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  • Code
    WordPress Full Text Search With ElasticSearchIcon
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    WordPress has a built-in search feature; however, it's not very efficient. For example, the results are not sorted by relevancy. In short, it's a naive MySQL LIKE query without utilizing index. Automattic doesn't even use it WordPress.com. They implement a custom search with ElasticSearch. Why not learn to setup this up on our own site, as well?Read More…
  • Game Development
    How to Generate Shockingly Good 2D Lightning Effects in Unity (C#)Create shockingly good lightning effects unity
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    There are plenty of uses for lightning effects in games, from background ambiance during a storm to the devastating lightning attacks of a sorcerer. In this tutorial, I'll explain how to use C# and Unity to programmatically generate awesome 2D lightning effects: bolts, branches, and even text.Read More…
  • Game Development
    How to Generate Shockingly Good 2D Lightning Effects in Unity (JavaScript)Create shockingly good lightning effects unity
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    There are plenty of uses for lightning effects in games, from background ambiance during a storm to the devastating lightning attacks of a sorcerer. In this tutorial, I'll explain how to programmatically generate awesome 2D lightning effects: bolts, branches, and even text, all in Unity, using JavaScript.Read More…
  • Web Design
    New Course: Bombproof Web DesignBombproof
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    In Bombproof Web Design, you’ll learn the keys to creating websites your visitors will love no matter how they access the internet.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Booklet Essentials: Page Counts and BindingPreview img 2
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    Dive into booklet design by first exploring the essentials such as common uses, how to deal with page counts, and binding.Read More…
  • Code
    Trial a 14 Day Tuts+ Subscription for FreePreview
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    Interested in furthering your education with video courses on code, design, photography, and web design? Get started today with our 14 day free trial!Read More…
  • Code
    iThemes Exchange: Add-onsExchange logo
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    In this series, we've been taking a look at how we can setup an online store using iThemes Exchange. We've reviewed an introduction to the plugin as well as some advanced features. In this article, we're going to take a look at some of the free add ons that ship with Exchange, what they do, and how to use them.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Get Started as a Photographer With Our New Course BundleHands on photography small
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    Do you want to get started as a photographer? This new bundle, Hands-On Photography, gives you everything you need in one convenient place. Across six courses with 11 hours of video, you'll learn everything from how to get started using a flash, through to the essentials of Lightroom and Photoshop.Read More…
  • Code
    Creating a Professional WordPress Development Workflow With VagrantVagrant
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    As developers, we all know that creating a sustainable and uniform local WordPress development workflow can be challenging and complex. Programs like MAMP, WAMP, and XAMPP theoretically make the setup of a local web server easy, but, for anyone who has tried it you know that it can be riddled with bugs and far from ideal. With tools like Git and Capistrano, it is relatively straightforward to deploy changes from a repository to a server, but making changes before that can be chaotic, especially for teams. That’s where Vagrant comes in.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    The Photographer's Gear ListPreview gearlist3
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    Keeping a gear list is a must for most photographers. A good gear list makes it easier to file tax returns, apply for insurance or make a claim. If you're not keeping one, this tutorial will show you how.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Retro Gold Leather Text Effect in Adobe PhotoshopPreview
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    Creating 3D text effect does not always require using the 3D tools. This tutorial will show you a simple way of using the shape attributes in Adobe Photoshop CC, along with a couple of layer styles, to create a retro, leather-like, 3D text effect pretty easily and quickly. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Set of Art Brushes You Can Use to Make a Linocut-style IllustrationLinocut preview
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    Learn how to create a completely vector illustration that has the look of a handmade linocut or woodcut, in Adobe Illustrator.Read More…