Category Archives: Tutorials

Can you imagine your life without a mobile phone? The devices have undergone great evolution since their invention. Now we can legally call them our companions and assistants. Smartphones help us keep many essential things under control without direct physical presence. Nothing can prevent us from calling the kids spending their vacation in summer camp, play a game, reply the emails waiting in a traffic jam or maybe even take some shots of UFO flying over the office roof. We stopped to notice how these simple actions make our life easy and comfortable.

It’s obvious that the popularity of iPhones and smartphones continues to grow, so development of various mobile phone applications can be a profitable business. Apart from mercenary ends, it’s always great to extend the usability of your mobile phone and make it even more suitable for your individual goals. We believe that iOs tutorials below will help you get deeper understanding of SDK and learn to create amazing things without strong programming skills. All of them are free and ready for your precise examination right now. Build your iOs apps easily, without too much time and effort investments!

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A Springboard-Like Layout With the UICollectionView Class

This tutorial will teach you build a “Springboard” layout with the help of iOS 6 UICollectionView class looking and acting like iOS Home Screen. You will also gain a strong knowledge of collection view fundamentals in order to create your own grid based layouts.

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Do you want to learn more about inDesign and the way you can use it in designing magazines? This design and layout tool will come handy in print publishing and page design. Using it, you can easily get beyond the current boundaries. With the help of inDesign you can create whatever print media designs you can imagine like posters, flyers, books, magazine designs, etc. The Adobe InDesign Tutorials and Quick Tips from this compilation will get you acquainted with all that useful information concerning the process of work with InDesign, will show you how to create magazine designs from concept and how to arrange all its elements in the proper way. The tutorials that are presented here will come for all skill levels, and, be sure, will improve your existing one.

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How to Make a Simple Music Festival Poster in Adobe inDesign

 

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Quick Tip: Create a Highlighted Text Effect With Adobe InDesign

 

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jQuery doesn’t need to be presented here as this JavaScript library is widely used throughout the web community. Vast majority of websites utilizes its powerful functional features. This free open source set simplifies HTML document traversing, event handling, animating, and Ajax interactions for rapid web development. jQuery was created to change the way of JavaScript writing.

The diversity of jQuery plugins, tools and tutorials strikes the imagination. Each month something new and extremely helpful appears on the web. We’ve picked out some new, efficient solutions for your future amazing web projects. All plugins, tools and tutorials in our carefully selected collection became available this October and we are absolutely sure you will appreciate their awesome peculiarities.

Now let’s get a clue about each tool.

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JackBox – A Responsive Lightbox with Real Social Sharing

JackBox is a “responsive” plugin helping you create lightbox working on mobile devices. Every image, video and song can be individually shared.

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Working with Photoshop is really exciting and amazing. It’s unbelievable how many possibilities the software gives to web designers (and not only them, as Adobe Photoshop is extremely popular even among regular users). It seems as if there is nothing impossible for a skilful artist. Even the most fantastic ideas become a reality with the help of Photoshop tools; you can transform images into something inconceivable, casted by your wild imagination. Nevertheless, the software is rather complicated and sometimes digital masterpieces take additional learning, time and persistence. If you are a web development enthusiast ready to invest efforts into your professional growth and willing to master new techniques, the following information will be useful for you. Let us offer you a collection of the latest tutorials, teaching how to animate things in Photoshop. We are absolutely sure you’ll find something interesting and inspiring here, something that will make your works even more successful and unique!

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Animate a Picture Book

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Create a Simple Equalizer Animation in Photoshop

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This is an undeniable fact that jQuery is designed to change the way that we write JavaScript, making it more simple and handy. However, each designer tries to advance his/her skills every time as the jQuery technology doesn’t stand in one place. That’s why presented below plugins and tutorials will become really helpful stuff in your work with jQuery. You’ll find useful tutorials about triple panel image slider, how to display Twitter posts, how to create binary trees using JavaScript & HTML5 canvas. Also you can download such handy plugins that allow you to make notification messages, display animated boxes in just one line of code, organize impressive re-ordering of blocks with any content, etc. To get more information about jQuery, you can look through the previous post about practical jQuery plugins, tools and tutorials of July that consists of interesting materials and informative guidances. And now we are presenting you this great set of new jQuery plugins and tutorials that are just to the point!

Triple Panel Image Slider Tutorial

In this tutorial you’ll find necessary information about how to create a jQuery triple panel image slider with a 3D look. The idea is to have a main panel and two lateral panels that are rotated slightly in 3D space. You’ll be using CSS 3D Transforms with perspective and CSS Transitions.

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Create Binary Trees Using JavaScript & HTML5 Canvas

Using this tutorial you can create random binary trees working with JavaScript and HTML5 canvas. The trees are created using simple lines drawn recursively on the canvas. Every 0.5 seconds a new random tree is generated.

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Disclaimer: don’t start reading this post if you are hungry as a wolf! It will make your mouth water. The yummy fruits that are pictured in this post are so eye-candy, that you begin thinking about biting some of them. All of these fruits are vector, and these Photoshop Tutorials – Vector Food show step by step the whole process of their creation. Browsing these tutorials, you can learn all tips and tricks you need to draw vector food and make these drawings expressive. Read them, try, and create your own cool Vector Food illustrations.

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Create a Painterly Apple with Illustrator CS5’s new Bristle Brush

 

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How to Make Vector Cookies with Shadows and Depth of Field Effects

 

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If you need to create your own font, but thinking from what point you should start – we suggest you to look through the following selection of useful articles and informative tutorials which will become the first step to achieve your goal. Everyone, who is working with web design and its elements, has the questions about creating or modifying fonts for his/her web projects. That’s why we offer you to check all presented tutorials and figure out which one will be the most suitable for you. Here you’ll find great stuff which contains interesting information about free tools for creating your own fonts, various tutorials about how to make fonts in Photoshop and more. Using these helpful materials, you’ll develop your designer’s skills, learn more about font and at the same time choose the best way how to create fonts for your web project.

Free Tools for Creating Your Own Fonts

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Let’s see what Photoshop techniques are popular in 2012 and what effects are widely used in today’s Photoshop works. Here is a compilation of the Latest Photoshop Tutorials of 2012 that reflects all moods and trends of Photoshop artworks. These tutorials can evoke an interest not only of the beginners, but also of those who are keen on this tool, ‘cause the tips that they give can be useful for all levels of your skills. If you want your works to make a huge impact on the viewers, browse several cool tutorials to see how to make it easily and effectively. They will teach you step by step how to create the visually appealing works and make this process interesting and easy. Below you’ll find the list of Latest Photoshop Tutorials of 2012 for your inspiration and great works.

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Photoshop Tutorial How To Create The Magical Metamorphoses Of A Butterfly

 

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Creating a Highly Detailed Steampunk Insect

 

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While designing you apply various photo effects to the photos, and watercolor effects that are among them have a great number of fans. The idea of each work is to impress the viewers, and it can be easily performed by using the mentioned above effects in your works. You can notice them here and there on the backgrounds of the designs that adds the stylish tone to the whole works. As usual, it is a combination of pastel and neutral colors, colorful brush strokes, element of watercolor paintings and whatever the designer can imagine. These digital watercolor effects are the very catchy point of design that grabs the attention, and that’s the reason for their huge popularity. Want to get a bit of inspiration? Here is a compilation of Amazing Watercolor Effects in Web Designs and Tutorials for you to enjoy!

Watercolor Effects in Web Designs

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Create a Watercolor-Themed Website Design with Photoshop

 

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Super Cool Watercolor Effect in 10 steps in Photoshop

 

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Basically, tutorials are the most comfortable and easiest ways to learn and discover some new capabilities and features which are quite important in the designing process. Informal and practical CSS3 tutorials are always in a great demand as the capabilities of CSS are progressing all the time and we aspire to make more stuff. So today we are preparing for you new tutorials which we believe will be helpful for everybody who wants to improve his or her skills in working with CSS3. You’ll get to know how to make animated 3D bar chart with CSS3, annotation overlay effect, Google play’s minimal tabs and more. So look through and extend your designer’s trunk with such great CSS3 tutorials of spring 2012!

Animated 3D Bar Chart with CSS3

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Annotation Overlay Effect with CSS3

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