Runtime Architecture

  • Keith Lee


The runtime system is a key element of the Objective-C platform. It’s what implements the dynamic features and object-oriented capabilities of the language. Its structure enables you to develop Objective-C code without being exposed to the internals of the runtime, yet also provides a public API that enables you to write code to directly invoke runtime services.


Memory Address Runtime System Method Implementation Instance Variable Runtime Library 
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© Keith Lee 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Keith Lee
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  1. 1.CAUSA

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