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Weekly Roundup

by Aaron Brethorst | July 20, 2013

Hi all, and welcome to our weekly roundup! As I write this, the Apple Dev Center is in the midst of its single longest outage ever. Hopefully, by the time you read this, it will be back up and running. Meanwhile, the inexorable move towards a flatter, more gestural future continues unabated with the release of components like UI7Kit. Not that this will necessarily help either BlackBerry or Microsoft, both of whom saw their stocks tank after reporting poor sales numbers on their flagship device...


Sponsored by Helpshift

by Aaron Brethorst | July 20, 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', '~> 2.5.0'

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.


App of the Week: Google Maps

by Aaron Brethorst | July 20, 2013




Google Maps

According to Google Maps for iOS’ open source acknowledgement...


Control of the Week: UI7Kit

by Aaron Brethorst | July 20, 2013

UI7Kit




UI7Kit

Weekly Roundup

by Aaron Brethorst | July 13, 2013

Hello, and welcome to our weekly roundup! We have a great collection of new Cocoa-related stuff for you this week, including two complete applications and a number of other controls whose aesthetics should be easily adaptable to iOS 7.

Speaking of iOS 7, but obviously not in any specific terms, since it’s still under NDA, how are you planning on supporting it? Are you going to maintain compatibility with iOS 6, or are you going to go all-in on the new pla...


Control of the Week: SGSmokeScreenViewController

by Aaron Brethorst | July 13, 2013

SGSmokeScreenViewController

SGSmokeScreenViewController

Weekly Roundup

by Aaron Brethorst | July 06, 2013

Hello, and welcome to another weekly roundup! The iOS 7’ification of controls continues unabated with this week’s FlatUI, SevenSwitch, and FlatButtons. Check them out!

Best,
Aaron


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Control of the Week: FlatUI

by Aaron Brethorst | July 06, 2013




FlatUI

Easy to use User Interface elements w...


Weekly Roundup

by Aaron Brethorst | June 29, 2013

Welcome to our weekly roundup! Our redesign has been live for a bit more than a week, now. We’ve had a chance to sand off some rough edges, and fix a few silly bugs. So, what do you think about it? Like it? Want to see more of something, or less of something else? Let us know, we always love hearing from you.

Best,
Aaron


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Control of the Week: KLSwitch

by Aaron Brethorst | June 29, 2013

KLSwitch

An iOS 7 UISwitch clone that works on iOS 5+

This control is dual licensed: