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Johann Dowa

Open Source Library For Easily Customizing UIKit Controls With Shadows, Gradients, And More

iOS 5 added new was to modify the built-in UIKit controls adding a number of customizations, and previously I mentioned a tutorial on how to use the UIKit control customization features on the iOS 5 tutorial page.

Today I came across a library that allows you take things another step further providing a deeper level of customization for UITableView’s, the UINavigationBar and UITabBar.

This library provides a number of you can easily add shadowing, gradients, modify the corners and more.

Here are a couple of screenshots displaying some customized tableview’s and cells:

The Library is PrettyKit from Victor Pena, and can be found on Github here.

Makes it very easy to add some common customizations.

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