Learn how to create an animated button for your iOS App. Animated buttons are created using the classes UIButton and UIImage. A smooth animation can be achieved by using a series of images animated over a short duration. The first …Continue reading
The most important design feature in iOS 6 has to be Auto Layout, which is a way to manage the sizing and positioning of your controls in your user interface. Auto Layout improves over Springs and Struts which provided similar …Continue reading
Developing a native iOS app is easier than ever. The tools have improved and so has the language. And yet it can be daunting because of the extensive sdk with various APIs and then you have to learn a completely …Continue reading
I’m so done with the iPhone vs. Android debate. They both win. There it is–an Android developer admits that iPhones are cool, too. Okay, back to the debate–it’s over! Do we really care about the latest specs or screen sizes …Continue reading
In this 6:25 minute video, you’ll learn how to modify the tint color for some of the UIKit controls.
This 2.5 minute video teaches you about notifications. A notification is a message sent to one or more observing objects informing them of an event. The event observing object has to register with a singleton notification center.
In this 5 minute video, you’ll learn about the basic terminology of the Core Data framework which uses managed objects, contexts and the persistent store coordinator to save data to a data store. Understanding the basic terminology will help you …Continue reading
As an iOS developer you have probably used third-party libraries or custom controls in your iOS project. At first, it seems easy, just drop in some files, link a library and you are done. You don’t feel the pain until …Continue reading
The third installment in the multi-part series covering the various design patterns used in iOS. The Model View Controller (MVC) design pattern separates aspects of an application into three distinct parts and defines how the three communicate.
A design pattern is defined as a solution template to a recurring problem. This is a multi-part series of posts where we’ll look at the fundamental design patterns used within the iOS framework. Anyone getting started with iOS development would …Continue reading