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  • Design & Illustration
    MacAppStorm Lightning Themed Wallpaper ContestContests
    We have the next all new Psdtuts+ Design Contest to kick off this month. We're partnering with one of our sister sites MacAppStorm for this one. Give us your best lightening themed wallpaper design with a Mac feel that you've got. For you Mac lovers out there, this will be a fun contest! Up for grabs are numerous cash prizes, a vareity of Mac applications, and a 1-year membership to Psd Plus. This is going to be a Mactastic contest! Learn all about the contest and how to enter at the jump!Read More…
  • Code
    Create Your Own ActionScript 3.0 Pixel Explosion EffectPreview
    In this tutorial you'll learn how to create an effect which has surely caught your eye before (for example in files such as this one), the Pixel Explosion. During the process of making it we'll learn how to extract BitmapData from a MovieClip, how to use a tweening engine and how to use event listeners.Let's get started then!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Radial Mesh in Illustrator and Make a Vector CDPreview
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    Ever wonder about creating Radial Mesh in Illustrator? Yes, now you can and it will reveal more possibilities to you in Illustrator. In the first part of this tutorial you'll learn how to create a Radial Mesh in Illustrator (without using any 3rd party plugin), and in second part we'll create a Vector CD using that radial mesh method. So let’s do it!Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    How to Create a Headphone MixThumb
    When you’re in the tracking phases of a recording project and need to get the best takes out of each musician you’re working with, one trick of the trade is setting up headphone mixes. Musicians are able to perform at their peak when they’re getting the musical information they need to make the next take great — and that information may not make itself clear in the overall mix. Here’s how to create a headphone mix in Pro Tools.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    An Introduction to Fluid Simulations in BlenderBlender fluids 200x200 preview
    Learning to simulate realistic fluids in any 3d app is always a challenge, but Blender's sophisticated solver allows for some very rewarding results. In this introduction to Blender fluid simulations, you will learn the basics of how to set up a fluid simulation in Blender with an obstacle, and a few fluid set ups to give you an idea of some of the other things that you can do with Blender fluids.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Creating a Tracked Head WoundPreview
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    In this tutorial Mathias shows that corner pin tracking can do much more than just replacing some pictures on a wall. We are going to compose a wound on a moving head and use the Mocha tracker in combination with his script MochaImport. Trust me, this is so much easier then creating a real head wound!Read More…
  • Code
    Miscellaneous News and Ramblings200 news
    There are several announcements and questions that I have for all of you. If you don't mind, please take a moment or two to look over this and let me know your thoughts! Read More…
  • Code
    30 More Helpful Video Tutorials For Web Developers200x200
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    You can find a good tutorial on just about any subject of web development, but great video tutorials are much less common. Here are a few great tutorials that any developer can use to brush up on various topics like iPhone development, frameworks, jQuery, CSS and more.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    36 Audio Interfaces Under $1000Thumb
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    Most home studios today are centered around a personal computer. (And yes - despite what the ad says, a Mac is a personal computer too.) An audio interface is the audio gateway from the outside world into your computer. Most computers come with a sound card with line and mic inputs, and many people use these when starting out with audio recording. But if you are serious about the quality of your work, you should avoid them. They have inferior audio to digital converters, and often produce a good deal of noise. You need to choose a professional audio interface that allows you to plug in your mics and instruments, and connects to your computer through a USB, Firewire, PCI or PCMCIA interface.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    50+ Vector Candy-Coated Illustrations Made with Yummy Bezier GoodnessPeview
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    Ice cream, snacks, lollipops, chocolate, cookies, cupcakes, cakes, and assorted candies presented in a rainbow of vector colors. Numerous styles of vectors are assembled for your eyes to devour. This is a collection of 50+ candy coated vector illustrations created with yummy bezier tools by fun loving artists - assembled to enjoy. Let's take a look at a rainbow of sugar-filled vector goodness!Read More…
  • Code
    How to Build a Full-Featured Login SystemCode
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    In this tutorial I will be showing you how to make a simple login system consisting of a login page, register page, forgotten password page, email activation, logout page and finally a users online page. I made this tutorial to mainly target new-to-PHP developers, due to the fact when I started I noticed the lack in quantity of basic login systems. Therefore, I decided to make one myself giving high quality advice on how to make your first login system with a users online script!Read More…
  • Code
    Creating a YouTube Search and Play Gadget with PureMVCPreview
    Following my tutorials on PureMVC and the YouTube Player API I thought it would be a good idea to show you how to use the YouTube GData API for searching for and playing videos. So I've created a little tutorial that combines your new PureMVC and YouTube Player skills into a nice and simple search and play gadget.Read More…