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Weekly Roundup: Slow and Steady Wins the Race

by Aaron Brethorst | December 28, 2013

Happy new year, everyone! As 2013 draws to a close, I just want to thank you all again for your support. Cocoa Controls would be nothing without its community, which means you. Without your apps, or your open source controls the site wouldn't be worth much.

2013 was also a big year for Apple and iOS, with Apple releasing the most significant set of changes to the operating system since its original release in 2007, a much-needed overhaul of the Mac Pro, somehow managing to shove both...


Control of the Week: EZAudio

by Aaron Brethorst | December 28, 2013

EZAudio

EZAudio

Weekly Roundup: Inter-app communication tools and 18 other spectacular controls

by Aaron Brethorst | December 21, 2013

Happy holidays, everyone! As 2013 draws to a close, I've been seeing the inevitable flurry of both retrospective and forward-looking posts on the Internet, and I've compiled a list of some of my recent favorites for you, which you can find in What We're Reading. I'll draw up some thoughts about 2013 and 2014 for you for next week, so stay tuned for that.

Beyond that, we have a ridiculously good batch of controls for you to peruse this week, including several controls that ta...


Control of the Week: IntentKit

by Aaron Brethorst | December 21, 2013

IntentKit

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IntentKit

Weekly Roundup: Auto Layout tutorial video, free gesture graphics, and much more!

by Aaron Brethorst | December 14, 2013

The holiday season is upon us, and—regardless of how you may celebrate it—it bears repeating that you will not be celebrating it by releasing new versions of your apps in the App Store. The annual iTunes Connect shutdown is less than a week away, so either get your apps in pronto or hang onto them until the 27th!

Our "What We're Reading" section is a bit mislabeled this week. Half of ...


Sponsored by HelpShift

by Aaron Brethorst | December 14, 2013

We're delighted to have Helpshift back as our sponsor this week. Check out their new CocoaPod for even faster integration into your iOS apps:


pod 'Helpshift', '~> 4.0.0'

Helpshift is the first help desk built for iOS and Android apps.

Message your users in-app. Enable self-service with native FAQs. Get 5-star reviews.

I've tried out Helpshift and I must say I couldn't be happier. It is, by far, the best support system I've ...


Control of the Week: EFCircularSlider

by Aaron Brethorst | December 14, 2013

EFCircularSlider

EFCircularSlider

Weekly Roundup: iOS 7 Usage Up to 74%, Plus Create Animations Without Writing Code

by Aaron Brethorst | December 07, 2013

I think that the rapid uptake of new versions of iOS, coupled with the relatively homogenous nature of the device ecosystem is one of the most underappreciated advantages iOS has over Android, at least for developers. Even so, supporting iOS 6 and 7 across iPhone and iPad can be a serious undertaking. I can't imagine trying to support a popular app on Android, where you have to deal not just with a wide range of operating system versions, but also a staggeringly large number of devices, many o...


Control of the Week: Canvas

by Aaron Brethorst | December 07, 2013

Control of the Week: Canvas

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App of the Week: Swipes

by Aaron Brethorst | December 07, 2013

App of the Week

Swipes
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