allow computers to communicate, the relation between the topologies and technologies of networks, and how to control network traffic. Other topics he covers include remote connectivity, tools used for troubleshooting both hardware and software, and how to protect your network with Firewalls. Learn all you need to know for CompTIA Network+ Certification now by simply click one of the topics below.

Macromedia
Macromedia Sitespring

Macromedia Sitespring is a server-based solution that enables web teams to work together. It allows the user to manage web-development projects and organize tasks and team members. In this Virtual Training Company tutorial, Mark Fletcher guides you through setting up and working on projects, managing files and your project site, and administering and configuring Sitespring. You can start learning all this right away by clicking on one of the movie links below!

Macromedia
Macromedia Flash ActionScripting

Virtual Training Company's Flash ActionScripting tutorial gives you an in-depth look into the scripting abilities of Macromedia's Flash 5. Author Don Rissler teaches with the assumption that you are already familiar with Flash, and he dives right into teaching you the actionscripting capabilities. Some of what you will learn includes Motion blur, the Ring of Saturn, the break down of scripting functions, and making button scripts. To get started, simply click one of the topics below.

Adobe
Adobe Photoshop 6 for Photographers

Virtual Training Company's Photoshop 6 for Photographers tutorial, instructed by professional photographer Andrew Hathaway, is aimed at those who have a basic knowledge of and some experience with Photoshop 6 and a general understanding of photography. This tutorial builds on the lessons taught in VTC's Photoshop 6 tutorial (isbn#1930519206) and focuses on using Photoshop as a darkroom tool and a tool for digital imaging and design work. Some of the powerful techniques taught by Andrew Hathaway include color balance and other image adjustments, cloning, locking layers, watermarking, Gaussian blur, and much more. To get started now, simply click one of the topics below.

Macromedia
Macromedia Dreamweaver/Fireworks/Flash Integration

Virtual Training Company's Macromedia Dreamweaver/Fireworks/Flash tutorial is an excellent resource for web developers. Together, these three programs offer a complete web development solution. Mark Fletcher is your guide and will demonstrate the power this integration can give you. They allow you to create images, lay out pages, and produce animation. With this tutorial, you will learn how all three of these work together in no time. To get started, simply click one of the topics below.