February 18, 2013 in Learn
Setting the Hostname and Timezone of Your Virtual Server
This is part two of this Quick Tip series. Click here to watch the first. Now that you’ve setup and connected to your Linode, you need to give it a hostname. The hostname is the name of the machine, and…
February 7, 2013 in Learn
What is HTML5?
In this Quick Tip, Nick Pettit provides an overview of HTML5, including a look at some of the new tags now available to designers and developers. If you want to learn how to take advantage of all the new features…
February 4, 2013 in Learn
Effective Marketing Calls to Action
In this Quick Tip, Treehouse marketing teacher Dan Gorgone explains some of the strategy used to deliver effective marketing calls to action. Calls to action should be compelling with an eye catching and easy-to-understand look. However, they should also offer…
January 31, 2013 in Learn
Using the Type Tool and Creating Outlines in Illustrator
Have you ever wanted to learn the basics of the Type Tool in Adobe Illustrator CS6? If so, you have come to the right place. In this Quick Tip we will use the Type tool and learn how to: •…
January 24, 2013 in Learn
Prototyping an iOS App with Storyboards
Learn how to quickly prototype an iPhone app using the Storyboard feature of Xcode which requires no programming. By using scenes and seques you can easily establish transitions between view controllers. Start with a single view project using a storyboard….
January 21, 2013 in Learn
The Truth About Raising Money for Your Business
When financing your new business, you have three options, equity financing, debt financing and sources like angels and venture capitalists. In this Quick Tip, we take a brief look at the different types of financing and which one is best…
January 17, 2013 in Learn
SMART Goal Setting
Goal Setting can be accomplished in your business by using the SMART Framework. Strive for success by setting, aligning, and tracking your own goals. Create specific, realistic goals that will increase performance and tie them to your company’s overall strategy….
January 11, 2013 in Learn
Learning the Adobe Illustrator Workspace
In this Treehouse Quick Tip, Mat Helme starts off this great new Illustrator series by showing us around the workspace. Learn how to effectively use the Adobe Illustrator CS6 workspace. The application is broken up into several panels, each with…
January 4, 2013 in Learn
Why Do I Need a Business Plan?
Writing a business plan has many uses. You will really understand if your idea is feasible, and forces you to think about your company’s future in detail. You’ll have a much better idea if your business will work, and if…
December 21, 2012 in Learn
Getting Started with Android Development | Treehouse Quick Tip
It’s easy to start developing apps for Android. To get started, you’ll need to download a few tools. This video will show you how to get everything you’ll need. The fastest way to get everything you’ll need is to download…
December 14, 2012 in Learn
What’s the Difference Between Fixed, Fluid, Adaptive, and Responsive Web Design?
As a web designer, it’s important to embrace that your website is going to look different in various browsers and on different devices. Focus on making your website change layout to match the device that your visitors are viewing it…
December 7, 2012 in Learn
Why Use Responsive Web Design?
There used to be a clear differentiation between desktop and mobile. With the introduction of tablets and tons of new internet accessible technologies, we’ve been faced with designing for more monitor resolutions and devices than ever before. In this video,…