BFKit is a collection of useful classes to develop Apps faster.

Installing and Usage


  • Create a Podfile in your project directory
  • Write:
  platform :ios, '7.0'
  xcodeproj 'Project.xcodeproj'
  pod 'BFKit'
  • Obviously change "Project" with your real project name
  • Open Terminal, go to project directory and type:
  pod install
  • Import the file "BFKit.h"
  • Enjoy!


  • Copy the library folder (BFKit) to the project
  • Add the following frameworks to the project:
    • UIKit
    • Foundation
    • CoreImage
    • CoreGraphics
    • QuartzCore
    • Accelerate
    • AudioToolbox (if you want to use BFSystemSound class)
    • LocalAuthentication (if you want to use BFTouchID class, and set it as weak if your App runs on iOS 7)
  • Import the file "BFKit.h"
  • Enjoy!


  • iOS SDK 7.0 or later
  • ARC

Language support

  • Chinese Simplified (zh)
  • English (en)
  • Indonesian (id)
  • Italian (it)
  • Russian (ru)
  • Ukrainian (uk)
  • Vietnamese (vi)

What does it do?

Adds some useful method to some classes like:


  • NSArray
  • NSDate
  • NSFileManager
  • NSMutableArray
  • NSMutableDictionary
  • NSNumber
  • NSObject
  • NSProcessInfo
  • NSString
  • NSThread


  • UIButton
  • UIColor
  • UIDevice
  • UIFont
  • UIImage
  • UIImageView
  • UILabel
  • UIScrollView
  • UITableView
  • UITextField
  • UITextView
  • UIView
  • UIWebView
  • UIWindow


  • BFApp
  • BFButton
  • BFLog
  • BFPassword
  • BFSystemSound
  • BFTouchID (iOS 8)




To see what has changed in recent version of BFKit, see the CHANGELOG


  • [ ] Create instance methods for UIKit categories
  • [ ] Create a category for every UIKit element
  • [x] Add missing font (iOS 8)
  • [x] Add missing system sound ids


Fabrizio Brancati


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

Contributing :octocat:

I'd love to see your ideas for improving this library.

The best way to contribute is by submitting a pull request. I'll do my best to respond to you as soon as possible.

You can also submit a new Github issue if you find bugs or have questions.

Please make sure to follow my general coding style for new features!