Let’s imagine we have an
UIImageView and we need to change its image in a nice way. Simply changing image would be not enough.
For this particular case we could add one method to
UIImageView using Objective-C categories.
Most of developers use Core Data for persistence in iOS apps. I’d like to share my view on how to simplify Core Data stack setup and usage. Some of these could be used alone, or combined with other approaches.
I’d like to introduce vPhotos – yet another iOS app for Philips hue lamps.
Today we’ll study how to add controls with blurred background to an iOS app. This UI pattern is very common for iOS 7 apps. Some of the standard UIKit controls (like
UITabBar) have similar functionality. But, what if you want to add blur to your custom control.
What you need to know is – nothing comes for free. You’ll have to do blurring, and maintaining this blur together with background changes. This example will cover only very simple scenario. But you’ll be able to extend it for more complicated cases.
While working on vPlaces, I needed some tools besides Xcode. So, I’d like to share these.
I’d like to introduce vPlaces – iOS app for Philips Hue lamps.
Code comments are great! We all know this. However, they could be even better with Xcode 5.0. This post will give brief information on how to write proper code comments, so they will appear in autocomplete popups and Quick Help inspector.
Actually, this comment style is pretty typical. There are several keywords, which should be used. So, let’s check those.