Learn how to blur views and add vibrant text in iOS 8! Note from Ray: This is an abbreviated version of a chapter from iOS 8 by Tutorials released as part of the iOS 8 Feast to give you a sneak peek of what’s inside the book.
ZSSRichTextEditor is a beautiful Rich Text WYSIWYG Editor for iOS. It includes all of the standard editor tools one would expect from a WYSIWYG editor as well as an amazing source view with syntax highlighting.
ParallaxBlur aims the be an easy-to-use implementation of a UITableController with a parallax header. It is screen resolution independant, orientation indendant, and will automatically adjust if there is a navigation bar in place.The user interaction is fairly straightforward. The header image blurs as you scroll up, leaving a 60 pixel area always visible, and expands out the header image if you pull down, while at the same time making the overlay views transparent.
This month, Brian Moakley, Marin Todorov, and myself will demonstrate these three popular frameworks used to make 2D iOS games - and then have a crazy debate about which is the "one true best" way to make iOS games!