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    Plotting Points Using Yahoo! Maps and RSSMain page preview
    In this tutorial, I'll show you how to get started with the Yahoo! Maps API in Flash. We'll load a couple of RSS feeds and plot some natural disaster warnings using their longitudes and latitudes.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create a Peaceful SunsetScreenshot
    In this tutorial James will show some practical techniques in creating a lovely sunset scene. He will cover extracting a tree image from the sky background within Photoshop and animating a realistic sunset.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Making Realistic Water in 3ds MaxThumbnail
    In this tutorial we will be looking in depth at the water space warp in 3D Studio Max. We will first dive into the theory of the space warp, and fish out all of the little details that most people only swim past. Then, after we've had our fill of theory, we will look at how to practically apply that theory in a realistic pool scene, and render in Maxwell Render for our final result. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Next Week it's Envato's Birthday! Here's a Preview of What's Coming Up ...Maingraphic 200
    It was back in 2006 that Envato first launched with our very first site FlashDen. That means next week we'll be turning 3 years old! Since web years are much like dog years, by my count that makes us pretty darn old. Given how we've grown, we've decided that this year it's time we really kicked our celebrations up a notch. Next week for 3 days we're going to have a massive sequence of birthday events, read on to find out what's happening ...Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Next Week it's Envato's Birthday! Here's a Preview of What's Coming Up ...Maingraphic 200
    It was back in 2006 that Envato first launched with our very first site FlashDen. That means next week we'll be turning 3 years old! Since web years are much like dog years, by my count that makes us pretty darn old. Given how we've grown, we've decided that this year it's time we really kicked our celebrations up a notch. Next week for 3 days we're going to have a massive sequence of birthday events, read on to find out what's happening ...Read More…
  • Code
    Next Week it's Envato's Birthday! Here's a Preview of What's Coming Up ...Maingraphic 200
    It was back in 2006 that Envato first launched with our very first site FlashDen. That means next week we'll be turning 3 years old! Since web years are much like dog years, by my count that makes us pretty darn old. Given how we've grown, we've decided that this year it's time we really kicked our celebrations up a notch. Next week for 3 days we're going to have a massive sequence of birthday events, read on to find out what's happening ...Read More…
  • Code
    30+ PHP Best Practices for Beginners200x200
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    PHP is the most widely-used language for programming on the web. Here are thirty best practices for beginners wanting to gain a firmer grasp of the fundamentals. Editor's Note: The "Best Practices" series has been my baby for three articles now. However, due to my focus on the CI video series, I've decided to hand off this next entry to Glen. Having said that, I'm not very good at keeping my mouth shut! I thought it might be fun to sporadically add a few rebuttals to his tips. I hope he doesn't mind! Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    How to Create Music Without Playing an InstrumentThumb
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    There is an old corny joke: “Can you play music?” “Yeah, I play the radio.” The modern equivalent would go something like this: “I create my own music.” “Which instrument do you play?” “My computer.” More and more people are using computers to create good music, without knowing how to play a musical instrument. I was recently setting up a computer training room with a talented guy named Jeremy. We got to talking about our hobbies and interests, and he told me that he used to write and record his own heavy metal music. “Do you play an instrument?” I asked him. “No, I just use computer software.”Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    50+ Vector Illustrations, Furry Critters and Fuzzy CreaturesPreview
    Creating fur and fuzziness in vector graphics can be a challenge. You can approach the challenge by analyzing real furry animals. You can also work on stylizing your approach to fur by creating symbols that represent fur, like triangular shapes and pointed edges, which you'll see in quite a few vectors on display here. This collection of 50+ furry vector illustrations are assembled here for you enjoy. This is a huge collection of lovable furry critters and stylized fuzzy creatures. There are realistic animals, like dogs, pandas, squirrels, and more. There are also some wildly imaginative creatures on view as well. Time for some furry vector goodness!Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    How to Shoot and Post-Process Professional HDR Photos in One DayPhotography
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    In this tutorial you will learn the simple secrets of crafting a shoot sequence for HDR and creating professional quality HDR images in both Photomatix and Photoshop (depending on your weapon of choice). Not only will you learn an efficient workflow, but you'll also learn the theory behind Dynamic Range. This lesson is taught by Peter Tellone, a professional photographer specializing in HDR landscapes.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    What Is Phototuts+?200 whatis
    Phototuts+ joins Psdtuts+, Vectortuts+, Audiotuts+, Aetuts+, Flashtuts+, Cgtuts+ and Nettuts+ as Envato’s newest Tuts+ site. It’s all about quality photography (both digital and film), post-processing and lighting tutorials. Whether you're just getting into photography or you're a seasoned pro, we've got you covered! Keep reading to learn a little bit more about the new editor of Phototuts+ and what we’ll be offering on the site.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Tell Us What You Want!200 feedback
    Phototuts+ is a brand new site, meaning now is the best time to have your say on what you’d like to see here. Whether you’re dying to learn to learn how to take professional looking digital or film photographs, how to post-process your photos like a master, or how to set up clever lighting rigs and stretch your equipment to its limits, we'd like to hear from you! And you can suggest not just particular topics, but feedback on how you think the site should operate, site suggestions any other ideas you wish to share with the editorial team.Read More…