Tag: UITableViewController

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… Continue Reading “Custom Table View Cells in Swift 3”

Introducing Table Views in Swift 3

Table views on any mobile platform are the workhorse of any application. To be a good developer you need  to make table views easily. Tables in iOS  use the UITableView class to do so. This is a very powerful class with many features to… Continue Reading “Introducing Table Views in Swift 3”

How to Use Custom Table Cells in a UITableView

While very versatile, there’s some point where every developer finds table views lacking something: the cell format is too limited.  Apps like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram don’t use simple table views. They use  custom table cell formats.  In this lesson, we’ll start learning how… Continue Reading “How to Use Custom Table Cells in a UITableView”

The Joys of Beta Swift: as Versus as! and Why I Avoid Betas

It came to my attention this week there’s a big change to Swift code on the way. It doesn’t look big though: it is the difference between as and as!. The keyword as is the conversion operator. Usually type or class are easily defined… Continue Reading “The Joys of Beta Swift: as Versus as! and Why I Avoid Betas”

Create Dynamic and Static Table Views in Swift 3

In an early post on this site, I wrote a table view tutorial. I decided to update that tutorial a bit for The Swift Swift View Controllers Book and add a bit more sophistication and depth. This tutorial deep dives in the subject. Both will… Continue Reading “Create Dynamic and Static Table Views in Swift 3”