Instance Method

initWithURL:

Initializes and returns an NSInputStream object that reads data from the file at a given URL.

Declaration

- (instancetype)initWithURL:(NSURL *)url;

Parameters

url

The URL to the file.

Return Value

An initialized NSInputStream object that reads data from the file at url.

Discussion

The stream must be opened before it can be used.

See Also

Creating Streams

+ inputStreamWithData:

Creates and returns an initialized NSInputStream object for reading from a given NSData object.

+ inputStreamWithFileAtPath:

Creates and returns an initialized NSInputStream object that reads data from the file at a given path.

+ inputStreamWithURL:

Creates and returns an initialized NSInputStream object that reads data from the file at a given URL.

- initWithData:

Initializes and returns an NSInputStream object for reading from a given NSData object.

- initWithFileAtPath:

Initializes and returns an NSInputStream object that reads data from the file at a given path.