All Posts in Tuts+

  • Music & Audio
    Workshop #14: x0xm0x by Ryan McAllisterWorkshop
    At Audiotuts+ we irregularly put up a reader track for workshopping and critique (find out how to submit a track). This is how it works: you upload your song, and every week or so we'll publish one here and step away from the podium. The floor is yours to talk about the track and how the artist can fix problems in and improve upon the mix and the song.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Winners Announced: Win a $50 Amazon Gift Voucher!Preview
    It's big competition time, and your chance to win a $50 Amazon Gift Voucher to spend on photography goodies of your choice. You could choose anything from books and software to camera hardware and lenses - quite a fun dilemma to have! Entering only takes a minute, so read on to find out how you can be in with a chance of winning. Good luck!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    50+ Creative Sneakers Made with Quality Vector CraftsmanshipPreview
    Did you doodle on your Converse or Vans when you were in grade school - back of the class putting those sharpies to work? Go ahead, take that creativity and transform it into a vector masterpiece, and with practice learn to draw your own vector shoes, and even take those doodles and compose with them to create real shoes. You can wear your vector masterpiece on your feet and let your vector sneaks do the walking. Let's take a look at a truckload of vector sneaker inspiration, from raw sketched vector shoes to professional sneakers lovingly crafted from illustrative vector elements!Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Audiotuts+ in NovemberThumb
    While the year is starting to wind down, November has been a busy month for Audiotuts+. The site has had an increase of 26% of visitors this month, there has been fantastic involvement in the Open Mic posts and great feedback given in our workshops, and we have given away some great resources in our competitions. Thanks for your involvement and support.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Fix Interlaced Footage With Deinterlacerator! - Custom EffectThumb
    If you have a box full of old mini DV tapes in your closet that you've been meaning to go though, now might be the time! With this helpful CE you can convert Line-Laden footage into Pixel Perfection in no time. Download the Free Custom Effect and follow along! Read More…
  • Code
    You Don't Know Anything About Regular Expressions: A Complete Guide200x200
    Regular expressions can be scary...really scary. Fortunately, once you memorize what each symbol represents, the fear quickly subsides. If you fit the title of this article, there's much to learn! Let's get started. Read More…
  • Code
    Build Your Own OOP Connect 4 GamePreview
    OOP can make development faster, and your applications run faster. During this tutorial I'll demonstrate how to build an ActionScript Connect 4 game, using an organized OOP approach. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create Classic Ivy Running Up a BuildingDesign and illustration
    The idea behind this tutorial and technique: I'm going to use base image on top of which I'm going to paint "ivy"… the secret behind a continuous string of green leafs is that they’re all on one layer. Shall we begin?Read More…
  • Code
    Build an RSS Feed Reader with jQuery and jGFeedCode
    This tutorial shows how to use jQuery and the jGFeed plugin to fetch news feeds remotely and write the results into the existing markup. jGFeed is a jQuery plugin that allows you to get 'any' RSS feed from 'any' host and returns a JSON object for easy usage.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Distribute Your Layers in 3D - Custom EffectPreview
    The Distributor is a free custom effect that randomly places selected layers throughout 3D space. With its vast number of settings you can control not only the range of the distribution, but also rotation, opacity and much more. Overall the Distributor will help save time while overcoming limitations of various plugins. Read More…
  • Code
    Top 20+ MySQL Best PracticesPreview
    Database operations often tend to be the main bottleneck for most web applications today. It's not only the DBA's (database administrators) that have to worry about these performance issues. We as programmers need to do our part by structuring tables properly, writing optimized queries and better code. Here are some MySQL optimization techniques for programmers.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    How to Create a Song Sheet in Logic's Score EditorThumb
    Logic Pro has some very advanced tools when it comes to scoring. In this tutorial I'm going to show you the basics of getting started with the Score Editor by building a basic song sheet. Don't worry, you don't even need to be able to read music!Read More…