All Posts in Tuts+

  • Photo & Video
    Polarized Reflections in Theory and PracticePolarized reflection
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    Have you ever wondered how a polarizing filter works? In this short video tutorial from my recent course on light in photography, I explain what causes polarized reflections and how they affect your images.Read More…
  • Web Design
    Quiz: Do You Understand SVG?Svg icon1
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    A quick quiz to test your knowledge of semantic HTML, based on the free short course Using SVG Sprites. Read More…
  • Code
    Working With NginxNgingx
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    This article will cover some basic techniques for using Nginx, such as managing configuration files, debug mode, CLI, and auto-indexing.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Adobe Photoshop for Kids: Funny Faces!Preview
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    Learn how to use the Liquify, Warp, and Puppet Warp tools to create fun and comical faces of your friends and siblings.Read More…
  • Code
    The Web Audio API: Make Your Own Web SynthesizerTuts plus web audio api 400x227
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    A guide to creating your own musical instrument in the browser with the Web Audio API. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to make a synthesizer which you can play along with using a virtual keyboard.Read More…
  • Code
    JavaScript Workflow Automation Using Grunt and GulpGrunt preview
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    In this tutorial, you'll learn how to automate your development tasks using Grunt and Gulp. You'll see how each one works, and how to create a repeatable workflow to prevent you from making mistakes.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Creating an Exploding Title Reveal Animation in BlenderPreview
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    In this tutorial I'll show you how to create an exploding title reveal from a wall in Blender.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    A Beginner's Guide to Shooting Long Exposure WaterPreview
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    We’ve all seen those silky smooth, impressive waterscapes and lusted over the places they were taken. In this tutorial, I’ll take you through how to start taking these striking looking images yourself.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Laser-Cut Self Mailer Using Adobe Illustrator and InDesignPreview image
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    Using Adobe Illustrator and Adobe InDesign I'll show you how to create your own stunning laser-cut self mailer, which is going to give your marketing materials that extra professional edge. In this tutorial, suitable for beginner-to-intermediate readers, we'll look at how to set up dielines correctly and talk about how you can adequately prepare your artwork for the printing and cutting process. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create an Isometric Vector Art Island With Hexels and IllustratorIsometric vector preview
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    Hexels is a 2D grid-based art program that lets you create a variety of styles with a variety of shapes. Combined with Illustrator, it becomes a powerful tool for iteration of concepts and texturing.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    How to Photograph With Awareness and Sensitivity on the StreetPreview stephanie
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    The street photographer’s subject matter is reality—actual people and places. Here are the most essential things to consider and be aware of as you venture forth with your camera into the general public’s hearts and minds.Read More…
  • Code
    watchOS 2: Communicating With a CounterpartWatchos 2@2x
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    The release of watchOS 2 brings significant changes with it. One of those changes is the ability to easily communicate with a counterpart. There are scenarios in which the watchOS app and the parent iOS app need to communicate for one reason or another. To make this communication easier, Apple created the Watch Connectivity framework. In this tutorial, I’m going to teach you how to send messages from a watchOS app to its parent iOS app, and vice versa.Read More…