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A simple Objective-C wrapper that allows easier use of Associated Objects.
// NSObject+AssociatedValues.h
// Created by Shilo White on 11/8/11.
// Copyright (c) 2011 Shilocity Productions. All rights reserved.
#import <Foundation/Foundation.h>
#import <objc/runtime.h>
@interface NSObject (AssociatedValues)
- (void)setAssociatedValue:(id)value forKey:(NSString *)key;
- (void)setAssociatedValue:(id)value forKey:(NSString *)key policy:(objc_AssociationPolicy)policy;
- (id)associatedValueForKey:(NSString *)key;
- (void)removeAssociatedValueForKey:(NSString *)key;
- (void)removeAllAssociatedValues;
@implementation NSObject (AssociatedValues)
- (void)setAssociatedValue:(id)value forKey:(NSString *)key {
[self setAssociatedValue:value forKey:key policy:OBJC_ASSOCIATION_ASSIGN];
- (void)setAssociatedValue:(id)value forKey:(NSString *)key policy:(objc_AssociationPolicy)policy {
objc_setAssociatedObject(self, key, value, policy);
- (id)associatedValueForKey:(NSString *)key {
return objc_getAssociatedObject(self, key);
- (void)removeAssociatedValueForKey:(NSString *)key {
objc_setAssociatedObject(self, key, nil, OBJC_ASSOCIATION_ASSIGN);
- (void)removeAllAssociatedValues {
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