Creating a custom button (with animated content!)

As I am getting closer to the releasing date of my first app (let’s create some hype :P), I want to start going through some difficulties I have found. One of them was how to create a button with animated content. I wanted to provide my app with some kind of funny/playful effect. For a better understanding I have created this gif straight from the screen. Keep reading if you want to know how I have achieved this result!

zzButton

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Using UIImageView for animate a sequence of images

As many of you may know, I am in the middle of program my own iOS app! I haven’t talked too much about it yet because I know I still have a long long way to go. Don’t worry, you will hear about it pretty soon (hopefully).

This weekend I have had an unusual request for myself. I wanted to make a cool, simple, minimal, good-looking animation for making disappear an object from the screen. After some frustrating minutes looking around Google Images, I suddenly had an inspiration:

Poof GIF

Do you recognize that? If not, try to drag out an app from the dock in your lovely mac and there you have it. Yes, I am going to use a similar animation in my app.

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Hello world!

Hey you!

First of all thanks for stopping here, I hope you find some interesting content around.

This is my first website and I am really excited about it. I am going to do my best for keeping it updated and for posting interesting stuff.

I will talk mostly about iOS programming, but I am sure I will find some spots to talk about other things I am also interested in like raspberry pi, photography, software (mac & iOS), etc.

Last thing, I am not an english speaker. Although, I want to take the opportunity to practice, so bear with me if I make any mistake, and please do not hesitate to correct me, that will help me for sure!

Let’s go for it!