Posts about “tutorials”

iTunes Tuesday: Simple Tutorials

If you’re just getting started with iTunes, the hands-down best place to learn how it all works is the Apple website. The “Find Out How” section offers dozens of video and text tutorials which will get you up and running quickly. You can learn how to import music from your CD collection, edit your music

WordPress Wednesday: Create a Twitter Widget

The team at ProBlogDesign has posted an excellent tutorial explaining How to Create Your Own Twitter Widget. The instructions are very detailed and by following them you’ll learn quite a lot about how widgets work.

How to Subscribe to RSS Feeds in Mac OS X

How to Subscribe to RSS Feeds in Mac OS X

At one point I was doing my best to try to read over 100 different blogs each day. It was, in addition to unbelievably time-consuming, very frustrating when I’d see that some large percentage hadn’t been updated since the last time I’d checked. Enter RSS. RSS stands for “real simple syndication”. What does that mean?

Creating Smarter Playlists

Creating Smarter Playlists

In which I explain some iTunes tricks

CRAM MagazineQuite nifty! My mini-tutorial — Five Tips for Smarter Playlists — has been published in the second issue of the online pdf magazine CRAM. A few weeks ago I received an email from one of their editors requesting permission to republish the essay. I had actually forgotten all about it. Then this morning someone at CRAM sent me an email announcing that the latest issue has been published. My article begins on page six. How cool is that?

Photoshop Tutorial – Polaroid Images

Photoshop Tutorial – Polaroid Images

In which I explain how to make digital photos look like old analog ones

Rotating Ad Banner

Great tutorial for beginners: Rotating Banner Ads using a Database

JavaScript Tutorial

Several people have asked me how to add random text strings to a web page, so I thought I’d write a little tutorial. All you need is a text editor and a web site. If you publish your own blog, I’m sure you’ll be able to do this. If you follow these simple instructions, you

What Is This?

davidgagne.net is the personal weblog of me, David Vincent Gagne. I've been publishing here since 1999, which makes this one of the oldest continuously-updated websites on the Internet.

bartender.live

A few years ago I was trying to determine what cocktails I could make with the alcohol I had at home. I searched the App Store but couldn't find an app that would let me do that, so I built one.

Hemingway

You can read dozens of essays and articles and find hundreds of links to other sites with stories and information about Ernest Hemingway in The Hemingway Collection.