customize the User Interface on app iOS 5

customize the User Interface on app iOS 5

Many of the most popular apps on the App Store present standard iOS UI elements in a non-standard fashion:

  • Twitter employs a custom UITabBar
  • Instagram uses both a custom UITabBar and a custom UINavigationBar
  • Epicurious for iPad customizes elements of the standard split-view interface
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Sqlite Database Interaction Using FMDB

Sqlite Database Interaction Using FMDB

Introduction

In the age where Core Data is king, the database that started it all is often overlooked. I’m talking of course about sqlite. As you may or may not know, prior to core data, sqlite was the preferred method of storing relational data on iOS devices.

Although, most developers don’t interact with sqlite directly, they still use it under the hood as the primary data store for core data. This is great and all, but there are often times when raw sqlite is still the preferred storage method.

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custom ProgressView

custom ProgressView

DDProgressView is a custom progress view à la Twitter for iPhone.

DDProgressView works on both iOS and Mac OS. You must also compile the AppKitCompatibility.m file when targeting Mac OS.

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how to send E-mail In-App

how to send E-mail In-App

In this iOS SDK tutorial, I’ll demonstrate how to allow your users to send e-mail without leaving your application using the MFMailComposeViewController class. We will setup an e-mail template with recipients, a subject, body text, and even an image attachment.

The iOS SDK provides an easy to use, standard interface to allow your users to send and edit e-mail from within your own application. To do so, you will need to use the MFMailComposeViewController class. This view controller displays a standard mail interface and also provides the functionality to respond to user events performed on that interface. For instance, you the class will notify you if the user hit “send” or “cancel”.

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PDF Reader on iOS

PDF Reader on iOS

It’s the basic PDF reader/viewer app for fellow iOS developers struggling with wrangling PDF files onto iOS device
screens.The code is universal and does not require any XIBs (as all UI elements are code generated, allowing for greatest flexibility).It runs on iPad, iPhone and iPod touch with iOS 4.0 and up. Also supported are the Retina displays on iPhone 4 and iPod touch 4th generation and is ready to be fully internationalized. The idea was to provide a complete project template that you could start building from, or, just pull the required files into an existing project to enable PDF reading/viewing in your app(s).

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