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Fully updated for iOS 7, iOS UICollectionView: The Complete Guide, Second Edition will help you build highly immersive, cutting-edge iOS user interfaces that transform your apps from good to great! Ash Furrow covers everything that's new and valuable in UICollectionViews for iOS 7, showing how it eliminates annoying "gotchas" from iOS 6 (and helping you avoid a few new pitfalls). For the first time, he also demonstrates how to integrate UICollectionViews with iOS 7's brand-new UIKit Dynamics to deliver more realistic animations and more effective layouts.
Furrow teaches through a wide spectrum of up-to-date, downloadable code examples. Reflecting the latest UICollectionView best practices, he also offers detailed guidance on application architecture, data retrieval across networks, and efficient content rendering. Coverage includes:
Approximately 200 pages.
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Chapter 1: Understanding Model-View-Controller on iOS
Basics of the Application Lifecycle
How to Use MVC
MVC and UICollectionView
Chapter 2: Displaying Content Using UICollectionView
Setting Up Using Code and Storyboards
UIScrollView: A Brief Overview
UICollectionViewCell Reuse: How and Why
Displaying Content to Users
Case Study: Evaluating Performance of UICollectionView
Chapter 3: Contextualizing Content
Providing Supplementary Views
Responding to User Interactions
Providing Cut/Copy/Paste Support
Chapter 4: Organizing Content with UICollectionViewFlowLayout
What Is a Layout?
Laying Out Items with Custom Attributes
Going Beyond Grids
UITableView: UICollectionView’s Daddy
Chapter 5: Crafting Custom Layouts Using UICollectionViewLayout
Animating UICollectionViewLayout Changes
Chapter 6: Adding Interactivity to UICollectionView
Basic Gesture Recognizer
Responding to Taps
Pinch and Pan Support