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Month: July 2011

UIView Drop Shadow with Rounded Corners

Looking up a completely separate problem, I was running across a considerable amount of people asking how to apply a drop shadow to a UIView or how to round the corners. I previously did a post on something similar, but I wanted to take the time and build a small demo that shows how to accomplish both these things in a very easy way. Essentially we’re going to use the CALayer in the UIView to do all the work for us and not even bother with renderInContext:UIGraphicsGetCurrentContext(). Suppose we have a view we want to round and apply a drop shadow to…