> On 18 Sep 2016, at 7:24 PM, Gabriel Zachmann <z...@tu-clausthal.de> wrote:
> But if anyone could suggest modifications to make it better (e.g., remove a 
> bug, make it simpler, or more future proof),
> I will greatly appreciate it.

Have you looked at or tried CATextLayer? It already does all of this internally 
- you just have to set up its font, size, string, etc.

Since you’re drawing this into a CALayer anyway, I think you’re going to lose 
the sub-pixel antialiasing that you get using Core Graphics. I think (but maybe 
misremembered) that CATextLayer does something to ensure that works. But even 
if it doesn’t, it’ll still be a better option than replicating its 



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