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  • Design & Illustration
    Use Ink Liners to Create a Skull and Roses DrawingPreview
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    In today's tutorial I'm going to show you how to create a skull with a flower crown using ink liners. Drawing with liners is similar to drawing with ink and nib, but there are some important differences, such as the impossibility of thickening the liner's line using more pressure as you can with a nib. However, one considerable advantage of using liners is their convenience.Read More…
  • Web Design
    Sticky Positioning with Nothing but CSSSticky
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    Sticking elements, when the user scrolls to a certain point, has become a common pattern in modern web design. This behaviour has been proposed (and drafted) as a new standard (the sticky position), allowing us to achieve the effect with pure CSS. Let’s take a look at how it works!Read More…
  • Code
    Style Posts by Category on Your Main Blog PageStyle by category
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    Being able to style posts according to their category will make it easier for visitors to identify how your posts are structured and make your site look more appealing. In this tutorial I'll show you how to do this with WordPress.Read More…
  • Code
    Building an App Image to Resell at Digital OceanPreview
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    Deliver ready-made solutions to clients using Digital Ocean snapshots. It's an efficient way to quickly install WordPress and other applications.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Cute Deer Illustration in Adobe IllustratorDeer thumb
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    In this tutorial we're going to take a cute character from starting sketch to finished product using Adobe Illustrator. We'll be focusing on how to achieve an efficient workflow, how to use the Eraser Tool in a creative way, how to create unique brushes, and how to give our finished design a handmade, distressed effect. Read More…
  • Code
    A Walkthrough on Conditional Tags in WordPress: 27 to 39Conditional tags featured image2
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    In this series, we're going through one of the fundamental features of WordPress: Conditional Tags. In this fourth part, we'll continue introducing and reviewing the Conditional Tags.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    How to Create a Simple Watermark Brush in Photoshop Preview
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    To watermark or not to watermark – that is the question. It's down to personal choice but I'll outline some of the pros and cons in this tutorial before showing you how to make a simple watermark brush for use on your photos. Read More…
  • Code
    Introduction to Mailtrap: A Fake SMTP Server for Pre-Production Testing of Application EmailPreview
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    Mailtrap provides a fake SMTP server for your development team to test, view and share emails sent from the pre-production environments and avoid spamming real customers.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    5 Windows Phone Apps for Outdoor PhotographersWindows phone outdoor apps
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    There is a profusion of apps, or small programs, for photographers using iOS and Android smartphones, but not so many for Windows Phone 8. Still, the number is growing, with some interesting options, allowing nature photographers to know things like the exact time for tides or when one aurora fills the sky.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Team Awesome: From Hand-Lettered Logotype to Vector in Adobe IllustratorPreviewasm
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    Learn how to craft a typographic logotype from a hand lettered sketch to a complete final vector in Adobe Illustrator.Read More…
  • Code
    iOS Fundamentals: UIAlertView and UIAlertControllerPreview image@2x
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    Even if you've only dipped your toes into the world of iOS development, you almost certainly know about UIAlertView. The UIAlertView class has a simple interface and is used to present modal alerts. Apple has deprecated UIAlertView in iOS 8 though. As of iOS 8, it is recommended to use the UIAlertController class to present action sheets and modal alerts. In this quick tip, I will show you how easy it is to transition from UIAlertView to UIAlertController.Read More…
  • Game Development
    Hockeynamite - Development Post MortemHockey post mortem preview
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    Hockeynamite is a game that was born out of a technical demo created for a series of tutorials. It evolved from a very simple concept to a more rich and engaging experience, featuring power-ups and exploding athletes. This post-mortem is an overview of the process I came up with to insert a "soul" into a technical demo to turn it into a game.Read More…