All Posts in Tuts+

  • Code
    Easy Digital Downloads: Reports Part 2Edd
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    In my previous article I shared some benefits of keeping records for transactions, and discussed some of the features which are exclusively a part of the reports section in the EDD plugin. In this article I plan to address the ways to export different reports and ways to deal with logs.Read More…
  • Web Design
    Connecting an API-Driven Web App with JavascriptPre 4
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    We have our little app looking just the way we want, but it doesn’t actually do anything yet. So, let’s work on adding some JavaScript to make the app interactive.Read More…
  • Business
    How to Find Out Exactly What Your Target Clients Want—Then Sell It to ThemTarget
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    Get inside your target market's head through simple research—no number crunching or cumbersome surveys. This research will make it easier for a freelancer like you to position yourself and stand out from competitors that don't do the same kind of legwork. You’ll end up spending less time and effort on your proposals, and you’ll know exactly what type of copy to put on your website.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Learn to Draw: Stage 3, Visual DatabaseImagination drawing prev
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    Did you finish the previous part long ago, and now you're ready for a bigger challenge? Or maybe you're an artist guilty of saying, "I can't draw from imagination"? If you want to learn to draw without a reference, here I'll show you how.Read More…
  • Code
    The Beginners Guide to WooCommerce: Adding Product Images & GalleriesWoocommerce
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    In the previous articles in this series, we added different types of products in WooCommerce. Images in an online store provide a visual treat to the customers and give them a better idea about any product. So in this article I will explain how you can add product images or product galleries.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Free DAM! 5 No-Cost Programs to Manage Your Digital Image CollectionFree dam programs
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    Managing your digital images doesn't have to break the bank. Check out these great free choices.Read More…
  • Code
    Using and Extending the Drupal 8 Mail API: Part 2Drupal
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    In this two part series we explore the Drupal 8 Mail API to learn how we can send emails programatically and how we can create our own email plugin. In this article we look at the second aspect, namely creating and using a custom mail plugin. The latter will use Mandrill and its API to send the emails.Read More…
  • Code
    Building a Shopping List Application With CloudKit: IntroductionPreview image@2x
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    During last year's WWDC, Apple introduced CloudKit, a brand new framework that directly interacts with Apple's iCloud servers. The framework is comparable to a number of PaaS (Platform as a Service) solutions, such as Parse. Like Parse, Apple provides a flexible API and a dashboard that offers developers a peek into the data stored on Apple's iCloud servers. In this series, you will learn about the CloudKit framework and infrastructure by building a shopping list application.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    So You Want to Be an Apparel Designer?Preview
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    Whether you're aiming to design for a specific company or brand, or license your work as a freelancer, knowing what it takes to be an apparel designer is crucial for your career to be successful. I interviewed several designers who work in high fashion, as an indie designer, and for various apparel brands to get to know what their work-lives have been like so far. Consider this your guide to working as an apparel designer.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Smoke Effect for a Photoshop BrushSmoke preview
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    This video tutorial shows you how to create and photograph actual smoke tendrils that you can then use to create a Photoshop brush. I start with the materials required for it and how to set up for the effect, and then delve into the techniques for creating and capturing some beautiful smoke tendrils.Read More…
  • Code
    Easy Digital Downloads: Reports Part 1Edd
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    Analyzing your digital store's performance is important if you want to run a successful business. One way to make it possible is by saving the receipts of purchases or by listing them in your database. But this is not sufficient. You also need an automated framework which can work beyond this and can save the list of purchases, customers' details or other related information to present to you in the form of useful metrics and charts.Read More…
  • Code
    The Beginners Guide to WooCommerce: Adding a Variable ProductWoocommerce
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    In the previous article we added an External/Affiliate type product. Let's talk about adding the fourth type, i.e. variable product. If you categorize any product as variable it means that this single product will have many variations which may be in terms of color, price, stock status, etc. This explains the complexity of this product type, as each variation of a single product may have different values for color, SKU, price, stock status, shipping, etc. In today's article I will teach you how to create a Variable product in WooCommerce.Read More…