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  • Code
    Revisiting Open Source Social Networking AlternativesPreview
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    The hype rises and falls, but just where are we in providing viable open source alternatives to Facebook and Twitter?Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create Beautiful Wedding Invitations Using Adobe InDesign and TypekitPreview image revised
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    Adobe has recently released a new update for its InDesign CC software, including enhancements to Typekit. In this tutorial you’ll learn how to create a small, ornate wedding invitation step-by-step, and use some of the most stunning typefaces at your fingertips in CC and Typekit. Whether you want to create something formal, vintage-inspired or kitsch, there’s an invitation style here for you.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create Custom Smoke Brushes in Adobe PhotoshopPreviewimage2
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    Smoke trails are elegant, beautiful, and amazing to watch. Thin wisps of smoke dancing through the air reveal just how fluid our atmosphere really is. The effect is deceptively simple, and the dynamics of it are dizzyingly complex. Recreating believable smoke in a digital environment is no easy task. However, capturing the practical effect is a much easier prospect. In this quick tip, I'll share a technique that I use to create stunningly beautiful custom smoke brushes in Photoshop.Read More…
  • Code
    A Comprehensive Approach to Magento SEO: The BasicsMagento
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    This is the first part of a four-article series in which we'll explore Magento Search Engine Optimization techniques in detail. In this article, you'll learn how to develop an effective keyword strategy for your Magento website, some general Magento admin panel configurations to make it more SEO friendly, how to create the robot.txt and sitemap.xml files, and how to set up Google Analytics for a Magento store.Read More…
  • Web Design
    Simplify Your Media Queries with Sass “Breakpoint”Breakpoint
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    In this tutorial you will learn how to simplify the way you write and maintain media queries in Sass. To help us, we’ll be using a mixin library called Breakpoint. In order to follow along, feel free to grab the starter files from GitHub.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Defining and Valuing ArtWhat is art prev
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    What is art? Can it really be defined? And if not, how can it have any value? How to tell whether you're a bad or a good artist? In this article I'll explore one of the most mysterious topics of art, trying to define art itself.Read More…
  • Code
    What You Can Learn From Google’s Material DesignPreview image@2x
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    Not too long ago, Google introduced Material Design, a brand new set of guidelines for designers and developers alike. Material Design introduces a fresh perspective on user interfaces, motion, and interaction states, and are a great foundation for you to build a product upon.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Quick Tip: Perfect Your Designs With the Measure Tool in Adobe InDesignPreview image revised2
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    The Measure Tool is an often overlooked InDesign feature, which can be really useful for documents where you need to keep a close eye on dimensions. It can save you from making measurement errors that often show up, disastrously, only after you’ve sent something to print (or even worse, once the item’s been printed!). Let’s explore how to use the Measure Tool and what you can do with it.Read More…
  • Code
    50 Filters of WordPress: Filters 41-5050 filters of wordpress preview
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    In the previous parts of this series, we went through 40 WordPress filters. In this tutorial, we're going to see the last 10 filters and do examples with each. Let's begin!Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    How to Learn a Lick in 6 StepsPreview
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    If you want to learn a new song this week, but think it takes too much time and effort, I’ll change your mind with this quick tip. You'll learn a simple but powerful method that will help you learn new licks more easily.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    The DSLR Revolution: No Longer Just About the CameraDslr revolution cameras preview
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    When the DSLR video camera came along, the dream of making beautiful, cinematic films became an affordable reality. While it's easy to get hung up on the camera and gear (and many do), today the DSLR revolution is much bigger than that. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Make Your Own Watercolor Brushes in Adobe PhotoshopPreview
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    Creating custom watercolor brushes is as easy as dripping ink or watercolor paint onto paper. You will have custom, ready-to-paint brushes in no time thanks to this simple tutorial. Download the attached watercolor scans and follow the steps to create your own set of drippy, splashy, and splattered brushes.Read More…