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    Build an XML Driven Contact List Using Flex 3Preview
    The goal in this tutorial is to built a contact list which loads dynamically from an external XML file. When the user selects a different contact, the data will automatically update to display properly. We'll also be applying some basic stylesheet changes to the results and give the project a more customized touch.Read More…
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    11 Frequently Asked Questions about After EffectsThumbnail
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    People love After Effects and for the most part After Effects loves you back. But sometimes you just want to throw it out of the window because you can't understand why something is not working the way you were hoping. In this week's article, Topher attempts to answer some of the more frequent questions that appear in forums and comments. Read More…
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    PHP FormPicture4
    A simple php form.Read More…
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    Fun With CSS Shapes200x200
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    I bet a bunch of you don't realize that we can create the illusion of shapes by using 100% CSS. By utilizing the border property in creative ways, we can make some really interesting polygons. In this week's screencast, we'll figure out a way to create speech-bubbles without resorting to background images. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    50 Totally Free Lessons in Graphic Design Theory15
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    While many of us can create something that looks good in Photoshop or attractive when spliced into CSS, but do we actually understand the design theory behind what we create? Theory is the missing link for many un-trained but otherwise talented designers. Here are 50 excellent graphic design theory lessons to help you understand the 'Whys', not just the 'Hows'.Read More…
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    AS3 Dotted Line ClassDotted line preview
    Here is an ActionScript 3 class I use all the time to draw pixel perfect dotted lines in Flash. Free for any use other than reselling.Read More…
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    Build a Better Tooltip with jQuery Awesomeness200x200
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    Browsers will automatically display a tooltip when you provide a title attribute. Internet Explorer will also use the alt attribute. But, in this tutorial I'm going to show you how to quickly write a jQuery plugin that will replace the typical browser tooltip with something a little flashier.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Free Vector Grunge SplatsVectorsplatsdesignnerd
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    File Type: Illustrator EPS and AILicense: Derivative Works for Commercial UseRead More…
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    WordPress: Beginner to Master, Part 6Code
    Throughout this six-part beginner-to-master series, we'll be using the advanced features of WordPress to create our own portfolio & blog, complete with an options page, multiple styles and support for the new WordPress 2.7 features. Today we'll tie everything together.Read More…
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    WordPress: Beginner to Master, Part 4Code
    Throughout this six-part beginner-to-master series, we'll be using the advanced features of WordPress to create our own portfolio & blog, complete with an options page, multiple styles and support for the new WordPress 2.7 features. Today, we'll work on the Portfolio itself.Read More…
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    WordPress: Beginner to Master, Part 5Code
    Throughout this six-part beginner-to-master series, we'll be using the advanced features of WordPress to create our own portfolio & blog, complete with an options page, multiple styles and support for the new WordPress 2.7 features. Today, we'll deal with the comments, the search, and the archive.Read More…
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    Build a Dynamic Flash and XML Slideshow with Scripted TransitionsPreview
    Content updates in Flash can be difficult and time consuming due to the many steps involved. Simply reading content from an XML file means that importing new assets and recompiling the swf is no longer necessary. This tutorial will cover dynamically loading images from an XML file and then deal with inconsistencies in image dimensions using the GreenSock Tween Max animation library. Read More…