Wednesday, September 27, 2006

20 Things the average person may not know about XP

#3. You can lock your XP workstation with two clicks of the mouse. Create a new shortcut on your desktop using a right mouse click, and enter 'rundll32.exe user32.dll,LockWorkStation' in the location field. Give the shortcut a name you like. That's it -- just double click on it and your computer will be locked.

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Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Convert Everything

WAV to MP3, OGG, AAC, AMR, FLAC, MPC, MMF, AU, AIFF, QCP.
MP3 to WAV, OGG, AAC, AMR, FLAC, MPC, MMF, AU, AIFF, QCP.
WMA to WAV, OGG, AAC, AMR, FLAC, MP3, MPC, MMF, AU, AIFF, QCP.
OGG to WAV, MP3, AAC, AMR, FLAC, MPC, MMF, AU, AIFF, QCP.
AAC to WAV, MP3, OGG, AMR, FLAC, MPC, MMF, AU, AIFF, QCP.
# MP4 (AAC) to WAV, MP3, OGG, AMR, FLAC, MPC

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Friday, September 22, 2006

Making An Animated Smiley In Photoshop And ImageReady (Video) Tutorial

This free Photoshop video tutorial will teach you how to create an animated smiley for the use on your website, forum or just about any other web aplication on earth. You will be learning the pencil tool, switching the foreground and background colors, sending documents into imageready, adding frames, optimizing your web graphics, ...

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Thursday, September 21, 2006

How to embed a Flickr slideshow in your blog

There's a lot of ways to get your Flickr photos onto a web page or blog post, but few are as clean and elegant as Flickr's own slideshow player. Wouldn't it be nice if you could embed that player in your blog? Ah, but of course you can!

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Tuesday, September 19, 2006

How To: Basic Flash Cartooning - Props

"This instructable will teach you how to make vector props for animation or anything else you want to use them for."

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Monday, September 18, 2006

Photoshop >> Pattern/silhouette tutorial using a layer mask

Made in/for Photoshop CS, compatibility with earlier versions dependent on availability of a certain filter.
May not be translatable to other software due to the above dependency.
Skill level: intermediate (layer mask, saved selection, filter use)
Usefulness of the tutorial is highly dependent on the source image possessing certain characteri

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Thursday, September 14, 2006

Make a WordPress Theme In Minutes

ThemesPress.com which is a site to turn any standard HTML template or design into a fully functional WordPress Theme in minutes.

The best part, it
’s all automatic, so people with little to no PHP or HTML skills can make a WordPress theme from any design they have or purchased from a design site.

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Wednesday, September 13, 2006

Turn Your Photos into Lichtenstein-inspired Comic Book Art

Earning your chops as a painter is no easy task. But if you manage to do it, and further, do it while critics lambast your pieces for being mere copies of comic book panels, you must be something pretty special.

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Monday, September 11, 2006

Ten Best Free Wordpress Templates

Wordpress is a great blogging system there are so many themes available that it becomes hard to find the best these are Some of the best Free Quality Wordpress templates.

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Thursday, September 07, 2006

5 Ways To Optimize Your Design

Everyday thousands of websites are being created based on the needs of website owners and not the needs of their visitors. Visitors are being ignored which is the biggest reason most websites are not successful; here are 5 ways to optimize your design:

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Wednesday, September 06, 2006

Tuesday, September 05, 2006

Monday, September 04, 2006

Is there an art of 404 pages ?

Here are some 404 pages I found that are noteworthy. I never knew you could make them so cool! I wish more websites would make them like this.

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Rerunning a SSRS subscription report

Yesterday I had a situation where  a couple of SSRS reports failed due to a network upgrade. The SSRS report was not able to access the SQ...