Chapter 1

Table Views from the Ground Up

In this chapter, you'll start your exploration of table views. It begins with an overview of what table views are and some examples of how they're used in practice. Then in the second section, you'll build a simple “Hello, world”-style table view app to introduce you to the components behind the user interfaceand help you to contextualize the detail that's going to come in later chapters.

If you're just starting to use table views, it's worth taking some time to build a very simple one from scratch before diving into the gnarly details. However, if you've reached the stage where you feel more confident about how the components of the table view jigsaw fit together and want to get straight into the code, ...

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