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  • By Barney Waiganjo
    How to Add Keyframe Animations to iOS Apps in Swift 4 OibP_MhVytCwAouP1CsLwizQPWxk1cSLY46NM69XDz2GyYJ3ddBQOBfAzWu-i3dU-CAjYUO2AbG5dTSJL6ZjW9t2cVkD05fO8c4tbb5kTuLdYoTZi9r8NQy5V1svA1SzWwtm6Q81

    In the beautiful world of modern iOS applications, not much stands out more than well applied animations and transitions. They capture the user’s attention and set your app apart from the competition. If you’ve ever wished to add cool animations to your current or future projects but felt it was too challenging, this article is purposely meant to change your mind.

    Tools You’ll Need

    To be able to follow along with this tutorial, there are a couple of prerequisites before we start. You will need:

    • A Mac running the latest point release of macOS X Sierra or later.
    • Xcode 8 or later.
    • Basic knowledge of the Swift 4 language and Auto Layout.

    Getting Started

    Now that we have all that we’ll need, let’s find out what we’re going to be working on.
    I have already set up a small project for us to work on. You can download it …

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  • By Barney Waiganjo
    Animating View Properties in Xcode with Swift 4 and Auto Layout eKnIEBdn-ZMTKBDw32Y26D3o572YaEi7krXp0OLWm_zuNoUtN-RvlBAPX81w-nJW2eBUiPZ3rTP6Ik5DQiN1yA4DZssOnsS3WYQkaCMV_l0CbgSSLCT5pq1_QhrZ_PwxJH0z7wv_

    One way to make your iOS applications more interactive is by adding awesome view animations. They always look cool and are surprisingly easy to accomplish. You’re in the right place if you would love to learn how to add fun animations to your next project.

    Tools You’ll Need

    To be able to follow along with this tutorial,  there are a couple of prerequisites before we start. You will need:

    • A Mac running the latest point release of macOS X Sierra or later.
    • Xcode 8 or later.
    • Basic knowledge of the Swift 4 language and Auto Layout.

    If you don’t have any of these, go ahead and get them now.

    Getting Started

    Now that we have what we’ll need, let’s get to work. I’ve already set up a small project for us to work on. You can download it here or if you prefer to check out the GitHub …

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  • By Barney Waiganjo
    Working with iOS View Animations and Transitions in Swift VKwo826Z04oZh4JHc0AmU15CYraDoF4fQLdSAMMqc6QK9n9vH_ds0Ijh2YFLvw1mpbjB9T7ch7Fy3nOmZhGtDA5nWqtFhG90oSMGl8cvQNyLu1jc2dwcz-_C8MNNgw_m7fprloJX

    If you use an Apple device, you’ve probably seen a bunch of animations from third-party apps or Apple’s stock apps. If you ever wished you knew how to do that, but thought it looked too complicated, your wish is about to come true. Follow along with me and you’ll discover that creating animations in iOS is not only uncomplicated, but also fun.

    Animations grab a user’s attention and allow them to focus on what’s important on the screen. Animations also highlight changes on the screen and can help a user learn to navigate your app. But who are we kidding, everyone loves animations. They’re just so cool.  

    Tools You’ll Need

    To follow along with this tutorial, assuming you are an iOS developer looking to explore the world of animations, you will need a couple of prerequisites:

    • A Mac running the latest point release of macOS X Sierra or later.
    • Xcode …
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  • By Barney Waiganjo
    Constraint Animations on iOS Apps using XCode and Swift Apple laptop

    You have likely seen a bunch of animations if you own an Apple device, from third-party apps or Apple’s stock apps. Maybe you thought to yourself, “I wish I knew how to do that. That’s really cool but it looks so complicated!”

    Well if that describes you, follow along with me through this tutorial to discover that creating animations in iOS is not as hard as you imagined.

    Tools You’ll Need

    To follow along with this tutorial, assuming you are an iOS developer looking to explore the world of animations, you will need:

    • A Mac running the latest point release of OS X Sierra or later.
    • Xcode 8 or later.
    • Basic knowledge of the Swift 4 language and Auto Layout.

    If you don’t have any of these things, you can go ahead and get them. I’ll wait…

    Getting Started

    You’re back? Good. Now that you have all the required tools, …

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