• PHP
    Build Your Own Captcha and Contact Form200x200
    Ever get hit with spam through the contact form on your personal site? Well, here is a short tutorial on how to build a custom captcha to keep the bad guys out. Read More…
  • Web Development
    Using jQuery To Manipulate and Filter Data200x200
    When a webpage is designed to display large tables of data, a great amount of consideration should be dedicated to allowing the user to sort through the data in a structured manner. In this article, I will go over four techniques: hover effects, zebra rows, filtering, and sorting. Read More…
  • Reviews
    Flash Builder for AS3 DevelopersPreview
    Last week Adobe released a beta for Flash Builder 4; the update to Flex Builder 3. There's been a lot of discussion on the name change but it's clear that Adobe wants to sort out the confusion that Flex is a framework and Flash is the platform. Seeing how I've been using Flex Builder to write my ActionScript 3.0 projects for over a year now, I figured I would highlight some of the new features to help all you ActionScript 3.0 Flash Developers out there..Read More…
  • Web Roundups
    20 Tools to Make the Life of a Web Developer Easier200x200
    Developing a well-rounded aesthetically pleasing website can be a daunting task even for the most seasoned web developer. You must identify current trends and standards and determine ways to incorporate them into your designs. Luckily, there are many free tools which are available that can help you speed up your efforts and work in a more efficient manner. Below are 20 tools which are sure to benefit all developers.Read More…
  • News
    Celebrating the Launch of Cgtuts+Cg thumb
    Today we're pleased to introduce the newest member of the Tuts+ family: Cgtuts+. There we'll be publishing tutorials and video training on software like Autodesk Maya and 3Ds Max, Maxon Cinema 4D, Blender, Zbrush and Mudbox. If you've ever wanted to freely learn how to create 3D animations, art or elements for games, now is the time to start! We've launched with a massive 194 minute video training series on how to create art for current gen games. The tutorial was created by the site's editor, Kaleb Aylsworth, who is currently working as an Environmental 3D Artist on BioShock 2 multiplayer - so he's got plenty of knowledge and smarts to share! Go on, open a new tab, check it out, leave a comment, then keep reading to learn more about our plans for the site.Read More…
  • News
    $500 For Your Tutorial!200 news
    Hi, everyone. As most of you know, we recently launched our new Plus service -- which supplies members with exclusive tutorials and screencasts each month. Due to the fact that these tutorials must be of a much higher quality and include a respective screencast, we offer our authors $300+ compensation, depending on the tutorial's uniqueness and complexity. However, I'm willing to offer the authors of the next two accepted Plus tutorials $500 each! Read More…
  • Web Development
    Building a Forum From Scratch with Ruby on RailsPreview
    Today, we will be building a simple forum using Ruby on Rails, and we will be working up from the basics covering things like authentication and more advanced database techniques. Read More…
  • ActionScript
    Create a Simple and Attractive MP3 PlayerPreview image
    We're going to build a simple mp3 player which you can embed in any webpage (a band's homepage for example). By following this tut you will learn how to import Illustrator graphics, how to build button sprites with movieclips and how to use the Timer and Sound classes. Here we go..Read More…
  • Animation
    Creating ActionScripted Animation and InteractionPreview image
    ActionScript can be a great tool for enhancing your animations. In this tutorial we'll look at the basics of ActionScripted animation. We'll take a look at how to actually move a movie clip using ActionScript, various forms of collision detection and how to use these techniques to add some interaction to your Flash movies. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Web Development
    10 Essential SQL Tips for Developers200x200
    SQL is yet another essential language for developers wishing to create data-driven websites. However, many developers are unfamiliar with various aspects of SQL; so in this article, we'll analyze ten essential tips. Read More…
  • Web Roundups
    18 Wonderful IDEs for Windows, Mac, and Linux18 ides
    Last week we looked at 22 Neat Editors for Windows. But sometimes, a code editor simply isn't enough, especially when you're working with things like databases and classes. Which IDE will you prefer? Hopefully you'll find it below!Read More…
  • Databases
    CRUD With Prepared StatementsCode
    Even now, I constantly see developers using the ancient “mysql_connect” methods to connect to their databases. How come, when there are so many better solutions? In today’s 40-minute screencast, we’ll learn how to create, read, update, and delete records using MySQL improved and prepared statements.Read More…