All Posts in Tuts+

  • Code
    Swift from Scratch: ClosuresPreview image@2x
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    If you've worked with blocks in C/Objective-C or lambdas in Ruby, then you won't have a hard time wrapping your head around the concept of closures. Closures are nothing more than blocks of functionality that you can pass around in your code. In this article, you will learn everything you need to know about closures to get you started.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Painted Pet Portrait Effect in Adobe PhotoshopPreviewimage2
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    Learn to use the smudge brush along with several other photo manipulation techniques to create an easy painted pet portrait in Photoshop. This tutorial is one part of a larger set of instructions for the course: Creative Photo Effects in Adobe Photoshop.Read More…
  • Web Design
    New Course: A/B Testing for Web DesignersAbtest
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    This course begins with the basics of A/B Testing. We’ll look at examples of how it works, and walk you through setting up tests using three major testing platforms. Then we’ll look at the best ways to conduct tests, the interpretation and validity of results, and some more advanced ideas such as testing email campaigns.Read More…
  • Code
    Creating Your WordPress Knowledge Base's Front EndBuilding wordpress knowledgebase preview
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    If you've been following this series, you'll have the structure of your knowledge base in place. In this tutorial I'll show you how to create your front end using functions for custom navigation.Read More…
  • Code
    Design Patterns: The Decorator PatternDecorator pattern
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    Earlier in this series we explored the facade and adapter design patterns. Using facade, we can simplify large systems, and by implementing adapter we can stay safe while working with external API and classes. Now we are going to cover the decorator design pattern, which also falls under the category of structural patterns.Read More…
  • Code
    Apply to Be the Next Tuts+ Code Course Producer!Preview image
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    We’re looking for a new Course Producer to drive the content direction of Tuts+ Code Courses, working with a great team of regular instructors to produce videos on a range of web development topics.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    The Photographer's Go Bag: Building Your Everyday, Everywhere Camera KitTinybag
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    Make sure you're always prepared by keeping some gear ready to go. Advice on bags, lenses, flashes, filters, and various other things you should make sure to have handy.Read More…
  • Computer Skills
    How to Create a Slideshow Presentation From Markdown NotesMdpressicon
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    You've learned Markdown and you use it all the time for your notes. Now, you need to create a quick presentation from your notes. If only there was a way to take Markdown notes from which to create a presentation. In this tutorial, I will show you how you can accomplish this and more.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create an Isometric Pixel Art Apartment Building in Adobe Photoshop00 preview
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    Learn to make a relatively large apartment building with a special brick pattern in isometric pixel art.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Why Is It So Hard to Draw From Imagination? Here's How to Do It!Drawing from imagination prev
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    Can you draw from a reference, but not from imagination? Are you constantly frustrated because of that? In this article I'll show you the reason for it and, most importantly, how to overcome it.Read More…
  • Code
    Writing Documentation for Your WordPress Theme FrameworkBuild your own theme framework preview image
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    Even if you're the only person who'll be using your theme framework, creating some form of documentation will make your life much easier in the long run. Here are some tips for creating docs that work for you and your users.Read More…
  • Code
    Releasing your WordPress Theme FrameworkBuild your own theme framework preview image
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    If you decide to release your theme framework for others to use, there will be considerations you'll have to take into account. Follow this guide to release your code successfully.Read More…