About ARAObjectCollectionViewController

The ARAObjectCollectionViewController is a powerful tool for displaying and managing collections of objects in an iOS app. It provides a convenient way to handle and present data in a collection view, simplifying the development process and enhancing user experience.

Key Features

  • Efficiently manages and presents collections of objects
  • Supports both basic and advanced collection view layouts
  • Provides seamless integration with UIKit components
  • Offers customizable cell configuration and layout options
  • Includes built-in support for handling cell selection and interaction
  • Supports dynamic data loading and pagination
  • Offers powerful filtering and sorting capabilities
  • Automatically manages data updates and view refreshing


To get started with ARAObjectCollectionViewController, follow these simple steps:

  1. Add the ARAObjectCollectionViewController pod to your project.
  2. Import the ARAObjectCollectionViewController module.
  3. Create an instance of ARAObjectCollectionViewController and configure it according to your needs.
  4. Set the data source and delegate for the collection view controller.
  5. Present the collection view controller to display your collection of objects.


Once you have set up the ARAObjectCollectionViewController in your project, you can start using it by following these steps:


The ARAObjectCollectionViewController offers various customization options to fit your app’s requirements. Some of the important configuration options are:

  • Layout selection: Choose from a range of pre-built layouts or create a custom layout to define the appearance and behavior of the collection view.
  • Cell configuration: Customize the appearance and content of individual cells by subclassing the provided cell classes or implementing your own.
  • Sorting and filtering: Implement sorting and filtering logic to efficiently manage large collections of objects.

Data Handling

The ARAObjectCollectionViewController provides powerful features for managing data in your collection view. Some of the key data management features include:

  • Automatic data updates: Handle data updates seamlessly, ensuring the collection view reflects the latest changes.
  • Dynamic data loading: Load data dynamically from a remote server or paginated data sources to provide a smooth user experience.
  • Data source and delegate: Implement the necessary methods from the ARAObjectCollectionViewControllerDataSource and ARAObjectCollectionViewControllerDelegate protocols to provide the required data and handle user interactions.

Handling User Interaction

The ARAObjectCollectionViewController simplifies user interaction by providing convenient methods and callbacks to handle user actions.

  • Cell selection: Implement the didSelectItemAtIndexPath method from the ARAObjectCollectionViewControllerDelegate protocol to handle cell selection events.
  • Cell highlighting: Customize cell highlighting behavior by overriding the shouldHighlightItemAtIndexPath method.
  • Cell interaction: Utilize the provided cell subclasses with built-in gesture recognizers for handling various types of user interactions.


The ARAObjectCollectionViewController is a versatile tool for managing and displaying collections of objects in your iOS app. With its wide range of features and customization options, it simplifies the development process and enhances the user experience. Start using ARAObjectCollectionViewController today and take your app’s collection views to the next level!