Monthly Archives: November 2015

Cocoa Bindings, Custom Views, and Swift

November 28, 2015 12 Comments

Pounding my head against a wall, trying to 1) understand bindings properly and 2) get them to work in Swift properly.
Here is a custom view. It simply draws its rect as the color specified

MIDI – Swift to Objective C

November 28, 2015 12 Comments

A month or so ago I started playing around with MIDI and Swift, and immediately became disenchanted with the way one has to deal with the C-isms of CoreMIDI. Correct me if I’m wrong, but

Binding MIDI Outputs

November 21, 2015 12 Comments

This took quite awhile to figure out. At first I tried and failed to use a mutable dictionary, then gave up and went with a mutable array of OutputPort.
class OutputPort: NSObject {
let source:

NSObjectController and NSMutableDictionary

November 9, 2015 12 Comments

I’ve had nothing but trouble lately with cocoa bindings. This started out with me wanting to be able to choose from available MIDI output ports via a drop-down that used cocoa bindings. After failing miserably


November 2, 2015 12 Comments

First post… I’ve been learning Swift, and as a C programmer who fell in love with Objective C a long time ago, I’ve just got to say … Meh. I enjoy Swift, but recent experiments