All Posts in Tuts+

  • Code
    Building a Forum From Scratch with Ruby on RailsPreview
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    Today, we will be building a simple forum using Ruby on Rails, and we will be working up from the basics covering things like authentication and more advanced database techniques. Read More…
  • Code
    Create a Simple and Attractive MP3 PlayerPreview image
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    We're going to build a simple mp3 player which you can embed in any webpage (a band's homepage for example). By following this tut you will learn how to import Illustrator graphics, how to build button sprites with movieclips and how to use the Timer and Sound classes. Here we go..Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Using Rewire to Expand Your Audio ToolsetThumb
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    As producing completely 'in the box' fast becomes the norm, it's essential we maximize the potential of our computer set up. Of course, improving our computer hardware and investing in new sample libraries is one way to do this—but another is to seamlessly wire together our applications using Rewire. Rewire is often underestimated and in many cases goes unused. Using Rewire correctly can actually expand your sound palette, avoid unnecessary rendering and even add extra processing tools to your DAW. Let's take a look at how Rewire works, some of its history and a few situations we can use it in.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create a Sci-Fi Movie Title SequencePreview image
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    This tutorial covers the creation of a space-like si-fi title sequence from scratch. Michael shows us how you can easily create a visually interesting and impressive title animation with some simple title cards and text animation. The tutorial uses the Twitch plugin from Video Copilot, though a similar effect could be obtained by manual keyframing.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
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    Compatible: Photoshop CS3Size: 2400px by 2500pxLicense: Free for Personal and Commercial UseRead More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Interview with Chuck AndersonP
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    Success comes with time and effort, and we can see a prime example of that in this weeks interview. As an extremely bright veteran of the design world Chuck Anderson has done a ton of work for large corporations such as ESPN, Reebok, and even created album covers for artists like Lupe Fiasco, and FallOut Boy. Chuck shares some important tips with us and gives us a look at his book "Wandering Off Into Space". So check out this interview and also check out that book, the proceeds go to charity.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Interview with Nate Williams, AKA Alexander BlueTn
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    Nate Williams who is also known as Alexander Blue is an artist, illustrator and designer based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Nate is an incredibly prolific artist and has worked extensively in various facets of the illustration industry with a wide variety of clients. His illustrations have a unique whimsical style, filled with vibrant colors, imagery which combines creatures and doodles. His work has appeared in magazines, advertising and products. He is also the founder and head guy of Illustrationmundo, which is dedicated to illustrations. So let's have a digital chat with this talented artist!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Super-Handy Photoshop CS4 GPU Features UnraveledPreview
    The latest version of Photoshop CS4 offers a variety of new features that save time and work. In this tutorial, we'll take a look at all the new GPU based features and how to use them. On the one hand they save you a lot of time, on the other hand they snatch your RAM away and stress your graphic card, but one things for sure, they all look cool! Let's jump into Photoshop and take a look at what it offers!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Mosaic Portrait from a PhotographPreview
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    This is a fun way to turn a photograph into an interesting vector portrait. Get sophisticated results with just a few easy steps, then modify it using a wide range of Illustrator's live effects. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    How to Comp Tracks in Logic Pro 8Thumb
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    When tracking for your record, you may have to go through loads of takes to get that perfect track. In the old days this meant cutting up a lot of tape and pasting the right takes together — a time consuming and difficult effort. Now, in the world of wonderful digital technology, you can just cut, copy and paste to your heart's desire, without having to worry about super-expensive tape that you could ruin with your next knife-cut. Who wants to become a surgeon when all you have to do is copy and paste? Read More…
  • Code
    Creating ActionScripted Animation and InteractionPreview image
    ActionScript can be a great tool for enhancing your animations. In this tutorial we'll look at the basics of ActionScripted animation. We'll take a look at how to actually move a movie clip using ActionScript, various forms of collision detection and how to use these techniques to add some interaction to your Flash movies. Let's get started!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    15 Top International After Effects Tutorial SitesThumbnail
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    The beauty of vfx and motion graphics is that you don't need to speak english to be amazing at it. Our business is truly international. In this roundup we highlight 15 of the top international After Effects tutorial sites. The links are to the translated version via Google Translator. To Remove the translation just click the View original web page link in the top frame.Read More…