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  • Code
    Integrate Bitcoin Payment Gateway Into OpenCart: Part 2Opencart
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    Welcome to part 2 of our series, Bitcoin Payment System into OpenCart. In the previous tutorial, we created the payment module for the admin panel. In this tutorial, we're going to continue working on the plugin by building the store front-end.Read More…
  • Web Design
    A Deeper Look at LESS MixinsPreview
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    Our discussion about LESS continues–this time we’re going to look into LESS Mixins. With Mixins we can define a group of style declarations once and then reuse them throughout the stylesheet. It helps keep our code DRY as well as producing CSS in a more efficient way, particularly when dealing with complex CSS3 syntax. LESS provides different types of Mixins with their very own purpose; they can be straight-forward Mixins, or they can work as a (sort of) Function. Nonetheless, before we dig deep down into the subject, let’s begin with the basics of how a LESS Mixin works, shall we?Read More…
  • Crafts & DIY
    How to Knit a Blanket With Color BlocksKnitting blanketsquare final01 thmb
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    Many a knitter has envied crocheted granny squares, and that was the inspiration behind these bold knit blocks. Read More…
  • Code
    New Course: Getting Started With React.jsReact.js
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    React is a view library whose philosophy greatly differs from the usual framework. Our new course, Getting Started With React.js, will cover what makes React different from all the other frameworks and libraries out there, and give you practical instruction on using it.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    James Kerwin, Urban Explorer: Go Slow and Respect Your SubjectUrban exploration thumbnail
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    Urban Exploration, or "urbex" is the investigation of lesser seen or abandoned urban areas. With the accessibility of digital cameras, the urbex movement is increasingly being documented and shared online. Whilst often the subject of debate, no-one can deny the fascination these shots hold and how they give us an insight into another world.Read More…
  • Code
    Adding Functions to Your WordPress Theme FrameworkBuild your own theme framework preview image
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    In the last part of this series, you added some action hooks to your theme framework. In this tutorial you'll write some functions which you activate via those hooks. In this tutorial I'll show you how to add widget areas to three of those and a custom function to the last one.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Seamless Pattern of Flat Desk Icons in Adobe IllustratorPattern025
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    In this tutorial you'll create various desk and office icons and compile them into a quick and easy seamless pattern using the Pattern Options panel. Using combinations of basic shapes (circles, rectangles, and triangles), you'll create objects often found within a digital artist's workspace, ready for use as a pattern, illustration, or infographics.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Winter Scene in Adobe Photoshop: The Line ArtWinter preview
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    In this tutorial you will learn how to create some fun line art as a basis for a cute winter illustration. Read More…
  • Web Design
    How to Make Your Own Button UI Kit with Super-Clean SyntaxPreview
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    No designer fits in a box. We all have our own wants and needs out of a button framework. We all want to see certain types of buttons, and maybe we’ve become really good at designing a certain type of button. So why don’t we make our own button UI kit from scratch?Read More…
  • Code
    Tuts+ is Hiring Android & Java Course InstructorsWriteforus 1
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    We’re looking for Android and Java developers to teach video-based courses at Tuts+. Get paid a competitive rate to share your knowledge and experience with Tuts+ students.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Creating an Energetic Instrumental Trance SongProject 400 277
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    In this tutorial I’ll show you how to make an instrumental trance song. The melody was influenced by a lead synth of a remix competition of which artist was the techno maestro Glimpse, who has his own label called Glimpse Recordings and who had been also featured in modern music production magazines.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Yoga Goddess Illustration in Adobe IllustratorIndian%20lady 400x277
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    As the music begins to play, a soft breeze fills the space with the undeniable smell of Magnolia blossoms. She gracefully enters and begins a “tree pose” with her hands in Namaste form. Our female figure is inspired by the Indian culture for its gorgeous use of color and the grace of its yoga formations. I hope you’ll enjoy the journey as we retrace, step by step to enlightenment. Read More…