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  • Photo & Video
    Getting Started With Adobe Lightroom 5: The Photo WorkflowIntro lr5 preview
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    Lightroom can help you tame your photo collection and get the most from your pictures. This tutorial will show you around Lightrooms basic toolset.Read More…
  • Code
    iOS 8: Integrating Touch IDPreview image@2x
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    iOS 8 introduces the Local Authentication framework, giving developers the ability to use the device's fingerprint sensor to authenticate users. This tutorial explains how it works, discusses the security implications, and creates a sample app.Read More…
  • Code
    Getting Better Support By Avoiding The XY ProblemXy
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    The ability to get fast and effective support is one of the reasons to choose WordPress. With its massive popularity and incredibly supportive community, help with whatever problem you may face is available, if you know how to ask. Ensuring you get a good answer requires avoiding the XY problem - when you ask about a solution to a problem, instead of the problem itself.Read More…
  • Code
    Understanding and Working with The WordPress Options TableWordpress
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    In the earlier parts of this series, we looked at the tables in the WordPress database and the relationships between them. In this part I'll cover a table which is different from the others - the wp_options table.Read More…
  • Code
    WordPress Full Text Search With ElasticSearchIcon
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    WordPress has a built-in search feature; however, it's not very efficient. For example, the results are not sorted by relevancy. In short, it's a naive MySQL LIKE query without utilizing index. Automattic doesn't even use it WordPress.com. They implement a custom search with ElasticSearch. Why not learn to setup this up on our own site, as well?Read More…
  • Game Development
    How to Generate Shockingly Good 2D Lightning Effects in Unity (C#)Create shockingly good lightning effects unity
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    There are plenty of uses for lightning effects in games, from background ambiance during a storm to the devastating lightning attacks of a sorcerer. In this tutorial, I'll explain how to use C# and Unity to programmatically generate awesome 2D lightning effects: bolts, branches, and even text.Read More…