Animations can add a lot of magic to your application. They can be used to impress your users with great effects and give important user feedback to encourage a positive behavior. Creating animations using the Apple supplied UIView API is quite easy and by using UIViewAnimationOptions correctly, you can either create or improve the animations … Continue reading Tutorial: Improving your animations with UIViewAnimationOptions
Taking and sharing photos is an important feature of many apps. Using the UIImagePickerViewController is a simple and easy way of enabling your user to either take a new photo or get an existing one from the user's photo library. Tutorial: First of all, we want to start a new single application template project. We … Continue reading Tutorial: Creating a UIImagePickerController
This is quite a neat effect that you can add to any of your views on your app. Essentially as you move your phone, the accelerometers inside predict the orientation changes of the phone and provide this movement to your view. It is a great trick to help bring attention to prominent views or images in your app.
Creating custom UIViews can be very useful for many reasons; code reusability, view controller code reduction and improve maintainability. It enables you to build one component and use it in multiple places around your application. This will reduce the total number of lines in your project and enable you to make changes to your component … Continue reading Tutorial: Creating custom UIViews
It is an essential part of software development to handle errors correctly and iOS development is no different. It is important to reduce the impact of the error to your user and inform your user clearly if an action is required.
iOS Sharesheets are a great way to allow your users to share content from your app. This is a great way to provide your users with the ability to share your app with their network of friends and family for you. A recommendation from somebody you trust is both more powerful than an advertisement and free for the app owner. It is also very easy to do.