All Posts in Tuts+

  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    'Quick Tip' - How to Create Cool Hair and Fur Effects in 3ds Max200px
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    In this tutorial we will take look at the Hair and Fur World Space Modifier in 3ds Max. We will learn how to set up the Hair and Fur modifier, how to make it react with the other character geometry, how to tweak it to get the results we want, and how to render out our final effect.Read More…
  • Code
    The Art & Science of JavaScriptArtsciencejs
    The Art & Science of JavaScript - Free 100 Page Preview For intermediate JavaScript developers who want to take their JavaScript skills to the next level without sacrificing web accessibility or best practice. If you've never written a line of JavaScript before, this probably isn't the right book for you—some of the logic in the later chapters can get a little hairy. If you have only a small amount of experience with JavaScript, but are comfortable enough programming in another language such as PHP or Java, you'll be just fine—SitePoint will hold your hand along the way, and all of the code is available for you to download and experiment with on your own. And if you're an experienced JavaScript developer, they would be very, very surprised if you didn't learn a thing or two. In fact, if you only learn a thing or two, you should contact them at SitePoint—they may have a book project for you to tackle!Read More…
  • Code
    Creating a Keyboard with CSS and jQuery200x200
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    Sometimes it's just fun to play around with the programming languages we know and see what we can create. I thought it might be nice to create a little online keyboard with CSS, and then make it work with jQuery. The keyboard includes "action" keys (caps lock, shift, and delete) which dynamically changes the keyboard when clicked. I'll show you how to build it today.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Surreal Scene of Flying Bombs on Fire - Screencast290 rains pours preview
    "In this tutorial, we'll make a scene with flaming bombs pouring from the sky. This tut is made to show some down and dirty Photoshop tricks that beginners can quickly pick up. It also includes some relatively advanced techniques to help budding designers enhance their workflow. Let's get started!" Jake RueschRead More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Surreal Scene of Flying Bombs on FirePreview
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    In this tutorial, we'll make a scene with flaming bombs pouring from the sky. This tut is made to show some down and dirty Photoshop tricks that beginners can quickly pick up. It also includes some relatively advanced techniques to help budding designers enhance their workflow. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Make an Awesome Military Themed Vector PackagePreview
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    Discover how to create a shiny military themed ration package. This Adobe Illustrator tutorial is ideal for advanced users. We'll use an interesting combination of techniques to create this themed package design. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Code
    Dynamic Advanced Long Lists with FlexPreview
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    This tutorial demonstrates how a developer can easily extend the prepackaged Flex library classes to achieve superior user interface results. In this case, we'll be creating an advanced datagrid which can make insanely long lists into manageable chunks and display them as paged lists. This tutorial deals with primarily AS3, but has a dose of php and mySQL to support back end functionality. The application will be able to store and recall the list's shown columns, current page, sort orders and sort fields. Let's go..Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    A Beginner's Guide to Field Recording, Pt 1Thumb
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    Field recording seems a dark art to many sound designers and composers, yet it is one way to create rich libraries of original material. Through some simple guidance and advice, this two part tutorial will give you a brief introduction to field recording. In Part 1, we'll take a look at tools of the trade, some tips and and tricks for having a successful session, and a walkthrough of a recording session. Part 2 will address some post-processing techniques for captured sounds, librarianship, and what to do with your recordings once you've got them back in the studio.Read More…
  • Code
    Yummy Envato Freebies: ActionScript 2 XML Photo Gallery + More!Flash freefile
    Starting this month, Envato (the people behind Tuts+) will be giving away one free professional quality file from each of their marketplaces. This month you can download a gorgeous Modern Web UI Set, an AS2 XML Photo Gallery, a pack of 8 audio logos, a 'Nice & Clean' website template and a very cool After Effects Project File. You don't need to sign up or jump through any hoops. Each file is very easy to download. Hit the jump to grab what you want!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Make an Impressive Exploding Text Effect in Cinema 4DThumbnail
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    Being able to animate a 3D object, both on and off the screen, is one of the most important concepts to understand in motion graphics. In this tutorial, you will learn to use the 'Explosion FX' deformer in Cinema 4D to break an object up according to it's polygons, change the parameters of how those pieces will behave, and then animate the entire explosion with a single keyframe.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Yummy Envato Freebies: 8 Audio Logos + More!Psdtuts free prev
    Starting this month, Envato (the people behind Tuts+) will be giving away one free professional quality file from each of their marketplaces. This month you can download a gorgeous Modern Web UI Set, an AS2 XML Photo Gallery, a pack of 8 audio logos, a 'Nice & Clean' website template and a very cool After Effects Project File. You don't need to sign up or jump through any hoops. Each file is very easy to download. Hit the jump to grab what you want!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Yummy Envato Freebies: Modern Web UI Set + More!Psdtuts free prev
    Starting this month, Envato (the people behind Tuts+) will be giving away one free professional quality file from each of their marketplaces. This month you can download a gorgeous Modern Web UI Set, an AS2 XML Photo Gallery, a pack of 8 audio logos, a 'Nice & Clean' website template and a very cool After Effects Project File. You don't need to sign up or jump through any hoops. Each file is very easy to download. Hit the jump to grab what you want!Read More…