Easily use gradients in UIKit.
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Latest commit c2a57ea Oct 10, 2016 @soffes Simplify gradient creation


Gradient View

Easily use gradients in UIKit. Gradient View is a simple UIView wrapper around CGGradient.

Gradient View is tested on iOS 8. Released under the MIT license.

Version Carthage compatible CocoaPods compatible

Swift Version Gradient View Version
3.0 2.2.0
2.2 2.1.1


// Initialize a gradient view
let gradientView = GradientView(frame: CGRectMake(x: 20, y: 20, width: 280, height: 280))

// Set the gradient colors
gradientView.colors = [UIColor.greenColor(), UIColor.yellowColor()]

// Optionally set some locations
gradientView.locations = [0.8, 1.0]

// Optionally change the direction. The default is vertical.
gradientView.direction = .Horizontal

// Add some borders too if you want
gradientView.topBorderColor = UIColor.redColor()
gradientView.bottomBorderColor = UIColor.blueColor()

// Add it as a subview in all of its awesome

See the source for full documentation.


Screenshot Screenshot

Open up the included Xcode project for an example app.


Simply add the files in the to your project. Gradient View also supports installation with Carthage and CocoaPods.