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Tutorial: iOS Map Kit For Beginners Guide

In the recent past I mentioned a great open source example for beginners interested in using the Map Kit on iOS devices, and utilizing several open source projects. I’ve come across a couple of excellent beginners tutorial on how to parse an XML feed, and display the contents on the map.  Another giving a good explanation…

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Tutorial: Manipulating Images With Touch Gestures

You’ve already seen this in numerous apps.  Images that can be dragged by holding, enlarged, shrunken and rotated with the pinch gesture.  All that being said, if you’re new to programming UIGestureRecognizers this can be a somewhat difficult task. I’ve found a tutorial demonstrating how to easily include this functionality that is immensely useful for…

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Tutorial: iOS Multithreading With Grand Central Dispatch (GCD) Basics

As a user it can be extremely frustrating if you’re using an application and you have to wait an extended period of time while the application updates. Sadly this was pretty common when the app store was new.  The devices were slower, the networks were slower, and many apps weren’t using multi-threading in places they…

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Tutorial: How To Use The iOS Keychain To Store Names And Passwords

If you have been using the Mac OS for any amount of time then you are likely aware of Apple’s password management system known as the Keychain.  iOS devices also have a keychain system for storing user data securely. If you need to store username/password data for a web service securely within your apps then…

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Tutorial: Format Text Magazine Style Using Core Text

The Core Text library allows for easy text formatting and I have mentioned it several times in the past with the fancy text effects tutorial and an excellent open source project enabling easy multi-column text display. I’ve come across an excellent tutorial that puts everything together demonstrating how to create a magazine style app.  You’ll learn…