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Jesse Feiler, Exploring Swift Playgrounds, 10.1007/978-1-4842-2647-6_8

8. Using Touch Gestures in Interactive Playgrounds

Jesse Feiler

(1)Plattsburgh, New York, USA

Chapter 6 explores interactivity in playgrounds for two major areas:

  • Working with a playground live view and views that respond to device rotation

  • Creating and using data entry fields

This chapter explores yet another aspect of interactive views: creating and using gesture recognizers so you can create playgrounds with objects that users can directly manipulate.

All of these examples use views inside a playground live view. In Cocoa and Cocoa Touch, views are not just displays of data—they also respond to events such as device rotation, along with touches in subclasses ...

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