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In this tutorial, you will learn how to create UIButton programmatically. You will also learn how to do the basic customization of UIButton like setting button tint color, background color and making your button call a function when tapped. Create UIButton A new UIButton can be created of different types: ButtonType.custom, ButtonType.system, ButtonType.detailDisclosure, ButtonType.infoLight, ButtonType.infoDark,…

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If needed, it is possible to make UILabel clickable in Swift although it is recommended to use UIButton instead. To make UILabel clickable in Swift, you will need to create a UITapGestureRecognizer and then add it to a label. In this tutorial, you will learn how to create UILabel in Swift programmatically and how to…

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In this short tutorial, you will learn how to remove a single item from a dictionary in Swift as well as how to remove all items from a dictionary. Create a New Dictionary Let’s say you have created the following dictionary with a few key-value pairs in it. var myDictionary = [“firstName”: “Sergey”, “lastName”: “Kargopolov”,…

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When writing code, we organize functionality into functions and group functions and different properties into classes. In Swift, additionally to creating classes we can also create structures or struct for short. Although very similar, Swift classes are different from swift structures. Comparing Structures and Classes According to Swift documentation, structures and classes in Swift have many…

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In this tutorial, you will learn how to create UILabel programmatically using a specific height, width, and position as well as using an auto layout. To write Swift code I will use Xcode Playground and if you are interested to learn how to create a new Xcode Playgrounds project, have a look at this tutorial…

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This page contains different code snippets on how to work with Dictionary in Swift. Create Empty Dictionary // Create an empty dictionary let myDictionary = [String:String]() // Another way to create an empty dictionary let myDictionary2:[String:String] = [:] // Keys in dictionary can also be of type Int let myDictionary3 = [Int:String]()   Add Item…

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In this very short Swift tutorial, you will learn how to loop or iterate over a dictionary in Swift and print out key/value pairs. Loop Through Dictionary // Create a Dictionary with two elements var myDictionary = [“first_name”: “Sergey”, “last_name”: “Kargopolov”] // Loop through dictionary and print key/value pair for (key,value) in myDictionary { print(“\(key)…

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In this Swift tutorial, you will learn how to use the flatMap function in Swift which will flatten an Array of Arrays into a single array of elements. Given Array of Arrays Let’s consider the following Array of Arrays. let numbers = [ [1,2,3,4], [5,6,7,8], [9,10,11,12]] The above array contains 3 arrays of integers. We can…

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To practice Swift programming and learn how to create and position UI elements programmatically in Swift you can use Xcode to create a new project or you can use Xcode Playgrounds. In this short tutorial you will learn how to use Xcode Playgrounds to run Swift code that creates a new UIView with a single…

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The below code example in Swift demonstrates how you can extend classes in Swift. Extending Class in Swift As an example, let’s learn how we can extend class Int.  Create a new Swift file in your current project and add there the following extension with a function that substructs a value. extension Int { func…

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In Swift, a class or a struct can have multiple initializers which are used to create an instance of that particular type and set up its initial state. The code examples below show how to define a class with single or multiple initializers and how to create an instance of that class. Single Initializer class…

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hisI am becoming a big fun of Serverless architecture in the cloud and recently started reading a lot on how to build RESTful Web Services in the Cloud without starting your own server. Of course, I quickly came across Firebasebase Cloud Functions and I liked it a lot. Firebase Cloud Functions is one of those…

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