SwiftyCast is a lightweight framework for easily casting objects to an from
UnsafeRawPointer types for iOS, macOS, tvOS, and watchOS.
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 unsafeBridgingRetain(_:) // For casting to or from a raw pointer but only in the context of a callback block withUnsafeBridgingRetain(_: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.
Joseph Newton, firstname.lastname@example.org
SwiftyCast is available under the MIT license. See the
LICENSE file for more info.