This is a custom container view controller for iOS 5 that works just like a regular UITabBarController, except the tabs are at the buttom and the more button expands up instead of taking you to a new table controller.
Declare your app delegate @interface CRTabBarAppDelegate : UIResponder
And setup your controllers
UIViewController *crCategoriesslidingViewController = [[UIViewController alloc] init]; UINavigationController *categoriesNavigationController = [[UINavigationController alloc] initWithRootViewController:crCategoriesslidingViewController]; UITabBarItem* tabBarItem = [[UITabBarItem alloc] init]; [tabBarItem setFinishedSelectedImage: [UIImage imageNamed: @"ICN_home_ON"] withFinishedUnselectedImage: [UIImage imageNamed: @"ICN_home"]]; [categoriesNavigationController setTabBarItem: tabBarItem]; [viewControllers addObject:categoriesNavigationController];
The case above is a view controller wrapped in a navigation controller so we can push other views if we want to from the controller that was loaded.
The code is a compulation of
Thanks to Joe Scarano http://joescarano.com/ For the tab bar images.
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