UIImage+Additions

Introduction

Welcome to the documentation for the UIImage+Additions framework. This framework provides useful additions and extensions to the UIImage class in iOS. It enhances the capabilities of working with images and makes certain image-related tasks easier.







Table of Contents





1. Installation – Learn how to install the UIImage+Additions framework in your project.

2. Usage – Understand how to use the UIImage+Additions framework effectively in your code.

3. Methods – Explore the additional methods provided by the UIImage+Additions framework.

4. Examples – See some practical examples showcasing the usage of UIImage+Additions.

5. Changelog – Stay updated with the recent changes and improvements made to the framework.

6. License – Understand the licensing terms and conditions for using the UIImage+Additions framework.

1. Installation

To install the UIImage+Additions framework in your project, follow the steps below:

  1. Start by opening your project in Xcode.
  2. Navigate to the menu bar and select “File > Add Files to [Your Project Name]“.
  3. Locate the downloaded UIImage+Additions framework and select it.
  4. Ensure that the “Copy items if needed” checkbox is selected.
  5. Click on the “Add” button.
  6. The framework will now be added to your project, and you can start using it.

2. Usage

To use the UIImage+Additions framework in your code, follow the steps below:

  1. Import the UIImage+Additions framework into your view controller or class.
  2. Create an instance of UIImage using one of the provided methods.
  3. Utilize the extended functionality offered by the framework to manipulate and work with the image.

3. Methods

The UIImage+Additions framework offers the following additional methods:

  • +[UIImage imageNamed:withTintColor:] – Creates a new image using the specified named image and a tint color.
  • -[UIImage imageWithRoundedCornerRadius:] – Returns a new image with rounded corners, given a corner radius value.
  • -[UIImage imageWithBorderWidth:color:] – Adds a border of the specified width and color to the image.
  • -[UIImage imageWithShadowColor:offset:radius:] – Adds a shadow to the image with the provided color, offset, and radius.

4. Examples

The examples below demonstrate the usage of the UIImage+Additions framework:


Example 1: Applying Tint Color

By utilizing the +[UIImage imageNamed:withTintColor:] method, you can easily apply a tint color to an image. This is particularly useful when you need to change the appearance of an image dynamically based on different states or interactions.

Here’s an example:

  1. Import the UIImage+Additions framework.
  2. Create an instance of UIImage by calling +[UIImage imageNamed:@"example-image"].
  3. Call the +[UIImage imageNamed:withTintColor:] method, passing the image and the desired tint color as parameters.
  4. Use the resulting tinted image in your application as needed.

// Import required framework
import UIImage_Additions

// Create UIImage instance
let image = UIImage(named: "example-image")

// Apply tint color to the image
let tintedImage = UIImage.imageNamed(image, withTintColor: UIColor.red)

// Use the tinted image as per your requirements
...

5. Changelog

The following is a list of recent changes and improvements made to the UIImage+Additions framework:

  • 1.0 (Month Day, Year): Initial release of the framework.
  • 1.1 (Month Day, Year): Added support for shadow effects.
  • 1.2 (Month Day, Year): Introduced border functionality.
  • 1.3 (Month Day, Year): Performance enhancements and bug fixes.

6. License

The UIImage+Additions framework is released under the [License Type]. Please review the licensing terms and conditions before using this framework in your application.