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Xcode Storyboards and Interface Builder

May 17th, 2020

Run Your App on Your iPhone or Simulator

May 15th, 2020

There are two ways in which we can run our app – either by using Xcode’s simulator or with our physical iPhone.

Using the simulator

To change the target device, …

How to Design and Add an App Icon

May 14th, 2020

Once you have your icon designed, set it to have a width and height of 1,024px x 1,024px and then use App Icon to generate all of the needed sizes. …

Let’s Incorporate Some Image Assets

May 13th, 2020

Images are stored in Assets.xcassets directory. Open this directory, and drag an image in. Then when you go to edit your Image View component – you will see your newly …

Let’s Design the User Interface!

May 13th, 2020

The LaunchScreen.storyboard is the first screen that is presented to the user on initial load of your app. This could be a company logo etc.

We’re going to change the …

A Walkthrough of the Xcode Development Environment

May 11th, 2020

Inside Xcode, we will be mainly working with the .swift files, which is where we code, and the .storyboard files, where the designs are. These are in the navigator menu …

Let’s Create a Brand New Xcode Project

May 11th, 2020

Open up Xcode and select Create a new Xcode project.

Start off by creating a Single view app as Xcode assumes nothing about your app and won’t customise the …