Learn it fast with expert-taught software and skills training at lynda.com. See what you can learn

By Todd Perkins | Friday, November 21, 2014

Build Your First Android App

10_screenshot

Android smartphones and tablets are everywhere today—in all sizes and varieties. And creating apps for them isn’t as hard as you might think.

I’m going to show you how to set up your local development environment, create your first Android Studio project, and compile and run your first Android app.

By Megan O. Read | Friday, May 14, 2010

Inverse kinematics animations in Flash Pro CS5

Flash CS5 Essential Training is the latest training course from Todd Perkins. One of the cool features in Flash Professional CS5 is the use of IK animation, or inverse kinematics. IK gives animations a better range of motion making illustrated robots, machines, animals, and so on, more life-like. In the clip below, Todd gives an overview of what IK animations in Flash Pro CS5 are capable of.

To keep up with more Flash tips and tricks from Todd, you can follow @askTodd on Twitter, and check out his Flash and ActionScript Blog.

By Crystal McCullough | Monday, February 22, 2010

lynda.com makes list of most useful web design books

SmashingShare, a site covering “web resources, design inspiration, freebies and tutorials,” includes two lynda.com books in its list of 10 Useful Web Design and Development books. In the list are CSS Web Site Design by Eric A. Meyer and Adobe Flash CS3 Professional Hands-On Training by Todd Perkins.

Read the full story at SmashingShare.

Get the latest news

  •   New course releases
  •   Pro tips and tricks
  •   News and updates
  
New releases submit clicked

You can change your email preferences at any time. We will never sell your email. More info

Featured articles

A lynda.com membership includes:

Unlimited access to thousands of courses in our library
Certificates of completion
New courses added every week (almost every day!)
Course history to track your progress
Downloadable practice files
Playlists and bookmarks to organize your learning
Become a member

Thanks for signing up.

We’ll send you a confirmation email shortly.


Sign up and receive emails about lynda.com and our online training library:

Here’s our privacy policy with more details about how we handle your information.

Keep up with news, tips, and latest courses with emails from lynda.com.

Sign up and receive emails about lynda.com and our online training library:

Here’s our privacy policy with more details about how we handle your information.

   
submit Lightbox submit clicked
Terms and conditions of use

We've updated our terms and conditions (now called terms of service).Go
Review and accept our updated terms of service.