Creates the view that the controller manages.
- iOS 2.0+
- Mac Catalyst 13.0+
- tvOS 9.0+
You should never call this method directly. The view controller calls this method when its
view property is requested but is currently
nil. This method loads or creates a view and assigns it to the
If the view controller has an associated nib file, this method loads the view from the nib file. A view controller has an associated nib file if the
nib property returns a non-
nil value, which occurs if the view controller was instantiated from a storyboard, if you explicitly assigned it a nib file using the
init method, or if iOS finds a nib file in the app bundle with a name based on the view controller's class name. If the view controller does not have an associated nib file, this method creates a plain
UIView object instead.
If you use Interface Builder to create your views and initialize the view controller, you must not override this method.
You can override this method in order to create your views manually. If you choose to do so, assign the root view of your view hierarchy to the
view property. The views you create should be unique instances and should not be shared with any other view controller object. Your custom implementation of this method should not call
If you want to perform any additional initialization of your views, do so in the