Chapter 14

Finishing the Basic Application Structure

In This Chapter

arrow Laying out the basic application structure in the storyboard

arrow Adding and formatting the rest of the view controllers for the RoadTrip app

arrow Creating the segues

arrow Adding a gesture recognizer to the Content controller

In earlier chapters, I’ve waxed poetic about storyboards but I haven’t really (completely) shown you why I find them so appealing. Now it’s time for you to experience the reason yourself.

As I say earlier in the book, the storyboard is basically about working with view controllers. Normally, I would lay out the basic application flow at the very beginning of a project, but I deferred doing it until now when you have enough background so that it makes sense.

In this chapter, I show you how to extend your storyboard to lay out the flow, or the user experience architecture, of most of your application — or at least the big pieces of the app, such as the structure for the user to find out the weather forecast for the destination, find events that are happening at the destination, bring up a map, and find a location ...

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