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Getting Started

Basic usage

Using Pages is as easy as:


import Pages

struct WelcomeView: View {

    @State var index: Int = 0

    var body: some View {
        Pages(currentPage: $index) {
             Text("Welcome! This is Page 1")
             Text("This is Page 2")
             Text("...and this is Page 3")
             Circle() // The 4th page is a Circle
        }
    }
}

One can also use Pages with dynamic content:


import Pages

struct Car {
    var model: String
}

struct CarsView: View {
    let cars = [Car(model: "Ford"), Car(model: "Ferrari")]
    @State var index: Int = 0
    
    var body: some View {
        ModelPages(cars) { index, car in
            Text("The \(index) car is a \(car.model)")
                .padding(50)
                .foregroundColor(.white)
                .background(Color.blue)
                .cornerRadius(10)
        }
    }
}

How it works

Pages uses a function builder to accomplish a SwiftUI feel while using a UIPageViewController under the hood. As in VStack or HStack, the current limit of pages to add in a static way using the Pages view is 10. If more are needed use a ModelPages instead. The Pages view will take up all the available space it is given.

Note: The Pages view needs more than one page. Otherwise the compiler treats what's inside Pages as a closure.

Customization

The following aspects of Pages can be customized:

  • navigationOrientation: Whether to paginate horizontally or vertically. Default is .horizontal.
Pages(navigationOrientation: .vertical) {
    Text("Page 1")
    Text("Page 2")
}
  • transitionStyle: Whether to perform a page curl or a scroll effect on page turn. The first two examples in the GIFs above use a scroll effect, and the last one uses page curl. Default is .scroll.
Pages(
    navigationOrientation: .vertical,
    transitionStyle: .pageCurl
) {
    Text("Page 1")
    Text("Page 2")
}
  • bounce: Whether to perform a bounce effect when the user tries to scroll past the number of pages. Default is true.
Pages(
    navigationOrientation: .vertical,
    transitionStyle: .pageCurl,
    bounce: false
) {
    Text("Page 1")
    Text("Page 2")
}
  • wrap: Whether to wrap the pages once a user tries to go to the next page after the last page. Similarly whether to go to the last page when the user scrolls to the previous page of the first page. Default is false.
Pages(
    navigationOrientation: .vertical,
    transitionStyle: .pageCurl,
    bounce: false,
    wrap: true
) {
    Text("Page 1")
    Text("Page 2")
}
  • hasControl: Whether to display a page control or not. Default is true.
Pages(
    navigationOrientation: .vertical,
    transitionStyle: .pageCurl,
    bounce: false,
    wrap: true,
    hasControl: false
) {
    Text("Page 1")
    Text("Page 2")
}
  • control: A user-defined control if one wants to tune it. If this field is not provided and hasControl is true then the classical iOS page control will be used. Note control must conform to UIPageControl.
Pages(
    navigationOrientation: .vertical,
    transitionStyle: .pageCurl,
    bounce: false,
    wrap: true,
    control: MyPageControl()
) {
    Text("Page 1")
    Text("Page 2")
}
  • controlAlignment: Where to put the page control inside Pages. Default is .bottom.
Pages(
    navigationOrientation: .vertical,
    transitionStyle: .pageCurl,
    bounce: false,
    wrap: true,
    controlAlignment: .topLeading
) {
    Text("Page 1")
    Text("Page 2")
}

FAQ

  • How do I position my view to the left (.leading) or to the bottom right (.bottomTrailing)?

    • For example, if we want to position our Text view on the bottom trailing corner, we can use a GeometryReader to fill the available space:
      Pages {
              GeometryReader { geometry in
                  Text("Page 1")
                      .frame(width: geometry.size.width,
                             height: geometry.size.height,
                             alignment: .bottomTrailing)
              }
              .background(Color.blue)
              GeometryReader { geometry in
                  Text("Page 2")
              }.background(Color.red)
          }
    

    Or the Spacer trick:

        Pages {
            VStack {
                Spacer()
                HStack {
                    Spacer()
                    Text("Page 1")
                }
            }
            .background(Color.blue)
            GeometryReader { geometry in
                Text("Page 2")
            }.background(Color.red)
        }
    

Demos

All of the demos shown on the GIF can be checked out on the demo repo.

Installation

Pages is available using the Swift Package Manager:

Using Xcode 11, go to File -> Swift Packages -> Add Package Dependency and enter https://github.com/nachonavarro/Pages

Running the tests

Once you select an iPhone destination on Xcode, press ⌘U to run the tests. Alternatively run xcodebuild test -destination 'name=iPhone 11' -scheme 'Pages' on the terminal.

Requirements

  • iOS 13.0+
  • Xcode 11.0+

TODOs

  • Add unit and UI tests.
  • Improve function builder to include conditional clauses.
  • Merge ModelPages and Pages into one common view?

Contributing

Feel free to contribute to Pages!

  1. Fork Pages
  2. Create your feature branch with your changes
  3. Create pull request

License

Pages is available under the MIT license. See the LICENSE for more info.

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Releases

v0.1.3 - 2019-11-22 22:17:23

Changes in the API. Now the user must initialize the state of the current page's index and pass it as a binding to the Pages view.

v0.1.2 - 2019-11-15 20:47:37

Change the page view controller's background color from white to clear.

v0.1.1 - 2019-11-08 21:45:39

Add the option of letting the user control the state of the current page themselves. This allows a more fine-grained control of page selection and the ability to go to pages directly instead of swiping.

v0.1.0 - 2019-11-08 03:32:33

A page view with a SwiftUI feel that uses a UIPageViewController under the hood.