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June, 2011

  • 7 June

    Programming in C: Directives and Functions

    When you write a C program in an editor (such as vi on Unix or Notepad on Windows), you are creating a source code. Every C source code has these parts: preprocessor directives main function body functions Let’s learn what each of these means and how they work. This is post #1 of 25 in the series “Programming In C” ...

  • 7 June

    Starting Off Programming in C

    The following series of tutorials are designed for people with little or no computer programming knowledge. They only require a basic understanding of either Windows or Unix and you must have a C compiler with an IDE, or you must understand how to use a plain text editor, such as vi (in Unix) or Notepad (in Windows). Each tutorial in ...

  • 6 June

    11 Tips to Energize Your Website Content

    Imagine; you spend thousands of dollars designing your website and no one comes. Why? It could be that you forgot about the content or you didn’t invest enough in the message. Good website content delivers the right message in the right way. Tip #1 -The most important rule to remember is that writing for the web is not like writing ...

  • 3 June

    Fixing CSS Float Issues

    CSS is great. On somedays I’d go so far as to say it’s a lifesaver. But every now and then you’ll encounter a CSS issue that will drive you crazy. In this case we’ll talk about two of the more common issues when using the float property to create your layout. For those of you who are new to CSS, ...

May, 2011

  • 27 May

    Radio Wave

    Step 1 Create a new image, 500×500, with a black background. Step 2 Create a new layer.

  • 27 May

    Working With Photoshop Layers

    First thing to know about layers is what they are. Layers, simply put, are just the order your project is put in. Layers on the bottom will not go over something on the higher layers. Next, the Diagram: these parts are: 1, 2. Fill and Opacity: changes the transparency of the active layer (see also Transparency)

  • 27 May

    Fading Bar Graphic

    These bars can make great borders or backgrounds; with a few extra touches, they’ll spice up any page. Create a new canvas, 400 x 100 pixels, with a transparent background. Choose any color as your foreground color (I used a nice dirty blue, hex value of #6699CC), then select the paint bucket tool  and fill the canvas with your color.

  • 27 May

    3D Navigation Bar

      This 3D navigation bar used to be a common element in website design – however over the years it has transitioned to be a common design element used across all sorts of graphic and web design projects. Let’s start by opening up a new 600 wide by 50 high canvas in Adobe Photoshop. Using the Rectangular Marquee <M> tool create ...

  • 27 May

    360 Degree Text Logo

    In this tutorial i will show you how to create 360 degree text with Adobe Photoshop. This can easily be utilized to generate a nice logo or graphic for your website. Here is what it should look like at the end:

  • 27 May

    Road Sign Text

    Press Ctrl+N to create a new work window. Click on the Preset box and choose 640×480 to create a 640×480-pixel workspace. In the toolbox, click on the Default Foreground and Background Colors button to set up the default color and set the foreground color to black and the background color to white. Choose the Horizontal Type Tool from the toolbox and ...

  • 16 May

    Blending Options

    Blending Options are one of the first things Photoshop Novices stumble upon. The infancy of adding layer styles often leads to a short period of horrible drop shadows and cringeworthy bevels. Ironicly, this easily available styling is one of the harder things to master. Blending options is all about manipulating individual layers to obtain a certain effect. It’s a key aspect ...

  • 16 May

    PHP Variables – Understanding The Basics

    If you have ever looked through any programming language – or still remember those algebra classes when you learned what 3+x=5 means then you already know what a variable does. A variable stands for something else, or in PHP it stores something inside of it so that you can recall it later on in your scripting. So let’s take a ...

  • 16 May

    Getting Things Started With An Echo();

    Chances are you’re familiar with the Hello World exercise by now. It’s the starting point for learning almost any programming language. PHP is no different. So let’s dive right into it. How do we display things using PHP? This is post #1 of 20 in the series “PHP Tutorials: The Basics” The Basics PHP Tutorial series is aimed at giving ...

  • 16 May


    HTML uses the <a> (anchor) tag to create a link to another document. An anchor can point to any resource on the Web: an HTML page, an image, a sound file, a movie, etc. Throughout this HTML tutorial we will cover how to properly make links within HTML. The syntax of creating an anchor: <a href="url">Text to be displayed</a>

  • 16 May

    HTML Entities

    Some characters have a special meaning in HTML, like the less than sign (<) that defines the start of an HTML tag. If we want the browser to actually display these characters we must insert character entities in the HTML source. The following HTML tutorial will go over the various HTML entities available for your use.

  • 16 May

    Text Formatting Tags

    Adding text couldn’t be simpler. To put text on a web page, simple start typing within the body of the document. What you type there, as a long as it isn’t a tag, will appear on the screen. However, that isn’t much fun, so lets look at what you can do to text to make it look exactly how you want: ...

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