IOS, Swift

How to create uitableview with multiple sections in iOS Swift !

Uitableview is very important part of iOS ecosystem. Everything from songs playlist to weight trackers use tableview to show data. When you have 10,000 songs or number of rows in your table then its difficult to find right information. So we split tableviews in sections. Then its easier to find right information.

1. First lets set up the x code project as usual. Create new single view application X code project. Set project name to tableview with sections & save it on desktop.

2. Go to main storyboard & select view controller & delete it. Add tableview controller in main storyboard.
3. Select tableview controller & make it initial view controller
4. Now delete view controller swift file & add new cocoa touch class file of class uitableviewcontroller
5. Go to main storyboard; select table view controller & set its class to TableViewController

6. Now create an array called section to store section title & another array of array called items section row content of tableview as follows

 

 

7. Add new method for setting name for each section & set number of sections as follows.

// MARK: – Table view data source

 

8. Set number of rows per section as follows

9. Uncomment cellForRowAtIndexPath method & add following code

 

10. Now go to main storyboard & select the prototype cell. Set its identifier to tableCell. Also set style to Basic

Now build and run app in iPhone 5s You will see the table populated with items from number array.

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