Advanced iOS button

Advanced iOS button

Released 6 years ago , Last update 4 years ago

A drop-in replacement for the default UIButton - create glossy, 3D buttons with ease, customize shadow and gloss effects and apply any color combination to create gradients without images. Now Supports ARC and Auto Layout.

UIAdvancedButton

UIAdvancedButton is a subclass of UIView which can be used to create glossy, 3D buttons with less than 2 lines of code. Customize the glow, shadow and colors the way you want with easy to use fully documented built-in methods. Now Supports ARC and Auto-layout.

Features

  • Use a single color or an array of colors as the button background color, and apply any color combinations
  • Background color animation between color sets, on demand
  • Customize the text font and size to any supported font
  • Customize the shadow color and radius
  • Gesture recognition
  • Use the built in button styles or create new ones to fit your app design
  • Do away with images for gradient effects
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  • Perpetual license

  • 1 application

  • Can distribute binary products only

  • Non-commercial use

Documentation

Overview You can customize the glow, shadow and colors with the built-in methods. To use this class add the QuartzCore.framework to your project.

Initializing a View Object

  • initWithFrame:
    • initWithFrame:text:cornerRadius:buttonStyle:hasShadow:hasGlow:
    • initWithFrame:text:cornerRadius:backgroundColors:hasShadow:hasGlow:

Modifying a View Object

  • animateToColors:duration:
  • animateToStyle:duration:
  • setText:cornerRadius:buttonStyle:hasShadow:hasGlow:
  • setText:cornerRadius:backgroundColors:hasShadow:hasGlow:
  • setShadow:shadowRadius:shadowColor:
  • setGlow:
  • setText:
  • setCornerRadius:
  • setButtonStyle:
  • setBackgroundColors:

Instance Methods

initWithFrame

Returns a advanced button initialized with the specified frame with default label as "Label".

- (id)initWithFrame:(CGRect *)frame

Parameters

frame The frame rectangle for the view, measured in points. The origin of the frame is relative to the superview in which you plan to add it. This method uses the frame rectangle to set the center and bounds properties accordingly.

Return Value An initialized Advanced Button object or nil if the object couldn't be created.

Description This method initializes and returns the Advanced button object with the specified size and position.

initWithFrame:text:cornerRadius:buttonStyle:hasShadow:hasGlow:

Returns an advanced button initialized with the specified frame and style.

- (id)initWithFrame:(CGRect *)frame text:(NSString *)text cornerRadius:(CGFloat *)radius buttonStyle:(UIAdvancedButtonStyle)style hasShadow:(BOOL)hasShadow hasGlow:(BOOL)hasGlow

Parameters

frame The frame rectangle for the view, measured in points. The origin of the frame is relative to the superview in which you plan to add it. This method uses the frame rectangle to set the center and bounds properties accordingly.

text The text to be displayed in the button.

radius The radius of the corners to give round rect effect. Give 0 if you want a rectangular base.

style The predefined button style. Instead of specifying colors for the button you can choose from any of the predefined style for the button being made. Currently available styles are

UIAdvancedButtonStylePureBlack
UIAdvancedButtonStyleClassyBlue
UIAdvancedButtonStyleGrayMix
UIAdvancedButtonStyleGloxyGray
UIAdvancedButtonStyleTellyGreen
UIAdvancedButtonStyleRoyalRed
UIAdvancedButtonStyleRoyalGreen
UIAdvancedButtonStyleRoyalBlue

hasShadow A BOOL which specifies whether the button will have a shadow.

hasGlow A BOOL which specifies whether the button will have a glow or glossy effect.

Return Value

An initialized Advanced Button object or nil if the object couldn't be created.

Description

This method initializes and returns the Advanced button object with the specified size, position and style.

initWithFrame:text:cornerRadius:backgroundColors:hasShadow:hasGlow:

Returns an advanced button initialized with the specified frame and style.

- (id)initWithFrame:(CGRect *)frame text:(NSString *)text cornerRadius:(CGFloat *)radius backgroundColors:(NSArray *)colors hasShadow:(BOOL)hasShadow hasGlow:(BOOL)hasGlow

Parameters

frame The frame rectangle for the view, measured in points. The origin of the frame is relative to the superview in which you plan to add it. This method uses the frame rectangle to set the center and bounds properties accordingly.

text The text to be displayed in the button.

radius The radius of the corners to give round rect effect. Give 0 if you want a rectangular base.

colors A NSArray object which should contain one or more CGColorRef objects which define the background colors of the button.

hasShadow A BOOL which specifies whether the button will have a shadow.

hasGlow A BOOL which specifies whether the button will have a glow or glossy effect.

Return Value

An initialized Advanced Button object or nil if the object couldn't be created.

Description

This method initializes and returns the Advanced button object with the specified size, position and style.

animateToColors:duration:

Changes and animate the background color of the button from the current color to specified color.

- (void) animateToColors:(NSArray *)colors duration:(CGFloat)duration

Parameters

colors The colors to be applied to the background.

duration The duration for which the animation should take place.

Description

This method changes the background color to colors specified in the color array and perform a transition animation for the specified duration.

animateToStyle:duration:

Changes and animate the background color of the button from the current color to specified color.

-(void) animateToStyle:(UIAdvancedButtonStyle)style duration:(CGFloat)duration

Parameters

style The predefined button style.

duration The duration for which the animation should take place.

Description

This method changes the background color to colors specified in the color array and perform a transition animation for the specified duration.

setText:cornerRadius:buttonStyle:hasShadow:hasGlow:

Changes the properties of the button instance with the specified frame and style.

- (void)setText:(NSString *)text cornerRadius:(CGFloat *)radius buttonStyle:(UIAdvancedButtonStyle)style hasShadow:(BOOL)hasShadow hasGlow:(BOOL)hasGlow

Parameters

text The text to be displayed in the button.

radius The radius of the corners to give round rect effect. Give 0 if you want a rectangular base.

style The predefined button style. Instead of specifying colors for the button you can choose from any of the predefined style for the button being made. Currently available styles are

UIAdvancedButtonStylePureBlack
UIAdvancedButtonStyleClassyBlue
UIAdvancedButtonStyleGrayMix
UIAdvancedButtonStyleGloxyGray
UIAdvancedButtonStyleTellyGreen
UIAdvancedButtonStyleRoyalRed
UIAdvancedButtonStyleRoyalGreen
UIAdvancedButtonStyleRoyalBlue

hasShadow A BOOL which specifies whether the button will have a shadow.

hasGlow A BOOL which specifies whether the button will have a glow or glossy effect.

Description

This method initializes the Advanced button object with the specified size and position and style

setText:cornerRadius:backgroundColors:hasShadow:hasGlow: Changes the properties of the button instance with the specified frame and style.

- (void)setText:(NSString *)text cornerRadius:(CGFloat *)radius backgroundColors:(NSArray *)colors hasShadow:(BOOL)hasShadow hasGlow:(BOOL)hasGlow

Parameters

frame The frame rectangle for the view, measured in points. The origin of the frame is relative to the superview in which you plan to add it. This method uses the frame rectangle to set the center and bounds properties accordingly.

text The text to be displayed in the button.

radius The radius of the corners to give round rect effect. Give 0 if you want a rectangular base.

colors A NSArray object which should contain one or more CGColorRef objects which define the background colors of the button.

hasShadow A BOOL which specifies whether the button will have a shadow.

hasGlow A BOOL which specifies whether the button will have a glow or glossy effect.

Description

This method initializes the Advanced button object with the specified size, position and style.

setShadow:shadowRadius:shadowColor:

Changes shadow radius and shadow color of the button.

- (void)setShadow:(BOOL)hasShadow shadowRadius:(CGFloat)radius shadowColor:(UIColor *)color

Parameters

hasShadow A BOOL indicating whether to turn on or off the shadow of the button.

radius The radius (spread of the shadow) to be used for the shadow.

color The color to be used for the shadow.

Description

This method adds/remove the shadow of the button and changes the radius and color of the shadow if any.

setGlow:

Add or remove the glow effect of the button.

- (void)setGlow:(BOOL)hasGlow

Parameters

hasGlow A BOOL indicating whether to turn on or off the glow of the button.

Description

This method adds/remove the glow or glossy effect of the button.

setText:

Add or remove the glow effect of the button.

- (void)setText:(NSString *)text

Parameters

text The text of the button to be displayed.

Description

This method changes the text of the button to the string identified by the text variable.

setCornerRadius:

Changes the corner radius of the button.

- (void)setCornerRadius:(CGFloat)radius

Parameters

radius The radius of the corners to give round rect effect. Give 0 if you want a rectangular base.

Description

This method changes the corner radius of the button to the value identified by radius.

setButtonStyle:

Changes the style of the button.

- (void)setButtonStyle:(UIAdvancedButtonStyle)style

Parameters

style The predefined button style. Instead of specifying colors for the button you can choose from any of the predefined style for the button being made.

Description

This method changes the style of the button to the specified style.

setBackgroundColors:

Changes the background colour of the button.

- (void)setBackgroundColors:(NSArray *)colours

Parameters

colors A NSArray object which should contain one or more CGColorRef objects which define the background colors of the button.

Description

This method changes the background colour of the button to a gradient formed from the colors in the array.

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  • SG serge goluch License holderPersonal License
    Purchased on Mar 14, 2013
    5 years ago
    Hello Do I receive the full source code when buying ? No cryptic library / Binary stuff ? Thank you for answering