All Posts in Envato Tuts+

  • Code
    Techniques for Mastering cURLPreview
    cURL is a tool for transferring files and data with URL syntax, supporting many protocols including HTTP, FTP, TELNET and more. Initially, cURL was designed to be a command line tool. Lucky for us, the cURL library is also supported by PHP. In this article, we will look at some of the advanced features of cURL, and how we can use them in our PHP scripts.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Quick One Page Portfolio in InDesignPreview
    In this tutorial, we'll explain how to create a quick portfolio page by using the Step and Repeat, Paragraph Styles and object elements. We will also use Adobe Bridge.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Stereoscopic Image for Crossed Eye Image ViewingPreview
    In this tutorial we will create a stereoscopic image for cross eye viewing, which means you will be able to view the final image in 3D and full color without the use of any special glasses. I will be creating a simple piece from scratch for the sake of this tutorial but the final technique learned can be applied to existing artwork very easily, granted you are the creator and have the PSD file.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Who's Who in the World of Design Studios and VFX ShopsThumb
    I know you guys like seeing what companies are out there making the amazing stuff you see on TV, the interwebz and all that, so I figured I'd do a justice and roundup a TON of studios, VFX shops, post houses and the like. Get ready to watch some reels and poke around... it's a good one. Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Friday Photo Critique #14Preview
    Friday Photo Critique is our weekly community project, where we publish a photograph submitted by one of our wonderful readers, then ask you all to offer constructive feedback on the image. After a few days, I'll update the post to feature the most helpful and insightful comments. You will also be credited with a link to your website or portfolio, so be sure to enter it correctly when submitting a comment!Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Realstrings Pad1Violins
    Number of samples: 1Audio format: AIFGenre: MultiRead More…
  • Music & Audio
    Workshop #31: Judgement Instrumental by L1Workshop
    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…
  • Code
    Add Caching to a Data Access Layer200x200
    Dynamic web pages are great; you can adapt the resulting page to your user, show other user's activity, offer different products to your customers based on their navigation history, and so on. But the more dynamic a website is, the more database queries you'll probably need to perform. Unfortunately, these database queries consume the largest portion of your running time. In this tutorial, I will demonstrate a way to improve performance, without running extra unnecessary queries. We'll develop a query caching system for our data layer with small programming and deployment cost.Read More…
  • Code
    How to Build a Newspaper Website with a GridCode
    In this Tuts+ video tutorial, you’ll learn how to utilize a grid to create a simple newspaper-like website. Along the way, you’ll learn helpful techniques, such as easy ways to target IE7 and IE6 with only a single character, using the 960 grid system, and even using CSS3 to create columns! It’s an hour long; ready to dig in?Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Over 90 Free VST Effects PluginsThumb
    VST plugins can add power and flexibility to your digital audio workstation. They can also be very expensive. Here is a collection of over ninety awesome effects plugins that have one thing in common: they're free. Check the details for each plugin to see if it works on your system. If you're strapped for cash after Christmas, this list is just what you need.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Winner Announced: Win an Amazing CG Tutorial DVD from Eat 3d!!Thumbnail
    Well 2010 is finally here, and after 12 days of giveaway awesomeness, we thought what better way to kick off the new year with, well..another awesome giveaway!! And this is no ordinary giveaway my friends....because CGTuts+ has now teamed up with CG tutorial powerhouse Eat 3d to give you the chance to win one of four (count 'em...four!) incredible tutorial DVDs!!.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create a Marching Army Animation using Particles in 3ds MaxThumbnail
    As you may already know, particles can be used to do just about anything you could possibly imagine. In this tutorial, we'll be taking a look at just one of the very cool ways particles can be used to make your life much much easier. Of course we won’t be able to take a look at all the things that can be done with particles, but we are going to create something very exciting....a marching 3d army where we have full control over the position and animation of the soldiers!Read More…