Tag: Size classes

Adding Modal Views and Popovers in Swift 3.0

Modal views are one of the fundamental ways to present view controllers. Some early applications on the iPhone were completely modal views — some still do.  Modals do not do their own housekeeping like navigation controllers or tab controllers, so they are not as… Continue Reading “Adding Modal Views and Popovers in Swift 3.0”

Practical Auto Layout: Are You Ready for iOS 9?

Apple messed up big time. They wanted a simple, powerful but flexible system to lay out buttons, labels, images and other objects on the storyboard. They wanted a way to make only one layout and have it work on any iOS device in any… Continue Reading “Practical Auto Layout: Are You Ready for iOS 9?”

6 Themes to Expect at Apple’s WWDC 2015 No One is Talking About.

Once a year, Apple developers get together in San Francisco. Some lucky people in person, most through on-line connections. The event is the World Wide Developer’s Confrence (WWDC), the event for those people and companies developing applications for OSX and iOS. As a developer,… Continue Reading “6 Themes to Expect at Apple’s WWDC 2015 No One is Talking About.”

Solving Conflicting Constraints in Auto Layout

In the Auto Layout and Size Class video series, we came up with a generic layout. We made a different layout for iPhones in landscape and then another for iPads. However the preview in iPhone 6 plus in landscape is not working. In the… Continue Reading “Solving Conflicting Constraints in Auto Layout”

Auto Layout and Size Classes: The Regular Size and Lining up Buttons Evenly

In the conclusion of our series on auto layout, we’ll discuss the regular size for iPads and one side of the iPhone 6 plus. We’ll make a line of evenly spaced buttons using auto layout, first for the iPad, then again for the iPhone… Continue Reading “Auto Layout and Size Classes: The Regular Size and Lining up Buttons Evenly”

Swift Swift: Using Auto Layout with Size Classes

Last week we looked at the basics of auto layout, this week, we learn Diagonal Control Drag Using the layout error  panel for misplaced layouts Introduce Size Classes Make a different layout for iPhone in portrait with Size Classes Transcript Hello, I’m Steve from… Continue Reading “Swift Swift: Using Auto Layout with Size Classes”

The Swift Swift Tutorials: Adding Modal Views and Popovers

[Updated to Swift 2.0/iOS9 9/29/15] There are times your user interface needs to grab attention for a control. This is what modal views and popovers are. Modal views are one of the oldest of the view controllers. Some early applications on the iPhone were… Continue Reading “The Swift Swift Tutorials: Adding Modal Views and Popovers”