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Delphi Cookbook by Daniele Teti

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Using iOS Objective-C SDK classes

Just like we saw about Android in the previous recipe, Delphi can access the iOS SDK as well. In this section, we'll talk about the mechanisms that the compiler offers to import classes from the iOS SDK. This is not a standard recipe, but is more of a showcase of the possibilities offered by the Delphi compiler, and the process needed to fully use them when dealing with the OS built-in libraries. The mechanism is similar to the Android ones, but there are some notable differences.

Getting ready

In Objective-C, all the classes have NSObject as a common ancestor. The iOS SDK is composed of some frameworks. The iOS framework comprises of a number of classes specialized for a single purpose. For example, UIKit is the ...

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