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  • Design & Illustration
    Cute Elephant Character FreebieElephant200
    File Type: Illustrator CS3License: Creative CommonsRead More…
  • Code
    Easy Development With CodeIgniterCodeigniter
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    In this week's 30 minute screencast, I'm going to show you how easy it is to work with the MVC pattern and CodeIgniter. This video is aimed at beginners who have no experience with a PHP framework. For demonstration purposes, we'll be building a simple image upload utility. We'll then perform some validation, save the file to our uploads folder, and automatically create a respective thumbnail. With raw PHP, this can be somewhat time-consuming. However, with CodeIgniter, it's simply a matter of referencing the correct library, and passing in some configuration options! Let's dive in. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create Your Own Abstract, Music DesignPreview
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    In this tutorial, we'll learn how to create some abstract shapes and combine them to create a funky music inspired design. This illustration, could serve as a good starting point for a flyer or other design. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    53 Crazy-good Digital Photography TutorialsDpprev
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    Though Photoshop has grown over time to become a many-armed beast of a program, it was first created with the modest aim of helping users to modify and improve their digital photography. In this post we return to Photoshop's roots with a wonderful collection of digital photography and photo editing tutorials.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    50 Breathtaking CG ImagesThumb
    After hours of tirelessly scouring the web, I have done it! Below is a compilation of 50 of the most stunning pieces of CG artwork in the world. Composed in an array of different applications and styles, there is artistic inspiration here for everyone! Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Who Should Win $3,500? Vote Now!Winitallthumb
    During our very awesome Graphic Design Week we offered a $3,500 USD prize to the person who could create the best and most original collection of Envato marketplace files. Literally thousands of entries poured in, and now we have chosen the top 10. Cast your vote to determine who will win an incredible $3,500 to spend on the ultimate graphic design setup!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Who Should Win $3,500? Vote Now!Winitallthumb
    During our very awesome Graphic Design Week we offered a $3,500 USD prize to the person who could create the best and most original collection of Envato marketplace files. Literally thousands of entries poured in, and now we have chosen the top 10. Cast your vote to determine who will win an incredible $3,500 to spend on the ultimate graphic design setup!Read More…
  • Code
    Getting Started With Restful Authentication in Rails200x200
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    In this article, we will use restful_authentication to add a user system to a simple Rails application. This is great for those first starting out and need step-by-step directions for using this amazing plugin. At the end of the article, visitors will be able to create an account, reset their password, login, logout, and validate email addresses. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How To Create a Post Apocalyptic Photo ManipulationPreview
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    In this tutorial, I'll show you how to create a post apocalyptic manipulation using adjustment layers, vector masks, and some special effects. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    The Basics of Clipping Paths and Opacity MasksOct
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    In this tutorial, we're going to cover the benefits, some uses, and the 'how-to' of two powerful methods to hide or show areas of an Illustrator document without deleting objects that you want to be invisible, which allows you to go back and re-work more easily.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create a Burning Building VFX ShotBurning building thumb
    Starting with nothing more than a few still photographs, learn how to create this dynamic burning building VFX shot.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    40 Sites that Help You Choose the Right MicrophoneHomemicspreview
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    If it’s worth recording, it’s worth recording well. To do that, you need a quality microphone. Purchasing your first microphone is a lot more complicated than you may have imagined. And discovering your favorite mic can take years of experience and experimentation. The job of buying a new microphone is an important one—and an expensive one. It can be a very complicated one. Fortunately, the Internet is filled with pages of useful advice and recommendations about microphones.Read More…