Apple provides more design resources

Figma design resources for iOS and iPadOS 17 now available. Sketch resources are also available.

Apple is to provide more updates on design language of visionOS. Currently, WWDC23 sessions are recommended for watching.

Also, updated fonts were published, and SF Armenian, SF Hebrew and SF Georgian are added.

All updates to Human Interface Guidelines and other resources are published on Design site.

Figma: Apple Design Resources – iOS 17 and iPadOS 17

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Developer used iOS 16 exploit to change system font without jailbreak

The exploit which was fixed in iOS 16.2 provided a way for a developer to change system font on iPhone.

Zhuowei Zhang shared a story behind his proof-of-concept app. App itself is available as source code on GitHub.

Apple Support: About the security content of iOS 16.2 and iPadOS 16.2

GitHub: WDBFontOverwrite

Reference: Developer uses iOS 16 exploit to change system font without jailbreak

Weekend good reads for Apple developers, issue #49

Another weekend is coming with big pack of interesting articles for developers.

And that is it for this week. Come back next week for more great reads!

Weekend good reads for Apple developers, issue #41

Yes, iPhone 14 preorders are live! And you-know-what Ultra is already backordered for two months. So, let's read something good over the weekend.

And that is it for this wallet-endangering weekend. See you next week!

SF Symbols 3 is now released

Apple finally releases SF Symbols 3.

With over 3,100 symbols, SF Symbols is a library of iconography designed to integrate seamlessly with San Francisco, the system font for Apple platforms. Symbols come in nine weights and three scales, and automatically align with text labels. They can be exported and edited in vector graphics editing tools to create custom symbols with shared design characteristics and accessibility features. SF Symbols 3 features over 600 new symbols, enhanced color customization, a new inspector, and improved support for custom symbols.


San Francisco and New York fonts are also updated.