From the monthly archives:

March 2011

Core Animation Presentation

by Bob McCune on March 13, 2011

This past week I gave a presentation on Core Animation to the Minnesota CocoaHeads user group. Core Animation is a truly amazing framework and is really the magic ingredient in the iOS user experience. Understanding how to effectively use it can allow you to add new levels of realism and interactivity to your apps. As […]

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iOS 101: Pattern Images

by Bob McCune on March 8, 2011

A common need in an iOS app is to tile a background image on a UIView. It’s trivial to implement, but not particularly obvious if you’re new to the platform. The solution is to set the view’s backgroundColor property to a UIColor instance created from your pattern image. For instance, the following code will create […]

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