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Creating a Basic Animation Using Effects and Presets
By Lisa Fridsma, Brie Gyncild
Apr 30, 2021

In this sample chapter from Adobe After Effects Classroom in a Book (2021 release), authors Lisa Fridsma and Brie Gyncild show you how to create a simple animation. Import footage using Adobe Bridge, precompose and adjust layers, and use drop-shadow, emboss, and dissolve transition effects. At the end, you will render your basic composition for broadcast use.

Working with Images
By James J. Maivald
Apr 30, 2021

Learn how to work with images and include them in your webpages using Adobe Dreamweaver (2021 release). Author James J. Maivald covers web image basics including resolution and file formats, responsive images that fit different devices and screen sizes, Dreamweaver tools to resize, crop, and resample web-compatible images, and more.

Bringing Photos Into Lightroom Classic
By Rafael Concepcion
Mar 6, 2021

Learn how to import photos into Lightroom with this sample chapter from Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic Classroom in a Book (2021 release) by Rafael Concepcion. You will discover how to organize folders, add keywords and metadata to make your photos easier to find, make backup copies, and even apply editing presets.

Editing and Combining Shapes and Paths
By Brian Wood
Mar 6, 2021

In this sample chapter from Adobe Illustrator Classroom in a Book (2021 release), author Brian Wood teaches you how to edit and combine paths and shapes to create more complex artwork. You will learn to cut shapes and combine them with the Shape Builder tool and Pathfinder effects.

Importing and Modifying Graphics
By Kelly Kordes Anton, Tina DeJarld
Mar 6, 2021

In this sample chapter from Adobe InDesign Classroom in a Book (2021 release), authors Kelly Kordes Anton and Tina DeJarld explain how to add and transform graphics in Adobe InDesign. You will learn various techniques including adjusting size and display quality and adding backgrounds, text, and layers.

Sampling Audio in Logic Pro
By David Nahmani
Sep 18, 2020

In this sample chapter from Logic Pro X 10.5 - Apple Pro Training Series: Professional Music Production, author David Nahmani covers how to import audio files into Quick Sampler, record audio into Quick Sampler, edit sample start, end, and loop points on the waveform display, turn a sustained vocal note into a pad synthesizer sound, and more.

Basic HTML Elements
By Joe Casabona
Sep 9, 2020

In this sample chapter from HTML and CSS: Visual QuickStart Guide, 9th Edition, author Joe Casabona looks at the most basic HTML elements, and how they can come together to create a well-formatted, readable, and meaningful page.

How to Assemble a Product Design/Vision A-Team
By Laura Fish, Scott Kiekbusch
Aug 2, 2020
Get the nuts and bolts of getting started and forming a team for great product vision and design team.
Persuasive Visuals
By Larry Jordan
Aug 2, 2020
Learn what goes into creating visuals that are not just โ€œpicturesโ€ but tell stories.
The Psychology of Design
By Susan Weinschenk
Jun 25, 2020

In this sample chapter from 100 Things Every Designer Needs to Know About People, 2nd Edition, author Susan Weinschenk teaches you the psychology of design—how to design a website, an app, software, or a medical device with the audience in mind. Persuade people to see things your way with their background, knowledge, familiarity with what they are looking at, and expectations in mind.

Creating and Editing Graphics with Adobe XD
By Brian Wood
Apr 28, 2020
Create vector shapes in the form of buttons, icons, and other graphic elements with Adobe XD.
Organizing Media in Adobe Premier Pro
By Maxim Jago
Apr 28, 2020
Learn how to organize your clips using the Project panel in Adobe Premiere Pro.
Advanced Motion Tweening with Adobe Animate
By Russell Chun
Mar 10, 2020
Learn how to use the Motion Editor in Adobe Animate to edit property and ease curves and create more realistic motion.
CSS Basics
By Jim Maivald
Mar 10, 2020
Familiarize yourself with CSS and learn CSS (cascading style sheets) terms and terminology, the difference between HTML and CSS formatting, different methods for writing CSS rules and markup, how the cascade, inheritance, descendant, and specificity theories affect the way browsers apply CSS formatting, and new features and capabilities of CSS3.
Creating A Photo Book
By Rafael Concepcion
Feb 21, 2020

In this sample chapter from Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic Classroom in a Book (2020 release), author Rafael Concepcion teaches you how to design beautiful, sophisticated book layouts, and then publish them without leaving Lightroom.

Image Editing Background and Basics
By Jeff Carlson
Jan 30, 2020

In this sample chapter from Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 Classroom in a Book, author Jeff Carlson begins with an overview of the core concepts behind image correction, and then introduces a range of approachable techniques to help you get more from your photos in just a few clicks.

Use the Command-Line Interface
By Arek Dreyer, Adam Karneboge
Jan 26, 2020

In this sample chapter from macOS Support Essentials 10.15 - Apple Pro Training Series: Supporting and Troubleshooting macOS Catalina, authors Karneboge and Dreyer describe when the command-line interface is useful, use man (manual) pages to find more information about commands, and manipulate files in the command-line interface.

Finding and Using 3D Models
By Keith Gilbert
Jan 18, 2020

In this sample chapter from Adobe Dimension Classroom in a Book (2020 release), author Keith Gilbert shows you how to import models from various sources and learn why the starter assets included with Dimension are a good place to begin when learning Dimension. He then covers how to useAdobe Stock to find 3D objects, how to download a model from Adobe Stock and use it in a scene, and more.

Animating Text
By Lisa Fridsma, Brie Gyncild
Jan 17, 2020

In this sample chapter from Adobe After Effects Classroom in a Book (2020 release), authors Fridsma and Gyncild teach you to create and animate text layers. You will learn to stylize text using the Character and Paragraph panels, apply and customize text animation presets, and more.

Print: printing, color management, and my elements 2020 workflow
By Scott Kelby
Dec 24, 2019

In this sample chapter from The Photoshop Elements 2020 Book for Digital Photographers, author Scott Kelby walks you through making color management decisions, calibrating your monitor, and getting pro-quality prints that match your screen.

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