As an iOS Developer it seems I come across a common situation where I want to add a content view with the same width as the screen inside a scroll view. Since most apps need to have responsive layouts, this usually makes sense to do using Autolayout. At first when learning about scrollviews, they seemed like magic. Due to their slightly different rules they were also a bit frustrating.
The last few posts have been pretty long and drawn out, so this time we’ll make a short and sweet post that helps save you some time. Building on the past tips’n’tricks article, here’s a few more.
- You have already looked at the previous time saving tips article : 5 Time Saving Tips In Xcode
iOS Programming Recipe 35 – Implementing The Common Views: UIPickerView, UITableView, and UICollectionView
Over the past couple years I’ve noticed some patterns when it comes to noobs and the more useful iOS UI elements. Whether your dealing with UICollectionViews, UITableViews, or UIPickerViews, the pattern is essentially the same. And a lot of beginners, don’t quite grasp how similar these views really are. This recipe will focus a little less on the nitty gritty of doing a single one of these view types, and more on how the pattern works for them all. As a bonus, this will be the first tutorial I’ll be doing with Swift. As far as the UI elements go, it’s all the same philosophy, just a slightly different syntax.