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Control of the Week: SIAlertView

by Aaron Brethorst | June 01, 2013

SIAlertView

An UIAlertView replacement with block syntax and fancy transition styles. As seen in Grid Diary...


App of the Week: iComics

by Aaron Brethorst | June 01, 2013

iComics

A great-looking, simple comics reader for iPhone and iPad. It uses two open-source components from Cocoa Controls.

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WWDC 2013 Bingo

by Aaron Brethorst | June 01, 2013

For your amusement, I present to you the official Cocoa Controls WWDC 2013 bingo card. Any time a classic WWDC phrase is used, a particular person comes on stage, or a new feature is introduced, mark that cell on your bingo card. Five across, down, or diagonal wins!

Tim Cook

Mr. Cook is a freebie.

You can download a PDF by...


Weekly Roundup

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...