Interface Builder and Advanced User Interfaces

If you design advanced user interfaces Apple’s Interface Builder is far less useful than it is for standard UIs. It’s still a great tool but the WYSIWYG aspect just isn’t there anymore.

This:

becomes this:

The most tedious task is to perfectly pixel align the elements without any clue how they look. IB’s outlined views are not much of a help if we have shadows and glows rendered into our controls.

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