SwiftyCast is a lightweight framework for easily casting objects to an from
UnsafeRawPointer types for iOS, macOS, tvOS, and watchOS.
SwiftyCast is available through CocoaPods, Carthage and the Swift Package Manager.
To install via CocoaPods, simply add the following line to your Podfile:
To install via Carthage, simply add the following line to your Cartfile:
To install via the Swift Package Manager add the following line to your
.package(url: "https://github.com/SomeRandomiOSDev/SwiftyCast.git", from: "1.0.0")
First import SwiftyCast at the top of your Swift file:
After importing, the use is as simple as calling one of four functions:
// For casting to or from a raw pointer unsafeBridgingCast(_:) // For casting to a raw pointer while incrementing the retain count of the object unsafeBridgingRetain(_:) // For casting from a raw pointer while decrementing the retain count of the object unsafeBridgingRelease(_:) // For casting to or from a raw pointer but only in the context of a callback block withUnsafeBridgingCast(_:body:)
If you have need for a specific feature or you encounter a bug, please open an issue. If you extend the functionality of SwiftyCast yourself or you feel like fixing a bug yourself, please submit a pull request.
Joe Newton, [email protected]
SwiftyCast is available under the MIT license. See the
LICENSE file for more info.