If you are looking for Swift version check it out here: BFKit-Swift

What does it do :question:

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

For example you can use every iOS font with just an enum!

It also adds some useful method to some classes like:




Language support :it:

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

Requirements :iphone:

  • iOS SDK 7.0 or later
  • ARC

Communication :speaker:

  • If you need help, use Stack Overflow.
  • If you found a bug, open an issue.
  • If you have a feature request, open an issue.
  • If you want to contribute, see Contributing section.

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.

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

Installing and Usage :computer:


  • 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 BFKit with #import "BFKit.h"
  • Enjoy!

Newbie version

  • 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 BFKit with #import "BFKit.h"
  • Enjoy!

Pro version

  • pod 'BFKit'
  • Import BFKit with #import "BFKit.h"
  • Enjoy!

Documentation :100:

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Changelog :bookmark_tabs:

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

Demo :wrench:

Open and run the BFKitDemo project in Xcode and see BFKit in action!

Todo :ballot_box_with_check:

  • :heavy_minus_sign: Create instance methods for UIKit categories
  • :heavy_minus_sign: Create a category for every UIKit element
  • :heavy_minus_sign: Create tests
  • :heavy_check_mark: Add missing font for iOS 9
  • :heavy_check_mark: Add missing system sound ids

Author :neckbeard:

Fabrizio Brancati

License :scroll:

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