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iOS 7 Game Development by Dmitry Volevodz

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New APIs

The new operating system from Apple features numerous new APIs. Some of them are long overdue and expected, and some are quite surprising. Some of them that are worth mentioning are as follows:

  • Text Kit: This is an API for laying out text and for fine typography. Text Kit helps you lay out text in the way you like without any headache.
  • Dynamic behaviors for views: With this, you can now assign physics effects to your views so they can follow each other, or gravity effects can be applied to views with ease.
  • Multitasking enhancements: With this, applications have the ability to fetch data in the background, something that was available only to certain applications such as Newsstand apps. Now, your game can fetch some amount of data while the ...

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