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Create Your Own Level Editor: Part 2/3

Create Your Own Level Editor: Part 2/3

In this second part of the tutorial, you will implement a portion of the editing capabilities of your level editor. You’ll work through adding popup menus, dynamically positioning and sizing your objects on screen, and much more.

Barbara Reichart Barbara Reichart
  • iOS
  • Gaming
  • Skill: Skill Level: Hard
Create Your Own Level Editor: Part 1/3

Create Your Own Level Editor: Part 1/3

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to make a level editor for the Cut the Rope clone that was previously covered on this site. Using the level editor you can easily make new levels. All you have to do is drag and drop the ropes and pineapples to where you like them.

Barbara Reichart Barbara Reichart
  • iOS
  • Gaming
  • Skill: Skill Level: Hard
Background Modes in iOS Tutorial

Background Modes in iOS Tutorial

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed or follow me on Twitter. Thanks for visiting!Beginning with iOS 4, you can design your apps to stay suspended in memory when users push the home button. Even though the app is in memory, its operations are paused until the user starts […]

Gustavo Ambrozio
  • iOS
  • Skill: Skill Level: Hard
Objectively Speaking 2: A Crash Course in Objective-C for iOS 6

Objectively Speaking 2: A Crash Course in Objective-C for iOS 6

This is the 2nd post by iOS Tutorial Team Member Linda Burke, an indie iOS developer and the founder of canApps. If you are a software developer skilled in another platform, but want to start learning iPhone development (and hence Objective-C) – this is the tutorial series for you! This tutorial picks up where the […]

Linda Burke
  • iOS
  • Skill: Skill Level: Easy
Readers’ App Reviews – April 2013

Readers’ App Reviews – April 2013

Just because Apple didn’t announce anything this month, that didn’t stop you guys! There were a ton of apps submitted this month. Keep reading for some app reviews for awesome apps made by your fellow readers!

Ryan Poolos Ryan Poolos
  • Review
Core Graphics Tutorial: Curves and Layers

Core Graphics Tutorial: Curves and Layers

In this tutorial, you will learn the Core Graphics drawing model and how it dictates the order in the order that you draw your shapes. You’ll also learn how to draw Quadratic and Bezier curves as well as applying transforms to existing shapes. Finally, you’ll use Core Graphics layers to clone your drawings with the ease and style of a James Bond super-villian.

Brian Moakley
  • iOS
  • Skill: Skill Level: Hard
Core Graphics Tutorial: Patterns

Core Graphics Tutorial: Patterns

In this Core Graphics tutorial, you’re going to learn how to recreate a “grip” background pattern that is popular in many apps today. You know you’ve seen it out there – and you must admit, it looks pretty cool!

Ray Wenderlich
  • iOS
  • Skill: Skill Level: Hard
Core Graphics Tutorial: Glossy Buttons

Core Graphics Tutorial: Glossy Buttons

In this Core Graphics tutorial, you’re going to tackle a different practical example – how to customize a UIButton. In the process, you’ll learn how to draw rounded rects, how to easily tint your Core Graphics drawings, and reinforce some of the concepts you’ve already covered.

Ray Wenderlich
  • iOS
  • Skill: Skill Level: Hard
Core Graphics Tutorial: Arcs and Paths

Core Graphics Tutorial: Arcs and Paths

In this article, you’ll finally finish up your table view by adding the footer, and adding some finishing touches. You’ll also learn about drawing arcs and working more with clipping and paths along the way!

Ray Wenderlich
  • iOS
  • Skill: Skill Level: Hard
Core Graphics Tutorial: Shadows and Gloss

Core Graphics Tutorial: Shadows and Gloss

In this article, you’ll move on to customizing the header for the table. Along the way, you’ll solidify some of your existing knowledge, and learn how to draw shadows and gloss effects!

Ray Wenderlich
  • iOS
  • Skill: Skill Level: Hard
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