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Unity is a cross platform game engine developed by Unity Technologies used to develop video games for PC, consoles, mobile devices and websites. It is the default software development kit (SDK) for the Wii U. The Blender Game Engine is a component of Blender, a free and open-source comprehensive 3D production suite, used for making real-time interactive content. The game engine was written from scratch in C++ as a mostly independent component, and includes support for features such as Python scripting and OpenAL 3D sound. Design fun game levels with Blender 3D modeling and the Unity game engine.Unleash your potential in your game design and share it for others to see.- Know what goes into creating a game from scratch - Learn about Unity and Blender to create your own games- Use this tools and know how to add in your own twist to your designs- This course can be for anyone who is new to game development to an experienced developerThis course is SkillsFuture Credit.
More and more people are realising the vast benefits and uses of analysing big data. However, the majority of people lack the skills and the time needed to understand this data in its original form. That's where data visualisation comes in; creating easy to read, simple to understand graphs, charts and other visual representations of data. Python 3 and Matplotlib are the most easily accessible and efficient to use programs to do just this. Python Data Visualisation made easy. - Visualise multiple forms of 2D and 3D graphs; line graphs, scatter plots, bar charts, etc. - Load and organise data from various sources for visualisation - Create and customise live graphs - Add finesse and style to make your graphs visually appealing
In this VTC course, author James Gonzalez reviews the best tools and practices for designing and creating Facebook-like social networking web sites customized for specific targeted audiences or needs. This course covers the principles needed to design effective and profitable social sites and the best tools available for building them. Four social website building tools are introduced in this course: Ning, Moodle, WordPress running the BuddyPress social plug-in, and Joomla! running the JomSocial and Community Builder Components.Have what it takes to build a successful website. - Find out how to plan the development of your website - Learn about earning profit from your website - Understand the purpose of using social networking- Learn how to use social media on different platforms
This Database Optimization course provides viewers with important techniques and checklists to configure, monitor, and manage their databases. You will learn how to develop a tuning strategy, explore the tuning and diagnostic tools, understand the relational database model and implications on performance, evaluate the application for efficient design, structure, and other factors affecting performance and evaluate hardware for effects on performance. Join us as we review best practices in designing, optimizing, and maintaining your database. You will benefit from this course whether you have some experience with optimizing databases or are just starting out. Work files are included. Learn how you can manage your database from becoming redundant. - Find out how you can mange your database- Learn ways to fully utlize your data's potential - Know how to analyze reports from your data - Learn how to apply formula, queries and commands into your database This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.
Enhance your Online Store with Zen Cart
Zen Cart is an online store management system. It is PHP-based, using a MySQL database and HTML components. Support is provided for numerous languages and currencies, and it is freely available under the GNU General Public License. Larry Bislew is a Specialized Zen Cart Developer utilizing PHP, CSS, mySQL, and jQuery. He is currently an active person on the Zen-Cart.com forums under the username bislewl; answering questions and helping with troubleshooting. He currently offers several of his services on his website, 855ZenCart.com. Larry is best known for his ability to meet every Zen Cart challenge he has been given. A developer of dozens of plugins and contributions to the core, Larry continues to be an active Zen Cart Developer. The community and collaboration of the Zen Cart Community continues to inspire his motivations to help others. Offer shoppers a pleasant shopping experience in your online store. - Learn about Zen Cart with the best instructors around - Know how to improve your online store with Zen Cart - Learn about the management system of Zen Cart - Benefit from the credibility of Zen Cart for your online store
1st step towards 3D Modelling: Substance Designer 2.1
Substance Designer is a revolutionary next generation tool for the creation of smart textures for 3D. Designed to fully leverage Raster, Vector, and Procedural image-making technologies along with advanced filtering techniques to create multichannel texture assets which can be dynamically changed by the end user at run time. The resulting files, known as “Substances,’ are a remarkably flexible solution for many 3D texturing needs including Video Game Design and Architectural Visualization. This latest version of Substance Designer is a must-have for anybody who is serious about working in 3D. Taught by 2D and 3D artist Jason Maranto, this VTC course is designed to quickly elevate your understanding of this powerful application. Focusing heavily on the sophisticated tools available within Substance Designer and taught in an in-depth but easy-to-follow style, this course will help you master Substance Designer to create 3D texture assets of unparalleled flexibility and power. Discover more possibilities with 3D modelling. - Learn about the multiple functions in Substance Designer - Find out how Substance Designer can produce satisfactory models - Know more about the versatility of creating 3D models - Upgrade your modelling process to the latest software available in the market This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.
Planning a Successful Website
Having your own website is vital for any business or organization, but there's a lot to know about building and maintaining a successful site. Much of that requires specialized knowledge, which makes it difficult for the average person to know if it has been done right. Whether you're trying to build your own site or hiring others to do it, this course will help you understand the basics of everything from getting a hosting account to integrating your site with social media. You won't need to know HTML or what a Cascading Style Sheet is, but by the end of the course you'll have enough knowledge about all aspects of websites to know whether you or the people you hire are on the right track. Even if you already have a site, this course will help you to understand what is or is not working well on that site and to see what can be done to make it better. Have what it takes to build a successful website. - Find out how to plan the development of your website - Learn about web design and its different components - Understand how to provide a positive user experince on your web site - Learn how to make your website mobile friendly This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.
Avid Pro Tools 11: Know how to work with audio
Avid Pro Tools 11 is the standard when it comes to audio recording and mixing. Version 11 brings additional features and power to the audio 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 work files. This course is an excellent resource for anyone who wants to learn how to use Pro Tools. Learn how to work with audio files using Avid Pro Tools. - Know how Avid Pro Tools handles audio - Learn how to edit your own audio files with Avid Pro Tools- Discover the potential of Avid Pro Tools with your audio files- Master audio editing with all the right tools and techniques in Avid Pro ToolsThis course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.
Avid Pro Tools 10: Know how to work with audio
VTC's Avid Pro Tools 10 course introduces the new features in this latest release of the audio recording and music production powerhouse. From clip gain and disk caching to new plug-ins and workflows, this version of ProTools is both powerful and exciting. Sam McGuire covers these new features and also explores many of the traditional features using real world examples and practical demonstrations. Whether you are a novice or a seasoned professional, you will find this course both insightful and entertaining.Learn how to work with audio files using Avid Pro Tools. - Know how Avid Pro Tools handles audio - Learn how to edit your own audio files with Avid Pro Tools- Discover the potential of Avid Pro Tools with your audio files- Master audio editing with all the right tools and techniques in Avid Pro ToolsThis course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.
Learn about Digital Audio with Steinberg Cubase 6
Steinberg's Cubase 6 is the latest update to the extremely popular professional digital audio workstation music software. In this course, author Mark Struthers will demonstrate how to make initial input and output connections to the program from the soundcard before examining routing in more detail. Additionally, insert and group effects are explored to help show how to enhance recorded audio tracks. Mark will walk you through the many-featured project window before showing you how to create and save your own project. Within the Cubase workflow, important terms such as clips, events, and parts are explained along with the distinction between lanes and tracks. Mark also covers insert and send effects, quantization, time stretch, and the Media Bay. Cubase comes equipped with VST instruments and, in particular, Groove Agent One and Halion Sonic SE are explored before working through the concepts behind a final mix and export to a finished audio track. Be able to produce music recording, arranging and editing with Steinberg. - Learn how to work with audio files using Steinberg- Know how Steinberg works as an audio editing software- Enable yourself to be able to produce your own music with Steinberg - Learn about the different techniques used in Steinberg to achieve quality audioThis course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.
Sony DVD Architect Pro 5
Sony DVD Architect Pro 5 is the latest update to the extremely popular professional digital video authoring software. In this VTC course, users will be shown the initial system requirements necessary to run the program smoothly. Author Mark Struthers will then discuss the main functions as he demonstrates several methods for creating different types of projects including Menu-Based Projects and Music & Video Compilations. Important considerations such as Masks, Menus, and Themes are analyzed along the way. To conclude the course, methods of transferring projects to DVD are covered. Swiftly create professional-looking DVDs, even stunning widescreen productions. - Learn what goes into creating a DVD - Be able to create different kind of content in DVD - Learn how to create your own media content using Sony DVD Architect - Learn how to polish your projects before transferring into DVD
Strategize with Service Oriented Architecture
This training has been created to provide you with relevant and important information concerning SOA: Service Orientated Architecture. During this training we will be concentrating on the main points of applying design strategies to a service orientated architecture. You will also learn all there is to know about SOA, how to design and apply the best principles, tips and techniques with detailed practices and principles. We will also be covering various aspects of legacy systems and applications, providing information on security, and appropriate governance with clear details to help you achieve success with SOA, including the design and creation of services for implementation within your enterprise. By the end of this training you will have a high level overview of the benefits of SOA, how to design and implement SOA in your business today. Very little is discussed regarding APIs or code unless used to display the implications of certain technologies and standards. This is a technical training, which is focused on architects, designers, business analysts, IT managers and executives.Achieve success with Service Oriented Architecture. - Know how to align your business strategy - Identify what sort of strategy your business needs to strive - Learn how strategies can help bring your business to greater heights- Know the benefits of Service Oriented Architecture
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.Learn how to work with audio files using Avid Media. - Know how Avid Media Composer handles audio - Learn how to edit your own audio files with Avid Media Composer- Discover the potential of Avid Media with your audio files- Master audio editing with all the right tools and techniques in Avid Media Composer
Data Structures and Algorithms in C++
This is an introductory course about algorithms and data structures. C++ is the programming language used in the course. The basics of this language will be reviewed before more difficult concepts are explored. VTC author and expert Dima Kassab will examine many topics, including: data design and implementation, primitive data structures (such as arrays and records), classes, templates, sorted and unsorted array-based lists, linked lists, doubly linked lists, stacks, queues, and binary search trees. Pick up a new programming language into the mix of new skills!- Pick up a new programming language - Increase your employability with an extra language under your belt - Learn how the different languages work to develop web site and applications - Be able to optimize your database using the structure and search features
Android Development Using C# and Visual Studio 2012
Mobile development has become increasingly important and popular. There are two platforms that own most of the current market share: Android and IOS. Microsoft has not been successful to date in the mobile market, and developers that are comfortable using Microsoft tools may feel left behind. It is possible, however, to create mobile applications for both Android and IOS using Microsoft Visual Studio and the Mono framework. This course will serve as an introduction on how to create applications for Android using Mono and C#. It will cover basic setup, UI development, options for working with data, interfacing with other Android features, like audio, camera and GPS, and publishing the application to Google Play. Pick up a new programming language into the mix of new skills! - Learn a new programming language - Increase your employability with an extra language under your belt - Learn how the different languages work to develop web site and applications - Be able to create cutting edge applications with this course This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.
Advanced Java Programming with Java SE 7
Java is a powerful language for cross-platform, object-oriented application programming. It can be found in many types of applications such as standalone, web, enterprise, and mobile. Advanced Java Programming is a higher level study of many advanced Java topics including JDBC, RMI, EIO, collections, assertions, logging, and concurrency. This advanced course by seasoned Java Developer David Saenz will demonstrate the power of Java and how to implement cutting edge apps that can perform well in mission critical applications. Source code is included. Pick up a new programming language into the mix of new skills!- Pick up a new programming language - Increase your employability with an extra language under your belt - Learn how the different languages work to develop web site and applications - Be able to create cutting edge applications with this course
Write Less and Do More with jQuery
Joomla! 3: An Essential Management System
Joomla is a popular and highly functional content management system. Joomla is a mobile ready, responsive system that will adapt to user platforms and is extremely user friendly for both site users and site managers. In this VTC course, author Melanie Hedgespeth will show you how to install Joomla and work with the site from an administrative standpoint. From the administration side of Joomla you will learn how to handle users and permissions, increase Joomla functionality with extensions, change templates and most importantly how to keep your site secure and backed up.Keep your back covered with Joomla!- Learn how you can keep your page secure and backed up with Joomla- Know how Joomla can play a constructive part in maintaining your page - Learn how Joomla can prevent malicious acts on your page - Understand how Joomla's key functions can fend off attacks on your pagesThis course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.
Build Rich and Dynamic Web Applications with ASP.NET
Microsoft's ASP.NET is the part of the .NET Framework that enables you to build rich, dynamic web applications. ASP.NET has it's roots in classic ASP (Active Server Pages) that was introduced back in 1996 and has evolved into the current version, ASP.NET 4.5.1. ASP.NET is an extremely popular technology currently in use on over 25 million websites around the world and has been used by companies like Google, Dell Computer and MySpace. ASP.NET offers four programming models to build websites ranging from single-page sites up to large, enterprise web applications. In this course, Mark Long focuses on the ASP.NET 4.5.1 Web Forms platform and helps you understand how it works and how to undertand and implement the technologies you need to understand to use ASP.NET Web Forms. Knowing ASP.NET 4.5.1 is a great enancement to you resume as well as your ability to create rich, dynamic web experiences.Know what goes behind a web page development. - Learn more than just coding when it comes to web development - Know about the technical side of web development- Be equipped with the right tools before developing web pages - Increase your employabilty with this course This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.