Interface Builder is a great tool for creating the UI for iOS apps. Most iOS developers already know the basics of how to use it. So in this post, I’ll share a few of the more obscure techniques for getting the most out of IB.
In a previous post, I started going over some useful Auto Layout tricks that every iOS developer should know. In this post, I’ll continue with a few more ideas of greater complexity.
With iOS now available on more screen sizes, proficiency with Auto Layout has become a necessity. Unfortunately, I’ve observed many novice iOS developers whose first reaction to Auto Layout is to shy away. It can be intimidating, so in this post I’ll show a few common tricks that show the power and ease of use of Auto Layout.
For the first post in this series, read here.
In the previous post, we examined why animated transitions can be so important in iOS and looked at some simple examples. In this post, we will continue with more complex examples.
Auto layout is awesome. It helps you create iOS interfaces that were not previously possible with springs and struts. However, becoming proficient at auto layout can require that you internalize some new concepts. In this post, I will attempt to cover those new ideas as concisely as I can.