TOKYO (Tom Bluewater) – We still have two more months till the cold winter season ends. And I’m just hanging on and looking forward to seeing beautiful cherry blossoms in spring. Well, it’s been about three years since I developed an iOS outside my career. The app that I just submitted to Apple‘s App Store is called RollerText 2.
RollerText 2 is an upgraded version of an iOS app that I developed more than nine years ago. It’s a virtual telemprompter that lets you roll text letter by letter. RollerText 2 also comes with a new feature that lets you highlight all occurrences of keywords you specify. Continue reading
TOKYO (Tom Bluewater) – Before we enter November, I have to introduce another free Swift framework to you guys. This new framework is called TomatoAnimatedPieChart Framework.
TomatoAnimatedPieChart Framework lets you create a simple 2D pie chart. Each pie in the chart will increase its size in animation. The following is a list of features.
- Create a pie chart with colors of your selection.
- Adjust the animation speed.
- Show the name of each pie at the bottom.
TOKYO (Tom Bluewater) – It was quite hot till a few weeks ago. Suddenly Susan, it’s getting code. Ughh… I hate the cold weather. Well, anyway, Sr. Tomato is back with iOS free Swift Framework No. 7! This new framework is called TomatoHorizontalBottomMenu Framework.
TomatoHorizontalBottomMenu Framework lets you create a horizontal, scrollable menu at the bottom of the screen. Each sub-menu corresponds to a specific view controller. Since the entire menu content is scrollable, you can add as many sub-menus as you want to the horizontal menu. The following is a list of features.
- Add five, six or as many sub-menus as you want to the horizontal menu.
- Use an image to characterize each sub-menu.
- Use two label colors, normal and highlight. The latter applies to the view controller that is currently selected.
- Have options of having or not having a cave-in area at the top.
- Adjust the cave-in width.
- Have options of having or not having a vertical line between sub-menus.
TOKYO (Tom Bluewater) – Yes, it’s again! Here comes iOS free Swift Framework No. 6. This new framework is called TomatoStepProgress Framework.
TomatoStepProgress is a customizable Swift framework that shows a series of steps that the user has to complete and their current progress at the top of the view of each view controller. The following is a list of features.
- Have options of blinking or not blinking the current step position with two different colors.
- Adjust the speed of blinking the current step position.
- Adjust the diameter of the position circles and other settings.
TOKYO (Tom Bluewater) – Here comes iOS free Swift Framework No. 5. This new framework is called TomatoVerticalMenuMania Framework.
TomatoVerticalMenuMania lets you create a vertical, scrollable menu to the left of the screen. Each button corresponds to a specific view controller. You can hide and show the navigation item button with or without animation, which is up to you. The following is a list of features.
- List a number of buttons, each of which corresponds to a specific view controller.
- Use an image to characterize a corresponding view controller.
- Let the user scroll up and down on the menu to select a button.
- Show a pentagon or square marker to indicate which sub-menu has currently been selected.
- Customize the color of the selection marker.