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iPhone and iPad Apps for Absolute Beginners, Third Edition by Chad Mello, Dr. Rory Lewis

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Chapter    7

Storyboards

This chapter introduces a new way to create an app quickly and visually. First, you’ll lay out some views and you’ll see how they can be connected without writing code—plus you’ll get some neat transition animations for free. This new technique was first brought to the public’s attention when Apple announced that it would be introducing a never-before-seen feature called Storyboards, which would be built in to Xcode. Storyboards would allow the easy layout of workflow apps that use navigation and tab bars to transition between views.

Apple went on to say that the new Storyboards would manage the View Controllers for you, while visually creating an easy-to-manage geospatial view of your project. It would specify the transitions ...

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