Vfr/Reader. BuiltWith Technology Lookup. Onswipe. Create an interactive magazine for the iPad. PadCMS. PipeBytes - Free and easy file transfers. iPad Content Publishing Platform. (ARC) Automatic Reference Counting Tutorial And Guide Page. Automatic reference counting (ARC) was introduced in the iOS 5 sdk to free Objective-C programmers from having to handle memory management by making memory management the job of the compiler.
If you developer with Objective-C prior to the iOS 5 SDK or talked to Obj-C programmers then you are probably aware of how tedious task memory management could become. When using ARC there is no need for retain and release calls, and not only that in many cases ARC can provide a significant performance increase. You can read many of the fine details about automatic reference counting in the official documents on the LLVM website here. On this page you’ll find tutorials and guides giving a general overview of ARC and handling specific cases.
If you’d like to submit an ARC related tutorial you can do so here. Other iOS 5 SDK related tutorials can be found on the iOS 5 tutorial page. ManiacDev.Com ARC tutorials: iPhone and iPad Design Templates and How to Use Them. There is a lot of “process” that goes into designing for mobile devices, but sometimes you just wanna jump in and get your hands dirty!
This post is designed to give you the tools you’ll need and the basic design and technical requirements to get you up and running quickly. Standard Screen Sizes and Icon Sizes If you haven’t read the Apple Interface Guidelines for iPhone and iPad yet, you should. Shuhongwu/leaves-zoom-enhanced. Full List of Cydia Sources – 2012. Scito te ipsum. iOS Newsstand Tutorial - Viggiosoft Blog. A new way to distribute magazines Since the beginning of the iPad era, one of the most appreciated features in the tablet has been the possibility to read magazines and newspapers.
Practically all major publishers (and a lot of minor) have created their own magazine and newspaper apps and the first in-house experiments have grown with increasingly better applications. Besides a lot of software companies followed this path, the major ones by providing their own publishing system and a lot of other start-ups simply exist to offer their services to create custom apps for their customers.
While Apple in the time applied several regulations, e.g. limiting the possibility to purchase issues outside the In App Purchase system, or introducing a subscription mechanism, it behaved before iOS 5 mainly as an observer, limiting its own participation in the app arena with the iBooks app, dedicated to books. So how a Newsstand app differ from other apps? Application setup Basic app. Newsstand and Subscriptions - Viggiosoft Blog. Two different concepts In my previous article on the subject I explained how to create an app that supports the Newsstand feature introduced by Apple with iOS 5.
The concepts explained in that post provide the technical references needed to build an app that is able to retrieve and download any new content, even in the background, and update the cover-like icon in the Newsstand app. Unfortunately while technically an app build in this way is completely functional, it wouldn’t be approved by Apple if sent for review. The reason for this is that Apple requires that each app compatible with Newsstand must offer its contens using an iTunes managed subscription. Subscriptions are a rather new concept. How to make a magazine app in iOS – Part I. Introduction One of the most appreciated features by iPad users is the possibility to read books, magazines and newspapers.
Practically all major publishers are in the App Store with apps dedicated to their products but there also many other minor publishers, in every country, that entered in the iOS world with one or more apps. How to make a magazine app in iOS – Part II. Welcome to the second part of this tutorial.
Previous in the series:How to make a magazine app in iOS – Part I. The iPod touch Weblog - Apple News, Tricks, and Themes. Update 2: August 17, 2011 The TechExxpert guide has been updated to fully allow Xcode 4.1 to work.
Work fast with an innovative code editor that works well with other Edge Tools & Services. Learn more about Edge Code → Edge Inspect CC Preview and inspect your web designs on mobile devices. How to Virtualize OS X Lion on Windows. Update: Fixed down hard drive files (February 8, 2012).
Sorry about the delay guys, this page has been updated so that Xcode 4.1 does not crash anymore. (August 17, 2011). If you've tried to virtualize previous versions of OS X, you know that it is a very tedious and time consuming process. This new guide works by giving you a simple VMWare Image. This means that the OS has already been pre-configured on a hard drive. This guide will show how to setup a fully working OS X Lion 10.7 on a Windows machine. Requirements A laptop or desktop computer that supports virtualization (most newer computers do). An updated video has been made of all the new steps: 1. Digitalpubsuite_help.pdf (application/pdf Object) App Store-safe Page Curl animations. Update February 22, 2013: Please do not use the code I present in this article anymore.
The iOS SDK has progressed tremendously since I wrote this post in 2010, and now provides a native implementation of the page curl gesture/animation in the form of UIPageViewController. This API is a lot more flexible and easier to use than the Leaves project discussed here. Even if its usefulness is questionable, the page curl has become one of the signature effects of Apple’s iOS devices so it is no surprise that many developers would like to implement this effect in their apps. iBooks on the iPad doing a page curl. iOS Development Videos. Adding In App Purchase to your App With iPhone 3.0 SDK you can request payment for subscriptions, additional game levels, or other content from within your applications.
This session covers the entire purchase life cycle for in-app payments, including use of the Store Kit APIs, the product submission process, proper product presentation, purchase authentication, and transaction validation. Download: Video System Requirements To watch the streaming version of this video, use the latest version of Safari on a Mac running OS X Lion or later. Tom Brow. Baker Ebook Framework 3.2. Laker compendium – Designing digital publications in HTML5.