Today Unity announced that the latest version of their Unity game engine now be free for indie iOS developers (developers earning $100,000 or less per year). This means you can publish to the iOS (and Android) platform without any royalties or licensing fees.
Some time ago I mentioned the excellent free augmented reality framework from Qualcomm called Vuforia.
Here’s an interesting example from Vivien Cormier called the iOS tangible detector for detecting objects that are placed on the screen. The library does this by detecting the distance between three points on the object, and making calculations about the size, and angle of the object based on the location of those points.
Here’s a video of the Tangible Detector in action:
I’ve mentioned a number of libraries to aid with adding social sharing capabilities within your apps such as ShareKit which allows you to quickly add social sharing within your apps for a wide variety of social networks – and Apple has added this capability for the major social networks.
Here’s a slick user interface control from Camden Fullmer that provides a circular menu interface with icons included for Facebook, Twitter, Google Drive, Pinterest, Dropbox, and Evernote sharing.
Welcome back to the weekly feature of the most popular new resources mentioned on the site in the past week.
This weeks most popular resource is a library that allows you to create high quality flat style user interface controls.
Here are the 3 most popular resources for the last week:
About a year ago I mentioned a useful library allowing you to send e-mail via the SMTP and IMAP protocols that automatically handles any message encoding.
Here’s a control allowing you to create a recipient bar styled similar to that found within the Mail App called TURecipientBar from David Beck.
TURecipientBar uses auto layout to keep everything aligned properly, a removable add button, a customizable look and more.
Here’s an image of TURecipientBar in action: