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iOS Build an Interactive Story App with Swift Creating the User Interface Programmatically Creating Views Programmatically

Harris Ryder
Harris Ryder
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anchors, what are they?

what are anchors, they are used in the video to constrain an image view to the viewcontrollers view right?

I have completed the auto layout course and I have never come across them before what are they, what do they represent visually?

and what visually is he constraining the image view to?

Thanks!

1 Answer

Hi Harris,

Anchors represent a particular attribute of a view and allow the adjustment of constraints in code.

Anchors are actually covered in the Beginner iOS Track under Introduction to Auto Layout in iOS. See Auto Layout in Code < Layout Anchors.

I hope this clears things up,

Mitch