Tutorials

Microsoft
Microsoft Windows NT 4 Server Admin

Microsoft Windows NT 4 Server is a very popular server. Not only is it convenient to use, it is also a stable operating system. NT 4 is excellent in running applications. It has a graphical user environment, allows desktop configuration, is capable of multitasking, and has a large load capacity. You can set it up not only as your primary domain controller, but also as a back-up domain controller or a member server. Author Louis DiPaola will show you how to do this, as well as give you a better understanding of the administrative tools of NT 4 in Virtual Training Company's tutorial. He also explains profiles, booting, and troubleshooting in this 5-hour training session. If you need to learn the administration of NT 4, get started right away by clicking one of the below topics.

Microsoft
Microsoft Windows IIS 4

IIS 4 (Internet Information Server) is Microsoft's premier web server. It includes WWW service, File Transfer Protocol service (FTP), Simple Mail Transfer Protocol service (SMTP) that allows email transfers, and Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP) service that allows you to set up news groups. IIS 4 gives you many options, such as a certificate server, an index server that allows search options, a site server express that helps in analyzing a site, and a transaction server that provides secure connections. In Virtual Training Company's tutorial, author Louis DiPaola uses the sample web site that can be installed with IIS 4 to better explain how the system works. He first teaches you how to install the option pack, and then thoroughly explains the many server options in great detail. He even goes over some helpful tips for taking the Microsoft certification test. You can start learning immediately by clicking one of the topics below.

CorelDRAW
CorelDRAW! 9

CorelDRAW! 9 is a great page layout and vector illustration software from Corel, simplifying the design process for users creating for the Web or for print. This Virtual Training Company tutorial, led by Brian White, teaches users about bitmap versus vector design, artistic media tools, how to select and move objects, and more. Learn how to work with special effects, including lenses and power clips and how to import photos and clip art, too. You can begin learning about CorelDRAW 9 immediately- just click on the selection of your choice below.

Microsoft
Microsoft Access 2000

Microsoft Access 2000 gives you powerful new tools for managing your data. You can share your database with coworkers over an intranet, find and retrieve information quickly, and take advantage of pre-packaged automated solutions to quickly create databases. In Virtual Training Company's tutorial, author Lorie Flenner begins very basic, explaining the key concepts behind Access and relational database theory. Go through using an existing database, then smoothly into creating a new database and new forms, queries, and reports. Click any of the topics below to get started right away.

Filemaker
FileMaker Pro 5

Create powerful relational databases that allow you to produce invoices, form letters, client contact databases, purchase order systems, and much more. Virtual Training Company's FileMaker Pro 5 tutorial teaches you this application by taking you through the creation of a complete business system. With author Mark Vernon, you will build databases for customers, products, orders, invoicing, and more. You will also learn to make them all interact seamlessly. Soon you will learn how to create relational databases, reports, use scripts, calculations and functions. Get started by clicking below on any selection you want to learn about.

Microsoft
Microsoft Excel 2000

With Microsoft Excel 2000, you can take advantage of comprehensive tools to create spreadsheets and share them on the Web for universal viewing and collaboration. Excel allows you to easily analyze data with charts, Microsoft PivotTable, and graphs. You can even use automatic formatting to create data-rich spreadsheets. In this tutorial, you are guided from basic thorough advanced techniques by author Lorie Flenner. She easily explains need-to-know topics such as columns and rows, workbooks and worksheets, basic and advanced formulas, and even how to insert graphics. If you need to know Excel, why not start now? Simply click a topic below.

Macromedia
Macromedia Authorware Attain 4/5

Macromedia Authorware is one of the leading visual tools for creating web and online learning applications. It allows training developers, instructional designers, and subject matter experts to develop learning applications that they can track and deploy over the Web, across LANs, and with CD-ROM. Scott Doucet will make all of this seem as easy as pie in Virtual Training Company's 6-hour Authorware Attain 4/5 tutorial. He will tell you how set up your piece, package your file, and will teach you all about various types of icons. Go ahead and start learning now by selecting any of the topics below.

Adobe
Adobe After Effects 4

Adobe After Effects is a multi-layer, graphics, animation, and compositing program in which you have the ability to manipulate 2D layers in a 3D space. In this Virtual Training Company tutorial, Jason Anderson will guide you from the creation of a project to the final rendering in AfterEffects 4. You will soon be familiar with the windows and palettes and will learn how to import material and how to animate. He will even help you work with layers and with audio. Before you know it, you will be able to render your own creations! To get started right away, just click one of the topics below.

Macromedi
Macromedia Flash 4

Macromedia Flash 4 is a great tool to use in designing and developing a website. To get started, simply click one of the topics below.

MetaCreations
MetaCreations Canoma

MetaCreations Canoma is a wonderful application that lets you turn scanned 2d images into realistic 3d models that you can navigate and animate in real time. Matt Neutra seeks to give you an in-depth understanding of Canoma in this Virtual Training Company tutorial. After familiarizing you with the interface, he will take you through a series of lessons on how to create a 3d model. He will guide you through setting up Canoma to meet your needs, how to prepare and build projects, how animation works in Canoma, and advanced modeling techniques, such as the use of geometric tricks. To get started right away, simply click one of the topics below.

Mac
Mac OS 8.5 /8.6

Mac OS 8.5 and 8.6 are Macintosh Operating Systems. In this Virtual Training Company tutorial, author John Reed begins by covering features new to OS 8.5 and 8.6. He then gets into the basics of finder and the desktop, including icons and all the different menu topics, and how to find and open documents. He will teach you how to use SimpleText, Sherlock, all of the many tools found under the Apple menu, and much more. Learn this Mac operating system inside and out in no time at all. To get started, simply click one of the topics below.

Adobe
Adobe Photoshop Special FX

Adobe Photoshop is the world-standard image-editing solution for print and the web. Virtual Training Company's Photoshop Special F/X tutorial is targeted at the intermediate to advanced user with a minimum of 60 hours experience, who has taken a 16-hour class, or, ideally, someone who has viewed roughly 70% of the VTC Photoshop tutorial (ISBN # 1930519206). Expert author Rita Amladi teaches over 9 hours of advanced aspects of this application, including color corrections, removing glares and distractions, shadow play, and many other advanced tips and tricks to add to your knowledge of Photoshop. Go ahead and get started by clicking on any of the topics below.