Pinterest’s engineering blog has an interesting post providing a behind-the-scenes look at the development process for its iOS 7 app redesign, which went live last month.

pinterest contextualmenu Pinterest details engineering process behind new features and gestures in iOS 7 redesign

Software engineer Steven Ramkumar explained the company’s plan to drop iOS 5 support, make use of the new APIs in iOS 7 and create a new gestural interface for the app. If you’re an iOS developer or an avid Pinner with some spare time on your hands, it’s worth a read.

Behind the Pins: Building Pinterest 3.0 for iOS

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