SwiftyVIPER allows easy use of VIPER architecture throughout your iOS application.
What is VIPER? Great question! VIPER is a backronym which stands for:
If all of this is totally new for you, check out my running list of VIPER Resources
You can use CocoaPods to install
SwiftyVIPER by adding it to your
source 'https://github.com/CocoaPods/Specs.git' use_frameworks! platform :ios, '8.0' def shared_pods pod 'SwiftyVIPER', '~> 1.0' end target 'MyApp' do shared_pods end target 'MyAppTests' do shared_pods end
To get the full benefits import
SwiftyVIPER wherever you import UIKit
import UIKit import SwiftyVIPER
Carthage is a decentralized dependency manager that builds your dependencies and provides you with binary frameworks.
You can install Carthage with Homebrew using the following command:
brew update brew install carthage
To integrate SwiftyVIPER into your Xcode project using Carthage, specify it in your
github "codytwinton/SwiftyVIPER" ~> 1.0
carthage update to build the framework and drag the built
SwiftyVIPER.framework into your Xcode project.
This is discouraged, but allowed. :D
Sourcefolder in your project.
If you're looking for VIPER architecture templates to use directly within Xcode, you can find these in the
/Templates/VIPER folder. Open your terminal and run:
Then, simply run this command in your terminal:
mkdir -p ~/Library/Developer/Xcode/Templates/File\ Templates cp -R Templates/VIPER ~/Library/Developer/Xcode/Templates/File\ Templates
Once you've installed the VIPER Templates, you're ready to add a module. Select
File > New > File or use press
⌘N to bring up the template selector. You'll find the templates at the bottom.
Module for a normal module,
Module Storyboard for a normal module that interacts with Storyboards, or
Module Tests for a module unit tests template.
Next, choose the Module name. We'll go with
This will create 5 files per module:
Don't forget to target your main app. Once you've added the main template, go ahead and add the Unit Test template. Make sure it's the same name! In this case, we'd stay with
Simply add a new module using the VIPER template. Once done, simply call:
import SwiftyVIPER CustomModule().present(from: self.viewController, style: .coverVertical, completion: nil)
The module will handle the rest, including initializing and attaching all the connections necessary for the Module to show properly.
We would love for you to contribute to SwiftyVIPER, check the
LICENSE file for more info. Pull Requests welcome!