Adaptive Layout: Part 1 – Understanding the concepts

Since 2007 and the first generation of iPhone, with its 3.5-inch screen and 320×480 pixel resolution, Apple has continuously accelerated the release cycle of new devices and families of devices with different screen sizes, resolutions and pixel densities, and there is no sign of slowing down. The successive iOS versions followed along, but before iOS6 Continue reading…

 

Auto Layout and constraints animation

Animations are an essential aspect of iOS and have become increasingly important in its latest versions. Besides providing a fun and immersive user experience, they play a major role in highlighting through motion the important parts of the content and complement the static hierarchy of information. There are multiple ways views can be animated in Continue reading…

 

Custom UILabel with glyph layout

You may have noticed that several popular iOS apps make use of text visual effects to create unique user interfaces and enhance the user experience. Animating the text isn’t a very common thing yet and could help set you app apart in the crowded App Store. But, as any kind of animation, it should be Continue reading…