Welcome back to another tutorial in our Core Graphics tutorial series! This tutorial series covers how to get started with Core Graphics – with practical examples.
In tutorial four, you learned how to make a custom glossy UIButton, just with Core Graphics.
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!
Along the way, you’ll reinforce some of the concepts you’ve already learned about drawing arcs and shadows, and you’ll learn how to use the built-in pattern drawing capabilities of Core Graphics.
So grip your keyboard and let’s get started! (more…)