RZUtils

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RZUtils

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A collection of helpful utilities and components for iOS development.

Installation

CocoaPods

The podspec for RZUtils is fully segmented into subspecs by directory (effectively one subspec per individual category type or component). See below for examples.

All of RZUtils

pod 'RZUtils'
All Categories

pod 'RZUtils/Categories'
All Components

pod 'RZUtils/Components'
All Utilities or Test Utilities

pod 'RZUtils/Utilities'

pod 'RZUtils/TestUtilities'
Specific Classes

To import only a specific category, component, or utility, the subspec should mirror the directory structure. For example:

pod 'RZUtils/Categories/NSString'

pod 'RZUtils/Categories/KVO'

pod 'RZUtils/Components/RZProgressView'

Manual Installation

Simply copy the relevant file into your project. If the files import any frameworks, link against those frameworks.

Categories Overview

CoreAnimation

  • CAAnimation+RZBlocks

    Completion blocks for

    CAAnimation

KVO

  • NSObject+RZBlockKVO

    KVO with blocks and automatic observer removal on dealloc

NSDate

  • NSDate+RZExtensions

    Common date manipulations

NSDictionary

  • NSDictionary+RZExtensions

    Convenience methods for

    NSDictionary
    (
    NSNull
    check, etc)

NSString

  • NSAttributedString+RZExtensions

    Simplified attributed string initializer and other utils

  • NSString+RZStringFormatting

    Common string formatting methods

  • NSString+RZStringSize

    Replacement for string sizing methods deprecated in iOS 7.

NSUndoManager

  • NSUndoManager+RZBlockUndo

    Block-based interface for undo manager.

UIAlertView

  • UIAlertView+RZCompletionBlocks

    Block API for

    UIAlertView
    actions

UIColor

  • UIColor+RZExtensions

UIColor creation utilities

UIFont

  • UIFont+RZExtensions

    Funky fresh font features

UIImage

  • UIImage+RZAverageColor

    Calculates the average color of a UIImage instance.

  • UIImage+RZResize

    Methods for resizing an image given an aspect ratio.

  • UIImage+RZSnapshotHelpers

    Method for snapshotting and creating a UIImage from a UIView using iOS7's

    drawViewHierarchyInRect
    . Contains a faster version of Apple's image blur method for iOS7 (with view screenshot). iOS7+ only.
  • UIImage+RZSolidColor

    Category on

    UIImage
    to return a solid color image of a specified size. Especially useful to set a state-dependent background color on
    UIButton
    , like:
    [aButton setBackgroundImage:[UIImage rz_solidColorImageWithSize:CGSizeMake(1.0f, 1.0f) color:[UIColor redColor]]]
    .
  • UIImage+RZStretchHelpers

    Stretch and cap inset methods for

    UIImage

UITableViewCell

  • UITableViewCell+RZCellStyling

    Methods for styling top, bottom, and middle tableview cells for grouped table views

UIView

  • UIView+RZAutoLayoutHelpers

    Common code-level autolayout tasks made easier.

  • UIView+RZBorders

    Borders on arbitrary sides of any

    UIView
  • UIView+RZFrameUtils

    Easy adjustments to

    UIView
    frames

UIViewController

  • UIViewController+RZKeyboardWatcher

    Utility for scripting animation blocks in response to keyboard appearance/disappearance notifications.

Components Overview

RZAnimatedCountingLabel

UILabel
subclass that animates its text from one value to another with an optional custom formatting block.

RZAbout

A set of utilities for presenting various "About" elements such as the "Built by RZ" logo and feedback.

RZAnimatedImageView

Replacement for

UIImageView
-based animated .png sequences that calls a completion block when the animation is finished. Believe it or not, there is no way to do this otherwise.

RZButtonView

UIControl
subclass that acts like a UIButton but allows the addition and layout of arbitrary subviews.

RZCollectionTableView

Is it a Collection View or a Table View? The world may never know... (Spoiler: It's a Collection View)

RZCollectionTableView
is a collection view layout and accompanying collection view and collection view cell subclasses that mimic the class/delegate interface, look, and feel of
UITableView
, with a few added enhancements such as customizable section insets, row spacings, and more.

RZCollectionViewAnimationAssistant

Utility for making collection view item insertion/deletion animations easier.

RZDelayedOperation

Basic concurrent NSOperation class that takes a block and executes it after a given time interval. Can be cancelled or reset.

RZLocationService

CoreLocation made easy.

RZProgressView

UIProgressView
is a little broken in iOS 7.0 (weird glitches when animating and resizing), and very broken in iOS 7.1 (can't set custom images; radar here).
RZProgressView
is a drop-in replacement that fixes these problems.

RZRevealViewController

A basement/reveal menu component.

RZSegmentedViewController

UIViewController
container that uses a segment control to switch between an array of
UIViewControllers

RZSingleChildContainerViewController

A

UIViewController
subclass for managing a single child view controller contained in any subview container of a parent. Useful for keeping one view static while another view contains one of many potential child view controllers. iOS7+ only.

RZSplitViewController

Extends the functionality of

UISplitViewController
including allowing it to be presented Modally.

RZTelprompt

Makes NSURLRequest phone calls that use telprompt by making a tel request to a static UIWebView, which in turn privately calls telprompt. This gives you the benifits of using telprompt without calling it from UIApplication where it is not specifically supported by Apple.

RZViewFactory

Extensions to

UIView
for easily loading a subclass from a XIB file.

RZWebviewController

UIViewController
that manages a web view, with associated chrome.

Utilities Overview

RZCommonUtils

Useful macros, mathematical functions, and more.

RZDispatch

Useful extensions for working with GCD/libdispatch.

RZLogHelper

A header with debug log macros that extend

NSLog
, including verbosity levels.

Test Utilities Overview

All utilities within this directory are intended for use in test code ONLY.

RZWaiter

A utility for aiding in testing asynchronous operations.

License

RZUtils is distributed under an MIT License. See the LICENSE file for more details.

Contributing

Contributions and pull requests are welcome. Please adhere to the following guidelines:

  • Please open Pull Requests against the
    develop
    branch. We periodically coalesce updates into tagged releases with semantic version numbers, which are pushed as podspec updates then merged to master.
  • Ensure that headers are documented using appledoc-style comments. This will allow CocoaDocs to automatically create documentation when the updated podspec is pushed.
  • Aggressively use prefixes (
    RZ
    for classes,
    rz_
    for methods) for category methods and class names in order to avoid potential naming collisions.

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