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iOS UICollectionView: The Complete Guide, Second Edition by Ash Furrow

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4. Organizing Content with UICollectionViewFlowLayout

You now have the skills to use UICollectionView to display custom content to your users and can display cells as well as supplementary views. Up until now, we have focused on the actual content, not how it’s organized on the screen. This chapter explores how UICollectionView is architected to use UICollectionViewLayout to organize its content. We take a close look at UICollectionViewFlowLayout and how subclassing it can get you a lot of customizability without a lot of extra work. We finish with a short history lesson as we explore UITableView and how it’s related to UICollectionView.

What Is a Layout?

UICollectionViewLayout is an abstract class that should not be created itself; its only ...

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