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Chapter 13. Graphics: Quartz, Core Anima... > An introduction to Quartz 2D

13.1. An introduction to Quartz 2D

Quartz 2D is a two-dimensional drawing library that’s tightly integrated into the iPhone OS. It works well with all the relevant frameworks, including Core Animation, OpenGL ES, and the UIKit.

Fundamentally, Quartz’s drawings depend on three core ideas: context, paths, and state, each of which will be the topic of a future section:


  

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