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A nicer cortito, courtesy of Zerofee

Those who follow me on Twitter are certainly aware of my endless sequence of shared links, some of them shortened using the akos.ma domain, itself powered by cortito, one of my most popular open source projects. Well, Ela and Paul of Zerofee asked me to give them a hand to install an instance of cortito [...]

Core Text Objective-C Wrapper

One of the most promising and mysterious new frameworks introduced in iOS 3.2 is Core Text. Apple defines Core Text as a “text drawing engine”, which allows Mac (and now iPad) apps to render rich text on any graphics context. Strings drawn with Core Text feature lots of custom settings such as detailed font information, [...]

Objective-C Categories as Stylesheets

It is very important that iPhone and iPad applications use visual styles in a coherent way. This helps users learn how to use your application faster, it helps them scan your UI for important information as quickly as possible, and it also can convey a strong marketing message; companies who want iPhone or iPad applications [...]