elements design: ipad showcase template (psd) Everything you do with iPad, you do through its large, beautiful display. And when the display is better, the entire iPad experience is better. The Retina display on iPad features a 2048-by-1536 resolution, rich color saturation, and an astounding 3.1 million pixels. - apple High res (4096×4096) iPad showcase template. Enjoy! downloadsource Custom video player on the iPad / iPhone In Cocoa, you can use the MPMoviePlayerController to play .mov videos. The player controller provides you with standard video controls which are fine until you need to build something that is visually suitable for you application. Fortunately, you can hide the controls and build your own from scratch.
Eric Silverberg - Google+ - Here is a list of all of the iOS 3rd party APIs and… +Vous Recherche Images 20 Free GUI Templates for 'Flat' Web Design All of the UI templates and kits we have for you today have been designed in a Flat style. Meaning they have been created ‘without the usual gradients, pixel perfect shadows, and skeuomorphism…’ All of the kits are free, editable, and all are perfect for quickly creating web and mobile mockups. Flat UI Kit (PSD) Rampy Flat UI Kit (PSD) Flat Ui Kit (PSD)
5 Third Party iOS Libraries I Have Found Useful Lately (iPhone Programming Tutorials) 5 Third Party iOS Libraries I Have Found Useful Lately (iPhone Programming Tutorials) Posted on August 24, 2012 Posted by brandontreb at iPhone Programming Tutorials As I mature as a developer, I try to rely on other people’s code more an more. Thinking like a Bézier path Rounded corners is a very common visual style on iOS. Since every view on iOS is backed by a layer, it can be acheived in just one line of code. myView.layer.cornerRadius = myCornerRadius; But that wont work if we only want to round one corner. The cornerRadius property on CALayer is not like CSS.
Geofencing with Core Location With the release of iOS 4, the Core Location framework received a significant update by providing support for geofencing. Not only can an application be notified when the device enters or exits a geofence, the operating system also notifies when the application is in the background. This addition to the Core Location framework fits neatly in Apple's endeavor to support multitasking on iOS. This opens up a number of possibilities, such as performing tasks in the background through geofencing and that is exactly what this tutorial is about. What is Geofencing? Geofence
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iOS 5 Tutorial: Creating a Custom Tab Bar Controller I'm currently revamping an iPhone app that I made for the New Student Orientation Program at Columbia University. The app has this beautiful custom tab bar that my friend designed and so I am re-implementing it for iOS 5. I literally just spent the last three hours figuring out how to do this so hopefully I can save you all time. Finished Product:
Instantiate a view controller using a storyboard identifier in Xcode In order to instantiate a view controller using a storyboard identifier in Xcode, you first need to assign a Storyboard ID to your view controller. In order to do this: (1) select the storyboard file in your project (2) select the view controller that you would like to instantiate (3) with the view controller highlighted select the identity inspector in the utilities on the right-hand side of the window (4) give your view controller a Storyboard ID
Building Custom Map Annotation Callouts – Part 1 - Asynchrony Blog The iPhone’s Map Annotation Callouts are very useful for displaying small amounts of information when a map pin (annotation) is selected. One problem with the standard callouts present in iOS is the inability to change the height of the callout. For example, you may want to display a logo or other image that is taller than the default callout. Or you may want to display an address and phone number on separate lines under the title.
iOS Accessibility – A Useful Guide For Testing It’s scary to think, but around 7 years ago (I think!) I use to do a fair amount of web accessibility testing work. It was still an evolving and much discussed topic. Pitching an app? Appgyver says it can deliver gorgeous prototypes & more (exclusive) Got an idea for an iPhone app? These days, you can mock up a quick and dirty prototype to show colleagues and customers, before you commit to actually building the thing. A startup called Appgyver (conveniently rhymes with “ MacGyver “) has developed a set of app prototyping tools for developers and product managers. To build out its product suite, the company today raised an additional $325,000 in seed funding.