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  • Code
    Building a Custom Lifestream Website with SweetcronSweetcron 200x200
    Sweetcron is "The Automated Lifestream Blog Software". It is still in public beta, but is already a very nice blog software package. The beauty of Sweetcron is that new posts are created automatically from your activity elsewhere on the web. New photos on Flickr? Tweets on Twitter? Thumbs up on StumbleUpon? Blog posts on Tumblr? Add them all to your Sweetcron-powered site and they will appear on your site in minutes.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Design a Set of Multicolored Buddy IconsPreview
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    In this Illustrator tutorial, I'll show you how to create a set of multicolored buddy icons. This tutorial uses some basic shapes, gradients, Feather, and Illustrator's powerful Live Color feature. These techniques are easily translated into other designs and illustrations.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    It's Going to Be Brilliant: Adobe Photoshop CS4Preview
    Some of us have been eagerly awaiting it, others have been casually disinterested and some have even expressed irritation. The fact of the matter is, though, that this September 23rd saw the official announcement of Adobe's latest release of their Creative Suite. Here at Psdtuts+ we thought it fair to give fans a taste of what's new in Photoshop CS4.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    It's Going to Be Brilliant: Adobe Illustrator CS4Preview
    Some of us have been eagerly awaiting it, others have been casually disinterested, and some have even expressed irritation. The fact of the matter is, though, that this September 23rd saw the official announcement of Adobe's latest release of their Creative Suite. Here at VECTORTUTS we thought it fair to give vector fans a taste of what's new in Illustrator CS4.Read More…
  • Code
    Using the Wonderful jFlow Plugin200x200
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    It seems that the obsession of the web design industry right now is the ability to create a "featured section". While it once may have required a great deal of skill, that is no longer the case. In this screencast, I'll show you how to easily create a scrollable featured section using one of Theme Forest's popular themes as a reference. Let's get into it! Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    5 Most Pointless Solo Albums of All TimeSoloprev
    The time comes for every band when they reach a crossroads. Tensions mount, creative differences start to boil over, and inevitably, someone decides it's time to go solo. It's a natural progression and some of the greatest albums of all time have come about as a result. But not all solo albums happen that way. Sometimes, people go solo for no damn good reason at all. For example...Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Best of the TUTS Sites - SeptemberPreview
    With four TUTS sites already established (and a fifth, and more, on the cards) it can be tricky to keep track of them all. In this post we take a look back on September so far and highlight the best content from VECTORTUTS, NETTUTS and PSDTUTS. Enjoy!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Grunge Web Design in PhotoshopPreview
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    Photoshop is often the right tool for web design, especially if you're creating a design using numerous images and brush effects. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to create a complete grunge home page design. We'll design the header, sidebar, body, footer, and style everything to work together in a heavily textured and worn design.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    The Envato Incubator & Creattica Daily LaunchIncubator
    Here at Envato we have what we call 'the Incubator'. It's a part of the business that has a limited flow of money where we experiment with new sites and give things a try, even if it doesn't look like they have much chance of actually generating any revenue. Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    How to Create Crisp, Controlled Effects with Dynamic Effect BussesSpacedesigner
    There are times during the production process when you may want to use really intense delay and reverb effects with extra long tails. Using these sorts of effects on vocals, synths and even drums can create real atmosphere and depth but you may find that your signal can become swamped, resulting in a loss of clarity. Luckily, there is a technique you can use that will help you retain the definition in your mix whilst using these special effects.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Make a Shiny Gum Ball Machine with Mesh Gradients200gumball
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    In this tutorial, we'll explain how to create a gum ball machine with mesh gradient. We'll create the base, the glass casing, the money slot, and the opening where the bubble gum balls come out. This is an advanced tutorial and the pace is fairly quick. Intermediate Illustrator knowledge is required.Read More…
  • Code
    10 Essential Principles of the Javascript MastersJs prev
    JavaScript is one of the most widely used languages in web development. It's simple, yet very powerful, and the number of ways that it can be used are almost limitless. That's why it's so important to gather advice from those who have gone before you. Here are 10 tips from well-respected web developers within the JavaScript community.Read More…