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Weekly Roundup: Squircles

Aaron Brethorst | April 19, 2014 | Comments

WWDC is fast approaching, and with it comes inevitable change. It seems highly likely that the next version of Mac OS X will feature an iOS-inspired, squircle-laden user interface overhaul. Meanwhile, the nascent wearables market is seeing one of its first casualties, with a scoop from CNet that Nike will be shutting down their F...


Control of the Week: EBPhotoPages

Aaron Brethorst | April 19, 2014 | Comments

EBPhotoPages

EBPhotoPages

Weekly Roundup: Memories of Safari

Aaron Brethorst | April 13, 2014 | Comments

Once upon a time, Apple was no longer a "beleagured" computer maker, but also was not yet the world's most valuable maker of computers and consumer electronics. Mac OS X was downright lickable, and you'd use Internet Explorer 5 for Mac to browse the web from your toilet seat-looking iBook (mine ran at an acceptable 300MHz) while listening to MP3s downloaded from the recently defunct Napster. Maybe you'd burn some of them to CD to listen to on your Discman. Mac OS X's developer docume...


Control of the Week: PWParallaxScrollView

Aaron Brethorst | April 13, 2014 | Comments

PWParallaxScrollView

PWParallaxScrollView

Weekly Roundup: "No Sleep til Dub-Dub"

Aaron Brethorst | April 06, 2014 | Comments

WWDC's dates were officially announced this week, and (thankfully!) the seemingly arbitrary system of the past for allocating tickets based upon whether you happened to wake up at the right time has been replaced with a far more fair lottery system. Last year I made a bingo card for the week's announcements, and my predictions were generally pretty good, although I am really bummed out that iOS 7 didn't include any nods towards ...


Control of the Week: COSTouchVisualizer for iOS

Aaron Brethorst | April 06, 2014 | Comments

COSTouchVisualizer

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COSTouchVisualizer

Weekly Roundup: Work and Play

Aaron Brethorst | March 29, 2014 | Comments

Did you know that Apple doesn't offer a tablet OS "that lets you work and play"? Yeah, I wasn't aware of that, either. Fortunately, our long nightmare of not being able to work and play on the iPad is finally over with this past week's release of


Control of the Week: FXForms

Aaron Brethorst | March 29, 2014 | Comments

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Weekly Roundup: My First Tweet

Aaron Brethorst | March 22, 2014 | Comments

Over the past couple of years, I've developed a small arsenal of tools that are incredibly important for me as an iOS developer. Some are pretty obvious: GitHub, Instruments, Reflector, and Spark Inspector, for instance. Others are less well-known, or more subtle: GitHub's Objective-C trending page, objc.io, and......


Control of the Week: RPSlidingMenu

Aaron Brethorst | March 22, 2014 | Comments

RPSlidingMenu

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