Want to program your own Java games and applications but don't know beans about object-oriented programming? Never you fear. This free video tutorial from TheNewBostonian will have you coding your own Java apps in no time flat. Specifically, this lesson discusses how to multiple methods and also instance variables inside a class when writing in Java. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this helpful programmer's guide.
This tutorial teaches how to use Blender’s particles system to “paint” instanced objects onto mesh surfaces. Similar to Maya’s “Paint Effects,” though not nearly as powerful, it’s a very nice way to fill a scene with flowers, vegetation, rocks, pebbles, gravel, debris, etc. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer graphics application or are a seasoned digital artist merely on the lookout for new tips and tricks, you're sure to be well served by this free...
You're at the final encounter, so make sure your party doesn't get completely wiped! This video is a guide to defeating Nefarian, the final encounter in the Blackwing Descent instance on World of Warcraft. You'll need quite a lot of DPS characters, and don't forget the healers.
Another WoW strategy guide! This video shows you how to get past Cho'Gall, one of the encounters your party will go up against when you're fighting your way through the Bastion of Twilight instance. Avoid a TPK by following these tips!
Throne of Tides is the second instance in the newest expansion for World of Warcraft, Cataclysm. Be aware of all the perils and monsters in this map, know how to beat the final boss and make sure to get the best loot drops!
Interested in quickly creating a new instance of a program in Microsoft Windows 7? This will show you how it's done! It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to can present a complete overview of the process in just over a minute's time. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this Win 7 user's guide.
Want to find every instance of a person's name on a particular website? This Googler's guide from the folks at Mahalo will teach you how to do just that. For all of the relevant details, and to get started using this handy Google hack yourself, watch this video tutorial.
Love Microsoft Excel? This clip contains a tip that just might induce you to. With this free video tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 32nd installment of his "YouTubers Love Excel" or YTLE series of free video MS Excel lessons, you'll learn how to use the MATCH & ROW functions to create a logical test to find the first occurrence of items in a list with duplicates.. Learn to love digital spreadsheets more perfectly with the tricks outlined in this free Microsoft Office how-to.
This clip presents a quick look at how to instance lights to particles in Houdini. Whether you're new to Side Effects Software's popular 3D production program or a seasoned graphic artist just interested in better acquainting yourself with the application, you're sure to be well served by this free video tutorial. For more information, including detailed instructions, take a look. Instance a light to a particle in Houdini 10.
The Sony Dash is a hot tablet, and like most tablets it can be used for all sorts of awesome purposes that full-sized computers are not suited for. Alarm clocks, for instance. This video will teach you how to set music and video to your alarm clock on the Sony Dash.
Have you taken a photo that's perfect in just about every sense other than one? Like, for instance, that picture of you and your newly minted husband dancing at your wedding reception with your husband's drunken brother getting freaky with one of the waitresses on the side?
While neutral eye shadow colors flatter everyone and a tutorial for creating a neutral eye look will suit all eye shapes and colors, once you venture into more colorful options you'll get the best bang for your...eye color if you follow the color wheel.
The trouble with wearing makeup looks inspired by Halloween is there is a VERY fine line between festive and tacky. For instance, painting teeny little candy corns all over your face? Tacky. But painting a glittery candy corn inspired eye look with white, yellow, and orange on your eyelids? Very seasonally pretty.
Most ab workouts target your upper abdominals only. Sit ups and crunches, for instance, only work on that upper part of your abs without even touching the lower portion, where most of us have muffin tops and really need the work.
Create links and change elements with AS3 in Flash CS3 Use buttons to change the appearance of a button, navigate to a different place in a time line and link to a website. Use action script 3.0. Publish settings. Need to apply actions. Create an event listener. Attach to a button that you want it to listen for something to happen. When it hears a mouse click, it will execute the function. Give the buttons instance names R_btn, G_btn, and B_btn.
If someone violates a protective order, there are — the remedy would be the police would be involved. You'll get arrested. So, basically, a protective order is usually good for two years, and it has all the specific things you cannot do. For instance, you can't go by that person's — within 200 feet of them or their residence or their employer. So it has some very specific things. A restraining order is different. It's a standard thing that's given that's a mutual thing where it just says be n...
In this video Andy shows you how to perform the "Name it" card trick. The presenter suggests introducing yourself quickly and then ask someone in the audience for a name. Count up the number of letters in the persons name (for instance David is five letters). You then split and reverse five cards. You then ask the audience member to cut the deck in half. Then double under break the remaining cards. Then place the selected card under the reversed card. Then ask the audience member his name aga...
Snowboarding: Hit the Slopes With Style There was a time when simply riding a snowboard made you the extreme guy on the slopes. But now, with more people strapping on a board instead of skis, the stakes have been raised. Fortunately, we've lined up this video tutorial to keep you on the cutting edge. See how to tailslide a rail on a snowboard.
This is the ultimate guide to drawing correct human proportions. If you've always had trouble with it in high school art class or in art school, this video condenses all the information into a tight package that's fun and easy to understand. This will uncover all the tricks to human proportions for figure drawings.
First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect.
Convertible dresses are the best, especially when you like the color and general form of a dress but you'd like to give it new life by enhancing your waist rather than your bust line, for instance.
One of the reasons that MMA is cooler than boxing is the abundance of different moves and strategies that can be used in any situation. Take this video for instance. In it Hillary and Joanne of MMA Girls will teach you how to go from a gi collar choke to a fake scissor sweep and then into a triangle choke, hopefully to win the match. Wow.
Watch this instructional video to begin drawing figures in realistic poses. Ask yourself, what are these people doing? Human figures are constantly shifting balance. For instance, an elbow should relate to a knee. The human expressions do not have to be anatomically perfect as long as they relate to the other objects within the space.
Look around you. Chances are (if you haven't been living under a rock for the last few months), you have at least several snazzy electronics gadgets lying around. From your PS3 to iPhone, iPad to laptop, your ADD will find a source of diversion no matter which way you look.
Valentine's Day is super stressful. From getting a gift that's personal but not TOO personal (like Spanx because she always complains about her muffin top, for instance) to picking out a bouquet of her favorite flowers, you probably have a lot on your plate.
If you've never heard of Steampunk before, then you're about to be educated. Steampunk is a relatively new hybrid style (and subgenre) of old anachronisms and technology. So, for instance, a steampunk computer is one that's done in an industrial, victorian manner with brass parts.
We don't know how the ombre hair trend got started, but if nothing else it certainly is interesting. Like ombre clothes, ombre hair fades from one color to another, like watercolor painting. On hair this means a deep brown on the crown of the head fading into a light blond on the tips, for instance.
Honestly, we think Katy Perry is pretty without any makeup on (as she says in "Teenage Dream"). The girl does know how to work a makeup brush, though, and enjoys doing pin up looks with high intensity pigmentation.
During the age of silent film and film noir film was limited to only variations of black and white. While this aided greatly to produce scenes of dire intensity (a starkly lit shot of a man in an alleyway, for instance), this also meant that actors and actresses had to wear tons of makeup to make their makeup show up on screen.
If you're a habitual makeup user then your brushes probably experience a lot of wear and tear every day. This means not only that you must clean them right after you use them, but also that their logos and brush numbers - MAC 216 for instance, fade away quickly.
Once you've mastered French braids you've opened yourself up to an entire universe of hairstyling options you never had before. Take the elegant low side French braid updo in this hairstyling tutorial, for instance.
French braids have always been the much cooler and more elegant older sister of the basic braid (you know, the ones you wore in pigtails with Sesame Street ties when you were a kid). Which is why we love the way they add a whimsical touch to any hairstyle that incorporates them.
We know, we know: squats hurt. Like, really bad. But when it comes to exercise, the more a workout hurts the more effective it is at toning up those trouble areas.
This probably isn't anything new to you, but smokey eyes are not created equal. Sure, you have your universally flattering black and brown smokey eyes, but did you know that certain smokey eye colors flatter certain eye colors more?
You either hate Avril Lavigne or you love her. A few years ago, she wore all baggy pants and baggy shirts with punky ties and black nail polish and said she never wanted to be like Britney Spears. And today, she's grown into a much more mature woman who has her own perfume line, though the girl's got one heck of a mouth on her.
If we lived on a diet of Moroccan food, we would become rotund piggies in no time. Not that Moroccan food is unhealthy (okay, maybe the sweeter dishes are), but with such scintillating deep flavors we'd never be able to stop nomming.
Consider this French Baking 101. There are certain constituents in any sort of ethnic food, from Moroccan to Chinese, that many different recipes call for. Steamed rice, for instance, is used in a variety of Chinese foods, while tajine is a common preparation usd in Moroccan dishes.
Cake decorators adore gumpaste because it can not only be formed in just about any imaginable shape out there, but also because it hardens to a consistency that can easily hold these shapes. Take this intricate, Cinderella-inspired high heeled slipper, for instance. Perfectly shaped and sturdy, it would serve well for topping a vanilla buttercream cake or red velvet cupcakes.
Awe-inspiring baked goods don't have to be expensive to make, and can come from the most unlikely of sources. For instance, you could hit up Michael's and purchase a pricy cake decorating kit with embossing stencils, but why go through all the trouble when you probably already have an embossng tool lying around your house?
Fashionable things come and go (remember gladiator sandals?), but truly cool things stay around forever. Take pyramids, for instance. Since the Egyptians (well, arguably, the Mesopotamians) invented them more than two thousand years ago, they still fascinate people all around the world, and the Giza pyramids are still one of Egypt's top tourist traps. And songstress Charice recently devoted an entire song to pyramids.