mySTOX – iOS App for tracking your stock portfolio    

mySTOX – iOS App for tracking your stock portfolio

The mySTOX app was designed while sitting in a WWDC session, anticipating the possibility of widgets being added to the springboard. While that didn’t happen, the concept itself lent itself to being a utility app for helping people visualize their … Continue reading

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Floating Image Layers Using DeviceMotion

At Pushplay, we’re always experimenting with different interesting, interactive effects. As difficult (or painful) as it is to be “first” at something, we always are trying to push things and experiment. One of the things that inspired us to get … Continue reading

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Preloading and caching images

Oftentimes we come across situations where clients (for a number of reasons) do not deliver final images or artwork for content until right before the app is submitted — or sometimes after the app is in review or launched. While … Continue reading

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Displaying all notifications

I’ve started to use NSNotifications a lot lately, to communicate between multiple objects on screen at the same time. I’ve found them to be extremely handy when dealing with multiple buttons in multiple panels that have to have cross-communication (or … Continue reading

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Walking through views

“I’m just walking my beat friend. Mexico is my beat and I’m walking it…” (Johnny Depp / Once Upon a Time in Mexico) In our case, UIViews are our beat, and we spend a lot of time walking them. Here’s … Continue reading

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Quick tip: Global #defines

Some times, there is a need to have a function available in multiple classes. Oftentimes, projects with multiple classes have #defines scattered all over the place. What I’ve started to do is create a file named global.h (New File, select … Continue reading

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Qyoo app updated    

Qyoo app updated

Pushplay designed and built the app for qyoo, a 2d mobile barcode. This update to the original application supports real-time video scanning, automatic detection of the qyoo shape, and then downloading and playing the qyoo script animations.

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Baylor Hospital airport videos

Pushplay developed a series of six videos, designed to play on rotation within large LCD screens in airport terminals. Each video was 10 seconds long, with 5 frames that were on-screen for about 2 seconds, and transitioned by fading into … Continue reading

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Swiping and Sliding Multi-view Framework

It’s been a few months since I’ve posted, and I wanted to make up for it. I’ve built upon my previous Multi-view Framework, in order to allow navigating to different views via swiping. This project was built for the iPhone, … Continue reading

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Qyooniverse website

Pushplay developed the public website for qyoo (a 2d mobile barcode application). The website was designed by Reinhardt Creative to be reminiscent of mobile navigation. The site is a single page website, and content is revealed by clicking the navigation … Continue reading

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The Book of Fate app and microsite    

The Book of Fate app and microsite

Pushplay designed and built an app called The Book of Fate. Based on a translated manuscript discovered by Napoleon, this application lets people ask a question and then receive an answer (which they can then interpret as they see fit). … Continue reading

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One-tap UIImagePickerController (iPhone camera)

I’ve been working on a number of iPhone camera applications. The default photograph functionality seemed kind of awkward to me, and I wanted to have a much simpler process and interface. This is an example of an Xcode project which … Continue reading

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