All Posts in Tuts+

  • Code
    Speed Up WordPress: Caching and Database OptimizationSpeedy wordpress logo
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    One of the most popular talking points in the WordPress community is speeding up WordPress and optimizing web pages. In this three-part series, we're going to go through every aspect of optimizing and speeding up your WordPress website.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    How to Photograph Coins with Dramatic Low Key LightingPreview low key macro coin
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    Shooting with low-key lighting creates a final photograph with dramatic darks and a rich, velvety appearance. Your subject, whether it’s an expensive bottle of wine or a valuable coin, looks luxurious and seductive against a black background. However, shooting with low-key lighting requires a few techniques and in this tutorial I’ll show you how to modify your light to create a rich, formal picture.Read More…
  • Code
    Building a Multi-Line Chart Using D3.js: Part 28778
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    In the previous part of this series, we saw how to get started with creating a multi-line chart using the D3.js JavaScript library. In this tutorial, we'll take it to the next level by making the multi-line chart respond to data dynamically, and we'll add some more features as the tutorial progresses.Read More…
  • Web Design
    New Course: WordPress Theme Creation With UnderscoresSwp
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    Underscores starter theme, by the makers of WordPress themselves, is designed to give you a “1,000 hour head start” on WordPress theme creation. Our new course will take you the rest of the way to the finish line, with everything you need to know to go from “starter” to a fully fledged WordPress theme.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Using a Controlled Vocabulary to Organize Digital PhotographsControlled keyword vocabulary preview
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    Most photographers have computers, memory cards, and external hard drives packed full of digital photographs. Without sorting the photographs, it's laborious to find what you need. This article will help you manage your collection of digital photographs by using controlled keyword vocabularies.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    To the Point: Interview With Monika Zagrobelna Dragon2
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    In this installment of our interview series, I had the distinct pleasure of asking one of our own Tuts+ instructors, Monika Zagrobelna, questions about her artwork, process, and experiences as an artist and instructor. You may recognize her work from the numerous animal drawing tutorials here on Tuts+. I hope you enjoy getting to know the woman behind those fantastic tutorials and exploring more of her portfolio.Read More…
  • Code
    Swift from Scratch: Inheritance and ProtocolsPreview image@2x
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    While playgrounds are a great tool to play with Swift and learn the language, it's time to move on and create our first Swift project in Xcode. In this article, we're going to create the foundation of a simple to-do application using Xcode and Swift. Along the way, we'll learn more about object-oriented programming and we'll also take a closer look at the integration between Swift and Objective-C.Read More…
  • Business
    Entrepreneur or Freelancer - What's the Difference?Choice
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    It seems like everyone with a business is an entrepreneur these days. The truth is, you don't have to be an entrepreneur to run a business. There are plenty of other options that are lower risk, and that allow you to fit your work around your lifestyle—such as being a freelancer. In this article, we explore the difference between freelancing and entrepreneurship.Read More…
  • Code
    Try New Relic and Get 75% Off a Tuts+ SubscriptionNewrelicpreview
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    Between now and 31 March, New Relic is offering you the chance to sign up for free to its analytics service, and get 75% off a yearly Tuts+ subscription. Read More…
  • Code
    When You're Hacked in WordPress: Staying Safe Later OnHacked wordpress logo
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    In the first part of this series, we went through what to do when your website gets hacked. In this second part, we're going to learn about staying safe.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Harness the Elements: Paint Liquid Water in All Its FormsPaint water prev
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    Following on from our previous tutorial on frozen water, now you'll learn how to render liquid water in many forms—drops, lakes, puddles, rain, and waterfalls—using advanced tricks from Adobe Photoshop.Read More…
  • Web Design
    TimelineMax: Understanding the MechanicsGsap 02
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    Mechanics is defined as an area concerned with the behavior of objects subjected to forces or displacements, and the subsequent effects of those objects on their environment. A timeline is a way of displaying a list of events in chronological order, sometimes described as a project artefact. Let’s bridge the two areas in order to learn how to control and configure our animations like a pro.Read More…