UIImage imageNamed is nice that it caches, but w/o being able to control when it clears the cache, it can be trouble. However, as this example (below) shows, there’s an easy way to avoid the imageNamed cache, create your own references and clear it when you’d like. via imageNamed is evil « Under The Bridge.
[myTableView setBackgroundView:nil]; via UITableView backgroundColor always gray on iPad – Stack Overflow. I ran into this problem where the view backgrounds were always gray. Confusing! As the post stats, try one of these:
[myTableView setBackgroundView:[[[UIView alloc] init] autorelease];
I tried the first - ignoring the warnings as a test - and it worked. This is for an internal/prototype app so I'll wait to see if I get in trouble before heeding the warnings. :)
Living on the EDGE!
VIDEO: Apple to make iPhone announcement Tuesday – News – Daily Campus – Southern Methodist University. Some video including me being interviewed on the upcoming (now past) announcement of the iPhone 4S.