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  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Devilish Text Effect in Adobe IllustratorDeviltextpreview
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    In this step-by-step tutorial you'll learn how to create a devilish text effect in Adobe Illustrator. You'll create devil horns using basic tools and vector shape building techniques, then create a text shape and add shading, highlights and subtle textures. And you'll take full advantage of the Stroke panel and the Gradient panel to create a devil's tail using only one curly path.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Easy Gear Hack: Fasten Stands Together for Quick TransportFasten stands together
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    A fully loaded case can be heavy and bulky. For travelling light, you don't have to use a big case. Instead, fastening your stands and accessories together can make them easy to carry around.Read More…
  • Code
    Creating a PayPal Buy Now Button With Variable ShortcodesPaypal variable
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    PayPal is a great payment processor that allows anyone to send you money, which you can then send directly to your bank account. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to make a WordPress plugin allowing you to generate a Buy Now button, using a variable shortcode.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    How to Fix Unwanted Hotspots on PortraitsUnwanted hotspot
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    Bright light can sometimes cause unwanted glare on the skin. This tutorial shows how to compensate and fix those unseemly highlights.Read More…
  • Code
    Evaluating Your Business for a WordPress eCommerce SolutionWordpress
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    There is a general perception that WordPress is free and easy to set up, and that one can rapidly set up an online store and start trading. The truth of the matter is, there are a lot of considerations when setting up an online store. In this article, we will look at some of the general considerations and the functional and technical requirements of setting up a WordPress eCommerce website and eCommerce sites in general.Read More…
  • Code
    Getting Started with Xamarin.Forms: Customizing User InterfacePreview image@2x
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    As you continue to progress in the ways of Xamarin.Forms, you will become more and more familiar with the out of the box controls. At some point, though, it will be inevitable that you will need to go beyond those controls and add some customization. That customization can come in the form of simple things, such as colors or as complex as creating a fully custom control. Either way, you will need customization. And I'm going to show you how.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Human Anatomy Fundamentals: Drawing Characters ConsistentlyPrev
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    As part of our series on drawing human anatomy, here are some final notes so that you can not only design and draw a character fully, but draw this same character repeatedly.Read More…
  • Code
    Collecting Donations With WordPress: PayPalDonation series image
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    In the first part of this mini-series, you'll learn how to write a WordPress plugin which allows users to send you a donation via PayPal. The plugin uses its own backend settings panel, and is highly customisable. So, let's get started!Read More…
  • Game Development
    How to Run Your Own Game JamHow to run your own game jam
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    Game jams are a great way to get some game development experience, meet other developers, and, ever importantly, have some fun. No game jams in your area? No problem! This simple guide will have you running your own game jam in no time.Read More…
  • Code
    WooCommerce: Adding Virtual Products to Your StoreGetting started with woocommerce preview
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    Now that you have your WooCommerce store set up and your product settings configured, you need to start adding some products to it. In the last article, we took a look at how to add and configure physical products, and now we'll learn how to add virtual or downloadable products to your WooCommerce store.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    New Course: Photo and Video Gear HacksPhotohacks
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    No matter how sophisticated your equipment, no kit can handle every sticky situation, hazardous environment, or demanding shoot you put it through. In our new course you’ll learn how to make your photographic gear work better and last longer, and how to come up with creative solutions to all kinds of unforeseen problems.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    To the Point: An Interview With Robert IzaPreview1
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    Interview with artist and animator, Robert Iza. Readers may know his work from the webcomic "The Eternally Injured Ninja" or as a storyboard artist for the Nickelodeon series "Breadwinners". In this interview, Iza discusses his artwork, inspiration, working for Nickelodeon, art shows in galleries, and more.Read More…