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Code Learning Guides

Collections of posts that take you through a particular topic or project.
  • Web design from scratch

    Considering the fact that Nettuts+ is dedicated to teaching web developers - of all skill levels - how to code, it occurred to me that, in over two years, we've never covered the absolute basics. This series is for those of you who have zero experience with web design. HTML, CSS, AJAX? What the heck are these acronyms? Step by step, I'll teach you exactly how to get started in this amazing, but difficult industry.

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  • Preview

    A huge proportion of our actionscript tutorials involve tweening in some form or another, whether it be a subtle transition between scenes, animated UI elements or more dynamic game movement. A huge proportion of those rely on Jack Doyle's GreenSock tools; more capable, faster and lighter than alternative tweening engines.

    If you aren't yet acquainted with the GreenSock tweening platform, it's time you were. This session will help you on your way..

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  • 98edy beginning photoshop preview

    As a developer, you may have bought into the myth that Adobe Photoshop is a tool only comprehensible to the artsy folk. The goal of this session is to shatter that lie by showing just how easy it can be to begin to add aesthetically appealing touches to your mobile websites and applications. You may not become Raphael overnight, but hopefully you will find the tips and tricks presented here as a fitting complement to your programming prowess. Ready to start learning the tool that can make applications pop? Let's get started.

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  • Python from scratch

    Welcome to Python from Scratch, where I'm going to teach you the ins and outs of Python development... from scratch. There's no need to worry if you don't have any ounce of Python experience. That's what I'm here for! Let's get started.

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  • Flixel port preview

    This session will take a look at porting a Flash/Flex game to the Corona SDK. Specifically, we will be porting from ActionScript to Lua, with the end goal of playing formerly Flash-only games on the iPhone. In addition to demonstrating language and API differences, this session will also account for hardware restrictions such as screen size and lack of physical buttons on the iPhone.

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  • Wax logo preview

    In this session, you'll learn to build a native application using the Wax framework. The idea behind the Wax framework is simple, anything Objective-C can do, Lua can do too. There are a lot of good reasons to consider creating native iOS applications with a simple and efficient scripting language like Lua, and this session will dive into the benefits offered by Wax while demonstrating the practical steps necessary to integrate Lua with Xcode and the iOS SDK.

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