How do We Express an Array or Collections of Objects?

Discussion in 'iOS Programming' started by teguh123, Mar 31, 2011.

  1. macrumors member

    Mar 22, 2011

    Is there a better class?

    For example, in I have generic.list(of SomeClass), which I believe is better than just SomeClass(). However both are easily interchangeable due to linq .toList and .toArray function.
  2. macrumors newbie

    Mar 31, 2011
    What do you mean by a "better" way?

    In Objective-C, we use NSArray class to create arrays.
  3. macrumors 604

    Aug 9, 2009
  4. macrumors Pentium


    Jan 28, 2009
    Quebec, Canada
    What are you trying to accomplish exactly ? Maybe if you grounded your question in something more tangible than comparing languages, we could help you with the NeXTSTEP/Cocoa Touch/Objective-C answer.

    As it stands, NSArray or NSMutableArray are it for "lists of objects".
  5. Sykte, Apr 1, 2011
    Last edited: Apr 2, 2011

    macrumors regular

    Aug 26, 2010
    NSArray & NSMutableArray holds objects not data types so unlike VB its does not require multiple array types.

    In VB you define a generic to hold multiple data types at one time otherwise a list would be restricted to only one type at a time ie: string, int, custom object.

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