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Adobe XD CC Classroom in a Book (2018 release)

Book Description

The fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe XD CC

 

Classroom in a Book®, the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks, offers what no other book or training program does—an official training series from Adobe, developed with the support of Adobe product experts.

 

Adobe XD CC Classroom in a Book (2018 release) contains 10 lessons that cover the basics and beyond, providing countless tips and techniques to help you become more productive with the program. You can follow the book from start to finish or choose only those lessons that interest you.

 

Purchasing this book includes valuable online extras. Follow the instructions in the book’s “Getting Started” section to unlock access to:

 

  • Downloadable lesson files you need to work through the projects in the book
  • Web Edition containing the complete text of the book, interactive quizzes, videos that walk you through the lessons step by step, and updated material covering new feature releases from Adobe

 

What you need to use this book: Adobe XD CC (2018 release) software, for either Windows or macOS. (Software not included.)

 

Note: Classroom in a Book does not replace the documentation, support, updates, or any other benefits of being a registered owner of Adobe XD CC software.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Where are the Lesson Files?
  5. Contents
  6. Getting Started
    1. About Classroom in a Book
    2. Prerequisites
    3. Installing the program
    4. Online Content
    5. Recommended lesson order
    6. Jumpstart
    7. Additional resources
    8. Adobe Authorized Training Centers
  7. 1 An Introduction to Adobe XD CC
    1. The UX design workflow
    2. Introducing Adobe XD CC
    3. Starting Adobe XD and opening a file
    4. Exploring the workspace (macOS)
    5. Exploring the workspace (Windows)
    6. Understanding modes
    7. Changing the view of artwork
    8. Prototype mode
    9. Previewing your designs
    10. Sharing your designs
    11. Switching between documents
    12. Finding resources for using Adobe XD
    13. Review questions
    14. Review answers
  8. 2 Setting Up a Project
    1. Starting the lesson
    2. Creating a new document
    3. Creating and editing artboards
    4. Adding grids to artboards
    5. Managing artboards with the Layers panel
    6. Review questions
    7. Review answers
  9. 3 Creating Graphics
    1. Starting the lesson
    2. Graphics and Adobe XD
    3. Creating and editing shapes
    4. Drawing with the Pen tool
    5. Working with UI Kits
    6. Review questions
    7. Review answers
  10. 4 Adding Images and Text
    1. Starting the lesson
    2. Assets and Adobe XD
    3. Masking content
    4. Working with text
    5. Review questions
    6. Review answers
  11. 5 Organizing Content
    1. Starting the lesson
    2. Arranging objects
    3. Working with the Layers panel
    4. Working with groups
    5. Aligning content
    6. Positioning objects precisely
    7. Review questions
    8. Review answers
  12. 6 Working with Assets and CC Libraries
    1. Starting the lesson
    2. Managing assets with the Assets panel
    3. Working with Creative Cloud Libraries
    4. Review questions
    5. Review answers
  13. 7 Using Effects and Repeat Grids
    1. Starting the lesson
    2. Understanding effects
    3. Using the Repeat Grid
    4. Review questions
    5. Review answers
  14. 8 Prototyping
    1. Starting the lesson
    2. Creating a prototype
    3. Prototyping examples
    4. Previewing your prototype locally
    5. Previewing on device
    6. Review questions
    7. Review answers
  15. 9 Sharing Your Prototype
    1. Starting the lesson
    2. Overview of Prototyping
    3. Sharing a prototype
    4. Commenting on a shared prototype
    5. Review questions
    6. Review answers
  16. 10 Sharing Design Specs and Exporting
    1. Starting the lesson
    2. Exporting assets
    3. Review questions
    4. Review answers
  17. Index
  18. Contributors
    1. Production Notes