Objective-C and Foundation give us the ability to do pretty awesome things by building method calls at run time.
As long as you are in the objects realm everything's straightforward, but if you happen to need using non objects there are some extra steps to be taken.
Here's how to build an
NSInvocation for a method that has a
// Build the NSInvocation SEL selector = ...; NSMethodSignature *signature = [someObject methodSignatureForSelector:selector]; NSInvocation *invocation = [NSInvocation invocationWithMethodSignature:signature]; // Configure the NSInvocation instance invocation.selector = selector; invocation.target = ...; // Using a non object parameter is easy! CGFloat floatValue = 42.0; [invocation setArgument:&floatValue atIndex:2];
You can find out more about how powerful and versatile
NSInvocation is on the Apple Documentation.