RESTmagic: Make a nice API and we'll do the REST: an iOS framework that provides automatic view routing. deploy new features without waiting for the appstore, and then implement the native views when you have the resources.
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Example App

Working on the docs but there is an example app that hooks up to the twitter api. Try extening it by adding more html templates to the templates directory

  1. cd TwitterExample
  2. pod install
  3. open TwitterExample.xcworkspace
  4. Build and Run!


RESTmagic is a framework for that framework you already deployed, your RESTFUL api. Light or no configuration will tell the framework how your resources are organized, and where to get the appropriate templates. Before it joins those together with your choice of mustache flavored templating, it will check if you have a native view instead to present. The whole framework is built to be easily customized with as much or as little magic as your want.


RESTMagic is really about routing your iOS application based on your applications REST API structure in the most DRY way possible. Bring your own templating languge or views! Minimal dependence on external libraries, but example projects that show how to use other libraries easily (think ECSlidingViewController, DejalActivityView, Facebook SDK)


Add me to your podfile and then modify the RESTMagic sample plist and add it to your project this is where the settings come from.

More to Come

If you are interested in this at all just email hey {at} restmagic {dot} org or jkatzer on github and i'll help you out.


master - tested code that is official and the basis of releases. features tags will be in here. cocoapods will come from here.

feature-anythingelse - anything that is not in master is subject to change and crashes.



0.0.2 - Released!!!: A lot of cool stuff. (easy automatic subclass of RMViewController which i am using to easily have an ECSlidingViewController) and way more. Loads remote templates. If an api response is HTML, it will be presented in lieu of a template. Also there is now an authentication modal view controller that can be presented when the user needs to login. after login reloads the view underneath, or if they hit cancel, pops off the view that requested login.

0.0.3 - Released. Added a lazy TableViewController that gets fed remotely. Then I found QuickDialog, so this may get deprecated. Caching and other allowed api hosts are now in the settings. Correctly threaded data actions and updating view actions to be on the correct threads. Cleaned up the code a bit. Trying to use google's style guide for obj-c code.

Here are the future plans

0.0.4 - Work in progress that will be release April (feature lock for 0.1)

0.1 - Proper downloading and caching of templates.

0.2 - Already acheived what I wanted to do here.

0.3 - Update ExampleApp to use a cleaner MVC structure. Add additional examples

0.4 - More Magic

0.5 - Feature freeze for v1.0

1.0 - YOU!!!!!!