1. Easy Gradient Backgrounds for UITextViewCells

    When you create a table-view-based iPhone app, by default you get tables with plain white rows. But all the cool kids are making apps with 3D-ish gradient backgrounds. You want to make those kinds of apps too, right? This article explains how.


    Making table cells with custom backgrounds is …

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  2. Getting Into iPhone Development

    I know some people who are interested in getting into iPhone application development. There is a lot of advice out there. Here's my advice for experienced developers who start out knowing nothing about iPhone or Cocoa development:

    • If you don't know the C programming language, learn it.
    • Read Matt Gemmell's …

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  3. Saving a View as a Photo in an iPhone App

    For an iPhone app that I'm working on, I want to be able to save the screen image to the Photos album. My first attempt at this was complicated: I created a color space, a bitmap context, a CGImage, and finally a UIImage, copying and pasting most of the code …

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  4. iPhone Development Fun

    I am so thankful for the existence of the iPhone. Twenty years ago, if you'd told me I'd be holding a pocket-sized computer that had a high-resolution touchscreen, a wireless always-on connection to the Internet, and a library of Hollywood movies, I wouldn't have believed it. The fact that it …

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