All Posts in Tuts+

  • Code
    Unit Testing Succinctly: Why Unit Test?Unit testing
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    So, let’s be clear and real from the get-go: unit testing can be used to verify correctness, and any side effect that occurs with regard to your development process must be balanced with the effort of writing and maintaining useful unit tests.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Quick Tip: How to Create Dynamic Backgrounds With After EffectsBackground thumbnail
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    In this Quick-Tip I will show you how to create some dynamic backgrounds by using the effect CC RepeTile, Fractal Noise, & using resources from a website such as subtlepatterns.comRead More…
  • Code
    Creating Maintainable WordPress Meta Boxes: Finish The Front-EndMaintainable meta boxes 1
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    In this article, we're going to continue with introducing the rest of the user interface, and then we're going to move onto actually writing code responsible for verifying the user input and associating it with the given post.Read More…
  • Web Design
    Introducing the HTML5 “Menu” and “Menuitem” ElementsMenu
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    Today I’m going to introduce you to two elements: and , part of the Interactive Elements specification. The web has evolved into something more than just linked documents; pages behave increasingly these days like apps. As such, it’s an appropriate time to form standard web interactivity features.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Inside the Camera Bag: Wedding and Commercial Photography Kit Ben lucas gear bag preview
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    In this video tutorial we take a look in my commercial and wedding photography gear bag and examine the reasons why I have each piece of equipmentRead More…
  • Code
    Publish an eBook From Your WordPress SiteWordpress
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    As a WordPress blogger, you've probably wondered whether to explore publishing an ebook from your content. How difficult would it be? How much would it cost? How much would I earn? How do I get started? This guide will answer your questions.Read More…
  • Code
    Configuring W3 Total Cache: Advanced Page Cache IIWpconfigtips
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    In the previous post, we started configuring advance settings of Page Cache in W3 Total Cache plugin and configured the General and Cache Preload settings. In this article, we will be covering the Purge Policy and Advanced configuration options.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Zombie Dragon Concept Art: Design and SketchDraw zombie dragon prev
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    Dragons are scary, zombies are scary, and what's more frightening than an angry zombie dragon? In this tutorial you'll design and draw a complete monster from scratch, learning how to quickly create a believable anatomy for a non-existent creature. Read More…
  • Crafts & DIY
    How to Make a Bar of Felted SoapRsz soap final large
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    Felted soap is a colorful and easy way to add a pop of fun to your bath time. In this tutorial you'll learn how to add wool roving to a bar of soap to make a stylish and cute felted soap! Bonus: that extra texture means it's great for exfoliating!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Hauntingly Beautiful Cleopatra Mummy in Adobe PhotoshopCleopreview
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    In this tutorial, I demonstrate the evolution of a digital painting from start to finish by creating a hauntingly beautiful Egyptian goddess. My tools of choice are Adobe Photoshop CS3 and an off-brand pen tablet. Learn the techniques to bring out the best in your next piece! Read More…
  • Web Design
    A Quick Chat With Val HeadVal head
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    Val Head (event organiser, book author, CSS animation meister) will be taking to the stage in November to speak at FOWD New York City. I recently spent ten minutes chatting with her to find out what people can expect from her presentation.Read More…
  • Code
    Utilizing WordPress Shortcodes and Custom Fields for FootnotesWordpress
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    The things you can do with WordPress is arguably limitless, in terms of web design and development. In this tutorial, we're going to make use of shortcodes and custom fields in order to create a working "Footnotes" section.Read More…