All Posts in Tuts+

  • Code
    A Guide to Overriding Parent Theme Functions in Your Child ThemeOverridng parent theme functions preview
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    Functions in parent and child themes work in a very different way from template files. Here I'll show you how they interact with each other and how to override parent theme functions in your child theme.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Pastel Painted Landscape in Adobe Photoshop33 landscape digital painting final400
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    Nature is the most inexhaustible source of inspiration! Follow me in this tutorial and let’s make a dedication to the beauty of nature by painting a lovely cartoon landscape in Adobe Photoshop, using default brushes with textured edges, creating a pastel drawing effect. We’ll start with a blank page and go through the full process of creating our sketch, enlivening it with colors, and filling our artwork with details. Let’s get started!Read More…
  • Code
    New Course: Functional Programming in JavaScriptFunction js
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    Learn the basics of functional programming in JavaScript. You'll take a small, mostly imperative website and refactor it using practical declarative and functional concepts. Focused on practical understanding over philosophy, this is a great basic intro to functional programming that will prepare you for deeper exploration.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    When and How to Volunteer Your Time as a Photographer or VideographerCharity volunteer
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    As photographers or videographers, we can often be asked to give our time and expertise for free. Ultimately of course, the decision is yours, but hopefully this article will help you make that decision in an informed, confident way.Read More…
  • Code
    Windows Phone 8 Succinctly: Integrating With the HardwarePreview image@2x
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    In this article, we're going to explore how you can make use of the hardware capabilities of a Windows Phone device, such as geolocation, device sensors, Bluetooth, and NFC.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Daffodil Text Effect for Spring in Adobe IllustratorDaffodilstextpreview
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    In the following steps you will learn how to create a daffodil text effect in Adobe Illustrator.Read More…
  • Web Design
    The Command Line for Web Design: Live Reload & BrowserSyncCli brower sync
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    In this lesson you'll learn how to create commands that add an extra layer of awesome to your projects, enabling live reload and browser synchronization.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    New Course: Creature Design in Adobe PhotoshopCreaturedesigncoursepic
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    In our new course, you'll learn to create a fantasy creature in Photoshop, from sketch/concepts to final production.Read More…
  • Code
    Simple User Reviews With Gravity Forms and a Custom Post TypeTuts submit user content
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    Let your customers create content for you by submitting a form; you decide where and how to display the new content on your site.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create Custom Hand and Foot Print Brushes in Adobe PhotoshopPreviewimage
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    Learn the best way to capture your own hand and foot prints and turn them into a useful custom brush in Photoshop.Read More…
  • Computer Skills
    Control a Mac With Siri-Like Voice CommandsPreview under50k
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    While Siri hasn’t yet made its way to the Mac, it’s still possible to replicate some of the functionality provided by Apple’s digital personal assistant with tools available in OS X. This tutorial will show you how to recreate some of Siri’s magic using custom Dictation Commands, available within Automator on OS X 10.10 Yosemite. Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Mapping DEM Data Part IIMt hood 3
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    In the first part of Mapping USGS DEM Data I created a 3D contour map and animated a route along the side of the mountain using mograph and After Effects. In this tutorial I’ll show you how to use the same DEM data to create a realistic mountain scene. The scene will use just a hand full of textures along with the terrain mask to give a great final look.Read More…