Exploring UIAlertController

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Ash explains the new UIAlertController that replaces UIAlertView in iOS 8 and gives you some examples how to use the new APIs in Swift. He writes:

The new UIAlertController has some great benefits:

  • It’s explicit
  • It conforms to iOS composability conventions
  • It’s got a clear API
  • It’s reusable in different contexts (iWatch vs iWatch mini)

The drawbacks are:

  • It’s unfamiliar

In other words: UIAlertView is easy, UIAlertController is simple.

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