Tip: CoreGraphics Patterns

Here’s a snippet demonstrating, as the title says,

Using Patterns in Quartz2D

There’s not a ton of information out there about how to use patterns with the Quartz framework and drawing patterns, especially about combining it with UIColors ability to create colors with patterns…

Also sample project on github. And what actually got our attention enough to merit a blog note, check out

Stripe Generator 2.0 — “The Ultimate Tool For Web 2.0 Designers”

which looks like a rather nice site indeed for generating stripey background patterns.

Also might want to check out the latest from the ever expanding Wenderlich tutorial empire,

Photoshop Tutorial: How To Get The Repeating Image From A Pre-Made Pattern

h/t: @pzearfoss!

Alex | July 7, 2011

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