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iOS 7: 5 - Skin Your iPhone App's User Interface with Sketch

Customize your iPhone App UI and Leverage Sketch 3 for App Designs

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Want to stand out from the other apps on the App Store?

Need to add a custom button?

Are you confused what retina images mean?

In this practical course you will learn how to skin different user interface (UI) components for your iPhone and iPad apps.

The first part of the course includes quick examples if you just need to skin your UIToolbar, UIButton, or a UINavigationBar in your app.

You'll learn to customize...

  • Buttons
  • Navigation bars
  • Toolbars
  • Tab bars
  • Backgrounds
  • Table views

The second part of the course will introduce Sketch 3 and show how to get started with app designs. You'll want to use Sketch 3 because it's streamlined for the iPhone app development workflow.In Sketch you can quickly create app designs and export both retina and non-retina graphics with one click.

In Photoshop you'll be doing a lot more clicking and wasting more time trying to get your images exported. Save your time by trying Sketch for 14-days and see for yourself.

Learn by doing...

  • Export your design into .png files
  • Import .png files into Xcode
  • Add image views to for custom backgrounds
  • Create stretchable images


Your Instructor


Paul Solt
Paul Solt

Paul Solt has been teaching online courses for the past three years. Thousands of students have created their first, second, and third apps with Paul's expert instruction.

Paul has a Masters in Computer Science and has worked as an adjunct professor at RIT. He also writes for InfoWorld.com.

Paul understands programming fundamentals and how to teach the essentials in an accessible manner, instead of overwhelming you with too much, too fast.



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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After purchase, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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