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iPhone User Interface Cookbook by Cameron Banga

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Creating a custom Tab Bar for our iPhone application

While we'll often want to implement a standard Tab Bar, there may be an occasional situation for which we will want to create a customized Tab Bar that offers up a bit of a different look.

This will require that we create the new bar entirely in Photoshop, and then use these buttons to transition through different views. As we're creating something custom, we don't have many rules to follow. However, we should still create a Tab Bar that is somewhat recognizable to the user.

In this recipe, we'll discuss a technique for creating a custom Tab Bar for our iPhone application.

Getting ready

For this recipe, we'll need a copy of Adobe Photoshop or another similar raster image editing application. It ...

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