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  • Code
    Getting Clean With PHPPreview
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    Data security is important and often undervalued by designers, developers, and clients alike. Since PHP 5.2.0, data sanitization and validation has been made significantly easier with the introduction of data filtering. Today, we're going to take a closer look at these filters, how to use them, and build a few custom functions.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create Some Dazzling Particle Effects Using ICE in SoftimagePreview image
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    Using the graphically based, plug and play programming of ICE, you will create and learn to control the motion of electron clouds around a nucleus. This tutorial covers constraints to motion, how to do vector math, particle trails, creating and reusing ICE compounds, and even some basic ICE particle rendering. If you don’t already, you will come to love the flexibility and power that ICE provides to your simulations. Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Open Mic: Tell Us About Your Recording StudioOpenmic
    Music is produced in all sorts of locations with varying resources. Describe for us the location where you create your music, whether it be a pro studio, a room at home, or just on your laptop. And if you like, tell us about your dream studio. Each Tuesday we open our mic to readers and lurkers alike to come out of the woodwork and tell us your thoughts and opinion, your experiences and mistakes, what you love and what you hate. We want to hear from you, and here’s your chance.Read More…
  • Code
    Free Copies of Magento 1.3 Theme Design!200x200
    Packt Publishing recently released a new book on Magento 1.3 Theme Design, and they've offered to donate a few books to our readers! To enter, simply follow us on Twitter to stay up to date on the latest news in the web development world, and then leave a comment on this page with a link to your twitter account. We'll then choose three winners! Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create an Intense Movie Poster in Photoshop - Screencast316 fugitive poster
    "Designers love to be critical about movie posters, and while you may think you have better ideas about how to sell a movie to an audience, how many times have you actually tried doing it? In this tutorial, we're going to create a poster for a fictional movie called "Fugitive." The movie is meant to be a suspenseful thriller that features one's escape under the cover of darkness, despite man's attempt to capture the lone hero. Thin and cheesy plot? Check. Awesome opportunity to better your PSD skills? You got it!" Alex BeltechiRead More…
  • Code
    Working with the Debugger in Adobe Flex Builder Preview
    Many Flash developers use either the Alert class for debugging, or trace statements due to associations with Flash. Flex does have a true debugger and it's a great tool. I'm going to demonstrate how to get to grips with it in this tutorial.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create an Intense Movie Poster in PhotoshopPreview
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    Designers love to be critical about movie posters, and while you may think you have better ideas about how to sell a movie to an audience, how many times have you actually tried doing it? In this tutorial, we're going to create a poster for a fictional movie called "Fugitive." The movie is meant to be a suspenseful thriller that features one's escape under the cover of darkness, despite man's attempt to capture the lone hero. Thin and cheesy plot? Check. Awesome opportunity to better your PSD skills? You got it!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Fantasy Space Background with IllustratorPreview
    If you want to create a vector planetary space scene, then we have a fun tutorial for you. This tutorial is for the intermediate Illustrator users, but beginners should be able to make their way through it as well. We'll work with mapping art, vector 3D, and numerous Illustrator tools. Let's have some fun creating this graphic!Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    A Basic Guide to Subtractive Synthesis – Part 1Preview
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    This screencast is the first tutorial in a series on synthesis. This first installment shows a basic guided tour of Subtractor in Reason and covers oscillators, filters and envelopes. Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    3D Paper Crumple with Freeform AEThumb
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    Next time you get a frustrating assignment that you didn't ask for, don't crumple it up and throw it at your boss's face. Now you can easily call it quits within After Effects! Rob uses the example of creating a paper crumple transition to show off the Digieffects plugin Freeform AE. Who knows... this tutorial might just save your job.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Model, Paint, and Animate a Realistically Stylized Eye in 3ds Max: Part 2Thumb 2
    In this multi-part tutorial, you will learn how to create simple, yet effective, 3d eyes that can be used in either CG illustrations, or animations. This series of tutorials will cover all of the steps that are necessary, from modeling and unwrapping, to texturing, to rigging, and eventually animating the eye.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Shooting and Editing a Stylish Duotone ImagePreview
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    In this video tutorial Bjørn Friese will be taking you through how to shoot an image with a zoom lens and a built-in flash in relatively poor lighting conditions. Afterwards, he will be showing you how he gave his shot the duotone-treatment with Camera RAW and Photoshop.Read More…