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    Five Hidden Gems of LaravelCrs 10
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    Many developers who use Laravel are probably only barely scratching the surface of what the framework has to offer. While the documentation does cover the most common use cases and the obvious features, it doesn’t cover everything. Don’t get me wrong, the documentation is fine, it’s just that there’s so much you can do, it’s hard to document everything. Because of that, we're going to take a look at some of the hidden gems that lurk within Laravel.Read More…
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    Plug-ins Add New Features to LightroomLr plugin preview
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    Adobe Photoshop Lightroom is an amazing piece of software that can be made even more powerful by adding third-party plug-ins. In this quick tip I introduce plug-ins and show how they can be added to Lightroom.Read More…
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    Design an Eye-Catching Voucher in PhotoshopPreview image 400x277
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    Learn the tricks you need to create a great print voucher design in Photoshop.Read More…
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    Windows Phone 8: Platform OverviewPreview image@2x
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    Developing mobile applications for Microsoft's Windows Phone platform is a straightforward process with many tools available to developers. In fact, the mobile team at Microsoft did a great job with the Windows Phone platform by taking a completely unique approach in several aspects. This article is the first installment of a series on getting started with Windows Phone development. In this tutorial, I cover the platform's most compelling features, common development techniques as well as third party tools you can use for developing Windows Phone applications.Read More…
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    Studio Headphones for Recording Live SoundPreview
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    Many people concentrate on getting the visuals right when filming and forget that audio is just as important. A good pair of studio headphones can make the movie, or let it down. In this quick tip I’ll explain what studio headphones are and why we use them.Read More…
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    How to Create a Vintage Floral Arrangement Painting in Adobe IllustratorPreview 500 500
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    Learn to make your own brushes to create a floral arrangement in Illustrator.Read More…
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    The Beginner's Guide to Type Coercion: What is Coercion?Type coercion
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    As mentioned in the first post, this series is specifically geared towards beginners or towards those who don't have a lot of experience with weakly typed languages. That is to say that if you've been programming in both strongly typed and/or weakly typed languages and are familiar with type coercion and the pitfalls that can occur when performing certain operations, then this series may not be of much interest to you.Read More…
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    Understanding Base-36 MathBase36 math
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    What if one number could address every person alive, be shorter than a name and shorter than a social insurance number? You can’t do it with Base-10 numbers, but with Base-36, it’s a breeze. In this article, we're going to take a look at base-36 math, how to understand it, and how it's practically applicable in our day-to-day.Read More…
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    Implementing the EU Cookie Law Into Your WordPress SiteWordpress
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    If you live in Europe you've probably heard about the cookie law. The exact law changes from country to country and some of the guidelines are a little unclear about ways it should be implemented. This article is not to discuss or advise on the law, but to show you the method behind creating a simple cookie law popup plugin.Read More…
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    Focus Stacking for Extended Depth of FieldPreview image
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    Using focus stacking to overcome shallow depth of field in close up photographyRead More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create an Isometric Pixel Art Character in Adobe Photoshop00 preview io
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    Get started with isometric pixel art and create your first character in Adobe Photoshop.Read More…
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    Using The WordPress Custom Field User InterfaceWordpress
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    In the first post in this series, I covered what custom fields are and why they are important. I also gave an overview of the various ways to add them to WordPress posts. In this article, I will cover the Custom Fields User Interface.Read More…