December 11, 2014

Text Kit and color themes in iOS


this week’s iOS resources:

Text Kit

Text Kit Basics – a very nice overview of what it is
Text Kit tutorial (Swift) on Ray Wenderlich

Apple Development Videos – see “Architecting Modern Apps, Part 1”

See how technologies like Text Kit, Dynamics, and Auto Layout make it easy to build flexible, modern interfaces. Gain expanded control over your user interface with powerful new animation APIs to enable custom transitions


Color / Color Themes in iOS

This is from the HIG, you should really read the whole thing at some point, if you haven’t already:
And finally, some miscellaneous useful utilities:
Mirror your iOS device screen to your computer screen, and also record video of it:
(there is a full featured trial version, good for one week)
A screen recording app for Mac, useful for screenshots and screen recordings:

Fuad Kamal

With a background in biotechnology, Fuad began his career developing assays and cutting edge technologies around HIV research. From there he shifted into the bioinformatics arena, where he developed innovative information systems in Perl. He started playing with the Flash platform around the time Flash 4 was released, and later developed the flash interface for the Flight Information Display System (FIDS) that you see at pretty much every major airport around the world today. Fuad loves delving into new technologies and pushing technologies in novel directions. Currently he is focused on providing mobile strategy & development for the Health & Fitness markets. He is an iOS developer, teaches an Android & Kotlin college course, and is currently writing The Kotlin Book Fuad has often applied principals he learned from his study of the martial arts to mentoring others as well as taking a unique approach to problem solving. He has found that quite often, the barriers we set before us are more mental than anything else, and the key to overcoming them lies in understanding this concept.

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