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Introducing Apple Design Resources for macOS

The Apple Design Resources now includes a full set of the most essential AppKit UI elements for designing macOS apps in Sketch or Photoshop:

Windows and Views

  • Alerts
  • Boxes
  • Dialogs
  • Panels
  • Popovers
  • Scroll Views
  • Sheets
  • Sidebars
  • Tab Views
  • Table Views
  • Toolbars

Menus

  • Menu Bar and Menus
  • Contextual Menu

Buttons

  • Checkboxes
  • Disclosure Controls
  • Help Buttons
  • Pop-Up Buttons
  • Pull-Down Buttons
  • Push Buttons
  • Radio Buttons
  • Scope Buttons
  • Round Buttons

Fields and Labels

  • Combo Boxes
  • Labels
  • Search Fields
  • Text Fields
  • Token Fields

Selectors

  • Color Wells
  • Date Pickers
  • Segmented Controls
  • Sliders
  • Steppers

Indicators

  • Progress Indicators

Touch Bar

  • Buttons
  • Candidate Lists
  • Character and Color Pickers
  • Collapsed Popovers
  • Popovers
  • Fixed and Free Scrubbers
  • Segmented Controls
  • Sliders

More

  • Notification Banners
  • Cursors

Adobe XD Apple Design Resources updated for iOS 12, iPad

The Adobe XD version of the iOS Design Resources has been updated for iOS 12 and now includes new iPad UI elements and templates such as 1:1 split view, action sheet, activity view controller (share sheet), form sheet, index bars, keyboards, master-detail views, multitasking 2:1 split view, navigation bars, notifications, page sheet, popover, popovers, progress bar, single app landscape, slide over, sliders, status bars, tab bars, table view cells, text field, and toolbars

San Francisco Font Update

The latest version of the San Francisco font includes the following updates.

  • Refinements to currency symbols, diacritics, and Cyrillic
  • Refinements and additions to superscripts, subscripts, numerators and denominators
  • Addition of International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA)

Apple Design Resources Update - New and updated watchOS UI elements and templates available

This Apple Design Resources update includes the following changes.

watchOS

  • Added new watchKit interface elements (Photoshop and Sketch): Action sheet, Activity rings, alert, Apple Pay button, buttons, list picker, menus, movie, pagination dots, round button, separator, side-by-side alert, Siri Shortcuts (watchOS 5), sliders, switches, table row layouts, tinted side-by-side buttons, volume (watchOS 5)
  • Added design templates for Modular watch face with complications and Siri watch face with Siri Shortcut (Photoshop and Sketch)
  • Added color guide (Photoshop and Sketch)
  • Added Adobe color palette (Photoshop and Sketch)
  • Added system color palette (Photoshop and Sketch)
  • Simplified and updated layout guidelines (Photoshop and Sketch)
  • Added new text styles to dynamic type chart (Photoshop and Sketch)
  • Moved all Sketch files from pixels to points

WWDC 2018 - Apple Design Resources

The WWDC 2018 Apple Design Resources update includes the following changes.

iOS

  • Introduces design resources for Keynote, including most UIKit controls, bars, views, and system interface elements
  • Added new iPad UI elements for 1:1 split view, action sheet, activity view controller (share sheet), form sheet, index bars, keyboards, master-detail views, multitasking 2:1 split view, navigation bars, notifications, page sheet, popover, popovers, progress bar, single app landscape, slide over, sliders, status bars, tab bars, table view cells, text field, and toolbars (Sketch)
  • Added a date picker (Sketch)
  • Added a shape button (Sketch)
  • Added centered navigation bar buttons (Sketch)
  • Added disabled states for navigation bar buttons and alert buttons (Sketch)
  • Added navigation bar accessories for left and right side with two text buttons (Sketch)
  • Added UIKit glyphs for navigation bars, toolbars, tab bars, Home Screen Quick Actions, and activity views (Sketch)
  • Added various navigation bars with prompts (Sketch and Photoshop)
  • Fixed separator colors in light table view cells (Sketch)
  • Fixed widget scaling and added expanded widget (Sketch)
  • Table view cell backgrounds are now optional (Sketch)
  • Updated appearance of switch (Sketch and Photoshop)
  • Updated compact and expanded notification designs for iPhone X (Sketch and Photoshop)
  • Updated keyboards and autocomplete bars for iPhone X only (Sketch only)

Other

  • Added AirPlay glyph (for use in iOS apps only)
  • Added HomeKit glyph (for use in iOS apps only)

WWDC 2018 - Human Interface Guidelines

The WWDC 2018 Human Interface Guidelines update includes the following changes.

Global

  • Implemented refined, more consistent navigation
  • Elevated cross-platform technology guidance
  • Implemented numerous bug fixes and editorial changes

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