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    Getting Up to Speed With Xcode 6Xcode preview image
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    At this year's WWDC, Apple unveiled iOS 8, which it dubbed "the biggest release since the launch of the App Store". At the same time, Apple released Xcode 6, offering developers new and improved tools to aid in developing their applications. This article will get you up to speed on the most important updates in Apple's IDE.Read More…
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    Solutions to WordPress eCommerce ChallengesWordpress
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    Developing an eCommerce site using WordPress is not a simple task. There a number of challenges that come up in the process. This post for those those who are new to WordPress eCommerce as it attempts to highlight solutions to some of the challenges mentioned in a previous post on how best developer a solid WordPress eCommerce site.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Funny Trick-or-Treat Halloween Monster in Adobe IllustratorCandy monsta tutorial400 preview
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    What is the most exciting and delightful part of Halloween? No doubt, it's trick-or-treat! In this tutorial we are going to depict a cute, furry monster who has already gathered a basketful of yummy treats. We will use basic shapes and Warp effects, Pathfinder functions, and some simple freehand drawing with the Pencil Tool. Unwind your imagination and let’s get started!Read More…
  • Web Design
    The A to Z of SketchSketch preview
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    This A-Z list breaks down each tool within Sketch, including links to relevant tutorials here on Tuts+ and descriptions of what each tool can do. This list will be continually maintained and updated, so make sure you check back regularly!Read More…
  • Business
    Automatic Creativity: How to Make Creative Thinking into a HabitAutomatic creative thinking
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    When it's your job to come up with fresh ideas every day, how can you keep the wellspring of creativity flowing? In this tutorial, we'll show you how to turn creative thinking into a habit.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create an Easy Halloween Pattern in CorelDRAWHwp 020
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    Learn how to create three Halloween-inspired designs using both shape and drawing tools from CorelDRAW's Toolbox and form them into a cohesive, repeated pattern. All three designs are formed from basic shapes: circles, squares, and triangles. Paired with the Property Bar and a spooky holiday aesthetic, you'll be editing your pattern in no time!Read More…
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    Get a Free Year of Learning With Your Hosting Plan400x277 v2
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    Take out a hosting plan with InMotion from 20 October to 31 October and you'll get a free yearly subscription to Tuts+.Read More…
  • Code
    Build a Custom API to Connect WordPress With Ruby on RailsWordpress rail api preview
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    Once upon a time, web applications used to be monoliths that did everything all by themselves. These days, not so much. With web services opening up their APIs, developers are moving to using third party applications to handle parts of the functionality—things such as authentication or emailing users. While the most common case is one where you use an API to connect to one of the popular online services (Google, Twitter, and so on) there are times when both of the applications you want to connect are your own.Read More…
  • Code
    Design Patterns: The Facade PatternFacade pattern
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    In this tutorial, we are going to cover the facade design pattern. It falls under the category of structural patterns because it deals with how your code should be structured to make it easily intelligible and keep it well maintained in the long term.Read More…
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    Building Advanced Email Features With IMAP and PHPPreview
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    In this tutorial, I'll walk you through some real world examples of how you can use PHP and IMAP to build new features for managing your email—features that the big email providers haven't built for us.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    How To Find and Choose a Documentary SubjectFinding doc subjects target preview
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    Skillful editing can make any documentary video better, but starting out with a great subject is what elevates a good video to a memorable, meaningful story. How do you find a willing participant locally or even thousands of miles away? What qualities do you look for? How do you contact them?Read More…
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    Signals and Microinteractions for Smartwatches: Hands-OnPreview image@2x
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    In the previous article, I've introduced two design principles aimed at wearables, signals and microinteractions. In this article, we'll create a sample Android Wear project to show how these principles apply in practice.Read More…