All Posts in Tuts+

  • Code
    How to Create a Photo Gallery using the Flickr API 200x200
    Flickr is, without doubt, the biggest and best photography website on the internet. There are lots of widgets, badges and plugins which allow you to display your latest Flickr photos on your website, but we'll take it a step further by tapping straight into Flickr and integrating your photostream into your website, giving you a photo gallery that is a breeze to update. Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Winners Announced: Win a Copy of Pixelmator for MacPreview
    Today we're giving away three copies of Pixelmator, a photo and image editor for Mac OS X. It offers a lightweight alternative to Photoshop, with blazingly fast image editing speeds. Although lacking the colossal feature set of Photoshop, Pixelmator comes without all the bloat. For more information, take a look at an in-depth review of the application, or read on for your chance to win!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Win a Free Book, '1000 Graphic Elements'Preview
    We've got another contest for our readership, and this time we're rewarding one random commenter with a bountiful source of graphic design inspiration! Imagine having 1000 fresh ideas at your finger tips spanning from books to brochures, invitations to menus, CDs to annual reports, and much more. Read more to find out just how easy it is to participate.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    50 Sketchy Vector Drawings Made with Vibrant LinesPreview
    We commonly think of vector graphics as super clean lines made up of simple geometric shapes. This is far from the limit to what you can do with vectors though. There are lots of inspirational artists creating sketchy vector work made up of high energy vibrant lines. If you like your vectors rough, then check this post out!Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    15 Videos Showcasing Drum Kit AlternativesOctapad
    Miking an acoustic drum kit is rarely the best way to capture a drum track in a home studio. It’s expensive and time consuming, and requires a lot of space and microphones. But there is a lot more options than clicking a pattern into a grid on your DAW. This article explores some of the alternatives.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Match Your 3d Animation to Live Action Footage using Syntheyes, Cinema 4D, Realflow, and After EffectsPreview image
    3d camera matching is simultaneously one of the most widely used and most elusive to learn CG techniques in both the film and advertising industries today. In this video tutorial, we will discuss a comprehensive method for tracking video footage, and eventually exporting it for use in your 3d package of choice. Read More…
  • Code
    The Basics of Object-Oriented JavaScript200x200
    Over recent years, JavaScript has increasingly gained popularity, partly due to libraries that are developed to make JavaScript apps/effects easier to create for those who may not have fully grasped the core language yet. While in the past it was a common argument that JavaScript was a basic language and was very 'slap dash' with no real foundation; this is no longer the case, especially with the introduction of high scale web applications and 'adaptations' such as JSON (JavaScript Object Notation). Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    15 Top Tips for Band PhotographyPreview
    Working as a music photojournalist can be very rewarding and a great way to develop skills in demanding situations. This simple 15 step guide aims to give you an insight into the world or music photography, both for promo portrait shots and in a live setting.Read More…
  • Code
    Create an iPhone Inspired Switch CheckBox Using Flash and ActionScript 3.0Preview
    A CheckBox is a graphical user interface element that permits the user to make one or multiple selections from a number of options. In this tutorial, we'll create a Switch checkbox inspired by the iPhone Graphical User Interface. Read on to find out how!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Shine Some Light On The SituationThumb
    When working on VFX, you can often measure your success by how invisible you are. If the audience doesn't know there was an effect created, then you did a good job. In this tutorial I will show you all how to make turn a plain dolly shot into a dynamic room with light rays and a sky replacement. Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    How to Use the Pioneer SVM-1000 Audio-Video Mixer Part 2Thumb
    In this video tutorial Johnathan Lewis gives us a basic demonstration of audio/video mixing on the Pioneer SVM-1000 mixer.Read More…
  • Code
    Winner announced: Win $50 + $50 by Checking Out ActiveDenActive prev
    In this week's comment to win giveaway you can enter for your chance to win a neat 50-50 prize... $50 USD and $50 marketplace credit. And you can do it simply by leaving your ActiveDen username in a comment on this post. One random commenter will be selected to win the prize, so you have just as much chance as anyone else to win. If you don't have an account, you can quickly sign-up for free on the site. ActiveDen is a marketplace where Flash and Flex developers of all kinds can set up shop for free and start selling files they've created. It was created by Envato, the makers of Activetuts+. Read on to learn more about how you can make passive income on ActiveDen, and to learn more about the giveaway.Read More…