Custom UI, Easier Than You Think
Mark has been a Mac programmer since 1985 and a professional Unix programmer since 1990, gleefully ...View Details
Even though the built-in Cocoa Touch controls are easy to use and powerful, they're kind of boring. Adding your own special sauce can make your app look cooler and make it easier to use. And it's easier than you think. This session shows you, step by step, the design and implementation of a custom user interface (http://borkware.com/hacks/keiser-keyboard.mov). Starting from a simple jpeg, using custom views with a bit of Core Graphics and Core Animation, along with a little Delegation, and ending up with a fun piece of UI.