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Improvised KVO
/*
ObservationHelper.swift is published under the MIT License.
Copyright (C) 2014-15, Roopesh Chander http://roopc.net/
Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy
of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal
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to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell
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furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:
The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in
all copies or substantial portions of the Software.
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IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY,
FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE
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OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN
THE SOFTWARE.
*/
// Usage:
// var observer1 = object.onChange("property") { change in
// doSomethingWithChangeDict(change)
// }
// var observer2 = object.onNotification(NSMetadataQueryDidFinishGatheringNotification) {
// notification in
// doSomethingWithNotificationDict(notification.userInfo)
// }
// // Keep a strong reference to the returned observer objects
// // as long as you want to observe said thingie.
import Foundation
extension NSObject {
func onChange(keyPath: String, options: NSKeyValueObservingOptions,
runBlock block: (change: [NSObject : AnyObject]!) -> ()) -> AnyObject {
return KeyValueObserver(object: self, keyPath: keyPath, options: options, block: block)
as AnyObject
}
func onChange(keyPath: String,
runBlock block: (change: [NSObject : AnyObject]!) -> ()) -> AnyObject {
return KeyValueObserver(object: self, keyPath: keyPath, options: nil, block: block)
as AnyObject
}
func onChangeInAnyOf(keyPaths: [String], options: NSKeyValueObservingOptions,
runBlock block: (keyPath: String, change: [NSObject : AnyObject]!) -> ()) -> AnyObject {
return KeyValueObserverMultiKey(object: self, keyPaths: keyPaths, options: options, block: block)
as AnyObject
}
func onChangeInAnyOf(keyPaths: [String],
runBlock block: (keyPath: String, change: [NSObject : AnyObject]!) -> ()) -> AnyObject {
return KeyValueObserverMultiKey(object: self, keyPaths: keyPaths, options: nil, block: block)
as AnyObject
}
func onNotification(name: String, runBlock block: ((NSNotification!) -> ())) -> AnyObject {
return NotificationObserver(object: self, name: name, queue: NSOperationQueue.currentQueue(), block: block)
as AnyObject
}
}
func onGenericNotification(name: String, runBlock block: ((NSNotification!) -> ())) -> AnyObject {
return NotificationObserver(object: nil, name: name, queue: NSOperationQueue.currentQueue(), block: block)
as AnyObject
}
private class KeyValueObserver: NSObject {
weak var _object: NSObject?
var _keyPath: String
var _block: (change: [NSObject : AnyObject]!) -> ()
init(object: NSObject, keyPath: String, options: NSKeyValueObservingOptions,
block: (change: [NSObject : AnyObject]!) -> ()) {
_object = object
_keyPath = keyPath
_block = block
super.init()
object.addObserver(self, forKeyPath: keyPath, options: options, context: nil)
}
override func observeValueForKeyPath(keyPath: String, ofObject object: AnyObject,
change: [NSObject : AnyObject], context: UnsafeMutablePointer<()>) {
assert(keyPath == _keyPath)
_block(change: change)
}
deinit {
_object?.removeObserver(self, forKeyPath: _keyPath, context: nil)
}
}
private class KeyValueObserverMultiKey: NSObject {
weak var _object: NSObject?
var _keyPaths: [String]
var _block: (keyPath: String, change: [NSObject : AnyObject]!) -> ()
init(object: NSObject, keyPaths: [String], options: NSKeyValueObservingOptions,
block: (keyPath: String, change: [NSObject : AnyObject]!) -> ()) {
_object = object
_keyPaths = keyPaths
_block = block
super.init()
for keyPath in keyPaths {
object.addObserver(self, forKeyPath: keyPath, options: options, context: nil)
}
}
override func observeValueForKeyPath(keyPath: String, ofObject object: AnyObject,
change: [NSObject : AnyObject], context: UnsafeMutablePointer<()>) {
_block(keyPath: keyPath, change: change)
}
deinit {
for keyPath in _keyPaths {
_object?.removeObserver(self, forKeyPath: keyPath, context: nil)
}
}
}
private class NotificationObserver: NSObject {
var _observerObject: AnyObject?
init(object: NSObject?, name: String!, queue: NSOperationQueue!,
block: ((NSNotification!) -> ())) {
super.init()
_observerObject = NSNotificationCenter.defaultCenter().addObserverForName(name, object: object,
queue: queue, usingBlock: block)
}
deinit {
if let observer: AnyObject = _observerObject {
NSNotificationCenter.defaultCenter().removeObserver(observer)
}
}
}
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