Chapter 3

Increase and Optimize UITableView Performance

In this chapter, you will do the following:

  • Use the benchmark tools you saw in Chapter 2 in a real example.
  • Work step by step with an example of scrolling performance optimization.
  • Use techniques to optimize UITableView performance.
    • Basic techniques to optimize simple and basic cells in UITableView.
    • Hardcore techniques using code to actually draw the view inside the cell.
    • Basic optimization techniques for cells need animation like editing and reordering.
    • Other basic techniques that developers need to know.

iPhoneapps usually display data in the list format. Apple provides excellent tools for basic developers: UITableView and UITableViewCell. If developers only want to use basic features ...

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