There are many ways to create a mobile application and it is easy to get overwhelmed by the variety of services available, especially to the novice app
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I've mentioned some excellent open source projects from Yalantis including a component for great looking scrolling iconized top menus, an iconized side menu component with slick animations, a grea...
The standard MXSegmentedPager class is a simple paging control using HMSegmentedControl. The ParallaxHeader category is an extension that allow you to had a VGParallaxHeader to your segmentated pager.
Highly customizable and easy to use loading activity.
A simple dropdown list picker for iOS
Simple cover animation flow layout for collection view
Earlier this month I mentioned a nice Xcode plugin that adds an action bar you can bring up with a hotkey providing easy access to nearly every Xcode action. Here's an Xcode plugin called CATweaker...
I've mentioned a number of color helper libraries most recently a library providing colors for creating gradients, and a library for grabbing flat colors based on an image. Here's a UIColor extensi...
iOS Circle Progress Bar. Provides interface similar to standard UIProgressView control and gives you a lot of options for customization. Supports XCode 6 live render feature to customize control on-the-fly using Interface Builder.
Configurable simple and range sliders, IBInspectable and IBDesignable compatible
Small UIControl for displaying menu items to a user with a nice animation. Supports multiple directions and mask types with customizable animation properties.
Enumerate directories in breadth first fashion. iOS and OSX
ol you'll need to export the DEVELOPER_DIR environment variable with an appropriate path to your Xcode installation:
In this Unreal Engine tutorial for beginners, learn how to create a simple 2D game using Unreal Engine (UDK) and Blueprints.
Earlier this month I mentioned a nice library providing a great customizable UI for working with the camera. Here's an open source component for working with photos providing an interface inspired ...
13 tips and tricks about Xcode, while eating a Scotch bonnet pepper. Spicing Up Xcode was presented by Zev Esienberg at Raizlabs' 3rd Lightning Talks.
With KFWatchKitAnimations, iOS developers will now be able to record arbitrary CocoaTouch animations from the iPhone/iPad simulator at 60 FPS. The recordings are a pre-rendered sequence of static images, which when played sequentially will form a high frame-rate animation, which is exactly how the Watch guidelines state the animations should be implemented as
A "hamburger" sidebar menu control written entirely in swift. It presents a menu over the current visual contents (i.e: Above the current UINavigationController). It's easy to integrate using storyboards.
Detects the hardware, software and display of the current iOS or Mac OS X device at runtime.
Collection of simple, extensible, easy to use pickers. Inspired by ActionSheetPicker.
A simple iOS and OS X library for retrieving weather information using the Weather Underground API
Small objective-c library for iOS/OSX that provides better way to work with notifications from NSNotificationCenter.
`NSCalendar` has been quietly building a powerful set of methods for accessing and manipulating dates. From new ways of accessing individual date components and flexibly comparing dates to powerful date interpolation and enumeration methods, there's far too much to ignore. Make some room in your calendar and read on for more.
A custom reusable circular slider control. Values range is between minimumValue and maximumValue (from 0 to 1 by default).
Chris Hulbert, Splinter Software, is a freelance iOS developer based in Sydney, Australia.