Sunday, November 24, 2013

Messaging in Objective C

In Objective C we know that objects send messages. If you do not know about it you can refer to the one of the previous blogs Object Model of Objective C

Now the messages are not bound to the method implementation until runtime. So how does this binding happens at runtime? There is no magic here is the messaging function which does this at runtime "objc_msgSend". This function takes the receiver and the name of the method - this is the method selector name as argument,