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Weekly Roundup

by Aaron Brethorst | February 23, 2013

Hello, everyone, and welcome to our weekly roundup! We have a ton of terrific, new controls for your viewing pleasure today, along with a great new app sample that shows off what you can do with Heroku and Core Data in just 3 minutes (but wait, there’s more!). Also, Google’s new Maps SDK for iOS was just widely released this week, and we’d love to see samples showing off what you can do with it.

One last item of note: we have some space for sp...


App of the Week: Minimalist Calculator

by Aaron Brethorst | February 23, 2013

Minimalist Calculator is a beautiful calculator app created by Horace Ho that uses six different controls and components featured here on the site. It’s a terri...


Control of the Week: SDScaffoldSync

by Aaron Brethorst | February 23, 2013

 SDScaffoldSync

Create a Cloud Syncing Mobile App in 3 Minutes.

Building an app that syncs its data in the cloud can be difficult. That’s where SDScaffoldSync comes into play. SDScaffold...


Weekly Roundup

by Aaron Brethorst | February 16, 2013

Hello everyone, and welcome to our weekly roundup! Ever wondered what it takes to get a top-rated control here on Cocoa Controls? Tope Abayomi, the creator of App Design Vault, had a guest post on our blog last week that gives six great tips on getting a lot of visibility here on our site. Take a look!

Also, I want to thank HelpShift for sponsori...


Sponsored by HelpShift

by Aaron Brethorst | February 16, 2013

I want to say a few words about HelpShift, our sponsor for the roundup. They reached out to us about sponsoring us because of the quality and capability of the developers who patronize our site. Please take a few minutes to check out their offerings. I feel very strongly about only featuring content on Cocoa Controls that I feel is worthy of your attention, and their product is no exception. Before we agreed to their sponsorship, I tried out their product and integrated it into an iOS app I...


App of the Week: Living Earth

by Aaron Brethorst | February 16, 2013

Backspaces

Just last night, I was playing around with Living Earth, a stunningly beautiful clock and weather app built around a...


Control of the Week: REActivityViewController

by Aaron Brethorst | February 16, 2013




REActivityViewController

Open source alternative to UIActivityViewController, highly customizable and compatible with iOS 5.0. It allows t...


6 Steps To Getting a Top Rated Control

by Tope Abayomi | February 14, 2013

Cocoa Controls has become the go-to location to get custom controls for your app. All you have to do is take a look the requests on StackOverflow for an Android version of the site and you can see that what Aaron has created here is truly unique.

Apps like eBay, Evernote and Facebook messenger use controls from here. Imagine the bragging rights you can get by sa...


Weekly Roundup

by Aaron Brethorst | February 09, 2013

Welcome to our weekly roundup! We have a bunch of cool stuff for you this week, ranging from a TechCrunch-featured app that draws heavily from Cocoa Controls, to a beautiful new calendar component from Square, and a ton of other great content.

Speaking of apps…Have you added your apps to the site, yet? Authors love to know who uses their controls, and we love to be able to feature great new apps that take advantage of the rich open source content available to iOS developers. Find ...


App of the Week: Moped

by Aaron Brethorst | February 09, 2013

Moped

On Friday, I saw a post on TechCrunch about...