5 iOS Libraries to Make Your App Better
New version notify, dynamic colors, view badge icon, and much more
Siren is the perfect tool to check the user’s currently installed version of your app. If a new version is available in the App Store, Siren will show a language-localized alert to inform the user, giving them the option to update it.
- Forces the user to update the app
- It gives the user the option to update the app or do it later
- It gives the user the option to totally skip the current update
This library provides many powerful methods to use and manipulate colors with low effort.
First of all, you need to create a new color starting from a HEX or RGB value. Once the color is ready you can:
- Darken and lighten
- Saturate, desaturate, and grayscale
- Adjust hue and complement
- Tint and shade
- Make gradients
You can find the full documentation here with all the details on how to use it.
You can use this little library to quickly add a notification-badge image on any view of your app.
Configurations, usage, customizations, and animations are really easy to do, and you just need a few lines of code to make them work.
BulletinBoard is an iOS library that creates a card view displayed at the bottom of the screen. It has support for accessibility features like VoiceOver. It also looks good for onboarding screens or initial configurations (I use it on one of my apps for just this reason).
This library allows you to show an elegant UI dialog with minimal style to request different permissions from the user.
The current permissions supported are:
- Photo library
- Media library
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