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I have an app that is close to being ready to submit to the app store, except that I never dealt with the fact that it needs to run on multiple devices. This book is a good fit for me - as auto layout is specific to my challenge. What I *really like* about this book, is that it is so readable. A lot of books of this nature are not well written, and are often hard to follow. Mr. Lipton writes like a real person talking! Also he has a web site - [...] - and is responsive to, and helpful in, emails!
Gives useful, practical information on auto layout in xCode 7. A good value for the money.One tip - when I read this book in the online reader, it is not rendering UTF-8 characters correctly. You might want to check how you uploaded this. It looks like it was submitted as UTF-8 and is rendering as ISO-2359-2. But it doesn't detract from the effort.
Good points - this is a good, very basic walkthrough of Autolayout, with some tips that don't appear in the other two I've looked through. I disagree with K James's assessment - I knew nothing about Size Classes or Stacked views before reading this, now both are quite clear and easy to use.Bad - I read the Kindle version, which is full of spelling and grammar errors, one screen shot completely missing, one control that is yellow but the book says to click the green icon, and one screen shot in which the control that is referenced in text and is supposed to be shown in the screen shot is completely missing from the screen shot. It makes the book look like it was rushed to press, where a casual proofreader could have caught all these.Suggestion - This is intentionally an introductory book, but it would be helpful to have more on how constraints interact. For example, how do setting the leading and trailing space constraints interact with a maximum width constraint? The "priority" doesn't seem to work for this.
The author "assumes" that the reader knows their way around Size Classes, Stack, Align, Pin, and Resolver features of the storyboard in Xcode 7, which makes this guide very difficult to follow.
It gives very useful information concerning Auto Layout (Xcode 7) and it helps to understand how Auto Layout works.
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