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  • Web Design
    What Everybody Ought to Know About App Design for Windows 8 Windows preview
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    Windows 8 apps are an exciting User Interface challenge for designers and developers alike. The out of the box framework is constantly evolving and rationale behind each aspect of the User Experience is thought provoking. The potential keeps emerging in leaps and bounds in what is still a developing app ecosystem. You may not have had the opportunity to work in this space yet; I’ve outlined some User Interface insights to get you started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create Custom Water Drop Brushes in Adobe PhotoshopPreviewimage
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    See how to easily capture water drop images and transform them into custom brushes in Photoshop to give some splash to your artwork.Read More…
  • Code
    How To Configure Git & GitHub On Your MacGithub
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    As a developer, you probably use Git and GitHub all the time. In this short tutorial, we’ll make sure that’s all set up correctly.Read More…
  • Business
    A Brief Introduction to Bootstrapping Your MarketingBootstrapping marketing
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    Bootstrapping is all about taking a small amount of resources, and making them stretch as far as possible. In this article, we'll show you how to adopt the bootstrapping mindset, and techniques you can use to bootstrap your marketing.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Design a Crime Thriller Book Cover in Adobe InDesignPreview image
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    Walk into any bookshop and you’ll notice that each genre of fiction has its own general ‘style’ for cover designs. Though each cover is different, elements on the cover create a sort of code that enables the reader to assess what the book will be about. In this tutorial you’ll learn how to design a book cover for the Crime/Thriller fiction genre and explore how you can create a genre-appropriate design using typefaces, tools and tips available to you in Adobe InDesign. Let’s get creating a cover Stephen King would be proud of!Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Creating Fun and Festive BokehPreview
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    ‘Tis the season and with all of those holiday lights around, who can resist a little bit of festive bokeh? In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create something a little bit different to get a new twist from those tree lights! Read More…
  • Code
    Altering the Core of OpenCart Using vQmodOpencart
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    OpenCart has been a successful framework for small-to-medium scale e-commerce sites. Although the core of OpenCart provides many features a shopping cart site needs in the front-end, it's also the third-party extensions that play a major role in its success. Having said that, circumstances may arise in which you'll be forced to change the core of the OpenCart. In this tutorial, we'll see how you can alter the core of the OpenCart using the vQmod extension.Read More…
  • Code
    Customize the Behavior of the WooCommerce Sale-FlashFeatured
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    In this tutorial, we're going to take a look at how we can customize and improve the WooCommerce sale-flash display to show the effective discount percentage and to change the color of the label based on said percentage.Read More…
  • Web Design
    New Course From Paul Boag: Promoting Your Services and Winning WorkPromoting
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    Just because you're a great coder or designer, it doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll be a successful web design business owner. In an increasingly tough marketplace, being able to sell yourself and your work is crucial for success. In our new course, web designer Paul Boag will teach you the skills you need to survive and thrive.Read More…
  • Code
    Swift from Scratch: Variables and ConstantsPreview image@2x
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    In the first article of Swift from Scratch, you learned about Xcode playgrounds and wrote your first lines of Swift. In this article, we start learning the fundamentals of the Swift programming language by exploring variables and typing. We will also take a close look at constants and why you're encouraged to use them as much as possible.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create an Icon Set using Adobe PhotoshopPreview
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    In this tutorial, we are going to design a set of icons. An icon set needs to have the same background and theme. For learning purposes, we are going to design a sun icon, an ice flake icon, and an RSS icon. Let's get started.Read More…
  • Code
    Fifty Actions of WordPress – 50 Examples (21 to 30)Fifty actions of wordpress preview
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    In this series, we're taking a look at WordPress actions: a type of hook that the application offers that allows us to customize execution. In the last article, we looked at the second set of 10 actions bringing us up to 20 that we've covered thus far. In keeping with the spirit of the previous articles, we're going to take a look at another 10 actions along with examples of each. Read More…