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iOS 7 Development Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach by Joseph Hoffman, Shawn Grimes, Colin Francis, Hans-Eric Grönlund

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Chapter     13

Animation and Physics Recipes

On the iOS platform, animation plays an integral role in how users interact with devices. Sometimes animation can provide information, such as a spinning icon that lets users know when data is loading. At other times, animation is added for no other reason than to please the user.

Animation gives developers the ability to tell a story in a realistic and appealing way. With the new iOS 7 framework, UIKit Dynamics, you have a plethora of physics-influenced animation to choose from to make the story even more realistic. UIKit Dynamics allows you to add acceleration, spring behavior, and collision effects to view objects. Before this great new framework, developers had to use third-party libraries to ...

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