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  • Code
    How to Search a Website Using ASP.NET 3.5 - screencast200x200
    I'm happy to say that today, we are posting our very first article on ASP.NET. In this screencast, I'll show you how to implement a simple search functionality into your personal website. We'll go over many of the new features in ASP.NET 3.5, such as LINQ and many of the AJAX controls that ship with Visual Studio/Web Developer. Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    8 Most Over-used Samples In Hip Hop HistoryBrown prev
    In the early days of hip hop, when it was just two turntables and a microphone, having a ready collection of samples and drum breaks was mandatory. It was just how things were done. But over the years, improved sampling technology and the introduction of live instrumentation made using the same songs over and over less necessary. Nevertheless, some samples refused to die. Some are even still used (and abused) to this day. For example...Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Poster Illustration with Floating Floral ElementsPreview200x200
    In this tutorial, we will be working to create an interesting Poster-size illustration with floral elements. This tutorial is inspired by a suggestion from Zach on our Tutorials Suggestions/Request page. He wanted to know how one would create a design like the floral element in the Version App header. I've taken a look at that, added a few of my own ideas, and run with it to create a cool poster design.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Colorful Retro Style TV200retrotv
    In this tutorial, we'll teach the intermediate vector artist how to create a retro style TV with gradients and layers. We'll also create a nice funky background with circles and lines. Let's have some fund creating this colorful illustration.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    VECTORTUTS Premium 'Infinite Loop' Issue ResolvedShield general
    Some VECTORTUTS+ subscribers have been reporting an 'infinite loop' problem where trying to access the Premium section would lead them back to the log-in page in an endless loop. Our lead developer has been working on this issue and it has now been resolved. Thank you for your patience! If you have any more issues relating to your Plus subscription, please contact TUTSPLUS+ Support.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Wavy Blackberry Style Wallpaper Design - Screencast23
    In this tutorial I will show you how to create an abstract background image using Photoshop only. The design has a cool wavy pattern with interesting lighting effects, like the Blackberry 9000 wallpaper. This is a tutorial you can sit down and complete in less than an hour, let’s get started.Read More…
  • Code
    10 Insanely Useful Django TipsIceberg prev
    There are quite a few great little tricks and tips one could use on their Django projects that would speed up development and save many headaches in the long run. From basic to obscure, these tips can help any skill-level of programmer become more adept with Django and all it's glory.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Getting Started with Creative Compression in Dance MusicThumb
    Compression is often a misunderstood process. The importance of effective compression in the realm of dance music reigns absolutely supreme. Without the creative application of compression, entire genres of electronic music would not be here with us today. In this tutorial we’re going to explore one of the most rewarding and enjoyable ways you can make compression work for you in your dance music productions.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Best of the Web - SeptemberPre
    Let's take a look at the best tutorials, resources, and articles the web has to offer from September. I found tutorials on interesting topics like movie posters and sleek gadgets. Some links to awesome freebies, such as: icons, as well as brushes, and vector starbursts. Also, included is a two part article on amazing graphic design magazines, so lets check them out!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Best of the Web – SeptemberPreview
    The month of September was an exciting month for the design community. In addition to the announcement of Adobe CS4, a lot of great content and resources were featured across the web. This article features some of the best vector content and resources this month, as well as loads information and videos about Adobe Illustrator CS4.Read More…
  • Code
    Adding to Our Leopard Desktop with jQuery200x200
    Last Week I got you all to create a neat looking Dashboard/Desktop. You guys are gonna totally FLIP when you hear what's in this jam packed tutorial! More focus on the Dashboard (I swear it's cooler than it sounds, and requires a lot of code), and I'll even go into how to create a stack (seperate from the dock, sorry jqDock doesn't like nestled <ul>s), and some extra little bits to make it all click.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Vibrant 3D Pixel Type TreatmentPreview
    In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a fun 3D pixel font type treatment. Using a free font, gradients, and Illustrator 3D filter, you will easily create a type treatment that you can apply to many other fonts.Read More…