Mastering ControlGroup in SwiftUI

One of the new container views delivered in SwiftUI Release 3 was the ControlGroup view. The ControlGroup view displays semantically-related controls in a visually appropriate manner for the context. This week we will learn how to use and customize the appearance of the ControlGroup view in SwiftUI.

Custom accessibility content in SwiftUI

SwiftUI Release 3 brought a lot of new accessibility APIs, which we can use to improve user experience drastically in an effortless way. This week I want to talk about another new API that allows us to provide customized accessibility content using the new accessibilityCustomContent view modifier in SwiftUI.

Audio graphs in SwiftUI

Charts and graphs are one of the complicated things in terms of accessibility. Fortunately, iOS 15 has a new feature called Audio Graphs. This week we will learn how to build an audio representation for any SwiftUI view presenting a chart like a custom bar chart view or an image by using the accessibilityChartDescriptor view modifier.

Accessibility focus in SwiftUI

One of the new features of SwiftUI Release 3 is accessibility focus management. SwiftUI allows us easily handle the focus state for assistive technologies like VoiceOver and Switch Control. This week we will learn how to use the AccessibilityFocusState property wrapper to move the accessibility focus in SwiftUI.

Accessibility rotors in SwiftUI

SwiftUI Release 3 contains many new APIs that we can utilize to improve accessibility in our apps, and one of them is the new accessibilityRotor view modifier. This week we will learn how to use the accessibilityRotor view modifier to provide custom VoiceOver navigation using rotors.

The power of accessibilityRepresentation view modifier in SwiftUI

The SwiftUI Release 3 has a lot of improvements in the area of accessibility. It provides all the missing APIs like accessibility rotors, but it also gives us new ways of doing complex things efficiently. This week we will talk about the accessibilityRepresentation view modifier that allows us to replace accessibility elements of one view with another.

Mastering FocusState property wrapper in SwiftUI

SwiftUI became very powerful during the last WWDC. We gained many new features, and one of them was a brand new FocusState property wrapper. FocusState property wrapper allows us to read and write the current focus position in the view hierarchy. This week we will learn how to manage focus in SwiftUI apps using FocusState property wrapper and focused view modifier.

How to create a property wrapper in Swift

Property wrapper is a Swift language feature. The main goal here is wrapping properties with a logic that we extract into a separate type to reuse it across the codebase. This week, we will learn how to create a property wrapper to read data in Keychain and be a good citizen in the SwiftUI world by reacting to data changes.

Confirmation dialogs in SwiftUI

SwiftUI Release 3 brings a few generic view modifiers that allow us to handle semantically similar operations for different views in the very same way. One of these view modifiers is onSubmit, which we can use to manage both forms and search fields. This week we will talk about another view modifier that SwiftUI provides us to display confirmation dialogs.

Submitting values to SwiftUI view

SwiftUI Release 3 brought us a new declarative approach for handling submitted values. Text fields, forms, search bars allow users to submit values that we can take and react to them using the new onSubmit view modifier. This week we will learn how to use the onSubmit view modifier and what benefits it provides us.