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Johann Dowa

Best Resources In iOS Development – August 15th 2011

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Welcome to the site, and another edition of the best iOS development resources showing the iPhone and iPad development resources featured on this site in the last 7 days ordered by popularity.

This week features a long overdue update to a marketing resource to this site, an interview about a newly avaiable Cocos2D game kit, along with a collection of open source examples, and libraries.

Here are the resources:

iOS App Review Sites – 116 Sites To Promote iPhone And iPad Apps – A listing of sites that review iOS apps organized by traffic with contact information shown for those openly seeking apps to review.

An Interview With Ray Wenderlich About The Cocos2D Space Game Starter Kit – An intereview about the Space Game Starter Kit providing insight into what is new and different, and unseen in other game tutorials online.

Open Source: Flipboard Style Transitions And Reader Example For iPad – An open source example of a beautiful reader like the Flipboard reader with middle of the page flipping animations, article zooming, and more.

Open Source: Library For Easier Gesture Recognizers, Scrolling Views, And TableViews In Cocos2D – A multi-purpose Cocos2D library recreating UIKit components specifically for use within Cocos2D apps.

Tutorial: Build A Multiplayer Cocos2D Game That Runs On Your Own Server – A tutorial demonstrating how to create a multiplayer game and your own server for the game.

Example: Tesseract Optical Character Recognition (OCR) Demo With Source – An example demonstrating the excellent OCR capabilities of the Tesseract open source library on the iPhone.

Tutorial: Creating 2.5D iOS Games With Unity 3D – A step by step tutorial showing how to create a simple 2.5D game with Unity 3D with many extremely useful screenshots so you can easily navigate Unity 3D’s visual tools.

Tutorial: How To Get Code Coverage Data In Xcode 4 And Improve Your Testing With It – A tutorial demonstrating how to set up code coverage in Xcode 4 for improved unit testing.

Open Source: Grid View Library For Springboards, Image Collections And More – A very useful library that allows you to easily set up a collection of images in a grid that can be used as a Spring Board, gallery and more.

Open Source: Cocos2D Tile Map Based Game, iPad Text Editor, And Music Synthesizer Apps – Several new additions to the Open Source iOS apps listing.

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