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Open Source: Libraries For Custom Status Bar Notifications And UIBarButtonItems

Found out about a couple of interesting libraries for through some postings on the iPhone and iPad development forum. The first is MTStatusBarOverlay which allows you to easily customize what’s shown on the status bar and allows you to display custom notifications in a similar fashion to the Reeder, Evernote, and Google Mobile apps.  The…

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Building An iOS App With Sencha Touch And Phonegap From The Start

In the past I’ve mentioned the Phonegap framework as an excellent way for web developers to build iOS, and cross platform Android and iOS app store apps  using web technologies and bypassing the need to learn any new programming languages. While I haven’t mention Sencha before, Sencha Touch is a framework that you can use…

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Open Source: Beautiful App Sales Tracking Tool MyAppSales

The MyAppSales app for iPhone has been around for quite awhile. As the app connects through to iTunes Connect and downloads your actual app sales data it was never available through the app store, only through a donation to developer Oliver Drobnik. What makes this app interesting is that not only can you get the…

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Open Source: Generate Objective-C iOS App Code Using A Simple Domain Specific Language

I found an interesting project tweeted last night that was created to generate Objective-C code used in iPhone apps coded using a very brief domain specific language (DSL).   Using this project you can very quickly create a project that does things such as download data, parse XML and JSON, and organize that data into a…

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UIKit Artwork Extractor And Advanced Glossy Button Maker

I found out about an excellent tool for extracting artwork from the UIKit, and creating glossy buttons in a similar manner to the glossy iOS button maker which I mentioned some time ago. You might be wondering why you would want to have these buttons when you could just use the UIKit. Well for one,…