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  • Data Visualization with Python and Matplotlib

    Data Visualization with Python and Matplotlib

    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 appealingThis course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.

  • Learning Web Application Frameworks - Ruby on Rails and Django

    Learning Web Application Frameworks - Ruby on Rails and Django

    Ruby on Rails allows developers to create fully interactive and completely flawless web applications in record time. It’s the framework of choice for all of those household name tech companies because it is both complex and simple, and can be applied to a range of applications. In fact, if you ask anyone who works at those giant tech companies what technology you should learn to build custom web applications, Rails will be their answer. If you love solving problems and want to up the ante on your next job application, this course is for you.Open a World of Possibilities with Django for Web- Create fully interactive Rails applications- Boost your employability with a valuable new skill- Create a website from scratch using Django- Learn Django from beginner through to fully functional levelsThis course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.

  • FileMaker Pro 12: Beginner

    FileMaker Pro 12: Beginner

    FileMaker Pro is powerful enough to handle most database jobs yet easy enough to create simple solutions in minutes. This practical ’how to’ course by FileMaker expert John Mark Osborne starts from beginner level and uses a single invoicing example to demonstrate all the features in FileMaker Pro 7, 8, 8.5, 9, 10, 11 and 12 including: field creation, finding, sorting, layout mode, container fields, auto-entry, validation, printing, scripts, calculations, importing, exporting, interface design and new FileMaker Pro 12 features including charting, snapshot links and the inspector. Examples of the invoice file are provided at every stage of the creation process so the user can easily review one section without starting from the beginning.Discover how data can be managed efficiently. - Find out how you can manage your database- Learn ways to fully utilize your data's potential - Know how queries can be implemented to run the data better - Understand an effective solution to optimize your database's productivity This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.

  • All Development Courses

    • FileMaker Server 12

      FileMaker Server 12

      SGD $40.00

      Course Description

      FileMaker Server is the cornerstone of a trouble-free and performant FileMaker solution deployment. This course describes the new FileMaker Server 12. The videos outline what is new, explains in detail how to install and configure FileMaker Server and what to look out for. The section on troubleshooting and best practices will make sure you are well equipped to keep your deployment running. And since FileMaker Server lets you easily integrate your data with other applications and the web, that topic is also covered extensively. Work Files are included. Discover how data can be managed efficiently. - Find out how you can manage your database- Learn ways to fully utilize your data's potential - Understand the best practises of maintaining a database- Learn of the different ways to efficiently handle your data

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    • FileMaker Pro 13: Beginner

      FileMaker Pro 13: Beginner

      SGD $76.00

      Course Description

      FileMaker Pro is powerful enough to handle most database jobs, yet easy enough to create simple solutions in minutes. This practical ’how to’ course by FileMaker expert John Mark Osborne starts from beginner level and uses a single invoicing example to demonstrate all the features in FileMaker Pro 12 and 13. Feature that include: field creation, finding, sorting, layout mode, container fields, auto entry, validation, printing, scripts, calculations, importing, exporting, interface design as well as new FileMaker Pro 13 features: charting, snapshot links and the inspector. Examples of the invoice file are provided at every stage of the creation process so the user can easily review one section without starting from the beginning.Discover how data can be managed efficiently. - Find out how you can manage your database- Learn ways to fully utilize your data's potential - Know how queries can be implemented to run the data better - Understand an effective solution to optimize your database's productivity This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.

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    • FileMaker Pro 12: Intermediate

      FileMaker Pro 12: Intermediate

      SGD $80.00

      Course Description

      FileMaker Pro is powerful enough to handle most database jobs yet easy enough to create simple solutions in minutes. This practical ’how to’ course by FileMaker expert John Mark Osborne starts from intermediate level and uses a single invoicing example to demonstrate FileMaker Pro 7, 8, 8.5, 9, 10, 11 and 12 features and techniques including: interface design, relational database design, relationship operators, multiple predicates, table occurrences, portal filters, security, scripts, calculations, FileMaker Pro Advanced, multi-user solutions, record locking, multi-keys, deleting duplicate records and new FileMaker Pro 11 features. Examples of the invoice file are provided at every stage of the creation process so the user can easily review one section without starting from the beginning. Discover how data can be managed efficiently. - Find out how you can manage your database- Learn ways to fully utilize your data's potential - Know how queries can be implemented to run the data better - Understand an effective solution to optimize your database's productivity This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.

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    • FileMaker Pro 12: Advanced

      FileMaker Pro 12: Advanced

      SGD $63.00

      Course Description

      FileMaker Pro is powerful enough to handle most database jobs yet easy enough to create simple solutions in minutes. This practical ’how to’ course by FileMaker expert John Mark Osborne starts from advanced level and uses a single invoicing example to demonstrate FileMaker Pro 7, 8, 8.5, 9, 10, 11 and 12 features and techniques including: Ultimate Find, saving a found set of records for future retrieval, saving find criteria for future use, text parsing to create features, making new requests easier for users, parsing web form generated emails, five methods for deleting duplicates, recursive phone filter, creating preferences in a single-user and multi-user scenario, web-like back and forward buttons, conditional buttons, custom form letters, changing text attributes with scripts, script triggers and many more techniques with an emphasis on adaptive scripting and calculations. Examples of the invoice file are provided at every stage of the creation process so the user can easily review one section without starting from the beginning. Discover how data can be managed efficiently. - Find out how you can manage your database- Learn ways to fully utilize your data's potential - Know how queries can be implemented to run the data better - Understand an effective solution to optimize your database's productivity This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.

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    • FileMaker and PHP Foundations

      FileMaker and PHP Foundations

      SGD $45.00

      Course Description

      PHP is the most widely used scripting language on the web. It's accessible, well documented, and easy to learn. When FileMaker Inc. released their API for PHP a new door was opened to build rich web applications that interact with FileMaker Pro databases. This VTC course will introduce you to the PHP language, FileMaker's API for PHP, and best practices for Custom Web Publishing with PHP. Discover how data can be managed efficiently with PHP. - Find out how you can manage your database- Learn ways to fully utilize your data's potential - Know how PHP can be implemented to run the data better - Understand how PHP is an effective solution to optimizing your database's productivity This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.

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    • E-Commerce: Selling Online

      E-Commerce: Selling Online

      SGD $49.00

      Course Description

      E-commerce is a rapidly growing online opportunity that anyone can utilize and implement successfully. This VTC course introduces users to several ways one can sell products and/or services online. Users will learn how they can sell items through Etsy, Ebay, Shopify and more. Software add-ons are discussed for implementation into Joomla and Wordpress sites. The course provides users with information on payment and shipping choices so those who want to sell online can select the option that works best for their business. Author Melanie Hedgespeth will also demonstrate how to implement a variety of mobile options such as QR codes, SMS, mobile coupons, and more. Before concluding, she will show you how to use social sites to expand sales or aid in fundraising.Be the next online shopping sensation!- Learn the ropes of starting an online business- Know how to design your online site for user experience- Know what to plan for your online business - Know how to add social media into your website This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.

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    • Building Custom Social Networking Websites

      Building Custom Social Networking Websites

      SGD $45.00

      Course Description

      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

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    • Learn about Digital Audio with Steinberg WaveLab 7

      Learn about Digital Audio with Steinberg WaveLab 7

      SGD $45.00

      Course Description

      Steinberg Wavelab 7 is a professionally featured audio editor and mastering suite that also includes the option to create podcasts. It enjoys a fantastic reputation not only with professionals, but also with enthusiasts because of its simple and elegant user interface. Aimed at new and experienced users, this course walks through the program requirements while looking at the user interface and its many new features including the Switcher, Workspaces, Master Section Effects, and Tool Windows. By working with provided audio files, the course demonstrates implementing effects and works toward using the Audio Montage feature that allows Wavelab to act in a similar way to an audio sequencer. Along the way, Wavelab's visual analysis tools are scrutinized as they help the user sculpt their audio recordings. Additionally, the course looks at how to convert audio files into Red Book standard CDs and finishes with a look at the Podcasting workspace that has now become an integral aspect of Wavelab 7. 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 audio

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    • Learn about Digital Audio with Steinberg Nuendo 5

      Learn about Digital Audio with Steinberg Nuendo 5

      SGD $49.00

      Course Description

      Steinberg's Nuendo 5 is the latest update to the popular professional digital audio post-production software. In this VTC course, author Mark Struthers will demonstrate the program's system requirements before looking at how to make initial input and output connections that allow Nuendo to communicate with microphones, synths, and soundcard hardware. He intentionally declutters Nuendo's project window so that you can focus on the track in hand instead of getting distracted by large complex projects. As the course progresses, Mark will guide you through specific tasks and functions, such as creating projects, archiving, audio editing, using markers and much more, so that techniques and tips can be absorbed quickly. 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.

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    • Sony Vegas Pro 10

      Sony Vegas Pro 10

      SGD $49.00

      Course Description

      Sony's 'Vegas Pro 10' is the latest update to the extremely popular professional digital video editing software. In this course, students are shown important user interface features and their positions on the main Vegas screen. Then, using the included work files, author Mark Struthers goes on to demonstrate how to produce a complete DVD from the timeline. Along the way, audio is scrutinized as is the use of the integrated mixer. Editing functions are inspected and tips and tricks such as track management feature throughout. As the student gains more knowledge, the course illustrates how to use some of the more esoteric functions such as video rotation and using titles as opening and closing credits. 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 This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.

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    • Strategize with Service Oriented Architecture - Part 2

      Strategize with Service Oriented Architecture - Part 2

      SGD $40.00

      Course Description

      SOA: Service Orientated Architecture part 2 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

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    • Strategize with Service Oriented Architecture - Part 3

      Strategize with Service Oriented Architecture - Part 3

      SGD $45.00

      Course Description

      SOA: Service Orientated Architecture part 3 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

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    • Utilize your Business Intelligence with Analytics

      Utilize your Business Intelligence with Analytics

      SGD $45.00

      Course Description

      Data is the fuel that powers modern business and the ability to aggregate and quickly slice and dice data to make accurate, timely decisions is vital in today's environment. Business intelligence is the set of techniques and tools that transform raw, day-to-day, operational data into categorized, aggregated, useful information for fast business analysis purposes. Microsoft's business intelligence tools including SQL Server 2014, SQL Server Analysis Services, Visual Studio/SSDT and Excel provide end users with the power to perform self-service BI and it provides developers the tools they need to create enterprise level BI systems. In this course, Mark Long, teaches you how to work with these tools to create multidimensional data cubes and Microsoft's new tabular data model to provide BI services and help you prepare for Microsoft's certification exam 70-466 Implementing Data Models and Reports with SQL Server.Data plays an integral part in understanding analysis.- Learn how to maintain your database - Know how you should sort your data in SQL Server - Learn about the different functions of data warehouse- Be able to handle and monitor the activity in your database This course is eligible for SkillsFuture Credit.

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    • PostgreSQL: Know how to handle database jobs

      PostgreSQL: Know how to handle database jobs

      SGD $45.00

      Course Description

      This VTC course is an introduction to the popular open source and free database management system PostgreSQL. Author Dima Kassab covers the basics needed to create databases and database objects. The course assumes no prior knowledge of database concepts. It sets the groundwork for more advanced topics such as database administration and development. Topics covered include: installations, data types, main database operators/functions, and creating/modifying database objects such as tables, views, indexes, and sequences. Take the first step in maintaining your database.- Learn how to maintain your database - Know about the features and functions of PostgreSQL.- Learn about the different administrative tools available- Be able to handle and monitor the activity in your database This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.

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    • Learn more about jQuery Mobile Framework

      Learn more about jQuery Mobile Framework

      SGD $45.00

      Course Description

      jQuery Mobile is a flexible jQuery/HTML5/CSS3-based framework that you can use to build web sites optimized for display on a large variety of mobile devices. jQuery Mobile is easy to use and develop due to its lightweight code. Multiple themes and designs allow you to change your site and appearance easily. This VTC course by jQuery Mobile expert, Trevor James, starts from the beginner level and uses practical examples to demonstrate the jQuery Mobile framework. You will learn how to build an entire web site that will display on a variety of mobile devices. Source code is included.Learn to write less and do more with jQuery Mobile. - Learn how jQuery plays a part in web or mobile development- Know how you can apply jQuery into your projects - Understand the programming language of jQuery - Learn how to build mobile friendly websites and programs This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.

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    • Joomla! 2.5: An Essential Management System

      Joomla! 2.5: An Essential Management System

      SGD $45.00

      Course Description

      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 ‚Äč- Understand how Joomla's key functions can fend off attacks on your pagesThis course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.

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