Weekly Roundup

Aaron Brethorst, April 02, 2012

Welcome to another weekly roundup! Our, uh, somewhat delayed Rails 3.2 upgrade is in the final throes of development and should be online by the time you read the next weekly roundup.




RDActionSheet is a class that allows you to make easy-to-customize action sheets with several attractive button colors. MIT licensed.

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Facebook Photo Picker

Similar to UIImagePickerController, FacebookPhotoPickerController lets your app’s users pick photo from their Facebook albums. Depends on the Three20 project. Licensed under Apache 2.0/BSD.

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RNExpandingButtonBar is a control similar to the action button in Path 2.0. A self-contained component, it doesn’t explicitly rely on any external images. MIT licensed.

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EZToastView displays an unobtrusive message to the user. It is short lived, semi-transparent, and non-interactive so the user can be textually notified without being forced to act. Commercially licensed, $12.

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A “showcase” view controller for iOS apps. Visualizes images, videos and PDF files beautifully! GPL licensed.

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A UITableView subclass that allows you to move rows without being in edit mode simply by tapping and holding the appropriate row. Modified BSD license.

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