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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  • Web Design
    New Course: Mastering Icon Fonts on the WebIcon fonts
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    Let’s say you’re building a website that uses lots of icons. How would you implement those on the web? As image files? They worked fine in the past, but not any more; not with retina displays and responsive websites. Icon fonts are the way to go, and in this course you’ll learn all there is to know about them: what they are, how to use them, and how to make your own.Read More…
  • Code
    New Course: Improving C# With Version 6Csharp 6
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    Every new version of C# brings new functionality to the language, but version 6 has even more changes than previous versions. Instead of bringing one or two new features, there are many—and each of them will change the way we write code on a daily basis. This course will take you through the most important new features, and show you how to use them.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Learn to Design Animal Characters in Our New CourseInspiredanimalcharacters
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    Our new course will teach you the basic principles of creating and rendering animal characters by drawing inspiration from their real-life counterparts as well as from your own imagination.Read More…
  • Code
    Meet Tuts+ Reader Ajmal AfifAjmal afif preview
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    Find out how Ajmal Afif built his career as a front-end developer, and what tips he has for those who are starting out on a similar path.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    New Course: iPhone Product PhotographyIphone prod
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    If you have a smartphone, you can make great product photos! In our new course you will learn how to use simple lighting and studio gear to make professional-quality photographs with your iPhone. You'll learn how to get the best from your phone's camera, how to set up product photos from scratch, and how to process the images in post-production.Read More…
  • Business
    What to Charge? A Freelancer's Guide to Giving an EstimateFreelance estimate calculation
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    Having the chance to bid on a major project is a freelancer’s dream, but can also be a nightmare. If the client hasn’t set a price and you have to come up with your own estimate, it can be very difficult to know how much to charge. You don’t want to price yourself out of the market, of course, but you also don’t want to bid too low and leave money on the table. This tutorial will show you how to get it right. Read More…
  • Web Design
    Get Up and Running With Foundation for AppsFoundation apps 2
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    In our new course you’ll learn all the essentials of working with Zurb’s “Foundation for Apps” framework. Along the way you’ll build a complete interface for a Task Management web app. Discover how to use the web design skills you already have to start designing application UIs.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    New Course: Mastering Color in Adobe IllustratorMasteringcolourinai
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    Colors are powerful. We sometimes take them for granted and don’t spend much time exploring them more. But once you understand colors a bit better and have a solid knowledge of how to use them in Adobe Illustrator, you will be able to put them to work. This course will show you how to color your artwork in Adobe Illustrator, how to be really efficient with it, and how to use color to spark your creativity.Read More…
  • Code
    New eBooks Available for Subscribers in AprilEbook promo preview
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    Do you want to learn more about MongoDB? How about mastering Node.js design patterns? Our latest batch of eBooks will teach you all you need to know about these topics and more.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    New Course: The Living Archive in LightroomAdobe lightroom archive
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    Wrangling a large digital image archive is difficult, especially as it grows. Managing your images in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom can help you keep things under control. In our new course you'll learn expert photo library management skills to keep tens of thousands of images organized, instantly searchable, and safe.Read More…
  • Code
    New Course: Functional Programming in JavaScriptFunction js
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    Learn the basics of functional programming in JavaScript. You'll take a small, mostly imperative website and refactor it using practical declarative and functional concepts. Focused on practical understanding over philosophy, this is a great basic intro to functional programming that will prepare you for deeper exploration.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    New Course: Creature Design in Adobe PhotoshopCreaturedesigncoursepic
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    In our new course, you'll learn to create a fantasy creature in Photoshop, from sketch/concepts to final production.Read More…