Lynda.com - Up and Running with Grasshopper | 660 MB Genre: E-Learning
Grasshopper—a plugin for the Rhinoceros 3D modeling package—is a graphical algorithm editor that takes advantage of Rhino's existing tools. Grasshopper offers new ways to expand and control the 3D design and modeling processes, including automating repetitive processes; generating geometry through mathematical functions; quickly making changes to complex models; and creating complex forms through repetitions of simple geometry. Grasshopper requires no programming or scripting knowledge, but still allows designers a high degree of flexibility in creating both simple and complex forms. So join author Chris Reilly for this quick course, and get up and running with Grasshopper, fast.
Lynda.com - Up and Running with mental ray in 3ds Max | 2.72 GB Genre: E-Learning
Meet mental ray, the render engine of choice for many 3ds Max users. In this course, Brian Bradley covers the basic and not-so-basic features of this production-proven renderer. The mental ray workflow, Arch & Design materials, lighting tools such as the daylight system and exposure controls, global illumination, and the Unified mode sampling options are all examined. Last but not least, Brian covers the creation of render effects such as caustics, depth of field, and motion blur.
I Am Very Excited To Bring You All This Kit. Made By A Fellow Producer "JRum" This Kit Is Fully Based Upon The EDM Genre Of Music That We All Love (Well Most Of Us). He Put This Kit Together As A Industry Kits EXCLUSIVE To Bring You All A True EDM Based Kit. Containing Massive Amounts Of HEAT Such As A Folder Of EDM Royalty Free Started Beats For You To Edit, Chop From & Use, Custom Made EDM Presets For The Sylenth VST, TONS Of Drop Effects For The EDM Genre (That Can Also Be Used For Any Other Genre), A Video With Tips & Tricks On How To Use This Beat Also Teaching You About EDM A Little & More.
Lynda.com - Swift Essential Training | 562 MB Genre: E-Learning
The first iOS programming alternative to Objective-C, Swift is a clean, accessible, object-oriented language, with built-in support for modern programming features like closures, generics, and tuples. The main stumbling block for new Apple developers has always been the Objective-C language, which many developers find overly complex.
The third part of the popular and comprehensive series Photoshop CC One-on-One follows industry pro Deke McClelland as he plunges into the inner workings of Adobe Photoshop. He shows how to adjust your color, interface, and performance settings to get the best out of your images and the most out of Photoshop, and explores the power of Smart Objects, Shadows/Highlights, and Curves for making subtle, nondestructive adjustments. The course dives into Camera Raw to experiment with the editing toolset there, and returns to Photoshop to discuss toning, blur, and blend modes. Deke also teaches tried-and-true methods for sharpening details and reducing noise, as well as creating quick and accurate selections with Quick Mask, Color Range, and Refine Edge commands.
Lynda.com - Migrating from Aperture to Lightroom-ELOHiM | 2.11 GB Genre: E-Learning
Lightroom and Aperture are both very popular image editing and management tools for photographers. However, Apple will retire* Aperture in 2015, and many users are already thinking about jumping ship to Lightroom. This course covers the basics of managing the move to Lightroom, covering what's different from Aperture, why you should switch now, and how to migrate both your images and metadata from one library to the other. Authors Scott Bourne and Rich Harrington recently transitioned over 400,000 images from Aperture to Lightroom. So take a tip from the pros. Watch and learn how to execute the move properly now, and you'll save yourself time and headaches when you're ready to pull the trigger.
Captivate 8 Essential Training guides you through the features and tools of Captivate 8, while providing instructional-design tips for creating successful elearning and mobile learning projects. Aaron Quigley shows you how to build powerful and dynamic presentations that can be delivered to almost any device. He covers adding content to a presentation; working with interactions, navigation, and assessments; and making your training adjust to display correctly on desktops, tablets, and smart phones. The basic elearning features are addressed, as well as new advanced features such as touch-gesture support. Plus, get a brief tour of the publishing options so you can find just the right format for your project.