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SwiftUI Projects

By : Craig Clayton
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SwiftUI Projects

By: Craig Clayton

Overview of this book

Released by Apple during WWDC 2019, SwiftUI provides an innovative and exceptionally simple way to build user interfaces for all Apple platforms with the power of Swift. This practical guide involves six real-world projects built from scratch, with two projects each for iPhone, iPad, and watchOS, built using Swift programming and Xcode. Starting with the basics of SwiftUI, you’ll gradually delve into building these projects. You’ll learn the fundamental concepts of SwiftUI by working with views, layouts, and dynamic types. This SwiftUI book will also help you get hands-on with declarative programming for building apps that can run on multiple platforms. Throughout the book, you’ll work on a chart app (watchOS), NBA draft app (watchOS), financial app (iPhone), Tesla form app (iPhone), sports news app (iPad), and shoe point-of-sale system (iPad), which will enable you to understand the core elements of a SwiftUI project. By the end of the book, you’ll have built fully functional projects for multiple platforms and gained the knowledge required to become a professional SwiftUI developer.
Table of Contents (13 chapters)

Turning on CloudKit manually

Before we go any deeper into CloudKit, let's take the time to set up CloudKit for this chapter.

First, you will need to create a container name. Your container name cannot be changed, so make sure you get your pattern correct before you add it to your project. For example, all my test apps get something like this:

I use tests as a way to make sure I stick to a format. I am not saying you should use a test, but I just want you to think about using a naming convention with your domain that you will stick to.

Now, we need to add our newly created container name to our project. In your project, select the project and make sure you select the target:

Figure 9.1

Now, select Signing & Capabilities, and then click on the + Capability button here:

Figure 9.2

When the modal appears, type Cloud and double-click on CloudKit: