Neon Glow Text Effect using Photoshop

In this tutorial, I am going to create some sharp-looking neon glow effects on 3D text using a combination of layer styles, the Pen Tool and some filters. Most of this tutorial is done in Photoshop, the 3D letters are created in Illustrator. If you don’t have Illustrator, you can also try making 3D letters in Photoshop, I will show you how? The end effect is quite stunning and hopefully you’ll pick up some tips and techniques you didn’t know before. Lets get start.

10 Reasons To Own A Blog As A Freelancer

Lots of freelancers own blogs nowadays. It comes with plenty of advantages and benefits and therefore it is understandable why they would choose this means of communicating with their clients. If you are a freelancer but you haven’t started blogging yet, this article will show you why it would be a great idea to own a blog. To be more precise, what is to come will present you a list of ten reasons why you, the freelancer, should try this on.

Installing ImageMagick on Windows

If you are on Windows, manual installation of ImageMagick on local server is bit painful, as there are numerous versions of ImageMagick, and you might encounter problems with newer versions, such as “magic_wand.dll missing”. If you are on Windows using XAMPP or WampServer, here’s few steps you can follow :Grab a binary file from (I used ImageMagick-6.7.7-5-Q16-windows-dll.exe). On installation dialog, be sure to check “Add application directory to your system path”. After installation, download php_imagick.dll from Make sure to pickup one that goes with your PHP version mumber.Place php_imagick.dll within PHP/EXT folder, which is located inside XAMPP installation folder. And then open PHP.INI file, find extension section, and enable the extension by removing (;) semi-colon or by typing exactly same as highlighted text below.If you want to install ImageMagick on linux platform such as Ubuntu this article might help.

How to Add Voice Search in Websites

Integrating voice Search with HTML5 speech input fields in your website can be very useful to your users. To add this wonderful feature just drop x-webkit-speech in your input field tag, that’s it! You are ready to talk.