Core Animation is the technology underlying Apple’s iOS user interface. By unleashing the full power of Core Animation, you can enhance your app with impressive 2D and 3D visual effects and create exciting and unique new interfaces.
In this in-depth guide, iOS developer Nick Lockwood takes you step-by-step through the Core Animation framework, building up your understanding through sample code and diagrams together with comprehensive explanations and helpful tips. Lockwood demystifies the Core Animation APIs, and teaches you how to make use of
Layers and views, software drawing and hardware compositingLayer geometry, hit testing and clippingLayer effects, transforms and 3D interfacesVideo playback, text, tiled images, OpenGL, particles and reflectionsImplicit and explicit animationsProperty animations, keyframes and transitionsEasing, frame-by-frame animation and physicsPerformance tuning and much, much more!
Approximately 356 pages.