Create UITextField Programmatically

In this short Swift code example we will learn how to create UITextField in Swift programmatically.

  • Create UITextField of specific height and width
  • Position UITextField at the centre of the view
  • Set UITextField backgroundColor
  • Set UITextField textColor
  • Set UITextField UITextBorderStyle
  • Add UITextField as a subview
  • Set UITextField placeholder text
  • Set UITextField sample text
         // Create UITextField
        let myTextField: UITextField = UITextField(frame: CGRect(x: 0, y: 0, width: 300.00, height: 30.00));
        // Or you can position UITextField in the center of the view =
        // Set UITextField placeholder text
        myTextField.placeholder = "Place holder text"
        // Set text to UItextField
        myTextField.text = "UITextField example"
        // Set UITextField border style
        myTextField.borderStyle = UITextBorderStyle.line
        // Set UITextField background colour
        myTextField.backgroundColor = UIColor.white
        // Set UITextField text color
        myTextField.textColor =
        // Add UITextField as a subview

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