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Building Your Startup: Customizing the Meeting View

Building Your Startup: Customizing the Meeting View Icon
This tutorial is part of the Building Your Startup With PHP series on Envato Tuts+. In this series, I'm guiding you through launching a startup from concept to reality using my Meeting Planner app as a real-life example. Every step along the way, I'll release the Meeting Planner code as open-source examples you can learn from. I'll also address startup-related business issues as they arise.

How to Create a Landscape Matte Painting

In this tutorial we are going to learn how to create visual development concepts for animation using matte-painting techniques. The best thing you can do while starting your new piece is research. This first step is vital and will pay off once you start creating your image. Mood research is what I personally focus on, as it gives me ideas in my mind before I begin my actual piece.

Mastering Sampling in the Latest V-Ray

V-Ray 3.3 significantly changed the way that the sampling algorithm works. If you were familiar with older version of V-Ray, you remember the amount of tweaking and adjustments were commonplace. This is no longer the case. It has changed so much that initial Sampling lesson of Grant Warwick’s Mastering V-Ray course, is no longer relevant.

Insert Items to DynamoDB Tables using Node.js

On a previous article we learned how to create DynamoDB Tables using Node.js. Next step is to insert items to the DynamoDB Tables previously created. Keep in mind that for the insert action the most basic step is to specify the the primary key.

Insert Items to DynamoDB Tables

On a previous article we learned how to create DynamoDB Tables using Java. Next step is to insert items to the DynamoDB Tables previously created. Keep in mind that for the insert action the most basic step is to specify the the primary key. For the table users the primary key is the attribute email.

Introduction to Spring AMQP Messaging

We have already discussed some JMS concepts and examples in my previous posts. In this post, we are going to discuss about AMQP protocol and Spring AMQP Messaging. AMQP stands for Advanced Message Queuing Protocol. AMQP is an open standard protocol for implementing MOMs (Message Oriented Middleware).

How To Setup OpenVPN Server In 5 Minutes on Ubuntu Server

OpenVPN is a full-featured SSL VPN (virtual private network). It implements OSI layer 2 or 3 secure network extension using the SSL/TLS protocol. It is an open source software and distributed under the GNU GPL. A VPN allows you to connect securely to an insecure public network such as wifi network at the airport or hotel. VPN is also required to access your corporate or enterprise or home server resources. You can bypass geo-blocked site and increase your privacy or safety online.

Here’s How to Find the Windows 10 Wallpapers

If you like to change wallpapers on your Windows system, you might not be aware that you can find them in Windows 10 and swap them out. For instance, say you have a Windows 7 PC and want to transfer the ones from Windows 10 to it. Here’s how to find them.

How to Install Roundcube Webmail on Ubuntu16.04

Roundcube is a web application which can be used to access your emails from a web browser. It is a free and open source software tool by Roundcube Webmail project. It has a clean user interface and provides many features like full support for MIME and HTML messages, multilingual capabilities (70+ languages), find-as-you-type address book, threaded message listing, spell checking and many more. Recently, Roundcube version 1.2 has been released and in this article, let us learn how to install and configure the same on Ubuntu 16.04.

The need for parallel crash recovery

In this blog, I will discuss how parallel crash recovery in MySQL benefits several processes. I recently filed an Oracle feature request to make crash recovery faster by running in multiple threads. This might not seem very important, because MySQL does not crash that often. When it does crash, however, crash recovery can take 45 mins – as I showed in this post...

How to Edit a Vintage Film Style

The days of film may be over (mostly), but that doesn’t mean you have to forego some of the beautiful, iconic looks film photography has to offer. Adding a “dark film” look to your photos is both easy and fun. And in this tutorial you’ll also learn a lot about using Photoshop’s Levels adjustment, as well...

Build a Screenshot App (Part 1): Web Page Module and Screen Capture

Well, this is the first in the series of follow-up articles. Before we jump into building the tool, we first need to dig deeper into PhantomJS screen capture API. We also need to know more about configuring the "page"...

How to disable or uninstall OneDrive on Windows 10 PC

With the plethora of cloud storage services out there, you may find Microsoft's OneDrive a little redundant. If you've already have your own cloud storage service that you trust, you may be inclined to disable OneDrive. We say disable, because since OneDrive is a built-in application you can't actually uninstall it; however, disabling the app will cause it to no longer function as if you had uninstalled it.

The Shape Builder Tool

Creating shapes in Illustrator can sometimes become an unintuitive process, especially if you're doing it using Pathfinder's Shape Modes. Luckily for us, Adobe has come up with the Shape Builder Tool, which lets us achieve a higher level of creativity using just a couple of clicks, as you'll see in the following video.

Angular 2 Tutorial: Create a CRUD App with Angular CLI

Angular 2 is an open source framework for building mobile and desktop applications. In this article we’ll be building an Angular 2 Todo web application that allows users to: quickly create new todo’s using an input field and hitting the enter key toggle todo’s as complete or incomplete remove todo’s that are no longer needed...

Fix broken icons (reset icon cache) in Windows 10 without reboot

If icons in your Windows 10 File Explorer look strange or broken, your icon cache might have become corrupt. This issue is very common for all Windows versions. In this article we will see how to fix broken icons and reset the icon cache without reboot in Windows 10. Here is some more info why icons become broken.

Importing and parsing data

When data dumps into your spreadsheet and it's a big mess, you'll know what to do. Data imported from other spreadsheets or databases is already separated into fields, using something called a field delimiter—a comma, tab, space, or custom character—to separate one field from another. These databases import easily into Excel and place all the fields in separate columns.

How to Prevent Computer from Joining Homegroup

There is no doubt that Windows 10 is one of the best operating systems that Microsoft has ever created. With so many new inclusions, Microsoft has made it even better for any kind of people. The best part is you can connect your other Windows 10 devices such as computer, mobile easily. Although, previously, the same feature was available in older Windows versions but now that has been enhanced a lot.

How to Enable Enhanced Anti Spoofing

On the other hand, attackers may use third party devices to bypass the fingerprint security. This is where enhanced anti-spoofing comes in. The following thing is mentioned in Windows about enhanced anti-spoofing, If you enable this policy setting, Windows will require all users on the device to use anti-spoofing for facial features, on devices which support it.

Face Aware Liquify, change a face to look like someone else

The Face Aware Liquify in Photoshop C enables you to easily change someones face to look like someone else. See it in action in this Photoshop tutorial. If you are like most people, you have probably had some real fun with the liquify tool. It’s actually a very useful tool when it comes to retouching.