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iOS Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide by Joe Conway, Aaron Hillegass

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15Subclassing UITableViewCell

A UITableView displays a list of UITableViewCells. For many applications, the basic cell with its textLabel, detailTextLabel, and imageView is sufficient. However, when you need a cell with more detail or a different layout, you subclass UITableViewCell.

In this chapter, you will create a custom subclass of UITableViewCell named HomepwnerItemCell that will display BNRItem instances more eloquently. Each of these cells will show a BNRItem’s name, its value in dollars, its serial number, and a thumbnail of its image (Figure 15.1).

Figure 15.1  Homepwner with subclassed UITableViewCells

Homepwner with subclassed UITableViewCells

Creating HomepwnerItemCell

UITableViewCell ...

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