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SASlideMenu

Created by stefanoa

A simple library to create sliding menus that can be used in storyboards and support static cells. Sliding menus are used in a number of popular applications like Path 2.0, GMail, TechCrunch, Glassboard and many others.

The repository is an Xcode 4 project that contains three examples of the usage of the library and the library itself.

Usage

You can use SASlide menu with both static cells and dynamic cell prototypes. In the project you will find two different target that use both type of cells to create a slide menu. There is also an iPad app example

To use it in your project follow these steps:

  • Add the SASlideMenu subdir and it's contents to your project
  • Add a new class that inherits from SASlideMenuViewController and include/implement SASlideMenuDataSource and SASlideMenuDelegate.

    • SASlideMenuDataSource is where you will code your customization while SASlideMenuDelegate is where you will add your code to implement the behavior of your app related to the SASlideMenu events.
  • Add a new SASlideMenuRootViewController in your storyboard

  • Add a UITableViewController and make it of the SASlideMenuViewController subclass you already implemented and customize it in accordance with your needs.
  • Connect the SASlideMenuRootViewController with your subclass with a custom segue of type SASlideMenuLeftMenuSegue, set the segue identifier to leftMenu.
  • To add Content ViewController you have to to do the following:
    • Create your content view controller and embed it in a UINavigationController
    • Connect it to the SASlideMenuViewController via a SASlideMenuContentSegue. If you are using static cells and you simply connect from the corresponding cell it is not possible to cache the content view controller and the segueIdForIndexPath must not be implemented. If you are using dynamic cell prototype or you are using static cells and you want to cache the content view controller, assign an identifier that will be returned in the sugueIdForIndexPath: method linked to the desired indexPath.
    • To add a contextual right menu to that content, connect a new UINavigationController containing a UITableViewController to the UINavigationController using a SASlideMenuRightMenuSegue and set the segue identifier to rightMenu. Your SASlideMenuDataSource then have to return YES hasRightMenuForIndexPath:(NSIndexPath*)indexPath.

Test it and you are done!

Screenshots

Dynamic

Dynamic Right Menu

Static

iPad

Requirements

It needs iOS 7.

License

SASlideMenu is available under the MIT license:

Copyright (c) 2012 stefanoa

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

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