How I’d improve the UIScrollView.contentInset API

UIScrollView.contentInset is conceptually a very simple API: it extends the scrollable range beyond that implied by the contentSize property. (The magazine has a great article on UIScrollView that explains contentInset in terms of simple arithmetic.) Its two main use cases are avoiding the keyboard and correctly underlapping iOS 7+’s translucent bars. But if you want to get more complicated than a navbar and a keyboard, the simple nature of contentInset makes things difficult.

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