All Posts in Tuts+

  • Code
    A Glance at the New OpenCart 2.0Opencart
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    For a while now, OpenCart has been a popular e­-commerce framework for small to medium level online stores. Recently with the release of the 2.0 major version, it has reached a new milestone. In this tutorial, we'll go through some of the exciting new features incorporated in the latest version.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Set of Productivity Icons in Adobe IllustratorHow to create a set of productivity icons small preview
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    In today’s tutorial I’m going to show you how to create a set of flat productivity icons that might come in handy in future projects. We'll be using Adobe Illustrator, and the process of recreating them will be based mostly on the Rectangle Tool used in combination with Pathfinder and a dash of the Direct Selection Tool here and there.Read More…
  • Code
    New Course: Introduction to Git and GitHubGit github
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    In our new course you'll learn all about the excellent source control management system Git. You'll also see how you can use the brilliant GitHub as a remote source of your Git repositories and as a way to share code with fellow developers.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Meet Adobe Lightroom CC: Faster, Smarter, and Way More SocialLrccpreview
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    Adobe's flagship digital asset manager gets some impressive upgrades and brand new features.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Glowing Metal Text Effect in Adobe PhotoshopPreview
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    Use the duplicate with transformation technique to create a piece of 3D text, and then use a bunch of different layer styles to achieve a glowing metal text effect.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    How to Ensure Consistency in Your Photo RetouchingPortrait preview
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    In this short tutorial we discuss how to best visualize your work and form a plan of action before you begin retouching a group of photos. We also cover how to strike a balanced approach to your workflow so that photos meant to be shown together are retouched to the same level.Read More…
  • Code
    CloudBerry Box: Securely Synchronize Data From Windows in the Amazon, Azure and HP CloudsPreview box2
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    Still using a questionably secure proprietary cloud service to sync and share your data and files across devices? CloudBerry Box provides a much better solution.Read More…
  • Code
    Create a Simple CRM in WordPress: Restricting / Hiding Unused Admin Menu ItemsCrm part 6
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    We’ve been looking at how to create a simple CRM system in WordPress. In the last part of this series, we added code to our plugin which allowed us to search our contacts based on the data stored in Advanced Custom Fields. Today we’ll cover how to restrict access to WordPress Administration Menu items.Read More…
  • Code
    Why You Shouldn’t Code URLs in Themes or Plugins—and the WordPress Functions to Use InsteadUrl functions wordpress
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    Hard-coding URLs into your themes and plugins is a risky thing to do—but the good news is, you don't have to. Here I'll show you the functions you can use to create URLs dynamically in your themes and plugins.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    6 Easy Tips for Making Realistic Digital PaintingsRealistic preview
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    In today's article we'll tackle a few great hacks for painting realistically in Adobe Photoshop. Learn how certain textures, lighting, and even color palettes add instant realism to any digital piece. Read More…
  • Web Design
    Documenting Your Projects With Daux.ioDaux
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    Maintaining good documentation is one of the best ways to ensure your project’s success and longevity. In this article I’ll be looking it a great tool for managing your documentation needs: Daux.io. From installation to usage, I’ll cover all the bases you need to create awesome docs for any project. Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    How to Use VSCO Cam's Grid and Journal to Create a Polished Photography PortfolioVsco grid thumbnail
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    VSCO Cam is a well-known name in the world of smartphone photography, with a polished app that allows you to shoot, edit and publish your photos on the go. I'm going to show you how to create a sleek online photo portfolio using VSCO Grid and Journal. Read More…