AWNotification is a simple class to show non-interactive pop-up views. This is useful e.g. if you're performing a long-running task that the user cares about.
How to use the darn thing
First, to your project add:
Briefly, here's how it works:
// Start some long-running process you want the user to know about... AWNotification *notification = [[AWNotification alloc] initWithNotificationStyle:AWNotificationStylePill]; notification.message = @"Getting to work..."; notification.center = CGPointMake(160.0, 400.0); // optionally move the notification view around [notification show]; // ... the status of the process changes notification.message = @"Almost finished..." // ... and then, finally, you're done if (success) [notification hideWithSuccessMessage:@"We did it!"]; else if (failure) [notification hideWithFailureMessage:@"Sorry, didn't work."]; else [notification hideWithMessage:@"Age of Aquarius"] [notification release];
Pretty straight-forward, eh?
There are three notification styles:
- AWNotificationStyleRoundedRect (think of the Twitter app, formerly Tweetie 2, when publishing to Instapaper)
- AWNotificationStylePill (thin rounded rectangle)
Also, you can modify the center of the notification view to move it around. Oh, and you're free to do whatever you want with this code, blah blah blah, for commercial use or otherwise, without paying me. MIT LICENSE GO:
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