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Mastering iOS 11 Programming - Second Edition by Donny Wals

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Converting from a UITableView to UICollectionView

Displaying contacts in a list with UITableView is a fine idea. It's functional, looks alright, and people are used to seeing data displayed in a list. However, wouldn't it be nice if you had a more interesting way to display contacts, with bigger images maybe? Alternatively, maybe it would be nice to display contacts in a custom-designed grid?

Interesting and compelling layouts make your users happy. They will notice that you have put some extra effort in your layout to please them. Users enjoy apps that have received some extra attention. With that said, using a grid layout is no silver bullet. When implemented appropriately, it will delight your users. However, different apps and content ...

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