All Posts in Tuts+

  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create an Awesome Exploding Glass Effect with Thinking Particles and 3ds MaxSmall%20preview
    It is always a good idea to learn as many new techniques as possible to help flesh out your CG scenes. In this tutorial, you will learn how to create an impressive breaking glass effect using 3ds Max 2009 and Thinking Particles 3.Read More…
  • Code
    From CodeIgniter to Ruby on Rails: A ConversionCodeigniter
    Today, we'll be creating a simple shoutbox using the CodeIgniter PHP framework. We'll then port this exact application, piece-by-piece, to Ruby on Rails!Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Why You Should Always Buy Top-Quality Audio GearMusic and audio
    When buying music gear, it’s always worth investing in quality. If you buy a guitar that sounds bad no matter how you play, you’ll never learn to play well. You’re more likely to get discouraged and give up. I started learning music when I was a student with a part time job. While I saved up for my first synth, I spent a lot of time visiting music shops and deciding which keyboard to buy. There is something very liberating about going into a shop when you can’t afford to buy anything. To begin with, I had no idea of the gap between home gear and pro gear, but I learned quickly.Read More…
  • Code
    The Definitive Guide to Securing WordPressCode
    In this Nettuts+ PLUS tutorial, you'll learn how to protect your web site from hackers, spammers, automated software, and bots that run rampant online. Wordpress is by far the most popular self-hosted blogging solution, and for that very reason it's also one of the most targeted for vulnerabilities.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create Your Own Stylized Vector CityPreview
    In this tutorial, we will explain how to create vector skyscrapers and how to set up a vector city with simple steps. This is a beginner tutorial and easy to follow. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    100 Artworks from the Top 20 Digital Artists in Latin AmericaSamerica prev
    Last time we scoured Europe for the best Photoshop talent going around. This week we're turning to beautiful South America to uncover 20 of the top digital artists on the continent. Is your country or city represented?Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Basic GearsGearsteaser
    File Type: EPS and AI CS, AI symbol library, SVG, PNG, JPGLicense:Creative Commons Attribution Share AlikeRead More…
  • Code
    2 Free Passes to the FITC Mobile Conference in Toronto, CanadaFitc mobile09 250x250
    FITC Mobile brings together the leaders in mobile design and development for a two-day conference, September 13 - 14, 2009, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, Canada. Aimed at developers and programmers of mobile content, the conference will cover the technical side of development and includes sessions on marketing and finance. The promoters were nice enough to donate two tickets to our community! If you live in the Toronto area, and would like to attend, just leave a comment and let us know! The winners will be chosen on Thursday, July 30th at 12:00 CT. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Seamless Vector Patterns Plus Pack - Printer ErrorsPreview
    We have a new set of seamless vector patterns available exclusively for Vector Premium members. These are great for using in your creative projects, adding some texture to your designs, or to give your artwork a grungy low-fi printed feel. There are numerous printer error patterns in this set. Learn more at the jump!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Transform a Human into an Abstract, Painted WerewolfDesign and illustration
    I want to make a few notes before you start creating something like this. The piece is for intermediate users. I'm gonna take you through some different processes of brushing.Read More…
  • Code
    Superimpose a Rain Storm Effect on Lake ObatangaPreview
    In this, Tom's first screencast for Flashtuts+, he takes you camping with him to Northern Ontario. To add an extra touch of atmosphere, he demonstrates applying a moody rain storm effect to lake Obatanga - all without a single line of ActionScript. During this screencast you'll be taken through working with a range of Adobe CS applications including Fireworks, After Effects, SoundBooth and (of course) Flash.Read More…
  • Code
    13 Ways to Browser Test and Validate Your Work200x200
    Every day, when reviewing templates on ThemeForest, I test the submissions for validation and browser compatibility - not to mention my own work as well. Over time, I've scrounged the web for the best validation and browser compatibility testing tools around. Here's my favorites.Read More…