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iOS 14 Programming for Beginners - Fifth Edition

By : Ahmad Sahar
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iOS 14 Programming for Beginners - Fifth Edition

By: Ahmad Sahar

Overview of this book

If you're looking to work and experiment with powerful iOS 14 features such as widgets and App Clips to create your own apps, this iOS programming guide is for you. The book offers a comprehensive introduction for experienced programmers who are new to iOS, taking you through the entire process of learning the Swift language, writing your own apps, and publishing them on the App Store. Fully updated to cover the new iOS 14 features, along with Xcode 12 and Swift 5.3, this fifth edition of iOS 14 Programming for Beginners starts with an introduction to the Swift programming language and shows you how to accomplish common programming tasks with it. You'll then start building the user interface (UI) of a complete real-world app using the storyboards feature in the latest version of Xcode and implement the code for views, view controllers, data managers, and other aspects of mobile apps. The book will also help you apply iOS 14 features to existing apps and introduce you to SwiftUI, a new way to build apps for all Apple devices. Finally, you’ll set up testers for your app and understand what you need to do to publish your app on the App Store. By the end of this book, you'll not only be well versed in writing and publishing applications, but you’ll also be able to apply your iOS development skills to enhance existing apps.
Table of Contents (31 chapters)
Section 1: Swift
Section 2:Design
Section 3:Code
Section 4:Features

Displaying saved reviews and photos on the Restaurant Detail screen

The Save buttons inside the Review Form and Photo Filter screens now save reviews and photos with a restaurant identifier. Now you need to configure the Restaurant Detail screen to display them. If you look in RestaurantDetail.storyboard, you'll see that collection views have already been set up to display photos and reviews in the static table view cells. All you need to do is to implement the respective view controllers for the view and collection view cells.

You'll start with the view and collection view cells used to display reviews. Follow these steps:

  1. Create a new folder called Reviews in your project.
  2. Right-click the folder and select New File.
  3. iOS should already be selected. Choose Cocoa Touch Class, and then click Next.
  4. Configure the file as follows:

    Class: ReviewCell

    Subclass: UICollectionViewCell

    Also create XIB: Unchecked

    Language: Swift

    Click Next.

  5. Click Create. ReviewCell...