All Posts in Tuts+

  • Music & Audio
    An Introduction to Creating BeatsMusic and audio
    The backbone of most contemporary music is the drum beat. While all the other instruments may be adding color and emotion, the beat is the pulse keeps it all together. When you start getting into the world of producing one of the first things you'll want to learn is how to write an effective and interesting beat.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Open Mic: Tell Us About the Music-related Sites You Regularly VisitOpenmic
    The Internet is a great place to keep up-to-date, learn and network. If you're reading this you probably visit the Audiotuts site regularly. What other music-related sites do you find helpful? Each Tuesday we open our mic to readers and lurkers alike to come out of the woodwork and tell us your thoughts and opinion, your experiences and mistakes, what you love and what you hate. We want to hear from you, and here’s your chance.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Magnifying Glass Icon in Photoshop CS4 - Screencast322 magnifying glass
    "In this tutorial, we'll combine simple vector shapes, layer styles and generous amounts of shininess to create the perfect magnifying glass for all your search icon needs. Let's get started!"Andrea AustoniRead More…
  • Code
    Drag to ShareRover
    We’ve all seen the brilliant functionality on Mashable where news stories and interesting articles can be shared to social networking sites; the functionality is driven by the images accompanying the articles; you click and hold on an image and can then drag it into a toolbar to share it. It’s brilliant and intuitive, and in this article I’m going to show you how we can replicate this behavior with jQuery and jQuery UI. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Magnifying Glass Icon in Photoshop CS4Preview
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    In this tutorial, we'll combine simple vector shapes, layer styles and generous amounts of shininess to create the perfect magnifying glass for all your search icon needs. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create Roads and Rail Tracks on a PathPreview
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    In this tutorial, we'll make a semi-realistic road and rail track that actually consists of one single path each. Although it looks impossible, there are not any brushes and no need for any effects to be applied, but you could use some effect if you want. The secret is hidden in a tricky combination of multiple strokes. Intrigued? Read more!Read More…
  • Code
    Develop an Encryption App Using Flash and MDM ZincPreview
    Encryption is the process of transforming information using an algorithm to make it unreadable to anyone except those possessing special knowledge, usually referred to as a key. Using Multidmedia Zinc we'll create an encryption application in ActionScript 3, capable of encrypting text and files with a user specified key.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    iTunes for ComposersThumb
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    iTunes is a straightforward and simple application for organizing and listening to music. You probably don't need someone to explain to you how it works. But there are a few unique features of iTunes that a lot people don't take advantage of. If you're a composer/producer/songwriter with a lot of music to keep track of, getting the most out of iTunes can vastly improve your workflow.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Model a High-Poly Car Wheel in 3ds Max - Part 2Thumbnail2
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    The wheels are an often overlooked, but extremely important element in perfecting the look of any car, and the many techniques and tools needed to properly build them can be applied to nearly any hard surface modeling project. In this intermediate to advanced level video tutorial, you will learn how to model a detailed high-poly car wheel from blueprints. Read More…
  • Code
    ActiveDen and Activetuts - New Names, Same Awesome Content200
    For just over three fantastic years FlashDen has been the jewel in Envato’s crown. It is our longest running and most active community, and thanks to the amazing authors who showcase their work there, has become the largest marketplace for Adobe Flash files in the world with over 8,500 items for sale. Last week Adobe asked us to change our name and URL so that it would no longer contain the term ‘Flash’, which is a registered trademark of Adobe. We know that the success of our sites is about the community and content, not the names. So here at Envato HQ we’ve been busy thinking up new names and we think we’ve found a great new home for both our marketplace and our Tuts+ blog on Flash. As of today the two sites now live at ActiveDen and Activetuts+.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    ActiveDen and Activetuts - New Names, Same Awesome Content200
    For just over three fantastic years FlashDen has been the jewel in Envato’s crown. It is our longest running and most active community, and thanks to the amazing authors who showcase their work there, has become the largest marketplace for Adobe Flash files in the world with over 8,500 items for sale. Last week Adobe asked us to change our name and URL so that it would no longer contain the term ‘Flash’, which is a registered trademark of Adobe. We know that the success of our sites is about the community and content, not the names. So here at Envato HQ we’ve been busy thinking up new names and we think we’ve found a great new home for both our marketplace and our Tuts+ blog on Flash. As of today the two sites now live at ActiveDen and Activetuts+.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    ActiveDen and Activetuts - New Names, Same Awesome Content200
    For just over three fantastic years FlashDen has been the jewel in Envato’s crown. It is our longest running and most active community, and thanks to the amazing authors who showcase their work there, has become the largest marketplace for Adobe Flash files in the world with over 8,500 items for sale. Last week Adobe asked us to change our name and URL so that it would no longer contain the term ‘Flash’, which is a registered trademark of Adobe. We know that the success of our sites is about the community and content, not the names. So here at Envato HQ we’ve been busy thinking up new names and we think we’ve found a great new home for both our marketplace and our Tuts+ blog on Flash. As of today the two sites now live at ActiveDen and Activetuts+.Read More…