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Create iOS 7 blur effect with latest APIs

There are numerous approach out there to create iOS 7 blur effect, this solution involves some fresh iOS 7 UIView APIs, along with new GPUImage filters.
Blurred overlay effect itself was at the table for ages, though, incorporating it in iOS 7 gave a huge shot to it’s popularity. Creating an iOS 7 blur effect basically involves two step, create a snapshot of the underlying content of some context, and apply a blur on it. There are numerous approach out there, this solution involves some fresh APIs.