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    Tell Us What You Want!Brainstorm
    Mobiletuts+ is a brand new site, meaning now is the best time to have your say on what you’d like to see. Whether you’re dying for a tutorial on a particular topic or have a suggestion for how you think the site should operate, you can share your ideas with the editorial team here.Read More…
  • WordPress
    Quick Tip: "Popular Posts By Comment Count" SQL Query in WordPress200x200
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    You might have noticed that the Tuts+ sites have a section on the home page where we list the most popular posts of the month, according to comment count. While there are numerous plugins available, it's always best to write the code yourself if you can. Too much abstraction is never a good thing! Luckily, once we learn how to query WordPress' database, tasks like this become a cinch! Read More…
  • Books
    Winners Announced: Free Copies of "jQuery: Novice to Ninja"200x200
    A few weeks ago, the amazing guys at SitePoint sent me a handful of copies of their latest book, "jQuery: Novice to Ninja," to give away to our community. As their first book to focus specifically on jQuery, the final product is a resounding success, covering the absolute basics up to building your own plugins. The writers, Earle Castledine and Craig Sharkie have really done a great job simplifying as much as possible so that even the absolute beginners can immediately dive into working in jQuery. Read More…
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    We Need an Awesome Weekly Writer16
    It's that time again; I'm in need of a kick-ass - and consistent - author to help out on Nettuts once per week. Your duties will be to write an in-depth tutorial or article each week on anything ranging from PHP to JavaScript to CSS. Your pay will begin at $200 per article, resulting in roughly $800 per month. However, if you do a great job, you'll also be invited to write a Premium tutorial every month, which would increase your pay to around $1100 - $1200 each month. Not bad for a once a week gig! When I make these kinds of posts, I receive far too many one-sentence emails that don't help. This time, to apply (and note that not many people do), I need you to email me with a few sentences about yourself, and a link to something that you've written on the web. It can be a link to your blog, or even a tutorial you've written for another web development tutorial site. If this is not included, your email will be deleted. Please email nettuts@tutsplus.com with this information. Thanks, everyone! Read More…
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    Free "Aurelius" Website Template200x200
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    We have a free static website template to give away today, built by Matt Corner. This theme is called "Aurelius," and hosts a variety of nice features. If you happen to be in need of a starting point for your next website, feel free to use this one how you wish! Read More…
  • Workflow
    Tailor Your Flash Workspace by Creating Custom PanelsPreview
    In my last tut: Create New Features for Flash with JSFL we created new commands for Flash. Now we're going to take things further by creating entirely new panels within the Flash authoring environment.Read More…
  • Web Development
    How jQuery Beginners can Test and Improve their Code200x200
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    jQuery's arrival has made the process writing JavaScript laughably easy. But, you'll notice that making small changes to your code improves the readability and/or performance significantly. Here are some tips to get you on your way to optimizing your code.Read More…
  • Flash
    Quick Tip: First Look at Adobe Media Encoder CS5Preview
    Let's take a look at Adobe's new Media Encoder which comes bundled with Flash CS5. A couple of interesting changes have been made to it and you really should be aware of them, so let's get started..Read More…
  • ASP.NET
    How to Build a Simple Twitter Widget with ASP.NET200x200
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    In this tutorial, I'll be walking you through how to a write a Twitter widget for ASP.NET in the form of a reusable server control complete with nice things such as automatically turning URLs into links, and caching to speed up page load times. Read More…
  • HTML & CSS
    Working with Advanced 3D CSSCode
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    CSS is capable of so much more than browsers can currently handle, namely when it comes to working in 3D spaces. In this week’s premium video tutorial, I’m going to teach you how to work with CSS transitions, animations, and specifically how to work with Webkit’s CSS 3D capabilities.Read More…
  • ActionScript
    Creating Flash Components for DistributionPreview new
    During this tutorial I will explain how to create a FLA-based User Interface (UI) component. Like the components that come with Flash, it will be visible on the stage, the preview then automatically updating as you change its parameters. This specific example is a circular progress bar.Read More…
  • Web Roundups
    Color Inspiration: Awesome Red WebsitesPreview
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    Red is a very powerful and strong color. It's associated with a variety of things, from courage and bravery to warnings and danger. It's also, of course, strongly tied to love and passion. It's a popular color in website design, though, due to its boldness, is most commonly used as an accent color. With that said, there's no reason why it can't take on a more prominent role in a website's overall design, as demonstrated in these twenty-five awesome red websites.Read More…
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