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Software Version Information for Classes

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Access

Version: Access 2010/Access 2013

We are currently offering courses in Access 2010 and Access 2013. There are not significant differences between versions 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016.

You could take the Access classes in 2010 or 2013 since they are very similar. If you are using Access 2016, you may want to consider the classes in Access 2013. If you are using Access 2007, you may want to consider the Access 2010 classes.


Acrobat

Version:Adobe Acrobat DC

C#

Version: Visual C# .NET 2010


Captivate

Version: Adobe Captivate 8

Users with Captivate 7, 6, 5 or 5.5 can take these courses, as the interfaces are similar. Users with Captivate version 4 could also enroll in this course, although there will be some interface differences and Captivate 8 has additional features not available in earlier versions.


Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)

Version: CSS3

Our Introduction to CSS and Intermediate CSS classes cover topics that were available in prior versions as well as CSS3. Our Advanced Applications of CSS: CSS3 course focuses on the new features of CSS3.


Crystal Reports

Version: Crystal Reports XI

Most of the features covered in our classes are available in versions 9, 10, and XI. Students using any of these versions will benefit from our courses.


Design Principles for Desktop Publishing

Software: InDesign

Our Design Principles for Desktop Publishing course is intended for students with desktop publishing experience using InDesign. The focus of the class is on effective design and it would not matter which version of Adobe InDesign that you are using.


Dreamweaver

Version: Dreamweaver CC

The CS6, CS5, and CS4 versions are similar to Dreamweaver CC, and students with CS4, CS5, or CS6 can take our Dreamweaver CC classes.


Excel

Version: Excel 2010/Excel 2013

We are currently offering courses in 2010 and 2013. There are not significant differences between versions 2007, 2010 and 2013.

You could take the Excel classes in either version.


FileMaker Pro

Version: FileMaker Pro 11

FileMaker Pro 11 includes the same basic functionality as versions 9 & 10, although features of the interface have changed. Students using version 9 or 10 will benefit from our classes, but our courses may cover a few new features that are not available in the older versions.

The FileMaker courses are taught in a Windows lab, but the software is the same as the Macintosh version. There are minor differences in the keyboard.


Flash

There are no classes currently scheduled. Call 314-984-9000 if you are interested in a custom class.


HTML

Version: HTML5

Our HTML courses include the HTML5 tags.


Illustrator

Version: Illustrator CC

Illustrator CS4, CS5, and CS6 are very similar to Illustrator CC. If you are using CS4 ,CS5, or CS6, you could take our Illustrator CC classes.


InDesign

Version: InDesign CC

The CS6, CS5, and CS6 versions are similar to InDesign CC, and students with CS4, CS5, or CS6 could take our InDesign CC classes.

InDesign is taught in a Windows lab. The software is the same as the Macintosh version. There are minor differences in the keyboard.


InfoPath

Version: InfoPath 2010

InfoPath 2010 and 2013 are similar, and students using InfoPath 2013 could take the InfoPath 2010 classes. Students using InfoPath 2007 should note that InfoPath 2010 includes some new features and changes to the user interface from what was used in InfoPath 2007.


Java

Version: Java 2, version 1.4.2

If you are using Java 5 (version 1.5) or Java 6, you can take our classes to learn Java programming; however, our courses do not cover enhancements introduced in Java 5 or Java 6.


JavaScript

Version: JavaScript

Different Web browsers support different versions of JavaScript. In class, you will test your code in a variety of browsers to learn about these differences.


Linux

Version: Linux

We do not currently offer Linux Administration classes. Our UNIX/Linux introductory classes teach the basics of the operating system and the commands covered would apply to many different versions of Linux.


OneNote

Version: OneNote 2010 and OneNote 2013

OneNote 2010 includes some new features and changes to the user interface (compared to the 2007 version.) The 2013 version of OneNote is similar to version 2010 and you could take the OneNote 2010 class if you are using OneNote 2013.


Oracle

Version: Oracle9i

Students using Oracle9i, Oracle 10g, 11g, or 12c will benefit from our Oracle classes. The major differences in these versions apply to database administration techniques, which are not covered in our courses. In general, the SQL commands introduced in our courses apply to all three versions. The courses use the SQL Developer 1.5.3 interface, but focuses on SQL commands that can be used with a variety of interfaces, including SQL*Plus and Toad.


Outlook

Version: Outlook 2013

Outlook 2013 includes new features and changes to the user interface. We recommend that you take the Outlook courses only if you are using version 2013.


Perl

Version: Perl 5.87


Photoshop

Version: Photoshop CC

Photoshop CS4, CS5, and CS6 are very similar to Photoshop CC. If you are using CS4 ,CS5, or CS6, you could take our Photoshop CC classes.


PHP

Version: PHP 5.0


PowerPoint

Version: PowerPoint 2010/PowerPoint 2013

We are currently offering courses in PowerPoint 2010 and 2013. There are not significant differences between PowerPoint versions 2007, 2010, 2013, and 2016.

(You will notice significant differences between the older version PowerPoint 2003 and PowerPoint 2007/2010/2013, including changes to the user interface and new file formats.)


Premiere

Version: Premiere Pro CC

Premiere CS4, CS5, and CS6 are very similar to Premiere CC. If you are using CS4 ,CS5, or CS6, you could take our Premiere CC classes.


Programming Concepts

Version: VBScript

The Programming Concepts class is for students new to programming and teaches basic contructs such as string and numeric variables, assignment statements, conditionals, loops, etc.


Project

Version: Project 2010 and Project 2013

Project 2010 and 2013 are similar, and students using Project 2013 could take the Project 2010 classes and vice versa. (Students using Project 2007 should note that Project 2010 and Project 2013 include some new features and changes to the user interface from what was used in Project 2007.)


Publisher

Version: Publisher 2010

Publisher 2010 and 2013 are very similar, and students using Publisher 2013 could take the Publisher 2010 classes. (Students using Publisher 2007 should note that Publisher 2007 has a different user interface from what is used in Publisher 2010 and Publisher 2013.)


QuickBooks

Version: QuickBooks Pro 2015

While QuickBooks Pro 2015 offers some enhancements and interface changes, it includes the same basic functionality as older versions. If you are using another version of QuickBooks, you can take our courses to learn how to perform basic accounting tasks.


SharePoint

Version: SharePoint 2010/SharPoint 2013

SharePoint 2013 includes some notable new features and changes to the user interface. We recommend that you take the SharePoint courses in the version of the software that you are (or will be) using.


SharePoint Designer

Version: SharePoint Designer 2010/SharePoint Designer 2013

SharePoint Designer 2013 includes some notable new features and changes to the user interface. We recommend that you take the SharePoint Designer courses in the version of the software that you are (or will be) using.


SQL Language

Version: SQL Server

Our SQL language courses (Introduction to SQL, Intermediate Applications of SQL, and Advanced Applications of SQL) are taught using Microsoft SQL Server. 

The purpose of these courses is to teach generic SQL syntax, so it does not matter which server (SQL Server, Oracle, etc.) or version you are using. These courses do not cover special features of any particular SQL package.


SQL Programming

Version: SQL Server

Our SQL Programming classes are taught using Transact-SQL with Microsoft SQL Server. Although most of the concepts introduced in these courses apply to client/server programming in general, many techniques and functions apply specifically to Microsoft SQL Server.


SQL Reporting Services

Version: SQL Server 2012

Our SQL Reporting Services classes use Microsoft SQL Server 2012.


SQL Server Administration

Version: SQL Server 2012

We offer SQL Server Administration classes using Microsoft SQL Server 2012.


UNIX/Linux

Version: HP-UX

The UNIX courses use the HP-UX version of UNIX. Students use Telnet from their local machines to access the UNIX file servers. However, the focus is on generic UNIX commands; the instructors talk about different versions of UNIX; and the hands-on activities can be applied to many versions of UNIX.

The UNIX commands convered would also apply to Linux.

Visio

Version: Visio 2010 and Visio 2013

Visio 2010 and Visio 2013 are very similar, and students using Visio 2013 could take the Visio 2010 classes. (Students using Visio 2007 should note that Visio 2007 has a different user interface from what is used in Visio 2010 and Visio 2013.)


Visual Basic .NET

Version: Visual Basic .NET 2010


Windows

Version: Windows 7 and Windows 10

We offer a File Management Course using Microsoft Windows 7 and a File Management Course Using Windows 10.

We also offer half-day Transitioning to Windows 10 courses for Windows users who are upgrading to the newer version. This course covers the most significant changes and new features in version 10.


Word

Version: Word 2010/2013

We are currently offering courses in Word 2010 and Word 2013. There are not significant differences between Word versions 2007, 2010, and 2013. Students using either Word 2013 or Word 2007 could take our Word 2010 classses.

(You will notice significant differences between the older version Word 2003 and Word 2007/2010/2013, including changes to the user interface and new file formats.)


XML

Version: XML 1.0