3ds Max is one of the world’s leading modeling and rendering software packages. In this learning path, you can explore many of the main renderers used with 3ds Max and build your rendering skill set.
Compare various renderers compatible with 3ds Max.
Explore new options for rendering in 3ds Max.
Practice using new renders with 3ds Max.
PHP Developer: Core PHP
Deepen your core PHP knowledge by leveraging more of the built-in functionality and libraries. Discover how to use the provided data structure, iterators, interfaces, exceptions, and classes to get the job done.
Practice working with the Standard PHP Library (SPL).
Learn to securely manage files and emails.
Build clean URLs.
PHP Developer: Working with Data
Take the complexity out of working with data by learning how to connect to databases and manipulate values using PHP. Learn how to fetch result sets by executing queries, discover how to implement persistent sessions, find out how to simplify access to directories, and more.
Learn how to use PDO and MySQLi to access databases.
Manage persistent sessions between servers and clients.
Practice asynchronously loading content to your site using Ajax.
Microsoft Azure is one of the leading enterprise-grade cloud computing platforms. This learning path provides IT professionals who have an existing knowledge of Azure with the skills they need to successfully manage infrastructure on Azure.
Create, scale, and monitor virtual machines.
Secure an Azure deployment.
Implement a BCDR strategy.
IT Help Desk Specialist
IT help desk specialists need technical knowledge and strong customer service skills to be able to successfully resolve issues. Improve how you perform system administration and maintenance while also enhancing your skills in communication, time management, conflict resolution, and teamwork.
Advance your skills in resolving hardware and software issues.
Learn how to prepare for certification.
Enhance your communication skills for successful interactions.
The R language is one of the top two languages you need to learn if you want build the strongest career path possible in data science. (The other is Python.) After mastering the basics of R, take your skills in data science into highly valued areas of specialty with this learning path.
Learn R in the context of the R tidyverse.
Createdata visualizations and presentations.
Developbusiness analytics skills at an advanced level in Excel.
AI and Machine Learning
There’s a lot to learn and to stay on top of in the rapidly expanding universe of artificial intelligence and machine learning. Use the range of courses in this learning path to augment your skills related to AI, ML, and data science by reviewing data analysis tasks and exploring top platforms.
Build advanced-level algorithmic techniques.
Learn how to analyze data using Wolfram Mathematica.
Master the machine learning capabilities of Apache Spark.
Deep Learning and Neural Networks
The hottest new frontier in the universe of AI and machine learning is in deep learning and neural networks. This learning path is your entryway into the tools, concepts, and finer points of computer vision, natural language processing, and more.
Master the basics of computer vision.
Explore the applications of building neural networks.
Learn how natural language processing (NLP) works.
2D Digital Animator
Use your creativity and technical skills to bring characters and stories to life as a 2D digital animator. Learn how to go from concept to finished animation, using industry-standard tools and the latest techniques from prominent animators in the business.
Learn the basics of animation and character development for 2D.
Apply storytelling principles to your animations.
Practice with exercises in Adobe Animate and Toon Boom Harmony.
3D Character Animator
Channel your creativity and technical savvy to breathe life into simple characters as a 3D character animator. Learn to apply the basic principles of animation and the processes used by professionals to model, rig, and animate characters in digital environments.
Apply storytelling principles through animation.
Design, rig, and animate characters in Maya.
Discover best practices from experts in 3D animation.
3D Visual Design Specialist
Get the basic skills you need to begin your career as a 3D visual design specialist. Learn to take 2D designs and visualize them in 3D. Develop a strong understanding of how design, form, materials, lighting, color, and environment play roles in 3D visualization.
Learn essential 3D software skills for visualization.
Practice translating 2D designs into 3D visualizations.
Back-End Web Developer
Learn the foundational skills of back-end web development and put them into practice using the popular server-side programming language Node.js. Work with databases, test your code, build and consume RESTful APIs, and dig deeper into security and HTTP.
Learn how to persist data in your applications.
Build and consume RESTful web services.
Secure your application’s data.
Certified CAD Designer with SOLIDWORKS
Master the basics of SOLIDWORKS, the industry-leading CAD software. This path includes essential training, project-based courses, and certification prep that will help advance your manufacturing career.
Build a solid foundation in 2D and 3D parts modeling.
Create manufacturing ready parts and assemblies.
Prepare for the Certified SOLIDWORKS Exams.
Certified Information Security Manager
Prepare for the ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) exam, a certification that distinguishes you as having knowledge and experience in the development and management of an information security program.
Civil Engineering CAD Technician
Civil engineering CAD technicians use industry-leading software to prepare structural designs for construction. Get the skills needed to succeed, from 2D and 3D drawing to building and verifying designs for major construction projects.
Learn digital drafting to build and verify designs.
Create 2D and 3D drawings to prepare designs for construction.
Design in AutoCAD and Civil 3D with expert best practices.
CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+ CS0-002)
Obtaining the CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) certification validates that you have the knowledge required to prevent, detect, and combat cybersecurity threats. The courses in this learning path map to the seven domains of the CySA+ exam and can help you take your career to the next level.
Data Engineer: Mastering the Concepts
Build extensive data engineering and DevOps skills as you learn essential concepts. With this learning path, master the tools of the trade and how to apply them in real-world data project environments and platforms.
Build a foundation in data engineering and data science DevOps.
Explore techniques deployed in common tools and platforms.
Develop deeper skills in data science application programming.
Whether you’re working in IT or simply have an interest in entering the exciting field, this learning path will support you in developing a career in data science. Learn about the fundamental stages of data science work, from Statistics and Systems Engineering to Data Mining and Machine Learning.
Build a solid foundational understanding of statistics, which is necessary for any data science-related field.
Discover the many categories of job specialization within Data Science.
Learn how to source, explore, and communicate with data through graphs and statistics.
Are you a developer learning continuous delivery, a sys admin keeping current, or a new engineer getting started? This Learning Path helps you gain skills to work in DevOps. Learn about infrastructure automation, lean and agile transformation, security, monitoring, and site reliability engineering.
Discover how to adopt DevOps at your organization.
Explore tools and concepts for infrastructure automation.
Build a continuous delivery pipeline using practices.
Bring your illustration talent into the digital realm and discover how to create art for advertising agencies, design studios, and the entertainment industry. In this path, you’ll learn to create logos and illustrations using today’s best design software for digital illustrators.
Learn to draw vector graphics and digitize hand drawn art.
Optimize your workflow and seamlessly move through applications.
Practice with essential training in industry leading software, including Illustrator and Adobe Pen.
Whether you are a traditional painter looking to transition to digital work or you have never picked up a brush, learn the essential concepts and skills you need to become a digital painter.
Learn essential digital painting software like Painter and Photoshop.
Practice mixing paint, working with layers and brushes, and sketching in a digital environment.
Explore best practices and insights from professional artists.
FileMaker Custom App Developer
It’s never been a better time to become a custom app developer. Learn to create innovative apps that work seamlessly across iPhone, iPad, Windows, Mac and the web on the FileMaker Platform. Whatever your level of experience, get the training for this high-demand opportunity!
Created in collaboration with FileMaker.
Design and build smart, secure custom apps with FileMaker Pro 17.
Learn to work effectively on virtual teams.
Master the fundamentals of project management and freelancing.
Full-Stack Web Developer
Get the skills to work with both back-end and front-end technologies as a full-stack developer. You’ll develop a solid foundation for working with servers and host configurations, performing database integrations, and creating dynamic, data-driven websites.
Learn the foundations of programming for full stack developers.
Practice with a variety of popular platforms in full stack developer careers.
Explore core server languages like PHP, Node.js, .NET,and Ruby on Rails.
Graphic designers create visual concepts that inspire, inform, and transform. Use industry-leading tools to build innovative design projects and discover the skills needed to become an in-demand visual thinker and communicator.
Build a solid foundation in the elements of design: typography, color, and layout.
Explore the design process to visualize compelling ideas.
Practice with hands on exercises in InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop.
Java EE 7 Developer
Java EE is a powerful platform for building enterprise-scale Java applications. Get the skills to work with both client- and server-side technologies as a Java EE developer. This path requires knowledge of Java and object-oriented programming, covered in the Become a Java Programmer learning path.
Build dynamic applications that pass data from client to server.
Work with data by building and consuming RESTful APIs.
Deploy your applications to the cloud.
Java is the core language for Android and many enterprise web applications. Begin your path toward becoming a professional developer by building a solid foundation in the Java language.
Learn the fundamentals of programming with Java.
Discover solutions to common Java programming challenges.
Build mobile, desktop, and web applications with Java.
Junior WordPress Developer
Get the skills you need to develop custom websites powered by WordPress. With this learning path, you’ll build a solid foundation for developing your advanced WordPress skills. Go beyond simply choosing WordPress themes, and learn how to actually manipulate WordPress to build content and designs that match your unique needs.
Learn the essentials of WordPress and web standards.
Build a custom WordPress theme.
Discover advanced developer tools and techniques.
Laravel is a popular PHP MVC framework designed to help developers build elegant, secure, and scalable web applications. Get the skills to build full-stack web applications with Laravel in this fast-paced learning path.
Build dynamic apps that pass data from client to server.
Work with data by building and consuming RESTful APIs.
Create beautiful front-end sites with Vue.js.
Linux System Administrator
This learning path helps IT pros develop the Linux system administration skills they need to manage and maintain a Linux environment. Beginning with an overview and installation, you can progress to package management, shells and processes, and intermediate and advanced Linux skills and tools.
Understand the skills and tasks necessary to install and manage CentOS.
Manage packages with RPM, YUM, dpkg, and APT.
Explore the tools and steps necessary to configure and manage a Linux network.
Build web apps using Angular and Node.
Work with data using MongoDB and Express.
Test, secure, and deploy your apps.
Excel 2013 Charts In Depth
Let Dennis Taylor show you how to create different kinds of Excel charts, from column, bar, and line charts to exploded pies, and decide which type works best for your data. Plus, learn how to fine-tune your chart’s color and style; add titles, labels, and legends; insert shapes, pictures, and text boxes; and pull data from multiple sources.
Excel 2013 Essential Training
Author Dennis Taylor teaches you how to enter and organize data, perform calculations with simple functions, work with multiple worksheets, format the appearance of your data, and build charts and PivotTables. Other lessons cover the powerful IF, VLOOKUP, and COUNTIF family of functions; the Goal Seek, Solver, and other data analysis tools; and how to automate many of these tasks with macros.
Knowledge Work Presentation and Software Skills
The course will expose students to a suite of open source software tools useful for knowledge workers. This includes software for word processing, spreadsheets, presentation, electronic mail, and graphics. Not only that, in this course, students will also know the fundamentals of Presentation Skills.
Understanding Mail and Web Services
This course provides the students with the knowledge and skills necessary to install, configure, administer, and manage mail and web services. Topics include system installation and configuration, administrative utilities, creating and managing storage groups and stores, SMTP, configuring internet protocols, disaster recovery, and more.
This course is an introduction of the principles of network security, and the configuration of security on both separate and shared networks. It also provides detailed discussion on network security, including encryption techniques, design of secure systems and protocols, as well as enhancement for existing internet, and related protocols.
Powerpoint 2010 Essential Training
In PowerPoint 2010 Essential Training, author David Diskin demonstrates how to engage an audience with images, video, sound, charts, and diagrams in professional presentations. The course also covers a variety of methods to share presentations with others and provides comprehensive tutorials on how to design presentations that successfully deliver a quality message.
Setting Up a New PC
This course explores the first things to do after unpacking your new PC, including connecting to Wi-Fi, registering the computer, and personalizing your account. Expert author Joli Ballew then explores important backup and recovery options, including how to configure and use System Restore. She shows how to remove all the unnecessary and unwanted software and then add your desired software and apps. The course wraps up with some advanced tasks, including setting program defaults, configuring virtual desktops, adding users, and configuring family safety and security settings.
Troubleshooting Comming PC Issues for Users
Join PC expert Dan Gookin as he takes you through diagnostic and repair steps. First, he explains how to determine if the source is hardware or software related. Then he provides instructions on how to resolve the most common issues, such as dealing with errors, running recovery processes, leveraging the Task Manager, fixing Windows, and more. In addition, he also demonstrates maintenance techniques to help protect storage drives and how to address problems you encounter with devices like printers and monitors. He wraps up with how to restore network and Internet connectivity.
Web Application Development using PHP and MySQL
This course deals with the software tools and environments for developing dynamic, secured and database-driven web applications using PHP and MySQL. Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks, Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF/XSRF) attacks, SQL Injections, SSL Certificates, SSH and other security issues for a web application is also discussed in this course.
Windows 10 Administration
Being able to administer a Windows machine is a key skill for any Windows administrator. Keep your skills sharp and up to date with this Windows 10 administration training. Martin Guidry takes a detailed look at the operating system, focusing on the administrative tasks necessary for keeping Windows 10 in tiptop shape.
Windows 10 Essential Training
Learn all the essential features of Windows 10. This comprehensive course covers everything you need to know to install Windows, customize it to your liking, and start working with files and applications. Author Nick Brazzi shows how to manage folders, use Cortana to search and navigate, browse the web with the new Microsoft Edge browser, and work with Mail, Calendars, and People (aka contacts). Plus, learn about sharing via a home network, multiuser configurations, security and privacy, and troubleshooting Windows.
Word 2013 Essential Training
Start building better documents with Microsoft Word. In this course, author David Rivers teaches you the basics of creating, editing, and formatting documents in Word 2013. Discover how to leverage templates and building blocks to create a stylish document with instant purpose; collaborate with other writers and editors; create numbered and bulleted lists; and work with tables. Plus, learn to automate these tasks with macros, and use the proofing tools in Word to check spelling and grammar and more.
Word 2013 Styles in Depth
Learn how to use Word styles to help save time creating consistent and well-designed documents. Author Gini Courter demonstrates the benefit of styles and shows how to create, apply, and modify a variety of style types, from paragraph styles to list styles. More advanced topics include generating a dynamic table of contents from styles, using Quick Styles and style sets, restricting formatting and document use with styles, using keyboard shortcuts, and much more.
Word 2013 Templates in Depth
If you know how to use templates, you can become much more efficient in Word. In this course, Gini Courter helps you get the most out of templates in Word 2013. She shows how to find, open, and customize the thousands of existing templates, as well as how to transform your own documents into templates you can reuse again and again. Next, explore template styling and ways of locking down certain areas of a document to keep users from editing them. Then discover how to share templates—via email, a network, and SharePoint—and dig into advanced features, including building blocks, content codes, and add-ins.