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by Aaron Brethorst | May 25, 2013

A couple days ago, I posed a question on Twitter asking how many of you use CocoaPods (it actually got 17 replies. I’m not sure why Twitter is being weird about showing them). The consensus appears to be one of ‘yes’ or ‘soon’, with a handful of people who prefer Git submodules.

Currently, we allow you to tell us about apps of yours that use controls on the site, but there’s n...


Control of the Week: UIScrollSlidingPages

by Aaron Brethorst | May 25, 2013

UIScrollSlidingPages

Allows you to add multiple view controllers and have them scroll horizontal...


App of the Week: Ranger Rick's Tree House

by Aaron Brethorst | May 25, 2013

Ranger Rick

Man, this brings me back. I used to love to read Ranger Rick in the late 1980s. I’m delighted to see ...


Weekly Roundup

by Aaron Brethorst | May 18, 2013

Hi folks, welcome to our weekly roundup! We’re getting close to WWDC time, and rumors are flying about hardware refreshes, delays to Apple’s unannounced iRadio service (how can an unannounced product be delayed as far as the public is concerned? I know, I know…), and—of course—the de-Forstallification of iOS 7.

Meanwhile, Microsoft is set to unveil the new Xbox (Fusion?) this coming Tuesday. Although it won’t ship until late Fall, I̵...


App of the Week: Seesaw

by Aaron Brethorst | May 18, 2013

Seesaw

A very well-polished and executed app, Seesaw uses the peren...


Controls of the Week: PHFComposeBarView and MMDrawerController

by Aaron Brethorst | May 18, 2013

PHFComposeBarView

PHFComposeBarView

Weekly Roundup

by Aaron Brethorst | May 11, 2013

Welcome to our roundup! We have a phenomenal batch of controls for you this week. There are just some absolute gems in there. Make sure you take the time and check them all out. Also, in case you don’t read Hacker News, a series of blog posts have been showing up on the front page from a fellow named Trevor McKendrick, who has been writing about how to find profitable, unsaturated niches in the App Store. I think you’ll learn a ton from them, so make sure to read the whol...


Control of the Week: Home

by Aaron Brethorst | May 11, 2013

Home

Facebook Home port for iOS.

This is an attempt to replicate essential elements of the Facebook Home ex...


Sponsored by HelpShift

by Aaron Brethorst | May 11, 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', '~> 2.3.0'

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 | May 04, 2013

As Spring abruptly changes into Summer here in Seattle, I’ve been reflecting on what we can expect out of Apple and their Summer plans. First, WWDC is coming in just under a month-and-a-half. We know that iOS 7 and Mac OS X 10.9 are virtually guaranteed to be unveiled at the event. Also, word is that engineers are being pulled off the next Mac OS X release to help shor...