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UIVisualEffectView Tutorial: Getting Started

In this UIVisualEffectView tutorial you'll learn how to add the beautiful blur effects built-in to iOS in your own apps, as well as understanding advanced techniques such as vibrancy, and how blurs work at a technical level.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.raywenderlich.com/167-uivisualeffectview-tutorial-getting-started
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@edekhayser
Thanks for your tutorial!
But is it possible to change blur radius programmatically?

@edekhayser Can you please help with this when you get a chance? Thank you - much appreciated! :]

@nastenkomisha Unfortunately, as of iOS 11 this is not available to developers. I would check the documentation again once the WWDC betas come out, as this is a plausible change they could make.

A workaround would be to change the alpha of the visual effect view, but this is not officially supported and may lead to bugs that I don’t know about.

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This tutorial is more than six months old so questions are no longer supported at the moment for it. Thank you!