iOS fade-in and fade-out Animation
Today just a small code snippet to create a nice fade-in-fade-out (or call it pulsating) effect on a given UIImage . To accomplish this within a UIView you have to do only a few steps: Create a UIImageView containing your image. Create the animation with its properties. Set the animation for the specific layer containing your image.
A infinite/endless paging UIScrollView
Infinity is a very powerful concept, so maybe my post title shouldn’t include this term. Anyway, I tried to create something similar to a infinite or endless paging scroll view. The idea is very simple: Create a view including a standard scroll view. Provide an interface to load views for each page on demand. Cache […]
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 opaque navigation bar).
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 application but it helps to focus the user on […]
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 applications.
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 to do:
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 animation. Create a new UIImageView instance and set images and animation duration. […]
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 button at the end of the table (like we can […]