If you're looking to build search interfaces on iOS with Algolia, then you should check out InstantSearch iOS which is built on top of this library, and provides UI building blocks to build search experiences. Otherwise, keep reading.
InstantSearch Core for Swift
You can always find the latest version of the user documentation on Algolia Documentation.
If you use Swift version earlier than 4.2, you have to use the version 3.3 of InstantSearch Core. This version is outdated and not recommended for use.
CocoaPods is a dependency manager for Cocoa projects.
To install InstantSearch, simply add the following line to your Podfile:
pod 'InstantSearchCore', '~> 7.0'
pod 'InstantSearchCore', '~> 5.0'
pod 'InstantSearchcore', '~> 3.3'
Then, run the following command:
$ pod update
Carthage is a simple, decentralized dependency manager for Cocoa.
To install InstantSearch, simply add the following line to your Cartfile:
github "algolia/instantsearch-core-swift" ~> 7.0
Then launch the following commands from the project directory
carthage update ./Carthage/Checkouts/instantsearch-core-swift/carthage-prebuild carthage build
github "algolia/instantsearch-core-swift" ~> 5.0
github "algolia/instantsearch-core-swift" ~> 3.3
Swift Package Manager
Swift Package Manager (SwiftPM) is a tool for managing the distribution of Swift code as well as C-family dependency. From Xcode 11, SwiftPM got natively integrated with Xcode.
InstantSearch Core support SwiftPM from version 6.4.0. To use SwiftPM, you should use Xcode 11 to open your project. Click
Swift Packages ->
Add Package Dependency, enter InstantSearch Core repo's URL.
After select the package, you can choose the dependency type (tagged version, branch or commit). Then Xcode will setup all the stuff for you.
If you're a framework author and use InstantSearch Core as a dependency, update your
let package = Package( // ... dependencies: [ .package(name: "InstantSearchCore", url: "https://github.com/algolia/instantsearch-core-swift", from: "7.0") ], // ... )
InstantSearch Core iOS is Apache 2.0 licensed.