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Handle onboarding experience in iOS using Swift

Handle Onboarding Experience In IOS Using Swift

There are lot of times when you just simply want to display a different UIViewController to your users when they first open your iOS app. You can do complicated onboarding views, that you need to scroll through (I hate these personally) to get to the app or a signup screen that forces you to sign up in order to use the app, or a view that suggests the app requires location data, so please enable your GPS. I would chose the…

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Custom gradient navigation bar in iOS using Swift

Custom Gradient Navigation Bar In IOS Using Swift

In this tutorial I'm going to show you the new fancy way of displaying your navigation bar to spice your app's design a bit. I don't quite like the original UINavigationBar although it is surely well written and can be customised really well.   But what if you want to go beyond that? You wish to display 2 separate UILabels in the center, have a transparent background and use different icons etc. This is exactly when you would go on…

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Create Custom UICollectionviewCell transition

Create Custom UICollectionviewCell Transition is full of great UI animations, since Apple introduced iOS 7 and its flat design style, every designer went crazy. Especially when they saw the Custom UIViewController transitions in iOS apps, and what can be achieved instead of a normal push, pop and modal transitions. Me, personally, I love these custom transitions, might take some time to set it up, and adjust it to your or to your designers' liking, but once you accomplished it, it looks way better…

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Create 3 column grid view with UICollectionView

Create 3 Column Grid View With UICollectionView

Today I'm going to show you how to achieve the basic layout Instagram is using for years in their app, being the 3 column grid view achieved by using a UICollectionView. To tell you the truth, I was always "afraid" of UICollectionViews, whenever I had to do something with it, I always chose another way, cause it was so difficult to use and too many variables. Well it isn't that hard to learn, just need to understand the fundamentals, and…

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October freebie: free iPhone 6 mockup just for you

October Freebie: Free IPhone 6 Mockup Just For You

It is autumn and October, summer is over, no more bikini season. But we are still making free goodies for all of you out there, so you can showcase your iOS apps a lot better, than just taking a screenshot and post it somewhere. So here is our freebie for the month, a free iPhone 6 mockup in Photoshop .psd format, that you can use for any of your iOS apps, just open the .psd file and edit the layer…

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How to evenly space UIViews with Auto Layout (in Obj-C & Swift)

How To Evenly Space UIViews With Auto Layout (in Obj-C & Swift)

Common scenario that you have a lot of UIView that you would like to evenly space out. Don't have to know crazy math for it, just use Auto Layout. Auto Layout is awesome, I hated it when I first tried it couple of years ago, since I had no idea how it works, what I need to setup, why it gives me all those errors and why my UI sucked. After several trials, I finally ended up mastering it, and…

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Custom UITableView with empty view

Custom UITableView With Empty View

In this tutorial I'm going to show you guys how to enhance your UITableViews and add a custom empty view. There are lot of times when you simply don't have any data yet to display, or user lost internet connection and your request wasn't completed, so your tableView remains empty without saying anything. Better developers in these cases show some custom views that you see in almost every app nowadays. Head over to to get some inspirations, - Custom UITableView…

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