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  • Code
    Become an Expression Engine Superstar in 5 Days200x200
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    ExpressionEngine claims to be "the most flexible web publishing system you'll ever meet" - it's also the most oft-used CMS in the professional web design community that you've never given the time of day to. It's time to change that and find out precisely why all of the 'free' alternatives should sit up and take note. Read More…
  • Code
    Setting Up a Flash Development Sandbox: <br />Part 1Preview
    Welcome to part one of the Flash Development Sandbox Tutorial! In this tutorial we're going cover ActionScript development outside of the Flash IDE. As much as we would like to put it off, the day is coming closer and closer when we will no longer be able to write complex applications in Flash and will be forced to choose a different editor.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create a Breakup into Particles Logo TransitionPreview
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    A very popular request is how to make a logo breakup into particles and reform into another logo. There's many ways to achieve this and most of them require a full 3D application, but in this tutorial we learn how to achieve it all in After Effects using a 3D particle systems and a few smoke and mirrors. Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    How to Manage & Minimize Latency in Your Audio ProjectsThumb
    Whatever genre you are working in and whatever DAW you use to produce your music, it is likely you have suffered from latency issues at some point. Whether you are aware of it or not latency can be a real problem in the modern digital studio and can really effect your workflow. To help you tackle this tricky subject I’ll break it down into easy segments, starting with what latency actually is and following onto subjects such as optimizing your system and how to tackle latency throughout your workflow.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    The Top 6 New Features of Cubase 5Thumb
    The new version of Cubase has landed with some pretty impressive new features that will be interesting to both new and seasoned users alike. Let's take a look at a few ground-breaking features the new version has to offer and see if these latest additions keep Cubase up there with the other big guns. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Igor Šćekić InterviewP
    Igor Šćekić is a rare breed of graphic designer who is heavily influenced by traditional surreal artists like Salvador Dali, Rembrandt, and others. This influence translates onto his canvas into a stunning blend of traditional and new age digital art. This interview is a fun and informative one. Let's check it out!Read More…
  • Code
    Friday Freebies: "Learning Ext JS"200x200
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    Our friends over at Packt have been really good to us over the last few months. To promote the recently released Learning Ext JS book, I've been allowed to raffle off three copies! To enter, all you must do is link to your resume/CV. More details after the jump! Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Comment to Win a Free Adobe Photoshop CS4 Book from Psdtuts+Contests
    Psdtuts+ is only as popular as our audience makes it. Thanks to everyone for stopping by on a regular basis to to share ideas about Photoshop, digital illustration, design, and more within this thriving creative community. To show our appreciation, I have some freebies to mail out this week! We've got some awesome books to give away. It's really simple to enter. Learn more at the jump!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Comment to Win a Free Vonster Pattern Book!Contests
    Von Glitschka writes tutorials for us often, and he's put together an awesome book on patterns. It's titled "Drip.Dot.Swirl." And he's giving one away to a lucky reader of Vectortuts+. We recently ran a contest called "Comment to Win a Free Adobe Illustrator Book from Vectortuts+," which was super successful. Congratulations to the winners of that contest. We'll be running this contest the same way. It's super easy to enter. Learn more at the jump!Read More…
  • Code
    20 Useful Flash ComponentsPreviewcustom
    Here is a list of my 20 favorite flash components. Some are freebies, though most of them are for sale. Have fun browsing!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    A Concise Guide to After Effects Keyboard ShortcutsThumbnail
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    If you want to take your AE chops to the next level, you need to know your shortcuts like the back of your hand. There's a ton of shortcuts and which ones you need to remember depends on your workflow. To get you started, Topher put together this primer which does not cover every shortcut there is so if you have some good ones to share, please do so in the comments and help make this the "Ultimate" Guide to After Effects Keyboard Shortcuts. Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    8 Things I Love About Playing KeysThumb
    As I stood on the verge of becoming a musician, I argued with myself whether to learn guitar or piano. Guitars were portable, and I was moving around a lot at the time. But keyboards also appealed to me. They seemed so powerful and versatile, and the new electronic keyboards could make so many different sounds. After seeing a girl in a band playing a tiny Casio keyboard (I didn’t realize how desperate she must have been!), I realized that keyboards can be portable too, and made my choice. Decades later after learning a few other instruments, I’m glad I started learning music on a keyboard. Here are eight things I love about playing music on a keyboard:Read More…