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How To: Run Multiple Instances of the Same App in Mac OS X

With the use of Terminal, anyone can run multiple instances of the same application on a Mac. When you have multiple windows open in a web browser, the windows are all running under the same Process ID (PID). But, with multiple instances, each has its own unique PID. So why would you want to run multiple instances of the same app? There are several reasons a person may run clones of the same application, but the most popular would be so that the user could multitask. Some applications, like t...

How To: Paint instance objects in Blender

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...

How To: Use instance variables and multiple methods for Java

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.

How To: Search graphics, tables, and charts in MS Word 2010

This is an informative video tutorial on how to search graphics, tables and charts using MS Word 2010. The author informs that the earlier MS Word editions had fast and easy search options, but the same feature built into the 2010 edition is vastly improved. One simply has to click the ‘Find’ option at the top right-hand corner and a navigation pane opens on the left-hand side. In the search box, the keyword is typed in and all the instances of that word in the document are highlighted, while...

How To: Begin drawing human poses

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.

News: Unity Releases EditorVR Experimental Build Days After Unity 5.6 Beta

Unity released the Beta 5.6 on December 13 with a bunch of new upgrades in the works, including support for Vulkan, better instancing options, and more improvements to particles—to name just a few that are potentially relevant to the mixed reality community. And today, December 15, Unity has just released the EditorVR that we reported on a few weeks ago as a part of their "Experimental" builds.

How To: Save your server resources with PHP caching

Sometimes server space can be an issue, especially when you're talking about costly actions such as iteration, file scanning, and numerous queries. In those instances it's often best to cache! This tutorial gives you a simple example which can help your site load faster and take less abuse.

How To: Make a paper inchworm from a wrapped straw

Sure, individually wrapped straws of the sort found at your favorite café, diner or fast-food joint might seem like a colossal waste — and actually be a colossal waste, for that matter — but there's no denying that there's a lot of fun to be had with the straw wrappers themselves. With this tutorial, for instance, you'll learn how to make a cinchy paper inchworm.

How To: Crop an image with Photoshop CS3

There are many instances when you may need to crop an image. Whether you need an avatar for a social networking site, or a specifically-sized image to insert into your website, Adobe Photoshop is an excellent tool to use. Learn how to bring an image into Photoshop and all the various tools one can use to crop the image in this video tutorial.

How To: Surf privately with the Safari web browser in Mac OS X

Apple's web browser, Safari, stores information like web history, Google's search history and cookies from websites. There may be certain instances where you want to keep this information private–for example, if you're on a public computer or have borrowed a computer from a friend, you may want to keep that information to yourself. For a step-by-step guide to using the private browsing feature in Safari, watch this OS X video tutorial.

How To: Start a drawing

Draw with a systematic process that combines creative intent with technical ability. Watch this instructional drawing video to cover the key points involved in making a complete looking drawing. A complete drawing is all about intent. For instance, line placement is much more important than line quality. Be aware of the juxtaposition of forms.

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