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  • Code
    Assemble a Nifty Twitter Widget using Flash and the Twitter APIPreviewimage
    Flash will work neatly in combination with the Twitter API to create a Twitter widget for any webpage. Follow Shane Johnson (@ultravisual) as he demonstrates building an interface, pulling in specific XML data and tackling cross-domain policy issues..Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    31 Mind Blowing VFX Breakdowns21
    If you are into After Effects, odds are you are into VFX. For this week's roundup Topher found 31 VFX breakdowns that are sure to inspire you. These are not all done with After Effects, but learning the background of how they were done will help make you a better compositor.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Marker Brush SetPreview
    File Type: This is an EPS file compatible with AI8License: Use these brushes for anything you would like, but please done sell them as your own.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Using Logic Pro's Transformer ObjectThumb
    The Transformer object in the Environment is one of the most powerful tools Logic has to offer. With a little bit of MIDI know-how, it can become an incredibly powerful creative tool. In the second part of this Environment series we're going to look at the basic concept of how the Transformer interprets and manipulates MIDI messages. Even if you don't have Logic, there's some useful information about MIDI as well.Read More…
  • Code
    Dissecting the WordPress Text Widget200x200
    In this tutorial, we will take a close look under the hood of the WordPress text widget to uncover the process of creating a widget that can be added to multiple widget locations. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    53 Mind-blowing Uses of TypographyTypo prev
    Typography is an ancient foundation of graphic design. As any good designer knows, the way that words are presented has a powerful influence on the way they are interpreted by the viewer. Here we've collected 53 stunning uses of typography by eight different designers. We hope you're inspired by this selection!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Richly Ornate Typographic Illustration - Screencast024 type
    "When looking for top quality content, you're usually forced to pay for your resources. They're generally better and easier to work with, and offer a wider range of use. Sometimes though, you can find the same level of quality at zero cost, and it's exactly what we're going to do today. We're going to create a detailed illustration with free gifts and self made goodies." - Alex BeltechiRead More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create an Hourglass Icon in About an Hour - Screencast009 hourglass icon
    "With simple shapes, gradients, and vector textures, this simple tutorial will show beginning illustrators how to create an hourglass icon. There is a whole lot you can do without the Pen Tool. We'll be using Illustrator CS4 for this tutorial, but those of you with older version should be able to follow along as well. Let's get started!" - Sean HodgeRead More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Music BrushesMusic brushes psdtuts
    Compatible: Photoshop CS3Size: 1604px to 2472 pxLicense: Creative Commons Share Alike 3.0Read More…
  • Code
    Rapid Development with ColdFusion and CFML200x200
    Experience the speed, versatility and sheer joy of developing your web applications in ColdFusion 8. All you need is some space on your PC, and 45 minutes.Read More…
  • Code
    Build a Dynamic Guest Book with XML and ActionScript 3.0Previewimage
    Guest books are a great thing to enhance the online experience your viewers receive. The ability for the viewer to talk to you and others, respond to questions you've raised, comment on your work or just to socialize means a guest book is a must have for most web sites. Let's see how we can build our own guest book with ActionsScript 3.0, XML and PHP.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Happy Tree Illustration with BubblefriendsDesign and illustration
    Let's learn how to create a fun tree character design from initial sketch through to making each detail in Adobe Illustrator. This tutorial outlines a professional workflow for creating character based illustrations. Put a smile on your face and let's get to creating an illustration with fun-loving characters!Read More…