Tag: Swift 3.0

Custom Table View Cells in Swift 3

In iOS you are limited to two labels and an image for one of the standard table view cell styles. You might want more custom cells than this. You are not alone with  other developers including, Instagram, Twitter, Feedly and even Apple often using more than…

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…

Using The Navigation Bar Title and Back Button in Swift 3.0

In writing the Swift Swift View Controllers book, it came to my attention many people don’t understand the functionality of the navigation toolbar’s title and Back button. In an early part of writing, I planned to skip the topic as a minor detail  so…

WWDC2016: Swift 3.0 and the Playgrounds for iOS

Last week the WWDC2016 left all of us with a lot to think about. I want to talk about some of the high points. I say some, because that’s a lot of stuff to absorb, and I didn’t get through enough to talk reasonably…

How to Debug Programs and Life

For several reasons related to WWDC2016, I’m breaking up the sequence I’m doing on XML. We’ll continue that next week, but this week I’m giving you the article I wrote from this week’s Slice Of App Pie podcast on debugging. I’ve had several questions…