Step by step perfect maze generation with php

This is a project I made for teaching purpose. First of all, let’s see what is a perfect maze. From Maze Works: A perfect maze is defined as a maze which has one and only one path from any point in the maze to any other point. This means that the maze has no inaccessible […]

Cyanotype effect Photoshop Action

From Wikipedia: Cyanotype is an old monochrome photographic printing process which gives a cyan-blue print. The English scientist and astronomer Sir John Herschel discovered this procedure in 1842. Though Sir John Herschel is perhaps the inventor of the cyanotype process, it was Anna Atkins, a British scientist, who brought the process into the realm of […]

Designer vs Developer Contest at MDM

To celebrate its Fourth Birthday, MDM on 24th July 2006 launched a unique contest for both Flash Designer and Developer community. MDM are offering the winners of each contest brief a Flash Goodie Bag worth over $1000, including Swift 3D, SWF Encrypt, MDM Zinc, Squeeze for Flash and Components from Flash Loaded, and the chance […]

Managing crossbrowser opacity with CSS

Sometimes you may want to change the opacity of some images with CSS. There are different ways to do it, according to the browser you are using. In this example, we’ll see both Explorer and Firefox. Firefox In Firefox, the style is -moz opacity: xx where xx is a number from 0 to 1, where […]

Embedding a wmv file in your web page

Just in case you have to embed a wmv file in your webpage, and there is no need to do it since it’s possibile to play better videos with flash but… just in case you really have to do it… like I have to do it today… here it is the html code

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Php password generator

Today I had to generate some passwords, and I am not so creative in doing this. So I coded a function I want to share with you.

How does it work? Let’ see the parameters lenght: is the password length (default = 8) use_upper: set to 0 if you do not want to use […]

Nova effect action with Photoshop

Here it is an action I used to get something like a nova explosion. You will never get same results twice. Download the action and enjoy. It creates a new document. Give me feeback if you like it (well, even if you dislike it… but you won’t be published)

Photo to impressionist painting action with Photoshop

From Wikipedia: Impressionism was a 19th century art movement that began as a loose association of Paris-based artists who began publicly exhibiting their art in the 1860s. The name of the movement is derived from Claude Monet’s Impression, Sunrise (Impression, soleil levant). Critic Louis Leroy inadvertently coined the term in a satiric review published in […]

Mouse wheel handler in Javascript

I found this very very interesting script by Adomas Paltanavičius to determine if you are using mousewheel. It returns a delta value, +1 or -1, according to scroll direction. Scroll mouse wheel to see delta here. I am publishing it here, and very soon I will start to use it to code games, form handlers, […]

Vignette effect action for Photoshop

Again, I am focusing about vignette/sketch creation wiht photoshop. This action works well only on images with high contrast, and the final effect is quite good, in my opinion. Before After Before After Download the action and enjoy… leave me feedback and send me your artworks to be published on the site.