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  • Design & Illustration
    Create a BBQ Flyer to Celebrate Australia Day in Adobe InDesignPreview image
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    Australians celebrate their official national day each January 26th. There really is no better way to honor Australia Day than by hosting a BBQ event, and creating a super flyer to advertise the occasion. So throw another shrimp on the barbie and get ready to party, Australia-style!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Haggis Infographic in Adobe PhotoshopHaggis preview
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    To celebrate Burns Night, here's how to create a Haggis infographic from eyewitness statements of the Haggis (Haggis Haggis)—relative of the Platypus from the mountains of Scotland!Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Selective Sharpening Using High Pass in Adobe PhotoshopHigh pass sharpening preview
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    Most digital images need sharpening; however, the amount of sharpening needed varies image to image and even area to area within an image. This tutorial explains why sharpening is needed and how to selectively apply sharpening exactly where it is needed using a high pass sharpening layer with a mask.Read More…
  • Code
    Design Patterns: The Simple Factory PatternSimple factory design pattern
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    When you think of Factory, what comes in your mind? I would say a place where things are produced. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Thistle Infographic to Celebrate Burns Night in Adobe InDesignPreview image1
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    Scots around the world will be celebrating the birthday of the Scottish poet Robert Burns tomorrow. But how much do you really know about Robert Burns? Create a quirky thistle infographic in this simple tutorial for beginners to InDesign, and fill it with facts about The Bard! Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Learn the Art of Calligraphy in Our Latest CourseCalligraphy
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    In this calligraphy course, you’ll learn the basic strokes that make up every letter in the Roundhand Script lower and uppercase alphabet. After you've practiced every letter, you'll then make a mock invitation. You’ll finish the course with a new appreciation for how easy calligraphy can be, and with the ability to create invitations, book plates, beautiful envelopes, and anything else you want to ink.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Tuts+ Community Challenge: Created by YouUntitled 1
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    Every day here at Tuts+ we publish fantastic tutorials in the Design & Illustration section, written by a variety of artists. And every day readers like you take the time not only to comment on these tutorials, but also to recreate the designs and techniques being taught and to share them with the rest of the community. Check out an assortment of tutorials results below created by you, our readers!Read More…
  • Code
    Swift from Scratch: ClosuresPreview image@2x
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    If you've worked with blocks in C/Objective-C or lambdas in Ruby, then you won't have a hard time wrapping your head around the concept of closures. Closures are nothing more than blocks of functionality that you can pass around in your code. In this article, you will learn everything you need to know about closures to get you started.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Painted Pet Portrait Effect in Adobe PhotoshopPreviewimage2
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    Learn to use the smudge brush along with several other photo manipulation techniques to create an easy painted pet portrait in Photoshop. This tutorial is one part of a larger set of instructions for the course: Creative Photo Effects in Adobe Photoshop.Read More…
  • Web Design
    New Course: A/B Testing for Web DesignersAbtest
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    This course begins with the basics of A/B Testing. We’ll look at examples of how it works, and walk you through setting up tests using three major testing platforms. Then we’ll look at the best ways to conduct tests, the interpretation and validity of results, and some more advanced ideas such as testing email campaigns.Read More…
  • Code
    Creating Your WordPress Knowledge Base's Front EndBuilding wordpress knowledgebase preview
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    If you've been following this series, you'll have the structure of your knowledge base in place. In this tutorial I'll show you how to create your front end using functions for custom navigation.Read More…
  • Code
    Design Patterns: The Decorator PatternDecorator pattern
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    Earlier in this series we explored the facade and adapter design patterns. Using facade, we can simplify large systems, and by implementing adapter we can stay safe while working with external API and classes. Now we are going to cover the decorator design pattern, which also falls under the category of structural patterns.Read More…