Last week I posted my solution to the IB3-like drag-from-library-palette effect called “JLNDragEffectManager“. Today I released an update to XTabulator (2.002) that contains this effect when dragging rows to the desktop or a folder to create new files. It’s a perfect demonstration of how “drag effects” can be used for excellent user feedback in your UI. Take a look.

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Cocoa developers were treated to a nice Interface Builder makeover in version 3. One effect we’ve all been admiring is the morphing animation when dragging an item from the Library palette onto a window. It’s actually not too hard and just takes a little showmanship. I’ll show you how it’s done.

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