All Posts in Tuts+

  • Code
    Create a Custom Theme With OpenCart: Part FourOpencart
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    In the previous articles in this series, we divided the templates provided by the OpenCart into three different categories in order to understand the role of the each kind of template. We also discussed the different ways for discovering the layout template for the specific front-end page you would like to customize. And finally, we concluded that part by exploring the common elements used in the front-end layout template. In this final part of this series, I'll demonstrate an example of tweaking the layout structure of the home page.Read More…
  • Code
    Magento Theme Development: An IntroductionMagento
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    In this series, we'll be taking a look into the basics of Magento Theme Development. Specifically, I will be covering the Magento hierarchy, layout directory and finally the template directory.Read More…
  • Game Development
    6 Games That Succeed Because They're Interesting, Not Because They're Fun Games that succeed by being interesting
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    Imagine if you designed your games to be interesting, rather than fun. I'm talking about giving the player a drive to play the game outside of simply completing the goals you have set. The player also plays to experience and explore the game itself, to see what the world you have created has to offer. In this article, we'll examine six games that do just that, and look at how they do it.Read More…
  • Web Design
    How to Give Your Logo the “Slip Scroll” EffectPreview
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    In today's tutorial we're going to use JavaScript to create a simple, flexible, parallax effect where a logo seemingly changes colors with the background it's on when the user scrolls.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create Your Own Grunge Brushes in Adobe Photoshop025
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    Create custom grunge brushes from photos, scanned resources, or from scratch in Adobe Photoshop!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Super Simple Infographic Template in Adobe InDesignPreview image
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    Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator are often used by infographic pros to create their statistical concepts, but here we'll show how you can create a super simple and high-impact infographic using just the tools available to you in Adobe InDesign. In this tutorial you will create a reusable template for an infographic, and create interchangeable, flexible infographic elements for future projects.Read More…
  • Crafts & DIY
    Learn How to Double KnitKnitting double knitting final thumb
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    Want to create reversible projects? Give double knitting a try! In this tutorial you'll learn how to double knit, with videos to help you with each step. We'll cover casting on, increasing and decreasing, working from charts, and binding off.Read More…
  • Computer Skills
    Simple Photo Editing With GIMP on a MacGimp preview
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    GIMP is a free and open source alternative to Photoshop. In this tutorial and screencast I’ll show you how to perform simple image edits such as cropping, increase brightness and contrast and how to convert to black and white.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Choosing Which Camera Kit to Take on HolidayPreview
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    When you're travelling, you want to take all your equipment so that you don't miss out. In this quick tip, I'll help you decide what to pack and what to leave behind.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Working With Light At NightBridge at night thumb
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    Light at night has infinite variations in colour. In this article, we look at the diversity of light sources as a creative challenge in night photographyRead More…
  • Code
    iThemes Exchange: Adding ProductsExchange logo
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    Almost every eCommerce website will need to add, edit, and delete products. Throughout the series, we've been taking a look at iTheme Exchange and in this article, I will show you how to add, edit, and delete both physical and digital products in iThemes Exchange.Read More…
  • Code
    Windows Phone 8: Working With Media ContentPreview image@2x
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    We can't imagine a mobile application without media content, such as images and sound. Media content is key for many applications. In this tutorial, I'll be showing you how to insert images and enable audio playback in a Windows Phone application. Read More…