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Do Good Daily Day 6

swlkr profile image Sean Walker ・1 min read

📅 09/17/2019
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✅ Today's goal: Finish up rough versions of intro views

SwiftUI is better than web development

When it works it really works. Today the preview feature was working well and I managed to breeze through a few more static screens with simple buttons. It's insane that all it takes to make something very custom looking is ~70 lines of code per screen, if you can even call it code. It definitely makes me wonder what the heck we're doing out there in web development land. Anyway, I did learn a few SwiftUI tricks that I thought I'd share

SwiftUI full screen background image

var body: some View {
        VStack {
        }
        .background(
            Image("bg")
            .resizable()
            .scaledToFill()
            .edgesIgnoringSafeArea(.all)
        )
}

That's all it takes. Either that or a ZStack and put the image as the first child.

SwiftUI center an image

Or anything really. It's funny I was messing around with this problem for a while but I came up with something pretty decent, assuming you only have one thing to center

var body: some View {
        VStack {
             Spacer()

             Image("bg")

             Spacer()
        }

}

There's some more code with some other goodies but there's always tomorrow.

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