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  • Code
    WP_Query Arguments: Status, Order and PaginationMastering wp query featured image
    In the next part of this series on WP_Query, learn about the arguments you can use to query posts by status, to define the order in which they'll be output and to set pagination options.Read More…
  • Web Design
    Free Course: Affinity Designer Quick StartAffinity 1
    Affinity Designer is an amazing new app for Mac which is taking the design world by storm. By completing “Affinity Designer Quick Start” you’ll have all the right shortcuts and tricks up your sleeve, be fully familiar with the app’s interface and tools, and be able to go from laying down curves all the way through to exporting a design.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Layers vs. Artboards: Comparing the Methods for Exporting Icon PacksPreview image small
    Today I have something special prepared for you. We are going to compare two essential Illustrator tools, the Layers panel and the Artboards one, and talk about particularities, differences and advantages of one over the other when dealing with the export process of an icon pack.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Learn How to Improve Your Digital Illustrations in 10 Easy StepsImprove digital illustrations preview
    In this article, we'll break down the ten easy ways to improve your technique for better digital illustrations. Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    4 Fab Forest Finds for Autumn Close-Up PhotographyPreview
    Autumn, or Fall if you prefer, is full of stunning imagery and colours. In the run up to Halloween I thought it would be fun to give you some photographic inspiration and tips on how to make the most of the season when it comes to macro.Read More…
  • Business
    Kickstarting Your Creative CareerPreview image@2x
    If you've just started your creative career or you're considering starting one, then this article may help you on your journey. In this post, I will give you some tips to kickstart your creative career. Even though many people don't consider themselves creative, I believe that everyone has a seed of creativity in them. Some decide to water and nurture that seed, while others don't know it exists or, even worse, ignore it.Read More…
  • Code
    How to Monitor Docker-Based Applications Using New RelicDocker newrelic3
    Using Docker, you can separate parts of your application and deploy them confidently. At the same time, monitoring what happens inside these containers can become difficult. In this tutorial, you will learn how to use New Relic's tools to monitor a Docker-based application.Read More…
  • Code
    The Beginners Guide to WooCommerce: Order Reports - Part 3Woocommerce
    The first tab of reports in WooCommerce is for the "Orders" which an online store owner receives during a particular duration of time. This section is further divided into four sub-sections which provides a store owner with more and well refined filtered results. Of these four, I discussed the first two sub-sections (i.e. Sales by date & Sales by product) in my last two articles. So today, I will explain the details and functioning of the third part of Order reports which is Sales by category. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Quick Tip: Three Ways to Make Your Designs Look Instantly Better! Preview image
    Sometimes it's hard to put your finger on it—there's something just not right about your layout. It's too dull, too fussy, too bare or too busy. These three quick fixes will help you transform your designs, and make your page look spectacular, not so-so. Read More…
  • Web Design
    Quick Tip: Pick ‘n’ Mix MDL Components with GulpMdl gulp
    Material Design Lite (MDL), as we have learned from previous tutorials, comes with plenty of UI components including navigation, cards, and buttons, which enable us to rapidly build a website. But what if you want just one, or a few of these features? Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Multi Pass Rendering and Compositing in 3ds Max and After Effects- Part 1Sd
    In this 2 parts tutorial series, I will teach how to do multi pass rendering and compositing in 3ds Max and After Effects. The 1st part is absolutely for the beginners. In this part, I will show you how to prepare a scene for multi pass rendering in 3ds Max. I will start with the basic passes like Diffuse, Shadow, Reflection and Specular. In the 2nd part of the tutorial, I will show you how to control all the passes with one particular and single pass only. Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    The Portable Guitarist—Using iOS as a Live RigIpad rig
    In this tutorial, I'll explain how to employ modern technology in the form of an iPad. I’ll show you how using an iOS set-up has more to recommend it than you might think.Read More…