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  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Tea Party Seamless Pattern From a Sketch in Adobe IllustratorTea pattern trace yuzach pattern400
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    In this tutorial you will learn how to make a detailed seamless pattern without using a graphic tablet. Arm yourself with your paper sketchbook and a pen or an ink liner to create a set of elements for your seamless pattern. Then we’ll go through the process of turning our image into vector shapes, coloring them in Adobe Illustrator, and combining them into a colorful and whimsical pattern. Let’s get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Surreal Ramen Bowl Illustration in Adobe PhotoshopRamen preview
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    Ramen is a delicious Japanese noodle dish enjoyed by many around the world. In today's tutorial, we're going to show you how to illustrate a surrealistic ramen bowl using Adobe Photoshop and a pen tablet. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create Pixel Art Icons in Adobe IllustratorPixelcute002
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    In this beginner tutorial, you'll learn techniques for creating forever scalable pixel art in Adobe Illustrator. With the use of the Rectangular Grid Tool and the Live Paint Bucket Tool, we'll create simple, cute little pixel art icons, and then I'll show you how to bust them out of the grid, creating lossless icons, pixel art patterns, and more.Read More…
  • Code
    Even More Essential Plugins for WordPress Theme Development Wp plug
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    In the previous parts of this series, we've reviewed many of the debugging plugins that are available in the WordPress Plugin Repository. In this final part, we will cover plugins specifically recommended by the Developer Plugin, and we'll add a few more that I've found useful in the course of WordPress development.Read More…
  • Code
    Creating Your Own Widgets Using Various WordPress APIs: IntroductionCreating your own widgets 400px
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    Widgets are a neat way of giving site owners some control over the look (and sometimes functionality) of their WordPress sites. In this series, we are going to be creating a handful of WordPress widgets by combining the Widgets API with other APIs, including external APIs.Read More…
  • Web Design
    Create an Animated SVG Loader Using GreenSock’s DrawSVGFiller loader400
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    Today’s tutorial is one that will leave you feeling impressed that you’ve written so little code to achieve such a delightful animation. DrawSVG by the incredibly smart group at GreenSock allows you to progressively reveal (or hide) the stroke of an SVG. Let’s examine how that works by building an animated preloader.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    3 (and a Half) Uses for Content Aware in Adobe PhotoshopAdobe photoshop content aware
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    Since CS5, Adobe Photoshop has included a tool called Content Aware. It’s been described as magical and a life-saver but what exactly is it and how can we best use it? In this tutorial I’ll take you through three (and a half) of the most advantageous uses of this revolutionary tool.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Dimensional Raindrop Desktop Wallpaper Illustration in Adobe Illustrator011
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    In this tutorial we'll use simple shapes and create cut-outs and gradients to generate depth and dimension within a widescreen-friendly desktop wallpaper. Drop Shadows and offset objects join our gray and white gradients to finish this design off in spectacular style. Use the techniques in this tutorial to create a whole set of cut-out wallpaper designs, and don't forget to share them with us in the comment section.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create an Easy 3D Metallic Text Effect in Adobe PhotoshopPreview
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    Create a quick and easy retro, 3D metallic text effect in Photoshop using Smart Objects and layer styles.Read More…
  • Code
    Working With Local Databases on Windows Phone 8Preview image@2x
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    In the previous article, you learned how to store data in your app's isolated storage. In this article, we focus on working with local databases that live in your app's isolated storage. You'll learn about database operations using LINQ, database schemas as well as how to fetch data from a local database.Read More…
  • Code
    A Look at WooCommerce Products SettingsWoocommerce
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    Products hold a key position for an online store. In the previous article we learned how to configure the General settings in WooCommerce; today we will look into the various settings for Products.Read More…
  • Business
    How to Protect Your Business With the Right InsuranceRisk insurance
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    In this final part of our series on risk management, we'll take a look at the different types of insurance your business needs. From general liability insurance to workers' compensation insurance, we'll look at how the different policies work, and how they can help protect your company in various worst-case scenarios.Read More…