It’s official! Apple is going to host its upcoming event on September 12 at Apple Park campus. While Apple didn’t mention anything about the event, everyone expects it’ll announce the next-generation iPhone model with an edge-to-edge display.
Along with the iPhone announcement, we expect the GM version of iOS 11 and Xcode 9 will be released some time this month. At AppCoda, we’re all hard at work updating our books for the new version of iOS. You’ll hear more updates later this month.
As always, we have a nice collection of tutorial for your weekend reading. Hope you’ll have a great weekend!
CAReplicatorLayer can be a really great - and easy to use - tool for certain types of rendering and animations. You could - for example - use it to implement tiled backgrounds, custom loading animations or other things that usually require some form of repeated pattern.
If you put thought into the mentioned pros and cons, and use them to make your design decision, you should be able to make a profound choice of whether to build a template or theme manually, or if a ready-made layout is sufficient.
Here is a framework for creating a predictable & harmonious spacing system for faster design-dev handoff enabling design & development teams to use spacing deliberately for improved readability and consistency in product.
This article will go through a designer process cycle starting from research, research synthesis, interaction design, prototyping to validation, and highlight tools in each phase that help designing and collaboration easier.