VSCircularDial – open source iOS component

VSCircularDial is an UIView enhancement which provides you a 360 degree scrollable dial. This component can be dropped into your project and used as it is or can be customized as per your need. It can be downloaded from github. Features 1. Easy to use, just like normal UIView. 2. Fully customizable 3. Optimized for different resolutions, including iPhone, iPad and iPhone 4 (Retina Display) 4. Callbacks can be implemented to call specific methods on rotating the view. Usage Very similar to UIView. For VSRotatingView, you can initialize with “new” method: VSRotatingView *rv = [VSRotatingView new]; [view addSubview:rv]; Initial Steps 1. Download and add the complete “VSRotatingView”…

What every iphone developer ought to know about Google’s Android platform ?

I think Android is an undiscovered Gold mine for mobile app developers who want to build sustainable business. 1. Not just for smart phones : We are moving towards machines that will be somewhere between Smartphone, Netbook and PC. We have recently seen tremendous growth in netbooks. Freescale has announced that they are going to launch $100 netbooks based on Google’s Android operating system. 2. Android is Open Source – Let’s look at recent history of operating systems for desktops. We had Windows and then Linux and lately Ubuntu emerged and challenged the basic notion of people whose previous experience has been dealing mainly in proprietary product.…