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Coding Custom Graphics Course

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Code a custom Tab Bar in Xcode

Introduction In this tutorial we’ll use the newest features of iOS 6 and xcode 4.6 to create a stunning customized Tab Bar. As you’ll see, the new appearance protocol introduced by apple makes it really easy to customize your tab bar. However, there are a few gotchas that you need to be aware of. So […]

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How to Code a Custom iOS Nav Bar

Introduction Alright so the lower half of our app looks great. Now let’s add some allure to the top area! Ok, to do that, we’ll use Navigation Bars. Navigation bars can be added to your app as is, but in this tutorial we’ll use the “Navigation Controllers”. Add Navigation Controllers to the app To get […]

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How to Code Custom iOS List View

1.0 Introduction Of course, theming any interface element can add a distinctive feel to your applications, but doing so to tables can be especially rewarding, given how large they tend to be compared to other elements. In this guide, we’ll show you how to theme a UITableView by simply extending some of Apple’s builtin classes […]

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How to Code Custom iOS Buttons

1.0 Primer UIButtons (or simply, buttons) are among the most commonly used interface elements in iOS, yet in their default state, they’re some of the most offensively unadorned. Styling buttons is a great way to give your application that little something extra to really make it stand out from the rest. Fortunately, Apple has given […]

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