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by Aaron Brethorst | October 30, 2012

Hi everyone – We’re hosting a free webinar entitled Introduction to UIAutomation this morning (Monday, October 29) at 9AM Pacific/12PM Eastern. Come to http://www.cocoacontrols.com/posts/uiautomation-webinar-on-monday-9am-pacific to find the live video feed.

Edit: this already happened!


UIAutomation Webinar on Monday 9AM Pacific

by Aaron Brethorst | October 27, 2012

Update: the follow-up blog post is now live

Hi everyone – we’ll be hosting an introductory webinar on UIAutomation tomorrow, Monday, October 29th, at 9AM on Google Hangouts. We’ll be posting the link here, so check back Monday morning!


Introduction to UIAutomation, Apple's Automated UI Testing Framework

by Aaron Brethorst | October 30, 2012

Earlier today, I gave a webinar entitled Introduction to UI Automation. I want to thank all of the people who watched, and to all of you who asked questions, too.

UIAutomation is Apple’s framework for automated UI testing on iOS. You write your tests in Javascript, and are able to run them via Apple’s Instruments app either via a GUI interface or from the command line. Running from the GUI is challenging due to pro...


Weekly Roundup

by Aaron Brethorst | October 22, 2012

Hi everyone, and welcome to another Cocoa Controls weekly roundup! It’s an exciting week all around. First up, we’re planning on hosting a talk on iOS app testing and UIAutomation by yours truly on October 29th, next monday. I’ll be going over the reasons why you want to test your app, what makes UIAutomation cool, and some of the basics on how to use it.

We want to get a sense for how many people are interested, and what the best time is. So, to that ...


Weekly Roundup

by Aaron Brethorst | October 15, 2012


Social Media Site Sharing with the iOS6 SDK

by Christine Abernathy | October 15, 2012

Christine Abernathy, an engineer on the Developer Relations team at Facebook, was nice enough to write this great article on sharing content via Facebook on iOS 6. Let us and her know what you think in the comments.

Also, if this is your first time here, we offer the best collection of curated open source components for iOS apps around. Check out what we have to offer!

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Control of the Week: SMCalloutView

by Aaron Brethorst | October 15, 2012

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This week’s control of the week comes from Nick Farina, the cofounder of Meridian, a maker of apps for places in Portland, Oregon (hey Nick, I’d love to see indoor maps for all Kroger...


Weekly Roundup

by Aaron Brethorst | October 08, 2012


Control of the Week: LXReorderableCollectionViewFlowLayout

by Aaron Brethorst | October 08, 2012


Weekly Roundup

by Aaron Brethorst | October 01, 2012

Hello, and welcome to another weekly roundup! I have the good fortune of writing this post from Boston (instead of my normal ‘sunny’ Seattle), where I am attending the Business of Software conference. If you haven’t heard of it before, I highly recommend checking out the website and some of the talks from previous years.

I’m really excited about hearing from other small, scrappy software developers about creating sustai...