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How to put a background picture behind UITableViewController

Written by Paul Hudson    @twostraws

You can put any type of UIView behind a table view, and iOS automatically resizes it to fit the table. So, adding a background picture is just a matter of using a UIImageView like this:

tableView.backgroundView = UIImageView(image: UIImage(named: "taylor-swift"))

Available from iOS 3.2

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