Tutorials

Mobile
Mobile Game Development with Flash CS6 and ActionScript 3.0

This VTC course on Mobile Game Development with Flash CS6 and ActionScript 3.0 is designed to walk you through the basics and provide the building blocks to create your very own mobile games. Author Chad Troftgruben begins with some ActionScript essentials and then demonstrates how to create touch, accelerometer, and gesture controls for mobile applications. Then he'll show you, step by step, how to design and code a game using Flash CS6 and ActionScript 3.0. By the end of the course, you will have a template that you can build upon to create and market your very own mobile games! ActionScript and Flash work files are included. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

Avid
Avid Media Composer 6

Avid Media Composer is the standard when it comes to film and video editing. Version 6.5 brings additional features and power to the post-production process. This VTC course explores these features along with the basics of operation. Author Sam McGuire demonstrates how to use this software in a variety of situations using provided media work files. From importing and capturing to adding effects and finishing, this course is an excellent resource for anyone who wants to learn how to use Media Composer. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

Advanced
Advanced Ethical Hacking

This Advanced Ethical Hacking course from VTC will provide direction on tools and techniques for performing ethical hacking (also known as penetration testing). Author Ric Messier will cover Nessus, Nexpose, Nmap, and Metasploit, as well as manual testing techniques. He will also demonstrate Web Application Testing and various tools that will assist in that effort. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

HTML5
HTML5 + CSS3 Responsive Web Design

Leap into the world of adaptive web design with HTML5 & CSS3 Responsive Web Design! With Geoff Blake as your guide, you'll learn how to build wireframe responsive designs in Adobe Illustrator, apply design and graphics to them in Photoshop, and then rebuild the designs in code. Discover the power of CSS3's media queries to target various devices and resolutions, including mobile, tablet, and desktop browsers. Learn how to extract Photoshop content for use in your designs, insert it with modern HTML5, and control it with a variety of CSS3 techniques. By the end of this VTC course, you'll have three beautiful designs, each one displaying automatically depending on the device being used to view it. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

QuickStart
QuickStart! - 3D Printing

3D printing is quickly becoming a new outlet for 3D enthusiasts everywhere to transform what used to be relegated to the monitor and screen into real, tangible assets. There are many methods for creating 3D prints of your models using a wide range of software; this VTC QuickStart! course will take you through one possible workflow. From sketching, to modeling in modo, to submitting a model to an online service provider, author Dwayne Ferguson will show you how to bring your models to life! To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

* VTC MasterClass! and QuickStart! courses are available only to registered VTC Online University members.

Wireless
Wireless Hacking and Security

This VTC course delivers an in-depth look at wireless security, demonstrating how IEEE 802.11 wireless attacks are carried out and defended against. Veteran instructor Bobby Rogers first provides a foundation in wireless security technologies before he proceeds with practical demonstrations on securing both clients and network devices. He also demonstrates how to monitor wireless networks, capture wireless traffic, and even crack WEP and WPA keys. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

QuickStart
QuickStart! - VirtualBox

VirtualBox is an open-source desktop virtualization product maintained by Oracle. VirtualBox is a feature-rich, high-performance product targeted at both home and enterprise users. It brings the power of desktop virtualization to anyone running Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, or Solaris operating systems. This VTC QuickStart! course will teach you the basics of VirtualBox, allowing you to quickly get up and running with your own virtual infrastructure. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

* VTC QuickStart! and MasterClass! courses are available only to registered VTC Online University members.

Adobe
Adobe Acrobat XI

In this VTC Adobe Acrobat XI course, you'll be introduced to the latest version of Acrobat and become proficient in handling PDF documents. Author and expert Geoff Blake will teach you to work efficiently within Acrobat by showing you how to customize the interface to suit your needs. He will not only show you how to navigate the tools and panels with ease, he will also demonstrate how to manage pages and files, remove and replace pages, and extract different types of content. Then you will learn how to apply security to your PDFs to protect their contents. Finally, you will discover how to make use of commenting and annotation tools, and how to efficiently manage, import, and export annotation. All this and more awaits in Adobe Acrobat XI! To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

Designing
Designing Database Solutions for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (Exam 70-465)

Microsoft's Designing Database Solutions for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 70-465 certification exam is intended for database professionals who design and build database solutions in the organization. They are responsible for the creation of plans and designs for database structure, storage, objects, and servers. They create the plan for the environment in which the database solution runs. The exam is part of Microsoft's MCSE: Data Platform certification track. In this VTC course, author Mark Long walks you through the technologies, terms, and functionalities you need to know to prepare for the 70-465 exam. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

Implementing
Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (Exam 70-463)

Business data analysis becomes more important as the amount of data involved in the analysis grows. This data is in various database management products, spreadsheets, and documents. A data warehouse collects needed data and organizes the data in a form that solves the complexities and performance issues that line-of-business applications present. In this VTC course, author Mark Long walks you through the information you need to get prepared to take Microsoft's 70-463 certification exam: Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2012. This exam is part of Microsoft's MCSA: SQL Server Certification. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

Microsoft
Microsoft Excel 2013

This VTC course will give you the knowledge and skills you need to get the most out of Microsoft Excel 2013. You will learn about the Excel interface by working in it. You will create and format worksheets, make calculations, create charts, and use tools to analyze data in meaningful ways. Author Helen Bradley teaches Excel from a business perspective, focusing on tools that maximize productivity and accuracy. She demonstrates how to design worksheets intelligently and then shows you how to check for accuracy to ensure that worksheets return correct results. She also covers automating data entry, testing formulas, and using PivotTables for data analysis. She concludes with a discussion of SkyDrive and the Excel WebApp. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

QuickStart
QuickStart! - Search Engine Optimization 2013

This VTC QuickStart! course on Search Engine Optimization is designed to focus on two areas: On-Page and Off-Page Optimization. Author Mark Struthers begins by discussing what SEO is before moving on to evaluating an existing website to gauge what can be done to improve its search engine page rank. Similar sites are also examined to generate ideas for keywords and meta tags that might optimize our site. Internet tools such as Google Toolbar, Google Keyword Tool, Google Analytics, and Google AdWords are discussed prior to looking at sitemaps and other On-Page tags. The course concludes with a look at the emergence of social media as another SEO tool. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

* VTC MasterClass! and QuickStart! courses are available only to registered VTC Online University members.