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Johann Dowa

Best Resources In iOS Development – September 19th, 2011

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Welcome to the site, and to another edition of the best resouces in iOS development.  Featuring the iPad and iPhone developer resources from this site in the last week in order of popularity.

If you listen to the tech sites, it looks like the iOS 5 GM seed should be coming very soon, and if they’re right this means an early October release of the iPhone 5.   So exciting times should bee soon ahead!

This week’s resources include an assortment of open source libraries, examples, and tutorials along with news of some new free services for iOS developers.

Here are the resources:

1. Tutorial: Develop An Angry Birds Like Game With Cocos2D And Box2D Step-By-Step – A great tutorial detailing how to create a working physics shooter style game similar to hit iOS games such as Angry Birds.

2. Tutorial: Easy Asynchronus UITableViewCell’s With Blocks And GCD – A very quick to implement tip to make your UITableViewCell’s asynchronous with sample code.

3. Example: iOS App Demonstrating Basic Usage Of The OpenCV Library – An app store app that has been open sourced that utilizes the OpenCV library.

4. Open Source: Boilerplate for iOS Apps Released With A Multitude Of Useful Code – A new project to create a useful resource for iOS developers that is inspired by the popular HTML5 boilerplate.

5. Tool: Debug Web Pages Viewed In The iOS Browser Remotely With Firebug Like Ease – An extremely useful tool that allows you to interactively debug web pages on your desktop while viewing them on your iOS device.

6. Tutorial: Get Ogre3D Running On iPhone And Build An Xcode 4 Ogre3D Template – A step-by-step guide on getting the Ogre3D graphics engine running on iPhone – and how to adapt the Mac template for building on the iOS platform.

7. Open Source: Library Allowing For Automatic Synchronization Between Portrait And Landscape Views – A project that allows you to create separate portrait and landscape views, and easily synchronize the two views without needing to write any adjustment code.

8. News: TestFlight Adds New Free Services To Make App Testing Easier – TestFlight has added a multitude of services free of charge to make testing easier such as in app updates, crash reporting, and in app questions.

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