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“With simple shapes, gradients, and vector textures, this simple tutorial will show beginning illustrators how to create an hourglass icon. There is a whole lot you can do without the Pen Tool. We’ll be using Illustrator CS4 for this tutorial, but those of you with older version should be able to follow along as well. Let’s get started!” – Sean Hodgeview tutorial
When looking for top quality content, you’re usually forced to pay for your resources. They’re generally better and easier to work with, and offer a wider range of use. Sometimes though, you can find the same level of quality at zero cost, and it’s exactly what we’re going to do today. We’re going to create a detailed illustration with free gifts and self made goodies.view tutorial
Today marks the beginning of a brand new series that will show you EXACTLY how to get started with PHP. Just as with the “jQuery for Absolute Beginners” series, we’ll start from scratch and slowly work our way up to some more advanced topics. I hope you enjoy it. As always – feel free to make requests via the comments form.
We’ll get started by downloading WAMP/MAMP and echoing out a simple string to verify that PHP is working.
Those of you who’ve already downloaded the Flashtuts+ freebie XMLLoader Class 3.0 will know what a handy tool it can be. In this screencast, its author Clemente Gomez will take you through some features of the XMLLoader Class, building a useful multi-RSS reader in the process. Make some time, grab a cup of coffee and enjoy.view tutorial
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Working With Dates and Times in PHP
Working with Dates and Times prior to PHP 5.2 meant using date(), strtotime(), and other date related functions sometimes in convoluted ways to get to the date(s) you were looking for. Fortunately with PHP 5.2 the DateTime() class were introduced. (DateTimeZone() was introduced as well but is not covered here). It was further enhanced in PHP with additionally methods as well as the new DatePeriod() and DateInterval() classes.
How to Create a Promotional Flyer in Adobe Photoshop
This tutorial will take you through the basic steps of creating an eye catching flyer using Adobe Photoshop.
Create a Godzilla Inspired Movie Poster in Adobe Photoshop
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Email Marketing Made Easy
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A Simple Walking Man Effect using CSS3
The tutorial explains how to create a simple walking man effect using CSS3 animation
30+ Excellent Photoshop Tutorials to Learn in 2014
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It’s time you updated your SEO techniques
I have listed a few search engine optimization (SEO) tips that can help you get listed in the organic search results.
8 Tips for Shooting the Best Documentary-Style Wedding Portraits
Want to know the secrets to revealing the intimate moments behind every “I do”? Get eight pro tips for creating perfectly lit, romantic portraits. Plus, see here for your chance to take award-winning photographer Kirsten Lewis’ online Craftsy class, Documentary-Style Wedding Portraits (a $59.99 value), and develop your signature style as you learn how to capture compelling wedding photos that will thrill your clients and build your business.
7 Clever Smartphone Photography Tricks
The DIY zoom lens, macro lens, tripod, and shutter cable are downright ingenious. The underwater housing tip, however, seems a bit risky. It may be wiser to buy a cheap underwater camera than to put your smartphone underwater.
Expert Advice for Photographing Bands
Mads Perch is a Danish-born, London-based photographer, whose creative artistry has gained him international recognition, particularly in the music world. Although he has an eclectic range of clients and genres, he’s best known for capturing the soul and feel of a band.