Comparative analysis of UIKit and SwiftUI frameworks in iOS system


The paper concerns a comparison of SwiftUI and UIKit frameworks, used in iOS application development. SwiftUI was introduced in 2019 as a successor to UIKit as a main tool for creating application views. The purpose of this article is to compare the time performance of these two frameworks. Six testing applications have been implemented for the research, 2 in each framework. The software was complementary. The defined thesis "SwiftUI is more time efficient for applications with data collection and many filled text fields" was proved.


SwiftUI; UIKit; time performance

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Published : 2021-09-30

Wiertel, P., & Maria Skublewska-Paszkowska. (2021). Comparative analysis of UIKit and SwiftUI frameworks in iOS system. Journal of Computer Sciences Institute, 20, 170-174.

Piotr Wiertel
Lublin University of Technology  Poland
Maria Skublewska-Paszkowska 
Lublin University of Technology  Poland