Friday, April 13, 2012

[TechRepublic] How to create the Polaroid effect in Photoshop

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Photoshop tutorial: Create the Polaroid effect for images

Ryan Boudreaux demonstrates how to achieve the Polaroid effect with images in Photoshop CS5. This tutorial will help beginners understand how to work with layers in Photoshop. Read more

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Tutorial: jQuery Show, Hide, and Toggle functions

Ryan Boudreaux demonstrates how to use the jQuery Hide, Show, and Toggle functions. Read more

How to use filter functions in jQuery

Ryan Boudreaux continues his jQuery tutorial here with examples of how to use the filter functions and how to change an object's content text using the text function. Read more

W3C releases CSS 3 variables draft

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Visual Studio 11: A refined and disappointing experience

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Reliability monitoring on the cheap with Cacti and Monitor.Us

Nick Hardiman shows you two free tools you can use for monitoring your cloud app's reliability -- open source Cacti and the cloud-based monitoring tool, Monitor.Us. Read more

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