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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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Open Source: Library For Easy Data Saving/Loading

There are many ways to save data on iOS devices.  Some like a database are likely overkill for a game, and other methods like serialization are great, but things could still be easier. I’ve found a very cool time saving library that allows you to easily save and load ints, floats, and NSString’s to an…

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Tutorial: Custom In View Popup Windows

Apple has provided user interface add-ons such as the UIAlertView, and modal views to allow us to alert users when we want to provide the user with information. These add-on views aren’t always appropriate, and rather than push another view onto the stack a tutorial I came across earlier today demonstrates how to create an…

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2 Great New Open Source iOS Apps: iStrobe and Ecological Footprint

I’ve extended the open source iPhone apps list with two great new apps.   The quest for quality iPhone and iPad programming examples continues and both of these apps are app store apps that the creators generously decided to open source.  While there are a lot of great examples on the list with the continuous…

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Great Cocos2D iOS Example Featuring Common Game Elements

As Cocos2D has increased it’s feature set it has become increasingly difficult to keep up with the many features of the engine. The game has evolved from a simple rendering engine with some timing control into a full-fledged 2D game engine.   Fortunately there is an active community and some great examples are available. You can…