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  • Code
    2 Free Passes to the FITC Mobile Conference in Toronto, CanadaFitc mobile09 250x250
    FITC Mobile brings together the leaders in mobile design and development for a two-day conference, September 13 - 14, 2009, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, Canada. Aimed at developers and programmers of mobile content, the conference will cover the technical side of development and includes sessions on marketing and finance. The promoters were nice enough to donate two tickets to our community! If you live in the Toronto area, and would like to attend, just leave a comment and let us know! The winners will be chosen on Thursday, July 30th at 12:00 CT. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Seamless Vector Patterns Plus Pack - Printer ErrorsPreview
    We have a new set of seamless vector patterns available exclusively for Vector Premium members. These are great for using in your creative projects, adding some texture to your designs, or to give your artwork a grungy low-fi printed feel. There are numerous printer error patterns in this set. Learn more at the jump!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Transform a Human into an Abstract, Painted WerewolfDesign and illustration
    I want to make a few notes before you start creating something like this. The piece is for intermediate users. I'm gonna take you through some different processes of brushing.Read More…
  • Code
    Superimpose a Rain Storm Effect on Lake ObatangaPreview
    In this, Tom's first screencast for Flashtuts+, he takes you camping with him to Northern Ontario. To add an extra touch of atmosphere, he demonstrates applying a moody rain storm effect to lake Obatanga - all without a single line of ActionScript. During this screencast you'll be taken through working with a range of Adobe CS applications including Fireworks, After Effects, SoundBooth and (of course) Flash.Read More…
  • Code
    13 Ways to Browser Test and Validate Your Work200x200
    Every day, when reviewing templates on ThemeForest, I test the submissions for validation and browser compatibility - not to mention my own work as well. Over time, I've scrounged the web for the best validation and browser compatibility testing tools around. Here's my favorites.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Final Cut Pro: The Beginner’s Series, Day 1Fcpd1
    While After Effects is all we need to create brilliant motion graphics and VFX, Final Cut Pro is where many of us take our raw work and splice and dice it into a final, polished video. Today Gustavo delivers a starter tutorial for those who are not familiar with Final Cut Pro and would like to learn how to edit and compose their After Effects footage. In the first Day of this multi-day beginners' series he gives us a brief overview of the program's layout along with some simple functions you will use regularly in your video editing work.Read More…
  • Code
    Free Custom Actions Component for Flash CS4Preview
    This Custom Actions Component enables code hints and code highlighting for custom classes in Flash CS4.Read More…
  • Code
    The Ultimate Guide to Decoding the Flickr API200x200
    Flickr, being the biggest photo management and sharing site in the world, has an impressive API to let developers access and manipulate almost all of its data. Lets take a look at how to work with the API: at the lowest level possible. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Three Short Tutorials for Photographers and Photography LoversPreview
    Since its very beginning, Photoshop is the best tool for photo editing and this time I'll take you through a few of short tutorials with some very basic yet practical techniques about using Photoshop with your pictures. Won't take you more than 10 minutes each! Want to try?Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Things You Don't Think About During Mixing (But Should)Music and audio
    Push up the faders, balance the mix, add some EQ, adjust the pans, add some effects and you’re finished. Those are usually the only things that many of us think about when we’re mixing, but there are a number of additional items to keep in mind during mixing besides the mixing process itself.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    3ds Max 2010: The Graphite Modeling Tools, Day 2Thumbnail2
    3ds Max 2010 introduces a vast array of new tools and features, not the least of which, are the new Graphite Modeling Tools. In this two part tutorial video tutorial series, professional game environment artist, Kaleb Aylsworth, will walk you through all of these new tools, and show you how to use them effectively in a practical, every day workflow. Read More…
  • Code
    CodeIgniter From Scratch: Day 2Codeigniter
    Continuing on from day 1, today, I'll teach you five different ways to write select statements for your database. If you haven't watched the first entry in this video series, don't worry; each video can function on its own as a single tutorial. Having said that, I highly recommend that you watch each screencast. Read More…