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  • 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…
  • Code
    Create a Custom API in Magento: Part OneMagento
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    In this two-part series, we're going to look at the Magento APIs. Specifically we'll create custom APIs and expose them. In this first part, we'll create a custom module to demonstrate how to plug in your custom APIs to the core API system. Although Magento provides APIs for most of the core resources in the system, we'll see how to create and expose custom APIs in Magento.Read More…
  • Code
    Create a Custom Payment Method Module in Magento: Part OneMagento
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    Being a successful e­-commerce framework, Magento provides lots of payment methods in the core itself. However, you can also create a custom payment method extension to plug in your choice of payment gateway, if it's not already available. In this series, we're going to look at the process of creating a custom payment method extension. In this article, we'll start with the back­-end section by setting up a configuration for our custom payment method.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create the S.H.I.E.L.D. Logo in Adobe IllustratorShieldlogopreviewa
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    In the following steps you will learn how to create the S.H.I.E.L.D. logo in Adobe Illustrator. Read More…
  • Web Design
    Mobile Devices: the Gap Between Creation and ConsumptionMobile preview
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    In this article, I will discuss some of the major hurdles which mobile phones face, with regard to creating for the web. We’ll mention a few tools along the way, but we’ll be focusing more on the discussion of how the mobile device is fundamentally different from a desktop or a laptop, and what opportunities and restrictions this brings to light.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    The Dark Waters of Music PublishingMusic
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    A shark is a shark is a shark. In the waters of the songwriting ocean they are as numerous and carnivorous as they are elsewhere. Learn to steer clear of them.Read More…