Swift Animation: Create an Eye-Catching User Experience


So, you’re investing a lot of time & efforts to make your iOS perfect.

But wait…

What about the user experience? What strategy have you planned for it? Or, you might be looking all over the internet for ideas like what’s trending in app design. However, before developing anything, always remember that a user is only going to use your application if s/he will like your app interface, design, and other design-related factors.

For your Swift app, you’ve done everything that’s needed in order to make your app successful. But, pause for a second. You’re not quite ready yet if you haven’t used Swift animation in your iOS app.

You might be wondering what’s so great about the Swift animation, right? And why you should consider it in your iOS app?

Even the mobile app survey report found that only 16% of users would give an application more than one or two attempts if it failed to impress the first time. This means you’ll mostly get only one chance to get it right. This is why it is important to create an eye-catching user experience when building your mobile app.

Swift is the latest trend in the mobile app development world. It has, after its launch announcement from Apple, has created a lot of buzz and surprise in the developers’ community. This iOS coding language is claimed by almost all well-known developers that it is better than any other predecessors, including Objective-C.

And because of these reasons, we thought it would be a good idea to help our readers learn about Swift through this iOS animation tutorial.

In this tutorial, we’re going to help you learn how you can add different types of basic animated views in your mobile application.

To Integrate basic animation just drag and drop “SOAnimation.swift” in your project

1. Scale effect

SOAnimation.sharedInstance.animationScaleEffects(<viewname>, aniTime: 2.0)


2. Animate from top to middle



3. Animate from Bottom to middle



4. Animate bounce from Left to middle

SOAnimation.sharedInstance.performBounceLeftAnimationOnView(<viewname>, duration: 0.5, delay: 0) {



5. Animate bounce from Right to middle

SOAnimation.sharedInstance.performBounceLeftAnimationOnView(<viewname>, duration: 0.5, delay: 0) {



6. Bounce Animation

SOAnimation.sharedInstance.performBounceRightAnimationOnView(<viewname>, duration: 0.5, delay: 0)


7. Frame Animation



8. Fade IN Animation



9. Fade OUT Animation



10. Pop-up Animation



11. Shake Animation




If you’re struggling to create an ample & eye-catching user experience for your iOS app, then Swift animations are worth a try. With the help of these above animation effects, you can certainly make your app’s user experience more engaging and better.

Don’t miss to check out our iPhone app portfolio. Also, if you have any animation based mobile app idea or app development questions to discuss, then you may contact Space-O Technologies and hire Swift developer to make the user experience your app needs to achieve your desired success.

Also read: How We Developed First Swift Based iOS Mobile App?

This page was last edited on April 10th, 2020, at 14:52.


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