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  • Design & Illustration
    How to Render Short, Detailed Hair in Adobe IllustratorShorthairpreview
    In this tutorial, learn how to render short, detailed hair in Adobe Illustrator. This is a great technique if you've got a tablet, but it can be achieved with a mouse, as long as you have patience! Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Sight Lines and Framing for Dynamic Video CompositionFraming277b
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    Get your subjects eyelines right and camera positioning becomes simple. This video tutorial will show you how to split the frame into thirds, in your imagination, so the eyes are always aligned the right place.Read More…
  • Code
    The Beginner's Guide to Type Coercion: A Practical ExampleType coercion
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    Throughout this series of articles, we've been talking about type coercion, how it differs from type conversion, and how it performs in dynamically typed languages. Whereas the other article focused on weakly typed languages and data types at a high level, we're going to be looking at some specific examples of type coercion in a weakly typed language, and the pitfalls that we may experience without knowing how type coercion works and how it can backfire.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Design a Crazy Retro Poster with Quirky Lettering in Adobe IllustratorLettering poster yuzach tuts400
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    In this tutorial we will create a crazy poster, illustrating a famous quote by Oscar Wilde – “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken”. We’ll apply various Warp Effects to create the elements easily. Learn to make a gentle grain effect to give our poster a vintage look and do some freehand lettering. Let’s get started!Read More…
  • Crafts & DIY
    How to Knit a Lace ShrugKnitting laceshrug final thumb
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    Try your hand at knitting complex lace with this cute shrug pattern.Read More…
  • Code
    Adding Custom Fields To WordPress ProgrammaticallyWordpress
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    Learning the basic methods for creating and setting the values of custom WordPress meta fields programmatically is the first step to creating powerful plugins or complex content management sites.Read More…