You can create basic 2D games with Objective C and the frameworks that the Apple iPhone already has, but the cocos2d framework allows developers to make their games much better, with animations, sprites, cool menus, special effects and more! Most game developers for the iPhone start out using cocos2d because it's a powerful tool, and best of all— it's free.
Whether you're new to Adobe After Effects or a seasoned digital film professional after a general overview of CS5's most vital new features, you're sure to be well served by this official video tutorial from the folks at Adobe TV. In it, you'll learn how to isolate moving foreground elements from their backgrounds faster using the revolutionary new Roto Brush approach that works much like the Quick Select tool in Photoshop.
Have a beautiful photo that needs some help? In this video learn how to correct grass and sky color and contrast with a little revolutionary software program called Adobe Photoshop. Transforming brown/yellow grass to bright saturated grass and converting a dull sky to a bright blue wonderfully vivid sky with help take your photo from "just okay" to "superb".
In this video tutorial, JREAMdesign looks at the task of choosing a PHP framework and a CMS. He helps simplify the act of choosing between the major framework contenders (Zend Framework, Symfony, Yii, Code Igniter, CakePHP) and content management systems (Drupal, WordPress, Joomla, Wolf CMS, Mod X) by summarizing what normally is expected from these systems and some of their typical features.
In this video tutorial, Chris Pels will show how to configure an ASP.NET web site to use a specific version of ASP.NET/.NET Framework. First see how to identify what version of the .NET Framework a web site is associated with by viewing the script map in Internet Information Server (IIS). See how a script map is associated with the root in IIS and then with individual web sites. Next learn about the ASP.NET IIS Registration tool (aspnet_regiis.exe) used to configure IIS or an ASP.NET web site...
Highly produced and vocoder-heavy songs are the musical signs of our time, but there's nothing that beats the raw power of an a capella tune. If you want to make a song you recently recorded (or a song you like) a capella, then watch this tutorial.
Professor of RVing Jim Twamley demonstrates how to install a new revolutionary shower head, the Oxygenics Body Spa. Follow the instructions outlined in this video tutorial to learn how to install the new shower head as well as how to remove the old shower head. Start showering in luxury with the Oxygenics Body spa shower head.
Gaining friendships and influencing people to live is what life is about. In this summary of Dale Carnegie's work, you will learn exactly how to win people over and share your influence onto anyone. You can get the free ebook PDF of his revolutionary and successful book "How to Win Friends and Influence People" here. It's a great read, and you'll learn how to be successful with the right attitude.
A revolutionary feature in DVDs is their ability to include interactivity. In this video tutorial you will add a button to your DVD menu using DVD Studio Pro. The button will take the users to a new menu.
Check out how to save your user settings in Microsoft Visual Studio using C# programming, that way when you restart the program, it can remember some of your important information. This will specifically show you how to save your user settings using the .NET Framework instead of working with custom INI files.
Need an introduction to Adobe Flash Builder 4's Spark component framework? This clip provides just that. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular Flash IDE (previously titled Adobe Flex Builder) or simply wish to become better acquainted with the program, you're sure to find benefit in this free video software tutorial. For more information, including specific, step-by-step instructions, take a look.
Google TV is a revolutionary new way to enjoy your two favorite things in life— Internet and TV. And Sony just happens to be the first company to design television products powered by Google, like their Internet TV Blu-ray Disc Player (Model NSZ-GT1). If you're thinking of getting one, this video provides a hands on, showing you how to use the new Sony Internet TV, paired with practically any television.
Microsoft's Kinect is gaining popularity with Xbox 360 owners, but what's really more fun? Playing games with this revolutionary hands-free gaming device or gutting the sucker to see what it's all about? We'll take the latter choice.
You might be confused when using Swype and need to use punctuation marks. Have no fear! It is actually quite easy. Swype is a revolutionary new app that is available for lots of newer smartphones that allows you to type messages without ever lifting your finger from the keypad. You literally "swype" from letter to letter. Check out this clip for info on how to include proper punctuation marks in your texts.
Whether you're new to Adobe Photoshop or a seasoned graphic arts professional after a general overview of CS5's most vital new features, you're sure to be well served by this official video tutorial from the folks at Adobe TV. In it, you'll learn how to use the creative suite's new content-aware fill tool. With Photoshop CS5 and Photoshop CS5 Extended, when you remove an image element, Content-Aware Fill replaces the missing pixels almost magically. This revolutionary new tool matches lightin...
The Galaxy S8 and S8+ are the first Samsung flagships to use virtual buttons, which means this is the first time we're seeing Samsung's design style applied to Android's software navigation bar. Even though the on-screen keys look fairly different from what other OEMs have put in place, they're not anything revolutionary. Still, different is usually good since it separates you from the herd, and like Android's slogan says, we should be together, not the same.
UPDATE 11/17/15 The Xposed Framework now officially supports Android 5.1 through 5.1.1 Lollipop devices as well. Everything will still work the way it has with Android 5.0 through 5.0.2, but there are a separate set of files for the newer Android version. I'll cover both below, but make sure to download the proper file for your particular version of Android.
Over the weekend, rovo89 and the guys behind the wildly-popular Xposed Framework released a huge update. Leaving practically no UI element untouched, this new version brings a lot of polish and functionality to the revolutionary root softModding tool.
Basic installation of Drupal on a web server from start to finish with good explanations of Drupal's framework. Tutorial assumes viewer knows basic FTP and database configuration.
There's one thing that I've always liked about iPhones, and that's their centered digital clock in the status bar at the top of the screen. On Android, it's always on the right side by default, and there's no easy setting that lets you just change it to the center position. But if you have a Google Pixel XL, there's a simple modification you can perform to get exactly that—a centered status bar clock.
Everyone's favorite Android modding tool is finally available for the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. Thanks to some hard work by Wanam and a few other developers, we can now install the Xposed Framework on Samsung's latest mid-sized flagship phones.
The Nook from Barnes and Noble is a revolutionary new e-reader. Not only is the Nook slim, useful and touch screen, it is also the most inexpensive one on the market. This colorful, customizable reader is great anywhere in America, but what about if you live elsewhere?
The Operative Framework is a powerful Python-based open-source intelligence (OSINT) tool that can be used to find domains registered by the same email address, as well as many other investigative functions. This reconnaissance tool provides insight about your target through examining relationships in the domains they own.
When someone asks me why they should root their phone, one of the top reasons I always give is that it enables you to install the Xposed Framework. Created by developer Rovo89, Xposed basically hooks into the Android system, then allows users to simply install mini-apps called modules that can change almost anything in a device's interface or other installed apps.
There are plenty of ways to customize your stock HTC One (or any Android device), from playing retro games to adding rotating live wallpapers. But to get the most out of your device, you need root access.
This is my first contribution in an ongoing series on detailing the best free, open source hacking and penetration tools available. My goal is to show you some of the quality tools that IT security experts are using every day in their jobs as network security and pen-testing professionals. There are hundreds of tools out there, but I will focus and those that meet four key criteria:
The Enzo Milano curling iron is revolutionary in that it is clipless. If you've curled your hair a few times before then you know that a great deal of curling irons always have a clip attached that holds in the hair, keeping it in place when you curl.
Welcome back, my novice hackers! More and more, the world is turning to and adopting the smartphone platform as the digital device of choice. People are not only using smartphones for voice communication, but also web services, email, SMS, chatting, social networking, photography, payment services, and so on.
If you've done any root-level hacking or modding on any of your previous Android devices, you're probably well familiar with Rovo89's famous Xposed Framework.
Now that all variants of the Galaxy S5 have finally been rooted, we can start exploring all of the tweaks and hacks that Superuser privileges open up to us.
In this tutorial, we learn how to build your own hydroponics system. To do this, you will need: square line rain gutter, 6x end caps, 3x gutter running outlet, 1x small pond pump, 2 meters pond pump tubing, timber for framework, large plastic container, and gutter leaf guard. When you start, you will need to measure out how tall your pump will need to be, then build the framework to surround it. Then, grab all your gutter parts and put them together. Once you do this, start to set up all the ...
The Xposed Framework is still alive and kicking despite the fact that development has slowed down a bit lately. Rovo89 is the only true developer behind Xposed, so it's really a one-man show. This means the popular root mod doesn't typically support the latest Android version, but it's usually only one version number behind.
How To: Customize Quick Settings Toggles with Colors, Photos, & New Icons on a Samsung Galaxy Note 2
I've been on a customizing kick over the past few weeks, showing you sweet mods for your Samsung Galaxy Note 2 like interactive live wallpapers, app and settings backgrounds, status bar tweaks, and more. But, I'm not done yet. There's still plenty to softMod on your Note 2, and today I'm going to show you how to customize your Quick Settings toggles.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a web browser in Xcode. First, open up Xcode on your Apply computer, then create a new project. Now go under actions and click 'add', then 'existing frameworks'. Next, click add twice, then scroll down to where you see "menu.xib". Double click on this, and interface builder will open up. You will now have four windows on your desktop opened up. Now go to web view and drag and drop the screen. From here, you can create buttons for the web browser and deci...
Use Adobe Dreamweaver CS4? See how to create quick-and-easy collapsible panel using the open-source Spry Ajax framework. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular WISYWIG HTML editor or a seasoned web development professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the CS4 workflow, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, including a step-by-step overview, watch this free video guide.
In this video we learn how to make your iPhone vibrate your notifications longer. For this you need an SSH program like cyberduck. You also need plist edit pro. Once you have SSH in your phone, go to system, library, private frameworks, celestial framework, then find vibration patterns. Double click that. Download it to the desktop. Open it. Open up the plist file. Go to default, look at total duration, click into that to change the time of the vibrate duration. Change the On Duration too. No...
ChadandToddPodcast teaches you how to use the spry framework for AJAX in Dreamweaver CS3. This allows for effects on the page to happen, without the need for the browser to refresh. You start with a simple .html page. You have 2 buttons and 2 div tags with text in them. Div 1 and div 2 have the visibility property set to hidden. Click on the div 1 button, go to Tag inspector and click behavior with a plus. Click Effects and choose Appear/fade. The target element should be div 1. Fade from 0 t...
This video tutorial talks about browser exploitation. Particularly, it talks about tools, like BeEF, that can be used to hack known vulnerabilities within browsers and some cool frameworks that you can use to check the security of your own browser. To get started hacking your own browser, watch this how-to.