All Posts in Tuts+

  • Business
    Get More Flow: Sort and Schedule Your Tasks by Creative Energy Level Task energy management
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    Like me, you probably chose your line of work because you love it; the need for continual creativity, however, can drag you down. In this tutorial, I'll help you learn how to organize your task list and your schedule according to your creative energy, so you can work inspired instead of stressed. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Twisted Balloon Text Effect in Adobe IllustratorTwistedballoonpreview
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    In the following steps you will learn how to create a set of detailed balloon pattern brushes and how to use them to create a neat text effect in Adobe Illustrator. Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    How to Use Your Smartphone as a Light MeterPreview
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    A smartphone is a powerful tool for any photographer, whether you’re using it to take pictures or make shoots easier. There are countless different apps that can make your phone into almost any photo-gadget imaginable. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to turn your phone into a reliable light meter.Read More…
  • Code
    The Beginners Guide to WooCommerce Taxes, Part 2Woocommerce
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    In the previous article, we discussed half of the configuration options for Tax Settings in WooCommerce. Today we are going to complete the settings of Standard Rates, Reduced Rate Rates, and Zero Rate Rates.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    The Dramatic Documentary: Telling True Stories with Fact and FeelingPreview
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    Documentary is, by its nature, non-fiction, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t dramatic. In fact, a good documentary should balance its presentation of facts with entertainment if it’s to capture an audience’s imagination and so in this article we’re going to look at documentary as a form of drama.Read More…
  • Code
    Self-Hosting Your Own Analytics Server With PiwikPreview
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    Want to own your own data? Free, open source Piwik analytics software is a mature, viable replacement for Google Analytics.Read More…
  • Web Design
    New Free Course: Building Websites With BasekitBasekit1
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    BaseKit is an online website editing tool, giving you the ability to add and manage all kinds of content on your website. During this course we’ll be using the “Twig” templating engine to build our very own BaseKit template, and then we’ll use that to create a fully deployable website.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Glass Shard Reflection Double Exposure Effect in Adobe PhotoshopPrevieweffect2
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    See how to reproduce the glass shard reflection double exposure effect inspired by Taylor Swift's video for her hit single, "Style."Read More…
  • Code
    An Introduction to ClockKitWatchos 2@2x
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    In this tutorial, you will learn about the basics of the ClockKit framework and how to create custom complications for the Apple Watch. You will also learn about complication families, templates, text providers, and how to enable Time Travel for your complication.Read More…
  • Game Development
    How to Learn PygamePygame
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    Pygame is a cross-platform set of Python modules designed for creating games. The modules are designed to be simple, easy to use, and fun—a key part of Pygame's ideology. In this post, I'll show you how to use Pygame, and share tips and resources for learning it.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    New Course: Mastering Sports Illustration & DesignSportsillust 277x400
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    In our new course you will learn how to create an eye-catching sports poster using a combination of Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop and mixed media elements. By the end, you'll have learned how to create a detailed, realistic vector portrait of the central figure, and how to use Adobe Photoshop to arrange the final composition by adding some cool watercolor splatters and chalk marks.Read More…
  • Code
    Creating a Web App From Scratch Using Python Flask and MySQL: Part 7Python
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    In the previous part of this series, we implemented image upload functionality for the users while adding a wish. We also added a few more options related to a user's wish on the Add Wish page. In this tutorial, we'll take it to the next level by implementing the functionality to like a particular wish.Read More…