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  • Code
    Create a Custom WordPress Plugin From ScratchWplugin
    This tutorial will describe the implementation of a Wordpress plugin starting from scratch. The plugin will connect to an external OSCommerce database and display random products on your Wordpress site. It also implements a configuration page for the Wordpress admin panel.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create a Futuristic Floating Hologram EffectPhone hologram prev
    This tutorial will show you how to make a futuristic floating hologram over a cellphone. The techniques included here will help you understand how to track one object to another. The final result is something that may make your indie science-fiction film look better or it may just inspire you to create something new.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Traditional Japanese Koi Carp IllustrationPreview
    Traditional Japanese paintings are instantly recognizable; their style, composition and colors are a dead give away. Even more so, the subject matter. Koi Carp have been painted and illustrated by the Japanese for centuries and are familiar to people all over the world. This tutorial will take the intermediate Adobe Illustrator user through the techniques and processes needed to imitate what the Japanese have perfected.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Impedance (But Were Afraid To Ask)Thumb
    Impedance is something that everyone who records or plays music should know about. It comes in to play every time we plug in an instrument, microphone, device, or speaker. Yet, most people who record know little or nothing about it. This tutorial covers what we all need to know about impedance to get good recordings.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Learn How to Create a Fiery Demon MontagePreview
    In this tutorial, we'll be creating a photo montage of a demon destroying a city using only stock photos and of course Photoshop. What are we waiting for? Lets get started!Read More…
  • Code
    Learning OOP in PHP ASAP!200x200
    PHP is so much more than a scripting language. It's a full-fledged language capable of building very complex applications. By harnessing the full power of Object Oriented Programming, you can reduce the amount of time you spend coding and use it to build better websites. This tutorial will show you how. Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create an Animated Homage to Bruce Lee – Day 3Thumb
    In day 3 of the training Markus demonstrates how to construct an interconnected After Effects scene from many different animations. You'll then learn how to track a moving camera to the scene. This is the final video in the "Be Water" tutorial series, and should leave you with all the techniques needed to create a similar style of typographic and animated video.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Stylized Underwater Scene200fishes
    In this tutorial, we'll explain how to create some fish with the Blend Tool and how to make our custom seaweed shapes using the Twirl Tool and effects like Twist and Pucker & Bloat. Let's get started making this stylized underwater scene.

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  • Code
    Two Weeks Left to Enter Two Contests!200x200
    Two weeks left! This month, both NETTUTS and ThemeForest are running a competition. Starting with the former; the top five screencasts submitted by the end of January will receive a minimum of $150. The latter is offering $300 cash to the authors of the best ten templates that are submitted in January. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Three Color Wolf Skull in IllustratorPreview
    Clients often ask us for mind blowing vector images with a low number of colors and no gradients. The question is how can you add depth to an illustration, give it an artistic feel, and still keep it commercial? One solution: concept, variable line thickness, contour, shadow and fill color. In this tutorial I thought of sharing with you the process of designing an aggressive wolf skull using just white, black, and grey . I previously drew a similar one for a clothing company whose name I cannot disclose. I am using Adobe Illustrator CS3, a Wacom tablet (not compulsory), and a picture of a wolf skull.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Krzysztof Domaradzki InterviewP
    Krzysztof Domaradzki is a bright and accomplished designer who has worked with big names such as Volkswagen, Audi and others. With a vast amount of knowledge in the field of designing Krzysztof explains his views on the "perfect designer;" and also lists his heroes of design. This is a great interview on a very sharp designer, so lets get into it.Read More…
  • Code
    Sanitize and Validate Data with PHP Filters200x200
    Data validation is an integral part of working with forms. Not only can invalid submitted data lead to security problems, but it can also break your webpage. Today, we'll take a look at how to remove illegal characters and validate data by using the "filter_var" function.Read More…