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How to Make A Youtube Instrument

A Youtube Instrument is an interactive instrument that can be played using only the video features of Youtube. If you’ve heard of the MysteryGuitarMan on youtube, you’ve probably seen his various youtube instruments. In this tutorial, we’ll learn how to make our own interactive youtube instruments utilizing the features of youtube.

What We’re Making

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How to Combine and Display Your Facebook, Twitter, and Comment Counts

Combining your blog’s comment count with social sharing counts such as facebook and twitter can give a better indication to your readers how people truly react to your posts.

While some posts may get few comments, they may get hundreds or thousands of retweets, facebook shares, or bookmarks. Showing the true spread of your writing can inspire people to share and comment more frequently. You could use the big, bulky buttons to display individual facebook and twitter counts, but we’re going to take a look at combining the total numbers of comment, facebook, and twitter counts into one display.

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How to Create an Awesome Facebook Profile

If you haven’t switched over to the new Facebook profile, you’re missing out!  The creative community (and techcrunch) are buzzing about Alexandre Oudin’s use of the new profile design to be creatively awesome and expressive.

So, here’s how to do it too and stand out in the blue and white that makes up Facebook.

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8 Other Ways to Create An Awesome Facebook Profile

If you’ve been following the Facebook profile action,  there’s now 8 more ways to easily create a unique Facebook profile page. No Photoshop or GIMP required! So, here’s the roundup!

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Drupal 6 – Creating Activity Stream with Views Custom SQL Query: Merging multiple views – Part 1

If you’re using Drupal, you’re probably using views. If you’re using views, than you’ve probably wanted to build a view that involved combining content and found out it was hard or almost impossible through the views UI.

For example, if you’ve ever tried to build a single view of all content (posts, comments, flags, relationships, etc) into a single list, you’ve probably found that you can’t. However, you can easily build independent post views, comment views, flag views, and relationship views.  Since that’s the case, why can’t we merge all these views into a single view through the views UI? Well you can, and this article hopefully will give the basic information needed to start merging your views

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