Weekly Roundup

Aaron Brethorst | November 26, 2012

Hi all, and welcome to another weekly roundup! For those of you here in the United States, I hope you had a very happy Thanksgiving. I definitely did, and ended up doing a bit more ‘consuming’ than I necessarily expected to. But, that’s what a fantastic dinner and Amazon.com will do to you, I suppose…

We have an exciting week in store, and I can’t wait to tell you more about it! I wish I was ready to let you know what was up right now, but it involves some ...


Developer of the Week: Kieran Lafferty

Aaron Brethorst | November 26, 2012

As you know, normally we highlight a control of the week. This week, however, I’ve been completely enamored with the incredibly high quality work from Kieran Lafferty, a Canadian mobile developer. Kieran built a pair of really fantastic controls, KLSectionSelect and KLExpandingSelect, both licensed under Apache 2.0, that I highly recommend checking out. I’m proud to call Kieran our developer of the week.


Weekly Roundup

Aaron Brethorst | November 19, 2012

Hi everyone, and welcome to our weekly roundup! In case you missed it, I gave another presentation this week on UIAutomation, Apple’s automated UI testing framework. Thanks to everyone who watched it, and in case you missed it and want to see it, you can still catch the video and read through the slides online.

If you’re working on a new iOS app, or an update ...


Control of the Week: JFDepthView

Aaron Brethorst | November 19, 2012

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Our control of the week, JFDepthView, is from Jeremy Fox. This is an iOS project for presenting a modal style view in iPad with a 3D effect to add depth. Everything on the screen just before the view is presented is in...


Introduction to UIAutomation Testing on iOS (Video/Slides)

Aaron Brethorst | November 13, 2012

Thanks again to everyone who turned out today for the webinar! As promised, here are the slides, a recording of the video, and links to the resources I discussed.

About this talk: I talk about different forms of testing, UIAccessibility, UIAutomation, and how making your apps testable will help make them accessible to visually impaired users running iPhones or iPads.


Weekly Roundup

Aaron Brethorst | November 12, 2012

Howdy, and welcome to another Cocoa Controls weekly roundup! I wanted to let you know that I’ll be giving another free Introduction to UIAutomation webinar this Tuesday, November 13 at 12:30PM Pacific time (20:30 GMT). You can sign up for the webinar at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7967745497386748416. I hope you’ll join us! If you’re interested ...


Control of the Week: PaperFoldMenuController

Aaron Brethorst | November 12, 2012

This week’s Control of the Week is PaperFoldMenuController, by Hon Cheng, a terrific iOS developer (and all around great guy) based out of Singapore. PaperFoldMenuController is a UITabBarController replacement, but displays the view controllers in a table view on the left side of the screen. You can drag to hide/reveal the left menu. Selecting from the menu on the left changes the view controller on the right. PaperFoldMenuController uses view contro...


Weekly Roundup

Aaron Brethorst | November 05, 2012

Hello, and welcome to our weekly roundup! We kicked off this last week with a talk on Apple’s UIAutomation framework, and how to get started with automated UI testing for your iOS apps. If you missed the talk, you can either catch it here, or catch a repeat of the talk later this week! We’ll be announcing a specific date and time soon.

All the best,...


Control of the Week: REComposeViewController

Aaron Brethorst | November 05, 2012

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Our control of the week, REComposeViewController, was created by Roman Efimov, an iOS and Ruby developer in Chicago. It replicates the functionality of SLComposeViewController introduced in i...