View controller transitions with UIKit Dynamics – Part 2

This article is a follow-up to the previous blog post and shows yet another way to implement animated view controller transitions using UIKit Dynamics. Before iOS7, it wasn’t easy to create custom transitions between view controllers and, more often than not, developers limited themselves to using the classic push and modal presentations and their standard Continue reading…

 

View controller transitions with UIKit Dynamics – Part 1

There currently are several methods to implement custom transitions between view controllers, other than the standard modal and push / pop transition, well known since the first days of iOS. Most commonly, custom transitions involve using the UIViewControllerAnimatedTransitioning protocol. It enables to create interesting animations when view controllers appear on the screen, either automatically or Continue reading…

 

UIKit Dynamics overview

Introduction UIKit Dynamics was introduced in iOS7 as part of the general trend of replacing the skeuomorphic elements in user interface design by more subtle, motion based effects. Dynamics is a set of UIKit APIs that operate as an internal physics engine and emulate real world 2D animation behaviors applied to the elements visible on Continue reading…