Weekly Roundup

Aaron Brethorst | December 30, 2012

Hi Everyone, happy holidays and happy new year! I hope you’re having a great week, and enjoying a little time off of work. We definitely have, but we’ve also been cooking up some cool, new stuff, both for authors of controls (commercial and non-commercial alike), and for consumers. We’ve had a great year here at Cocoa Controls:

  • We had almost seven times as many visitors this past month as we did in the period one year ago.
  • We’ve published 486 c...

Control of the Week: BCGenieEffect

Aaron Brethorst | December 30, 2012

Ever wished you could add that delete effect in Mail or Photos to your app? With BCGenieEffect, our control of the week, you should be able to do just that (although that trash can animation is liable to be a bit tricky). It replicates the OS X ge...


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Aaron Brethorst | December 23, 2012

Happy holidays to all of you from Marine and I! I want to thank everyone who participated in our survey; enough of you chose to have us donate to charity: water to give four families clean drinking water. We’ll be poring over of the data collected and using it to better focus our efforts on delivering more of what you want to see on Cocoa Controls in the new year. I, personally, am very excited!

All the best,
Aaron and ...


Control of the Week: STTweetLabel

Aaron Brethorst | December 23, 2012

Our control of the week, STTweetLabel, was written by Sebastien Thiebaud, an iOS developer in the Bay Area. STTweetLabel is a simple, custom UILabel view controller with certain words tappable like Twitter (#Hashtag, @People and http://www.link.com...


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Aaron Brethorst | December 16, 2012

Hi everyone, and welcome to our weekly roundup! We’ll be closing our survey on Monday evening and mailing out icon sets to everyone who requested one. Thanks for your patience! If you haven’t had a chance to respond yet, please do so now.

All the best,
Aaron



Control of the Week: SMPageControl

Aaron Brethorst | December 16, 2012

SMPageControl

Our control of the week, SMPageControl, was created by Spaceman Labs, the creators of—among other things—the super-cool looking SimDeploy. Check ...


Submit your ideas for new controls!

Aaron Brethorst | December 13, 2012

Need a new control? Found a cool, new app and need want to clone some core part of its user experience? Need help building it from someone with more experience? Or maybe you just don’t have time to build it? Help is on the way!

I just received an email from Kieran Lafferty, the author of the incredibly popular KLHorizontalSelect and...


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Aaron Brethorst | December 10, 2012

Hi everyone, and welcome to our weekly roundup. You have eleven days to get your apps published, prices changed, and IAPs configured before Apple shuts down iTunes Connect for the holidays! You don’t want to be left out in the cold (ha), as it were, and there are undoubtedly a lot of other apps that are going to be awaiting review, so get your changed in soon!

Also, our survey will be open for a few more days, and we’d love yo...


Control of the Week: NUI

Aaron Brethorst | December 10, 2012

Our control of the week, NUI, was written by Tom Benner, an iOS developer in San Francisco. NUI lets you style...


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Aaron Brethorst | December 03, 2012

Hello, and welcome to another weekly roundup! We have two items of note this week:

  • CocoaPods support
  • Take a survey to help us know what you want and we’ll donate $5 to charity, or give you a free set of icons for iOS apps!

I don’t know if you heard the news, but we rolled out support for CocoaPods on S...