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  • Design & Illustration
    Icon Design in Sketch: Open AssignmentIcon sketch
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    Here’s an open assignment for budding icon designers: your task is to design a harmonious suite of icons for a “Cinema Scheduling” app. Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    How to Create High-Key Macro Photos With Axial LightingHigh key macro preview
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    Shooting with high-key lighting creates a photograph with a pleasant, happy mood. It creates a brightly lit subject against a light background that makes your subject look upbeat. However, shooting with high-key lighting requires a few techniques and in this tutorial I’ll show you how to modify your light to create a bright, open picture.Read More…
  • Code
    Creating Compound Views on AndroidPreview image@2x
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    When building complex applications, you'll often want to reuse the same group of views in various places of the application. One way to solve this problem is by creating a view that encapsulates the logic and layout of a group of views so you can reuse them without duplicating code in various places of the project. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to use compound views to create custom views that are easily reusable.Read More…
  • Business
    What Business Intelligence Systems Can Do for Your Small BusinessBig data
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    Business intelligence can help your company boost revenue, cut costs or operate more efficiently. In this tutorial you'll learn how business intelligence systems work, see some examples of how other companies are using them, and get some tips on putting a solution in place for your own business.Read More…
  • Web Design
    The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Chinese FontsPink
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    How many glyphs are there in a Chinese font set? Does Chinese have “serifs” and “sans-serifs”? What is the Helvetica of the Chinese font world? We’ll answer all these questions and more as we cannonball into the deep end of East Asian typography.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Paint a Dapper Victorian Cat in Adobe PhotoshopDappercat preview
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    Even cats can be hipsters. Inspired by the portraiture of the Victorian era, today's tutorial will show you how to paint your very own dapper cat using Adobe Photoshop and a Wacom Pen Tablet. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Creative Arabic Calligraphy: Kashida, Ta'jîm and TashkîlPrev
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    A study of the art and ways of justifying Arabic, and of the many dots and diacritics that add layers of intricacy to a text.Read More…
  • Code
    Setting Up a Mac Dev Machine From Zero to Hero With Dotfiles: Part 2Mac dev zero hero preview 400x277
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    Hello and welcome to a second edition of Setting up a Mac Dev Machine From Zero to Hero With Dotfiles. Since I wrote the first article, a few things have changed. This article will go over what's changed, with some added tips and tricks along the way. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Crazy Sticker Bombing Seamless Pattern in Adobe IllustratorStickerbombing tutorial400
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    Are you ready to twist your mind and create a super-bright and playful seamless pattern with crazy characters? In this tutorial we’ll go through the entire process of developing a sticker bombing stylish pattern, rendering every character with basic shapes and Warp Effects and then gathering the created elements into a fancy overlapping texture with the help of the Pattern Tool. Let’s get started!Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Want Better Color? Use Neutral Gray Themes in Adobe Photoshop and LightroomNeutral ps bg logo daniel sone
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    It's a well-known fact that the environment affects our perception of color. This extends into your software's workspace as well. Working in a neutral grey environment is a good idea when color-correcting your images. It'll improve your accuracy even if your monitor isn't calibrated. Here's how to create and use a neutral grey workspace and why it's good.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    How to Export JPGs for the Web from Adobe Photoshop LightroomUntitled 3
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    How to find the sweet spot when exporting between image quality and file size to make your images load quickly.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create an Isometric Pixel Art Office Building in Adobe Photoshop00 preview
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    Learn to create a high rise office building (with multiple building materials) in isometric pixel art. We've already created a character with a home and a car in earlier tutorials, so now we'll be creating a place for him to work.Read More…