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by Aaron Brethorst | April 27, 2013

Hi all, WWDC is upon us! And, if you didn’t buy tickets in the first two minutes, it sounds like you’re not going to be going. On the plus side of things, Apple will be posting session videos during the conference, so you’ll be able to learn all about what’s coming in iOS 7 and Mac OS X 10.9. (At least, I assume they’re both being announced.)

All the best,
Aaron

p.s. we’re still looking for more folks...


App of the Week: Distant Suns

by Aaron Brethorst | April 27, 2013

Distant Suns

Distant Suns has been your personal guide to the cosmos since 1985. First on the desktop,...


Control of the Week: ChatHeads

by Aaron Brethorst | April 27, 2013

ChatHeads

ChatHeads is a new feature in Facebook.app 6.0 where little bubbles appear in the iOS app when somebody sen...


Weekly Roundup

by Aaron Brethorst | April 20, 2013

Hi everyone, and welcome to our weekly roundup! I hope you enjoyed all of the developer interviews we’ve posted. If you didn’t have a chance to see them, I highly recommend checking them out!


App of the Week: Travel Altimeter Lite

by Aaron Brethorst | April 20, 2013

Travel Altimeter Lite


Our app of the week is Travel Altimeter Lite, a simple and ...


Control of the Week: TSMessages

by Aaron Brethorst | April 20, 2013

TSMessages

This framework provides an easy to use class to show little notification views on the top of th...


Hon Cheng - Cocoa Developer Interview

by Aaron Brethorst | April 16, 2013

Cocoa Controls: Who are you? What do you do?

Hon Cheng: I’m Hon Cheng, an iOS developer based in Singapore. I enjoy both design and coding, and especially love creating custom UIs. I got started with open-source projects like PaperFold to share that passion.

I co-founded buUuk, a mobile application development company in Sing...


Sponsored by HelpShift

by Aaron Brethorst | April 13, 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', '~> 2.0.0'

This week’s Weekly Roundup is brought to you by HelpShift, the integrated Help Desk for native apps. I’ve tried out HelpShift and I must say I couldn’t be happier. It is, by far, the best support system I’ve used for my apps, and the easiest to integrate.


Weekly Roundup

by Aaron Brethorst | April 13, 2013

Welcome to our weekly roundup! Beyond our usual assortment of view components, we have a couple libraries for your perusal today: EtPanKit, an Objective-C interface for the IMAP and SMTP library used in the mail client Sparrow, and Nocilla, an HTTP stubbing library. Check them out and let us know what you think!

Additionally, this past week, we published interviews with three of my favorite people in the iOS d...


Nick Lockwood - Cocoa Developer Interview

by Aaron Brethorst | April 08, 2013

Nick Lockwood

Cocoa Controls: Who are you? What do you do?

Nick Lockwood: My name is Nick Lockwood, I live a double life:

By day I’m head of iOS development at a digital agency called AKQA in London.

By night I’m an open source library factory and aspiring indie App Store developer.

I also somehow find ...