Andrew Blackman
Andrew Blackman is a former Wall Street Journal staff reporter, now living in Crete and working as a freelance writer.
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  • Code
    New Symfony 2 Courses AvailableSymfonycms
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    If you want to learn about Symfony 2, you're in luck. We've published three new video courses taking you through all the stages of working with this PHP framework, from getting started through to building a CMS and beginning testing.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Design Course: Getting Started With Smart ObjectsSmarobjects
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    Smart Objects are a truly amazing and powerful feature of Adobe Photoshop. In this course you’ll learn how to edit your images with non-destructive techniques, create and edit Smart Filters, and create interesting effects and useful mockups—all while retaining maximum flexibility and editability.Read More…
  • Web Design
    New Course From Paul Boag: Promoting Your Services and Winning WorkPromoting
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    Just because you're a great coder or designer, it doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll be a successful web design business owner. In an increasingly tough marketplace, being able to sell yourself and your work is crucial for success. In our new course, web designer Paul Boag will teach you the skills you need to survive and thrive.Read More…
  • Code
    New eBooks Available for SubscribersEbooks dec14 preview
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    If you want to master AngularJS, we've got three new eBooks this month to help you along. You can also learn about JavaScript promises, Laravel design patterns, HTML5 game development, and more.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    New Course: Invitation Design in Adobe IllustratorInvitation
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    Guess what? You've been invited to take this course on designing invitations! Invitations exist for a variety of events, and their presentation sets the stage. In this course, you will learn how to design two different but effective invitations in Adobe Illustrator.Read More…
  • Business
    The Main Types of Business RiskRisk types
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    Businesses face all kinds of risks, some of which can cause serious loss of profits or even bankruptcy. But while all large companies have extensive "risk management" departments, smaller businesses tend not to look at the issue in such a systematic way. So in this four-part series of tutorials, you’ll learn the basics of risk management and how you can apply them in your business.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    New Course: Design Print-Ready Product PackagingPrintproductpackage
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    In our new course you will get a deeper understanding of how to create a packaging design from start to finish. You’ll learn about packaging shapes and printer finishes by creating your very own cookie box packaging. We'll take a look at every step of the design, from choosing colors and shapes through to setting it up for print and creating your own die-line, taking your product size and shape into consideration. Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    New Course: Advanced Audio Processing for VideoAudioforvideo
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    In a video production, audio is arguably a more important factor than picture. In our new Tuts+ course, you will learn how to edit, process, mix, and master audio for your video projects. Read More…
  • Code
    New Course: Better Web Apps With AngularUIAngularui
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    AngularJS is a unique and amazing front-end web framework, and AngularUI is a suite of tools made possible by Angular's extensibility. In this course you’ll be taking a look at each of the utilities AngularUI provides. You’ll see what they can do, how to use them, and how AngularUI can bring a whole new set of features to your Angular applications.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Design Course: Mastering 3D in Adobe PhotoshopMastering3d
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    One of the features of Adobe Photoshop we often overlook is the 3D feature. Photoshop lets you position and animate 3D models, edit textures and lighting, and choose from several render modes. In this course, Kirk Nelson will show you some cool things you can do with Adobe Photoshop's 3D tools while creating two projects along the way.Read More…
  • Web Design
    New Course: CSS Animation in the Real WorldCssrealworld
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    When it comes to choosing a CSS animation, you’ve got a world of choice at your fingertips. There are thousands available, but which should you use, and where? This course is about using CSS animations in the real world. You’ll learn practical CSS animation tricks for buttons, navigation elements, scroll events, SVG, and how to apply them to a number of situations you’ll come across every day on the web.Read More…
  • Code
    New Course: Testing Ruby With RSpecRspec
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    With the latest major release of RSpec, testing in Ruby has become even more powerful. New matchers, a better API and more power to the user through configuration are just some of the features in version 3. Join Ruby expert José Mota in our new Tuts+ course, and improve the way you test your Ruby code with RSpec.Read More…