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  • Design & Illustration
    Being Part of the Tuts+ CommunityCommunity preview queen
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    Whatever I've done online, I've always been part of a community. Tuts+ has an active community and there are many ways you can take part. Here I talk about community, what we've been doing and how you can be a part of it. Read More…
  • Web Design
    8 Lessons I’ve Learned About Using Google Analytics at ScaleThumb
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    Like many websites on the internet, we use Google Analytics to track data about our visitors and what they do on our sites. However, Tuts+ is a fair bit bigger than a lot of those sites, and at our size, we run into a few problems using it. Here's what I've learned about working with Google Analytics at scale.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    The Life of a Tuts+ Editor: Meet Sharon MilneSharon milne thumbnail
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    What's it like to work remotely as a Tuts+ Editor? The latest Envato Stories is all about the life of Sharon Milne, Design & Illustration Editor for Tuts+. She lives in Newcastle upon Tyne in the United Kingdom and has been obsessed with vector for over 14 years. Sharon works remotely most of the time, but recently visited the Envato headquarters in Melbourne, Australia.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Tell Us What You Think & Win Prizes: Tuts+ Annual Survey 2014 Tuts 2014 survey
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    It’s back! The Tuts+ annual survey for 2014 is here, and by having your say you could win from a fantastic prize pool worth a total of more than $20,000! Plus there’s a special offer from Shopify and New Relic for everyone that completes the survey.Read More…
  • Code
    How We’re Using Modules to Organize Our Front-End CodeBem modular
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    Ever wondered how a large site like Tuts+ keeps its CSS, HTML and JavaScript in order over continued development and iteration? I’m going to show you the process we’ve implemented to keep it all tidy and maintainable.Read More…
  • Web Design
    The Tuts+ Translation Project Is Working, and I Have Graphs to Prove ItTranslationchart
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    Over 100 volunteers have translated over 300 tutorials and articles into over 25 languages for the Tuts+ Translation Project. That's remarkable, and I feel that this response from our community alone proves that the project is a worthwhile initiative. However, as a data analyst, it's my job to put my feelings to one side and explore how it's doing using numbers and graphs.Read More…
  • Code
    Become an Envato Meetup HostImgo 400
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    Inspired by your enthusiasm and support for Envato meetups over the years, and our desire to solve the one grumble about them (“Why can’t one be held in my town?”), we’re excited to announce the Envato Global meetup program, something everyone in the community can get involved in. Want to host a meetup? Let us know!Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Envato Stories Meets Tuts+ Instructor Jordy VandeputJordy 3 1s
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    Earlier this year we sent two Envato staff around the world in 80 days. Their mission: to tell the stories of Envato's global community. They met up with Tuts+ Instructor Jordy Vandeput to find out why he loves to teach, how he stays motivated, and his advice for anyone who wants to learn a new skill. Read More…
  • Code
    Meet Erick Patrick, Who Has Translated 50 Tutorials for Tuts+Img 2805s
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    The level of community participation the Tuts+ translation project began six months ago has been truly overwhelming. 95 volunteers have seen their translations published, and that number grows each week. Recently I caught up with Erick Patrick, our most prolific translator to date with over 50 published translations (and counting!) to ask him a few questions.Read More…
  • Web Design
    How We’re Using Trello to Simplify Our Editorial ProcessTrelloboardc
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    We use a number of communication and project management tools at Tuts+, but we recently rolled out a new and very specific workflow for planning, commissioning and revising our content. The goal—to make life better for everyone involved in the editorial side of Tuts+, so that we can make even more great things for you to learn.Read More…
  • Code
    In Praise of Side ProjectsSideprojects4b
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    So you’ve got some useful creative or technical skills, plus a healthy work ethic—now what? Should you work in an established business? Become a freelancer or small business owner selling services to clients? Or invest in developing your own product business? Put another way, how can you best convert your skills and time into the outcomes you seek in life?Read More…
  • Web Design
    5 Things I Learned From the Tuts+ Translation ProjectTranslation2 1c
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    We recently launched the Tuts+ Translation Project, an initiative which has seen the Tuts+ community rally to translate, publish and share our tutorials. The response has been overwhelming; not only from readers who are thrilled to see our content in their native tongue, but also from people across the whole world who have volunteered to help. In the last few months I’ve been working with a large team of individuals, who’ve so far published over 200 translations in sixteen languages. During the course of this project I’ve learned a great many things, about language and people. Here are my top five!Read More…