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  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Vector Series of Linear EffectsPreview
    As seen in previous tutorials, a mixed use of distortion filters often yields surprising results. In this tutorial, we will create a bunch of messy hair using distortion filters in quick and easy steps. In the end, we'll use the same technique to obtain a "Knife Scratches" effect, a "Spider Web" effect and a "Grunge texture." Let’s get started!Read More…
  • Code
    Improve Your Memory With an Away3D Game200x200
    In this tutorial we'll build a 3D memory game. Along the way we'll look at adding variables and mouseEvents to Away3D objects. Let's get started..Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    43 Tasty AE Tutorials to Feed Your Mind!Thumb
    There's been a lot happening on the AE scene since the last roundup last month, we got new plugins popping up, 3d lighting and normal mapping and a ton of cool new techniques to try out! We got 43 tutorials to fill that empty space in your stomach for some AE tuts sweetness.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Terminate Your Footage With Expressions – Day 3Thumb3
    If you're wanting to help to save Sarah Connor then maybe this tutorial will give you an insider's perspective on what to do. Here is the Final Day of this 3 Part Series by Ben McEwan. You can view Day 1 here and Day 2 here. Read More…
  • Code
    Quick and Easy Filtering with jQuery200x200
    In this week's screencast, we'll learn how to implement quick and dirty filtering without a database. By applying some classes and a touch of jQuery, we can implement a nice little system very quickly. Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Freezing Time: 80 Inspiring Examples of High Speed PhotographyPreview
    In our last roundup, we covered a selection of amazing HDR images. This time we move onto something completly different, with stunning high speed photography. These images freeze time, and allow us to observe scenes that the naked eye would struggle to capture. It's definitely worth a look for some great inspiration!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Exclusive Interview with Aharon RabinowitzPreview
    I was up in NYC recently to go a conference. Finding myself with a few hours to kill in the city, I took a little train ride across town to visit Aharon Rabinowitz. He was kind enough to allow me to shoot some of our conversation to share with you guys. Make sure to check out his website All Bets Are Off Productions to see everything he has to offer! Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Is the Public Capable of Recognizing Quality Music?Thumb
    Can the average music listener recognize quality? Can they distinguish a virtuoso from a mediocre musician? Can they recognize a “hit” that will still be esteemed a masterpiece in a hundred years? Does “popular” mean the same as “quality”?Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    30 Illustrator Gradient Mesh Tutorials to Help Enhance Your Vector RealismPreview
    We've got some awesome tuts from across the net for learning and improving your Gradient Mesh skills with. It's a great tool to work with to achieve vector realism. It takes a little practice to get the feel for working with it, but it's worth the effort. We've released quite a few tutorials for learning and mastering the Gradient Mesh Tool. There are lots of dedicated tuts on this tool on Vectortuts+ and across the web listed here. Also check out some inspirational links at the end of this post as well. And now it's time to get our vector realism on!Read More…
  • Code
    1 Week Left to Enter the Screenr Competition200x200
    If you've been waiting until the last minute to submit your entry for the Screenr "Fame and Fortune" contest, you only have one week left! To enter, all you must do is hit record, and teach us something related to web development in five minutes or less. That's it - anyone can do it! We'll then filter through the submissions, and choose the top five winners. Read More…
  • Code
    How to Code a Signup Form with Email ConfirmationPreview
    In this tutorial, we are going to be creating a user signup form that adds a user to a database, and then sends out a confirmation email that the user must click on before their account will be activated.Read More…
  • Code
    AS3 101: Loops - BasixLoops
    Welcome back to AS3 101, the fifth edition! At this point, you should be comfortable with the concepts of variables, functions, conditionals (branching), and Arrays. Not only should you be comfortable with the concepts, but you should also be fluent in how ActionScript 3 implements these concepts. For this fifth episode, we'll be adding to that catalog of skills the various looping structures found in AS3. You'll find some dependencies on the information learned in AS3 101 Part 4, on Arrays, so if you've skipped that one or need a refresher, please review that tutorial before continuing with this one. For our final project, we'll combine loops and arrays, to make a simple shoot-em-up game. Read More…