All Posts in Tuts+

  • Photo & Video
    Make Your Own Camera BagPreview
    29 shares
    In this quick tip, I'll show you how to make your own padded camera bag for a fraction of the price of a store-bought one.Read More…
  • Code
    Basic Functional Testing With Symfony 2's CrawlerSymfony2 wide retina preview black
    109 shares
    Follow along as I walk you through using Symfony 2's Crawler to write basic functional tests. We'll learn how to test the entire spectrum of implementing a controller, template, and route by writing functional tests to test their integration as a whole, using PHPUnit.Read More…
  • Code
    Creating Dummy Text in WordPressDummy
    106 shares
    When developing a new WordPress site, you'll often want to add some dummy text to your posts and pages so you can see what the site will look like before the content is published. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to speed up this process by developing a plugin that generates dummy text for you.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Fractal Art: Create a Tile Fractal in ApophysisPreview
    128 shares
    Learn how to use the power fractal software Apophysis to create a fractal tile structure and some amazing artwork!Read More…
  • Code
    Unit Testing Succinctly: Other PurposesUnit testing
    57 shares
    Unit testing is an important tool in the testing process. While integration and usability testing are often more customer-centric (reporting, milestones, verifying high-level requirements), unit testing is the first line of defense for a programmer, his or her team, and the team managers. If used judiciously (remember, you are not aiming to create thousands of pretty green lights), it can be a cost-effective way of verifying the computational correctness of the code and for re-creating bugs and verifying that they have been fixed.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Halloween Illustration With a White Kitten in Adobe IllustratorPreview
    69 shares
    Are you ready for Halloween? How about not scary but cute? Let's learn how to create an illustration of an adorable white kitten sitting on a pumpkin.Read More…
  • Web Design
    The Tuts+ Recommended Web Design Reading ListPerw
    397 shares
    The Tuts+ Web Design Instructors are an opinionated bunch, so I asked them what their favourite design books are. Here’s what they think you should read.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create Zombie Dragon Concept Art: Painting in Adobe PhotoshopPaint zombie dragon prev
    159 shares
    Paint a complete creature using Layer Masks and Blending Modes. You'll learn how to paint clean and neat pictures without line art, but with ambient occlusion instead.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Quick Tip: Using the Eyedropper Tool in Adobe InDesignPreview image
    125 shares
    The Eyedropper Tool is a multi-functional tool which you can use to speed up your workflow in InDesign. The main functions we’ll cover here are the tool’s ability to lift colors from a placed image for applying to text and other elements in your document, and also its use as a tool for applying the formatting attributes of one element to another element in no time at all.Read More…
  • Code
    Securing Your Server LoginGoogle auth app
    418 shares
    Here's our guide to a handful of common approaches to securing access to your Linux-based web and application server. You'll learn about adding two-factor authentication, changing your SSH port, activating a firewall and more.Read More…
  • Code
    Using AlterEgo to Add Two-Factor Authentication to Your WordPress SiteTutsplus icon
    203 shares
    In this tutorial, you will learn how to modify the WordPress user authentication flow by extending it with AlterEgo, the two-factor authentication tool from MailChimp.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Essential Supplies for Photo and Video Gear Hacking Essential hacking thumbnail
    41 shares
    Gear hacking and quick fixes are an essential skill for photographers and videographers. In this article, we cover basic and not-so-basic equipment for the resourceful hackerRead More…