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Core Graphics
date
article
2013-12-12 Curvatures and iOS7 Icon Shape
by Bartosz Ciechanowski (over at Macroscope Blog)
2013-11-19 Understanding Frame
by Bartosz Ciechanowski (over at Macroscope Blog)
2013-08-01 Getting Pixels onto the Screen
by Daniel Eggert (over at objc)
2013-05-01 CGRectDivide and Conquer
by Soroush Khanlou (over at Khanlou.com)
2013-02-27 A potential pitfall of CGRectIntegral
by Mark Pospesel (over at Mark Pospesel)
2012-12-17 CGGeometry
by Matt Thompson (over at NSHipster)
2012-12-13 UIImage: Tips and Tricks for iOS
by Stephen Zaharuk (over at Infragistics)
2012-12-01 Playing around with Core Graphics, Core Animation and Touch Events (Part 2)
by Yari D'areglia (over at Think & Build)
2012-11-13 Playing around with Core Graphics, Core Animation and Touch Events (Part 1)
by Yari D'areglia (over at Think & Build)
2012-09-28 Friday Q&A: Optimizing Flood Fill
by Mike Ash (over at mikeash.com)
2012-09-17 Perform a blur using vImage from the Accelerate framework
by Jacob Gundersen (over at Inde Ambitions)
2012-09-14 Friday Q&A: Implementing a Flood Fill
by Mike Ash (over at mikeash.com)
2012-08-31 Friday Q&A: Obtaining and Interpreting Image Data
by Mike Ash (over at mikeash.com)
2012-06-01 On the API design of CGBitmapContextCreate
by Peter Hosey (over at Idle Time)
2012-04-13 A crash course on Core Graphics
by invasivecode (over at invasivecode)
2012-04-03 On the importance of setting shadowPath
by Mark Pospesel (over at Mark Pospesel)
2012-03-30 Efficient Edge Antialiasing
by Mark Pospesel (over at Mark Pospesel)
2012-03-06 Even Faster Bezier
by Rob Napier (over at Cocoaphony)
2012-02-28 classic tradeoff of space vs speed vs stupidity
by Ash Furrow (over at Ash Furrow)
2012-02-24 Introduction to Fast Bezier (and trying the Accelerate.framework)
by Rob Napier (over at Cocoaphony)
2012-02-06 iOS image processing with the accelerate framework
by invasivecode (over at invasivecode)
2012-02-03 CGPath Hit Testing
by Ole Begemann (over at Ole Begemann)
2012-01-10 Introduction To Core Graphics For iOS Apps
by Matt Drake (over at How to Make iPhone Apps)
2012-01-06 How To Create a PDF with Quartz 2D in iOS 5 Tutorial Part 2
by Tope Abayomi (over at Ray Wenderlich)
2012-01-01 Core Graphics isn't scary, honest!
by Mike Nachbaur (over at iOS Developer's Life in Beta)
2011-12-20 iOS 5 : UIImage and resizableImageWithCapInsets
by John Muchow (over at iOS Developer Tips)
2011-11-01 Creating a Graph With Quartz 2D: Part 5
by Alexander Kolesnikov (over at BuildMobile)
2011-10-25 Creating a Graph With Quartz 2D: Part 4
by Alexander Kolesnikov (over at BuildMobile)
2011-10-18 Creating a Graph With Quartz 2D: Part 3
by Alexander Kolesnikov (over at BuildMobile)
2011-10-18 CGAffineTransform Additions
by Jeff LaMarche (over at iPhone Development)
2011-10-11 Creating a Graph With Quartz 2D: Part 2
by Alexander Kolesnikov (over at BuildMobile)
2011-10-01 Avoiding Image Decompression Sickness
by Oliver Drobnik (over at Cocoanetics)
2011-09-30 Accessing Image Properties Without Loading the Image into Memory
by Ole Begemann (over at Ole Begemann)
2011-09-22 Creating a Graph With Quartz 2D
by Alexander Kolesnikov (over at BuildMobile)
2011-09-21 Parallax Scrolling (Core Animation Games 4)
by Miguel Á Friginal (over at Mystery Coconut. Resident Alien)
2011-09-02 More CADisplayLink
by Pat Zearfoss (over at Pat Zearfoss)
2011-08-22 Using CGAffineTransform for Circular Layout and Scrolling
by Ryan (over at Ryan's App Blog)
2011-07-09 How to implement boolean operations on bezier paths, Part 3
by Andy Finnell (over at Safe From the Losing Fight)
2011-07-07 How to implement boolean operations on bezier paths, Part 2
by Andy Finnell (over at Safe From the Losing Fight)
2011-07-07 A Visual Guide for UIView's contentStretch
by Joris Heuberger (over at Joris Heuberger)
2011-07-06 How to implement boolean operations on bezier paths, Part 1
by Andy Finnell (over at Safe From the Losing Fight)
2011-07-05 Using Patterns in Quartz2D
by Pat Zearfoss (over at Pat Zearfoss)
2011-06-15 How To Create Dynamic Textures with CCRenderTexture
by Ray Wenderlich (over at Ray Wenderlich)
2011-05-30 How to implement a vector brush
by Andy Finnell (over at Safe From the Losing Fight)
2011-05-26 Getting metadata from images on iOS
by Gustavo (over at The CodeCropper)
2011-05-23 Progressive image download with ImageIO
by Benjamin Godard (over at Cocoa in the Shell)
2011-05-11 Adding metadata to iOS images the easy way
by Gustavo (over at The CodeCropper)
2011-04-15 The Proper Care and Feeding of NSImage
by Paul Kim (over at Noodlings)
2011-03-25 Mac QuartzGL (2D drawing on the graphics card) performance
by Matt Gallagher (over at Cocoa with Love)
2011-03-09 Drawing with CADisplayLink
by Pat Zearfoss (over at Pat Zearfoss)
2011-03-07 Elastic dragging with a CALayer
by Pat Zearfoss (over at Pat Zearfoss)
2011-02-15 A Couple CGAffineTransform Goodies
by Jeff LaMarche (over at iPhone Development)
2011-01-31 Advanced drawing using AppKit
by Matt Gallagher (over at Cocoa with Love)
2011-01-27 UIImage scaling using ImageIO
by Benjamin Godard (over at Cocoa in the Shell)
2011-01-17 Drag an Image within the Bounds of Superview
by John Muchow (over at iOS Developer Tips)
2011-01-13 colorWithPatternImage abusive memory usage
by Benjamin Godard (over at Cocoa in the Shell)
2010-12-17 Introduction to CALayers Tutorial
by Ray Wenderlich (over at Ray Wenderlich)
2010-12-01 Core Graphics: custom drawing with iOS SDK – Part 5
by Geppy Parziale (over at invasivecode)
2010-11-29 Drawing Part of a UIImage
by Jeff LaMarche (over at iPhone Development)
2010-11-29 Drawing Part of a UIImage
by Jeff LaMarche (over at iPhone Development)
2010-11-16 Fun shadow effects using custom CALayer shadowPaths
by Mike Nachbaur (over at iOS Developer's Life in Beta)
2010-11-13 Rendering views using CALayer, Part 1
by Mike Nachbaur (over at iOS Developer's Life in Beta)
2010-11-04 NSValue: Basics & The UIGeometry Extensions
by Shannon Appelcline (over at iPhone in Action)
2010-10-28 Core Graphics 101: Patterns
by Ray Wenderlich (over at Ray Wenderlich)
2010-10-19 Core Graphics 101: Glossy Buttons
by Ray Wenderlich (over at Ray Wenderlich)
2010-10-12 Core Graphics 101: Arcs and Paths
by Ray Wenderlich (over at Ray Wenderlich)
2010-10-08 The anatomy of a page curl
by Chris Luke (over at The thoughts of a lost Flirbler)
2010-10-06 Core Graphics 101: Shadows and Gloss
by Ray Wenderlich (over at Ray Wenderlich)
2010-10-01 Scaling images and creating thumbnails from UIViews
by Alexander Clauss (over at iCab Blog)
2010-09-30 Core Graphics 101: Lines, Rectangles, and Gradients
by Ray Wenderlich (over at Ray Wenderlich)
2010-09-17 Masks
by Michael Heyeck (over at Things that were not immediately obvious to me)
2010-09-16 Core Graphics: custom drawing with iOS SDK – Part 4
by Geppy Parziale (over at invasivecode)
2010-09-14 Low-level text rendering
by Ohmu (over at The Code Project)
2010-09-09 Clipping a CGRect to a CGPath
by Rob Napier (over at Cocoaphony)
2010-09-07 Core Graphics: custom drawing with iOS SDK-Part 3
by Geppy Parziale (over at invasivecode)
2010-08-25 Processing UIImagePickerController
by Dave Smith (over at Wires Are Obsolete)
2010-08-24 Core Graphics: custom drawing with iOS SDK-Part 2
by Geppy Parziale (over at invasivecode)
2010-08-07 Core Graphics: custom drawing with iOS SDK - Part 1
by Geppy Parziale (over at invasivecode)
2010-07-30 CGRect Tricks
by Oliver Drobnik (over at Cocoanetics)
2010-07-19 Introduction to iOS Graphic APIs Part 1
by Joel Ivory Johnson (over at The Code Project)
2010-07-01 Drawing on UIImages
by Oliver Drobnik (over at Cocoanetics)
2010-05-17 5 ways to draw a 2D shape with a hole in CoreGraphics
by Matt Gallagher (over at Cocoa with Love)
2010-05-08 Resizing UIImage objects
by Vladimir Zardina (over at Vladimir's Code Snippets)
2010-03-19 Saving CGPaths
by Michael Heyeck (over at Things that were not immediately obvious to me)
2010-02-03 Drawing Rounded Rectangles
by Oliver Drobnik (over at Cocoanetics)
2010-01-15 How to use Quartz in iPhone?
by Sushant Das (over at iPhone Tutorials for Developers)
2009-12-18 Custom Drawing Using drawRect, Part 1
by Michael Fey (over at Core Fruition)
2009-10-12 Resize a UIImage the right way
by Trevor Harmon (over at Trevor's Bike Shed)
2009-10-11 UIImage from UIView
by Oliver Drobnik (over at Cocoanetics)
2009-09-17 How to implement sharpen and blur tools
by Andy Finnell (over at Safe From the Losing Fight)
2009-09-09 Creating alpha masks from text on the iPhone and Mac
by Matt Gallagher (over at Cocoa with Love)
2009-09-04 Drawing off-screen in Cocoa
by Uli Kusterer (over at Orange Juice Liberation Front)
2009-08-21 Fresh effects for Cocoa apps
by Dave Jewell (over at The Register)
2009-08-19 How to Draw Shapes with Core Graphics
by Matt Drake (over at How to Make iPhone Apps)
2009-04-27 Fun with Compositing Operations
by Jacob Godwin-Jones (over at LockFocus)
2009-03-13 Drawing UIImages right side up using CoreGraphics
by Dave Delong (over at davedelong.com)
2009-02-02 Understanding Flipped Coordinate Systems
by Paul Kim (over at Noodlings)
2009-01-12 Create high-resolution displays for OS X
by Dave Jewell (over at The Register)
2008-09-13 Drawing gloss gradients in CoreGraphics
by Matt Gallagher (over at Cocoa with Love)
2008-07-25 CIImage and the bitmap problem
by Ben Britten (over at benbritten.com)
2008-07-24 CIFilter infinite Extent problems
by Ben Britten (over at benbritten.com)
2008-07-12 CoreGraphics curves and lines: a sample app
by Matt Gallagher (over at Cocoa with Love)
2008-06-14 Vectored PICT to PDF conversion in your code
by Glenn Howes (over at A Sprinkle of Cocoa)
2008-05-05 Exploring iPhone Graphics Part 3
by Peter Dragon (over at Trails in the Sand)
2008-05-04 Quartz and Drawing Tutorial (Video)
by Nitrex88 (over at iPhone Development Central)
2008-04-30 Custom Drawing (Video)
by Spike099 (over at iPhone Development Central)
2008-04-30 Core Graphics and Animation (Video)
by Nitrex88 (over at iPhone Development Central)
2008-04-25 Exploring iPhone Graphics Part 2
by Peter Dragon (over at Trails in the Sand)
2008-04-09 Exploring iPhone Graphics Part 1
by Peter Dragon (over at Trails in the Sand)
2008-03-30 Views: Post Processed
by Guy English (over at Kicking Bear)
2008-02-28 Image Kit, Cover Flow and Quicklook... doing things we shouldn't but that are too fun to resist
by David Gohara (over at MacResearch)
2008-02-26 Image Kit and Image Browser Views (Part I)
by David Gohara (over at MacResearch)
2007-12-11 Image Unit Tutorial
by Apple (over at Apple Developer Connection)
2007-10-31 QTKit Capture Programming Guide
by Apple (over at Apple Developer Connection)
2007-10-06 Image Metadata
by Adam Leonard (over at Caffeinated Cocoa)
2007-09-30 Proportional Scaling with NSImage
by Scott Stevenson (over at Theocacao)
2007-09-20 Animation in the Time of Tiger: Part 3
by Paul Kim (over at Noodlings)
2007-09-03 Animation in the Time of Tiger: Part 2
by Paul Kim (over at Noodlings)
2007-07-11 Quartz Composer Programming Guide
by Apple (over at Apple Developer Connection)
2007-07-02 Image I/O Programming Guide
by Apple (over at Apple Developer Connection)
2007-06-30 Animation in the Time of Tiger: Part 1
by Paul Kim (over at Noodlings)
2007-05-16 Image Capture Applications Programming Guide
by Apple (over at Apple Developer Connection)
2007-05-04 Resolution Independence Guidelines
by Apple (over at Apple Developer Connection)
2007-02-23 Cocoa Shaders
by Guy English (over at Kicking Bear)
2006-12-05 Using the ImageIO Framework with Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger
by Apple (over at Apple Developer Connection)
2006-12-01 Intro to Quartz II
by Scott Stevenson (over at Cocoa Dev Central)
2006-11-22 Unleashing the Mac OS X Genie
by Ankur Kothari (over at Vacuous Virtuoso)
2006-11-02 Introduction to Quartz
by Scott Stevenson (over at Cocoa Dev Central)
2006-10-15 Xcode Animations and Transitions
by Ankur (over at Vacuous Virtuoso)
2006-10-03 Color Programming Topics
by Apple (over at Apple Developer Connection)
2006-05-23 Animation Programming Guide for Cocoa
by Apple (over at Apple Developer Connection)
2006-04-04 Drawing Performance Guidelines
by Apple (over at Apple Developer Connection)
2006-03-08 View Programming Guide for Cocoa
by Apple (over at Apple Developer Connection)
2005-08-01 Mineralogy 101: Use the Quartz (2D), Luke!
by David Hill (over at MacTech)
2003-09-29 Cocoa versus Carbon graphics speed
by Chris Hanson (over at Chris Hanson)
2002-08-06 Bitmap Image Filters
by Mike Beam (over at O'Reilly Network)
2002-08-03 Drop Shadows
by Brad Miller (over at Cocoa Dev Central)
2002-01-30 Using Transformations
by Brad Miller (over at Cocoa Dev Central)
2002-01-04 Animating Graphics in Cocoa, Part 1
by Mike Beam (over at O'Reilly Network)
2001-11-06 Introduction to Cocoa Graphics, Part 2
by Mike Beam (over at O'Reilly Network)
2001-10-30 Building a Scratch Pad with Cocoa
by Mike Beam (over at O'Reilly Network)
2001-10-19 Introduction to Cocoa Graphics
by Mike Beam (over at O'Reilly Network)
unknown Quickies for Graphics
by Mark Dalrymple (over at Borkware)