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Floaty Balloon: How to Build a Flappy Bird Clone in 2 Hours

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll have probably heard of a little iOS game called Flappy Bird.<p>Whilst users went nuts over it, the iOS …

iOS Programming

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<i>Note: Even though the technology stack in iOS remained largely unchanged, the hybrid approach described further below in this article is overkill by</i> …

Blog home

<i>Note: While the techniques outlined in this article are still applicable, the iOS design landscape has changed since iOS 7, making a lot of them</i> …

How can I make a UITextField move up when the keyboard is present?

With the iOS SDK:<p>I have a UIView with UITextFields that bring up a keyboard. I need it to be able to:<p>Allow scrolling of the contents of the …

Objective-C

Easily Overlooked New Features in iOS 7

Did you know about these hidden gems in iOS 7?<p>iOS 7 has been out for some time now. By now, you’re undoubtedly aware of its groundbreaking visual …

Apps

Domain Name For Sale | Undeveloped

Buyer Protection Program<p>Undeveloped safeguards your purchase. You never have to worry! We protect every transaction through a careful escrow process, …

Mergers & Acquisitions

SKCore – A Simplification Toolset (Core Graphics, Autolayout and more)

<b>What is SKCore?</b><p>SKCore is a set of classes and categories created to simplify layout and drawing in code. The objective of SKCore is to take …

Flatastic Mobile UI Kit

Designers of mobile interfaces are becoming more prominent in today’s faced-paced web space. App designers are in high demand now particularly in …

A Custom Callout View for iOS

<i>Update: This is the post describing the original iOS 6-styled callout view. For an updated version, see the latest post.</i><i>Check out SMCalloutView on</i> …

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This tutorial will demonstrate how to handle and display thousands of points of data on an iOS map in a way people understand and enjoy.<p>We are going …

Data Modeling

How to float placeholder text into a label

Jared Verdi is the author of JVFloatLabeledTextField:<p>UITextField subclass with placeholders that change into floating labels when the field is …

Machine, Think!

• speech recognition and synthesis<br>• translate speech in real-time<br>• automatic subtitling of videos<br>• recommend music based on your mood or …

Deep Learning

Trigonometry for Game Programming: Part 1/2

Learn Trigonometry for Game Programming in this 2-part tutorial series, where you’ll learn the theory and then practice by making a space shooter …

Game Programming

Introduction to the TestFlight SDK

iOS7 interactive transitions

iOS 7 introduces a new way to implement custom transitions between view controllers. This post and accompanying project shows how we can use custom …

Table View Animations Tutorial: Drop-In Cards

Add some flair to your tables.<p><i>Update 8/6/14:</i> There is a brand new version of this tutorial fully updated for Swift – check it out!<p>The standard …

Background Fetch

Prior to iOS 7, developers were pretty limited in what they could do when their apps left the foreground. Aside from VOIP and location-based …

Text Kit Tutorial

<i>Update 9/30/14</i>: This tutorial has now been updated for iOS 8 and Swift, check it out!<p><i>Note from Ray</i>: This is an abbreviated version of a chapter from …

iOS Programming

A Short History of Text on iOS

The release of iOS 7 brings a lot of new tools to the table for developers. One of these is <i>TextKit</i>. TextKit consists of a bunch of new classes in …

iOS Programming

The Essential iOS 7 Developer's Guide

Whether you’ve struggled with Apple’s iOS 7 documentation, lacked access under the NDA, or just avoided reading it entirely, our iOS 7 Developer’s …