Akiel Khan
I'm currently on a break from a Ph.D. program in the area of computer vision and pattern recognition that I hope to complete someday. I'm looking for an interesting research-oriented job, although ideally I'd like to be self-employed. Writing for Tuts+ seems to be a very positive step in that direction!
Tutorials
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    Implementing Container Containment - Sliding Menu ControllerViewcont 400x400
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    In this tutorial, we'll implement a minimalistic version of the Facebook/Path-style UI. The objective will be to understand how to utilize view controller containment in order to implement custom flow in your app.Read More…
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    iOS SDK: Advanced UIImage TechniquesAkiel uiimage advanced preview@2x
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    In this tutorial, we'll look at some of the advanced features and usage patterns of the humble UIImage class in iOS. By the end of this tutorial, you'll have learned the following: how to make images in code, how to create resizable images for UI elements like callouts, and how to create animated images.Read More…
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    iOS SDK: Advanced Freehand Drawing TechniquesPencil rocket@2x
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    This tutorial will build upon the results of a previous Mobiletuts+ tutorial to create an enhanced version of the drawing app in which the thickness of the pen stroke changes smoothly with the speed of the user's drawing and makes the resulting sketch look even more stylistic and interesting.Read More…
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    Create a 3D Page Folding Animation: Polishing the Page FoldIos sdk page fold preview
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    This two part mini-series will teach you how to create an impressive page-folding effect with Core Animation. In this installment, you'll learn the steps necessary to polish the page fold created previously and you'll build a more interactive folding experience using pinch gestures.Read More…
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    Create a 3D Page Folding Animation: Page Sketch & Spine Fold EffectIos sdk page fold preview
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    This two part mini-series will teach you how to create an impressive page-folding effect with Core Animation. In this installment, you'll first learn how to create a sketch pad view and then how to apply a basic spine folding animation on that view. Read on!Read More…
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    Understanding Objective-C BlocksAkiel blocks preview
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    The aim of this tutorial is to give a gentle introduction to Objective-C blocks while paying special emphasis to their syntax, as well as exploring the ideas and implementation patterns that blocks make possible.Read More…
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    A Springboard-Like Layout With the UICollectionView Class200 collection
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    This tutorial will teach you how to use the iOS 6 UICollectionView class to build a "Springboard" layout that looks and acts like the iOS Home Screen! Along the way, you'll gain a solid grasp of collection view fundamentals in order to create your own grid based layouts.Read More…
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    Smooth Freehand Drawing on iOSIos drawing preview
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    This tutorial will teach you how to implement an advanced drawing algorithm for smooth, freehand drawing on iOS devices. Read on!Read More…