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Mastering iOS 12 Programming - Third Edition

By : Donny Wals
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Mastering iOS 12 Programming - Third Edition

By: Donny Wals

Overview of this book

The iOS development environment has significantly matured, and with Apple users spending more money in the App Store, there are plenty of development opportunities for professional iOS developers. However, the journey to mastering iOS development and the new features of iOS 12 is not straightforward. This book will help you make that transition smoothly and easily. With the help of Swift 4.2, you’ll not only learn how to program for iOS 12, but also how to write efficient, readable, and maintainable Swift code that maintains industry best practices. Mastering iOS 12 Programming will help you build real-world applications and reflect the real-world development flow. You will also find a mix of thorough background information and practical examples, teaching you how to start implementing your newly gained knowledge. By the end of this book, you will have got to grips with building iOS applications that harness advanced techniques and make best use of the latest and greatest features available in iOS 12.
Table of Contents (35 chapters)
Title Page
Copyright and Credits
Packt Upsell

Chapter 4. Immersing Your Users with Animation

The Hello-Contacts app is shaping up quite well. You have already covered a lot of ground by implementing a custom overview page and a contact detail page that both work great on any screen size that exists today. However, you can still make some considerable improvements to this app by implementing awesome animations. You have already used some very basic animations. In this chapter, you're going to learn about advanced animation techniques.

The UIKit framework provides some very powerful APIs that you can utilize in your apps to make them look great and feel more intuitive. Most of the APIs in UIKit are not very difficult to use. For instance, you can create cool animations with a small amount of code.

In this chapter, you will learn about UIViewPropertyAnimator, a powerful object that can be used to replace the existing animations in the Hello-Contacts app. UIViewPropertyAnimator provides more control over your animations than the animations...