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  • Design & Illustration
    Design a Fold-Out City Guide in Adobe InDesignPreview image
    Designing a print document that’s going to be folded can be tricky, but in this tutorial we look at how you can make it ultra simple... and fun! In this tutorial suitable for beginners to InDesign, you’ll learn how to create an easy-peasy fold-out city guide, that can expand from a pocket-friendly size to an A3 sheet, complete with map, key and insider travel tips. You can easily adapt the design to your own city of choice.Read More…
  • Web Design
    Web Design Glossary: What is “Affordance”?Affordance
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    The term “affordance” is one you’ll hear often in the world of web design. It regularly appears in tutorials on Tuts+ too, so this article will serve as a definition just to clear up any doubts.Read More…
  • Code
    Create a Simple CRM in WordPress: Using Custom CapabilitiesUntitled%202
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    We’ve been looking at how to create a simple CRM system in WordPress. In the last part of this series, we explored how to use Roles to restrict User access to parts of the WordPress Administration interface. Today we’ll cover how to restrict access to only the Contacts Custom Post Type using Custom Capabilities.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Detailed Flour Text Effect in Adobe PhotoshopPreview
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    Play around with brush settings, as well as layer styles, to create a messy, flour-inspired text effect.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    How to Embrace Convergence and Thrive as Hybrid Professional PhotographerHybrid convergence photographer
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    What does it mean to be a professional? How can you manage adding multiple skill sets and services to your business? What happens when you mix photography with other media? All this and more inside.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Draw Realistic Metallic Effects With PencilDrawing preview
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    Learn how to set up, draw and render a section of a car using only pencil graphite in this clever tutorial, and use the skills to create your own chrome and metallic drawings!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    So You Want to Be an Animator?Preview
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    Get the behind-the-scenes lowdown on art careers within the animation industry from professionals with the industry itself. We'll go through what it takes to learn the trade, what it takes to get a job in-house, what sort of roles artists may take on within a studio, and what kinds of projects they may be a part of within a production. From Disney to Nickelodeon and assorted studios in between, this is your guide to animation careers.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Drinking Straw Text Effect in Adobe IllustratorStrawtextpreview
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    In the following steps you will learn how to create a detailed straw pattern brush in Adobe Illustrator and how to use it for a neat text effect. Read More…
  • Code
    Design Patterns: SingletonsPreview image@2x
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    Design patterns are often considered a more advanced topic and therefore ignored or overlooked by people new to iOS or OS X development. However, there are a number of design patterns every aspiring iOS or OS X developer will be faced with from day one. The singleton pattern is one such pattern. In this article, we'll take a close look at the singleton pattern by discussing its advantages and disadvantages. You'll also learn how to implement the singleton pattern in Swift and Objective-C.Read More…
  • Code
    Hosting Your Website After DeathPreview partone
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    Want to host your WordPress site for a hundred years? It's an impossibly difficult undertaking. Let's explore the gaps technologists have left themselves in planning our digital legacy.Read More…
  • Business
    Getting Your First 3 Paying Clients as a New FreelancerThree paying clients
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    As you step into the big bad world of freelancing, you have a number of concerns, but looming at the top of your list is likely how to get paying clients. In this tutorial, we walk you through the steps to land your first three. These are clients who value you and are willing to pay for your services. Also, there is a lot to learn from the right kind of clients, like how to get even more of them. Hint: It's not about mass mailing a ton of prospects or reaching out to everyone. It's also NOT about creating a fancy website or building up a social media following.Read More…
  • Web Design
    Quick Tip: Using the HTML5 “download” AttributePreview tag download
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    Creating a download link in HTML is straightforward; add an anchor tag and point to the file within the href attribute. Some file types, however, won’t be downloaded. They, instead, will be opened in the browser. In this case consider using the “download” attribute.Read More…