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  • Business
    Automatic Creativity: How to Make Creative Thinking into a HabitAutomatic creative thinking
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    When it's your job to come up with fresh ideas every day, how can you keep the wellspring of creativity flowing? In this tutorial, we'll show you how to turn creative thinking into a habit.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create an Easy Halloween Pattern in CorelDRAWHwp 020
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    Learn how to create three Halloween-inspired designs using both shape and drawing tools from CorelDRAW's Toolbox and form them into a cohesive, repeated pattern. All three designs are formed from basic shapes: circles, squares, and triangles. Paired with the Property Bar and a spooky holiday aesthetic, you'll be editing your pattern in no time!Read More…
  • Code
    Get a Free Year of Learning With Your Hosting Plan400x277 v2
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    Take out a hosting plan with InMotion from 20 October to 31 October and you'll get a free yearly subscription to Tuts+.Read More…
  • Code
    Build a Custom API to Connect WordPress With Ruby on RailsWordpress rail api preview
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    Once upon a time, web applications used to be monoliths that did everything all by themselves. These days, not so much. With web services opening up their APIs, developers are moving to using third party applications to handle parts of the functionality—things such as authentication or emailing users. While the most common case is one where you use an API to connect to one of the popular online services (Google, Twitter, and so on) there are times when both of the applications you want to connect are your own.Read More…
  • Code
    Design Patterns: The Facade PatternFacade pattern
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    In this tutorial, we are going to cover the facade design pattern. It falls under the category of structural patterns because it deals with how your code should be structured to make it easily intelligible and keep it well maintained in the long term.Read More…
  • Code
    Building Advanced Email Features With IMAP and PHPPreview
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    In this tutorial, I'll walk you through some real world examples of how you can use PHP and IMAP to build new features for managing your email—features that the big email providers haven't built for us.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    How To Find and Choose a Documentary SubjectFinding doc subjects target preview
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    Skillful editing can make any documentary video better, but starting out with a great subject is what elevates a good video to a memorable, meaningful story. How do you find a willing participant locally or even thousands of miles away? What qualities do you look for? How do you contact them?Read More…
  • Code
    Signals and Microinteractions for Smartwatches: Hands-OnPreview image@2x
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    In the previous article, I've introduced two design principles aimed at wearables, signals and microinteractions. In this article, we'll create a sample Android Wear project to show how these principles apply in practice.Read More…
  • Code
    Unit Testing Succinctly: NUnitUnit testing
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    This articles discusses testing with NUnit and the attributes and assertions that it supports. NUnit 2.6.2 was used at the time of this writing. The description of the attributes and assertions here should be considered supplemental to the online NUnit documentation; however, in most cases the author has attempted to provide valuable supplemental information.Read More…
  • Code
    WooCommerce: Adding Physical 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. Here, you'll learn how to add and configure physical products.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create Your Own Popcorn Horror Box in Adobe IllustratorPreview tut illustrator cc popcorn box template by miss chatz 01
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    This Halloween, get your party screaming with some eyeball-popping homemade popcorn boxes. Check out this fun, easy-to-follow craft tutorial....Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    New Course: Shape Creation in Adobe IllustratorShapes
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    Our new course will teach you how to use a variety of shape creation tools in Adobe Illustrator. You’ll learn everything from basic tools to more advanced techniques, giving you the confidence to create any design with relative ease. You'll also create two projects to give you some hands-on practice.Read More…