cs193p – Project #2 Assignment #2 Task #1

Please note, this blog entry is from a previous course. You might want to check out the current one.

All of the changes to the Calculator made in lecture must be applied to your Assignment 1. Get this fully functioning before proceeding to the rest of the Required Tasks. And, as last week, type the changes in, do not copy/paste from anywhere.

… done …

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cs193p – Lecture #5 – Objective-C Compatibility, Property List, Views

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Objective-C Compatibility

Lecture #5 starts with theory on how Swift was built to be compatible with Objective-C and thus provides numerous seamless bridging methods:

  • NSString bridges to String
  • NSArray bridges to Array<AnyObject>
  • NSDictionary bridges to Dictionary<NSObject, AnyObject>
  • Int, Float, Double, Bool bridge to NSNumer – but not the other way around – use instead intValue, floatValue, doubleValue and boolValue

Additionally, it is possible to implicitly cast using as.

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cs193p – Project #1 Assignment #1 Internationalization

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When running on a real device, which region is set to something having not a “.” as comma symbol, the app crashes. Strangely it does not crash on the simulator.

One way to cope with this behavior is to force the number formatter to use the US locale all the time:
[swift]
if let displayText = display.text {
let numberFormatter = NSNumberFormatter()
numberFormatter.locale = NSLocale(localeIdentifier: "en_US")
if let displayNumber = numberFormatter.numberFromString(displayText) {
return displayNumber.doubleValue
}
}
[/swift]
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