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Open Source: Rich Text-Editing View Using Core Text

Just yesterday I mentioned a tutorial on utilizing Core Text to create magazine style apps with rich text formatting and multiple columns, and I have previously mentioned the NSAttributed string additions library that was created to allow for easy display of formatted text using HTML without using a UIWebView. I’ve come across an open source…

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Open Source: Library Allowing For Tab Bars With An Infinite Number Of Items

The standard UITabbar on the iPhone is limited to displaying five items at once, and if you would like to give the user the option of more tab bar items those extra items will be typically selected through the more screen. I’ve come across a library that allows you to add an infinite number of…

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Open Source: Library And Guide For NinePatch Image Support On iOS Platforms

The NinePatch image was introduced by Google for the Android.  The key feature of the image format is defined stretchable areas so that the image could resize to fit content without degradation.  Google has also created tools so that Ninepatch images can easily be created, and if you are developing on Android then you probably…

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Open Source: Lightweight Asynchronous Networking Library For Easy Communication With Web Services

There are many networking libraries available.  Some are extremely complicated with a vast number of features.  This library is somewhat different and is extremely lightweight. What I really like about this library is how efficient it is to code.  By taking full advantage of Objective-C blocks introduced in iOS 4 you can create fairly complex…