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  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create Cartoon Characters from Everyday ObjectsDesign and illustration
    Hi, my name is Jesse Hora Dot Com. This tutorial will guide you through the process I use when creating an illustration, more specifically the technique of creating what I like to call an object illustration.Read More…
  • Code
    Friday Freebie: O'REILLY Books!200x200
    Nettuts+ has quickly established itself as one of the premier resources for web development tutorials. One year ago, this website didn't exist. Today, we've surpassed 30,000 subscribers - which is no small feat! To show our appreciation, I have some more freebies to mail out this week, courtesy of O'REILLY. Additionally, I'd like to inform you of a fantastic Javascript workshop that's coming up, hosted by Douglas Crockford. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Diego Quintana InterviewP
    Diego Quintana is an extraordinary designer with a wide variety of styles. Diego creates typefaces and abstract work. In this interview, Diego will tell us how he made one of his typefaces, and describe what draws him to simple shapes in his art. Let's jump into this interview!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Interview with Jelle GijsbertsThumbnail
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    Jelle Gijsberts is a illustrator, designer and animator born and raised in Dordrecht, the Netherlands. Since his graduation, he has been freelancing in the field of illustration and animation. He has illustrated a bunch of children's books, worked with clients like Chupa Chups and Unicef. He makes some really adorable artworks that take you through many adventures and captivating stories. His fun, bright and colorful illustrations can easily win the heart of children and grown-ups alike and will put a smile on your face! So lets have a digital chat with Jelle Gijsberts!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    17 Amazing Inspirational Typography VideosThumbnail
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    I don't know about you guys, but here at Aetuts+ we think typography is sexy. So sexy it turns us on! Great typography comes in all shapes and flavors and for this week's roundup Topher gathered some amazing typography pieces that ranges from grungy to stop motion to found typography in nature.Read More…
  • Code
    How to Build a Super Duper News Scroller200x200
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    This week, we'll learn how to combine PHP, SimplePie, and jQuery to build a simple news scroller widget for your website. It's much easier than you might think; so let's begin. Read More…
  • Code
    How to Add Variables to Your CSS FilesCss3
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    Let's try something different on nettuts+ today. Any designer who has worked with large CSS files will agree that its major weakness is its inability to use variables. In this article, we will learn how to implement variables by using PHP and Apache's URL rewrite mod.Read More…
  • Code
    Asynchronous Search With PHP and jQueryCode
    In this tutorial we’re going to be creating a widget for our web pages which allows visitors to search the contents of our site. We’ll be using jQuery to pass the search term to the back-end, and to receive and display the results. We’ll be using PHP to search for the term in a local site and then return any matching URLs back to the page as a JSON object. Part 2 shows how to search a database of a content management system (CMS).Read More…
  • Code
    10 Challenging but Awesome Flash TechniquesFlash prev
    These days, most Flash developers know how to circumvent the multimedia platform's short-comings and properly utilize its strengths. Here are some very clever Flash techniques that you can apply to your site, making them more useful, beautiful and unique.Read More…
  • Code
    jQuery Lightbox200x200
    Cost: Free, links backFound Via: http://www.no-margin-for-errors.com/projects/prettyPhoto-jquery-lightbox-clone/ Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Use Content-Aware-Scaling in Photoshop CS4Preview
    The latest version of Photoshop CS4 offers a variety of new features that save time and work. One of them is the newly added Content-Aware-Scaling feature, which automatically preserves important areas like people, buildings, objects, as you resize your images. It saves you a lot of time, since there’s no time-consuming cropping and retouching required anymore. How and why you should use this? That’s what we’ll cover in this tutorial!Read More…
  • Code
    Javascript and the DOM: Lesson 2200x200
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    Hello and welcome back to the "JavaScript and the DOM" series. Last time we covered some JavaScript basics and we touched on various aspects of the Document Object Model, including how to access nodes and traverse through the DOM. Today we'll be covering how to manipulate elements within the DOM and we'll be discussing the browser event model.Read More…