The iOS SDK helps you craft user interfaces in a variety of ways. This chapter introduces the visual classes you’ll work with and discusses their roles in the interface design process. You read about controllers, how they work with visual classes, and how they handle tasks such as device reorientation. Then you move on to solutions for laying out and customizing interfaces. You learn about hybrid solutions that rely both on Interface Builder–created interfaces and Objective-C-centered ones. By the time you finish this chapter, you’ll have discovered many approaches that you can apply to your own application design.
Nearly everything that appears on an iOS device’s screen represents a child of the