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Transparent UIToolBar

Sometimes it is really necessary to have a transparent UIToolBar  within you iPhone app. Especially if you want to add a UIToolBar  to your UINavigationBar  you get some problems with overlaying backgrounds (UIBarStyleBlackOpaque  did not work for a toolbar on a black...

Custom Popover View

The possibility to show popover views (modal or non modal) is a really cool thing within the new iPhone OS 3.2. It allows you to display important information, request some input from the user or present some kind of navigation structure. Anyway, it depends on your...

iPad split view application

The split view is something very cool within the new iPhone OS 3.2. It allows us to visualize a master-detail view in a very simple manner. Combined with iPads’ big display of 1024×748 pixels it will be possible to create even better, more user-friendly and valuable...

iOS camera overlay view

Today I am going to show how we can add a custom overlay view to the standard iPhone video capturing functionality. First of all I have to say, that since the iPhone OS 3.1 is published, a custom overlay is really simple to achieve. There are only a few steps you have...

Custom Activity Indicator

Have you ever dreamed of your own custom activity indicator within your iPhone App? The class UIImageView provides a very useful and simple way to implement such a thing. The only thing you have to do is to: Provide a number of images that reflect your indicator...

UIButton in UITableView Footer

Once upon a time, there was a pretty UITableView  within my iPhone user interface. This table included some UITableViewCells  which were used to provide some information of a specific data record. At this time I thought that it would be nice to have a big red delete...