All Posts in Tuts+

  • Music & Audio
    11 Soft Synths to Add to Your RackThumb
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    Synthesizers are amazing instruments. I used to love watching videos of Vangelis, Rick Wakeman, Keith Emerson and Jean Michel Jarre play their racks of synths in the 70s and 80s. Their arms would jump from keyboard to keyboard with practiced precision, their fingers hitting buttons, moving sliders and changing patches between phrases.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Add Dimensions to Your Vectors with Over 25 Illustrator 3D Tutorials from Vectortuts+Preview
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    We recently rounded up Illustrator Gradient Mesh tutorials, which is an excellent tool for adding dimensionality to your work, but Illustrator also has built in 3D dedicated tools. Let's dedicate some time to mastering those as well. We have numerous tutorial here on Vectortuts+ for you to get started working with Illustrator's 3D effects, practice those tools through multiple projects, and ultimately master them. Let's run through these 3D dedicated Illustrator tutorials!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create an Amazing Liquid Apple Effect in RealFlow, C4D and AE - Part 2Preview2
    In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a bullet shooting through a liquid apple using Realflow, Cinema 4D, and After Effects . On the first day, you will learn scene setup in Realflow and proxy objects, Day 2 will cover importing Realflow data back into Cinema 4D and setting up for multipass rendering, and on the third and final Day, we will focus on importing .aec data from Cinema 4D into After Effects and isolating individual elements, as well as post effects. Read More…
  • Code
    The Battle Wages on with 5 New Screencasts200x200
    Each day this week, we'll post five of the top twenty-five videos from the Nettuts+/Screenr competition. Your job, if you choose to accept it, is to review these short web development video tips and choose your favorite one in the poll below. How should you judge? Quite simply - there are no rules! Pick the one that helped you the most. The most chosen video each day will earn a spot in the top five at the end of the week! As we move into the third day of this screencast competition, we have new entries on topics ranging from querying WordPress to submitting forms with Mootools to using custom fonts with CSS! Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    10 Top Tips for the Amateur Wedding PhotographerPreview
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    Wedding photography can be lucrative, fun, and a great way to show off your photography skills. Although the industry is filled with professional wedding photographers, you don't need to be a pro to document the special occasion. This tutorial offers ten important steps that help ensure you'll end the day with a great set of photographs - whether or not you're a professional.Read More…
  • Code
    Creating a Reusable Flash Uploader with ActionScript 3.0 and PHPPreview
    In this tutorial I'll show you how to build a Flash uploader for uploading files from the user's computer. The result will be ideal for large file sizes as it will display a progress bar and the percentage left to upload. We'll even show the user the number of bytes uploaded per second.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create an Amazing Liquid Apple Effect in RealFlow, C4D and AE - Part 1Preview
    In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a bullet shooting through a liquid apple using Realflow, Cinema 4D, and After Effects . On the first day, you will learn scene setup in Realflow and proxy objects, Day 2 will cover importing Realflow data back into Cinema 4D and setting up for multipass rendering, and on the third and final Day, we will focus on importing .aec data from Cinema 4D into After Effects and isolating individual elements, as well as post effects. Read More…
  • Code
    Run Your Own Web Server Using Linux & ApacheWebserver
    Run Your Own Web Server Using Linux & Apache - Free 191 Page Preview Learn about everything you'll need to build and maintain your Linux servers, and to deploy Web applications to them. Whether you're planning on running Linux at home, or on a leased Web Server, this book will walk you step-by-step through all of the common administration tasks, from managing traffic reporting to log-file rotation. This guide even includes step-by-step instructions on installing Linux (Fedora 4), Apache 2.0, PHP 5 and MySQL 4.1 on a home or office development server, so you can test all of your applications before rolling them out. Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Open Mic: Tell Us About Your Rhythm Track TechniquesOpenmic
    The rhythm track gives life to a song, and hours and days can vanish trying to tweak them just right. There are a bunch of ways to produce rhythm tracks. What is your favorite? Each Tuesday we open our mic to readers and lurkers alike to come out of the woodwork and tell us your thoughts and opinion, your experiences and mistakes, what you love and what you hate. We want to hear from you, and here’s your chance.Read More…
  • Code
    5 New Screencast Contestants200x200
    Each day this week, we'll post five of the top twenty-five videos from the Nettuts+/Screenr competition. Your job, if you choose to accept it, is to review these short web development video tips and choose your favorite one in the poll below. How should you judge? Quite simply - there are no rules! Pick the one that helped you the most. The most chosen video each day will earn a spot in the top five at the end of the week! For the second day of this week-long video competition, you'll learn about basic closures in JavaScript, using the Flot plugin to create graphs, building a content slider, and more! Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Chilling Photo Manipulation in PhotoshopPreview
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    In this tutorial I will show you how I created a fantasy photo manipulation called "You Can Not Frost The Time" with using several Photoshop tools such as Color Range, different blending modes, and more. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    The Hidden Power of the Average Command: Creating Swirly TypePreview
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    In this tutorial we will explore the "Average" command in Adobe Illustrator, and learn how to use it in rather unusual way. In this case, we'll create abstract swirls using relatively simple methods and apply it to type. Let's get started!Read More…