The holidays are upon us, and we're feeling festive at Tuts+ this weekend! We'd like to take this opportunity to say a huge Christmas thank you to all our readers, and wish you a very Happy Holiday. Read on for a video message from the HQ team, and a few freebies from around the Tuts+ and Envato network!
A Message from Envato HQ
Although the Tuts+ team is spread over the globe, Envato HQ is where much of the Tuts+ magic happens! It isn't looking traditionally Christmassy in Melbourne at the moment, but we have a special holiday message from everyone at head office:
From everyone at Envato we want to wish you a Happy Holidays and look forward to seeing you all refreshed and ready for another big year in 2012! From Envato HQ to the community, we’ve created a little video to share the holiday cheer. Enjoy!
Gift Guides & Freebies!
Wondering what to buy your fellow geek this Christmas? Never fear! You may have left it it a little late, but our holiday gift guides can still come in handy. Here are a few great places to start:
- The Official 2011 Nettuts+ Holiday Gift Guide
- 30+ Gift Ideas for Browser App and Browser Game Developers
- 10 Last-minute Gift Suggestions for the Musician in Your Life
- 36 Great Holiday Gift Ideas For The Cg Artist!
- The Official 2011 Phototuts+ Holiday Gift Guide
- 20+ Great Gift Ideas for Any WordPress Developer
We also have a couple of exclusive freebies and discounts, just in time for the holidays:
- Get $6 Off Our New Rockable Book: “How to Record Great Music”
- Exclusive Freebie: 50 Crisp Web UI Icons
The Christmas Freelance Freedom Comic
The "holiday jingle" comic encapsulates everything that we love and hate about freelancing. Don't forget to sing along to the "Jungle Bells" theme music as you read it...!
You can also enjoy the whole back catalog of Freelance Freedom comics over at FreelanceSwitch.
We have two fantastic competitions running over at the AppStorm network over the holiday period, and there's still time to get your entry in to stand a chance of winning:
- Business Productivity Bundle Giveaway —Each bundle includes a license to Daylite and Billings Pro – it’s the perfect combination for getting your business organised and making money!
- The AppStorm Holiday ’11 Video Game Giveaway — In the spirit of this season we’ve hand picked a few critically acclaimed, and award-winning, games released over this year to give away to our readers!
Merry Christmas, and Happy New Year!
All that's left is to wish you a very happy holiday on behalf of everyone at Tuts+! We hope you've enjoyed everything that we've had to share this year, and look forward to publishing thousands more top-quality tutorials, articles, freebies, and resources in 2012.
Here's to another exciting year at Tuts+, and thank you for joining us on the journey!