Fri, Jul 31
Swift: Keyframe-Based Animation Framework for UIKit

Looking for a Swift project to create “scrollview-powered animations” as an app intro?

“A simple keyframe-based animation framework for iOS, written in Swift. Perfect for scrolling app intros.”

RazzleDazzle Swift Animation Framework

Thu, Jul 30
How to Setup Carthage Dependency Manager

Andrew Bancroft on setting up Carthage Dependency Manager

“The long-running “king of the hill” of dependency management for iOS developers has been the ever-popular CocoaPods. However, there’s a new kid on the block, and its picking up popularity. This “new” dependency manager is called Carthage.”

Certainly worth a look if you are working with third party libraries.

Wed, Jul 29
Swift: Animated Tab Bar

A nice animation effect for tab bar items:

“RAMAnimatedTabBarController is a Swift module for adding animation to tabbar items. It has pre-set of animations which we prepare for you, and ability to use any custom animation you want.”

Animated tab bar.

Tue, Jul 28
Swift: Tooltips for iOS Apps

Teodor Patraş:

“EasyTipView is a custom tooltip view written in Swift that can be used as a call to action or informative tip. It can be presented for any UIBarButtonItem or UIView subclass. In addition it handles automatically orientation changes and will always point to the correct view or item.”

EasyTipView

Mon, Jul 27
Swift: Customizable Drop-Down Menu

Pham Ba Tho is the developer of this customizable drop-down menu, written in Swift:

“The elegant dropdown menu, written in Swift, appears underneath navigation bar to display a list of related items when a user click on the navigation title.”

The animations are subtle and overall UI experience is very nice.

Drop-Down Menu in Swift