Deprecated NSCoder Methods

A method identified as deprecated has been superseded and may become unsupported in the future.

Deprecated in OS X v10.5

decodeNXObject

Decodes an object previously written with encodeNXObject:. (Deprecated in OS X v10.5.)

- (id)decodeNXObject
Discussion

No sharing is done across separate decodeNXObject invocations. Callers must have implemented an initWithCoder:, which parallels the read: methods, on all of their classes that may be touched by this operation.

Availability
  • Available in OS X v10.0 and later.
  • Deprecated in OS X v10.5.
Declared In
NSCoder.h

encodeNXObject:

Encodes an old-style object onto the coder. (Deprecated in OS X v10.5.)

- (void)encodeNXObject:(id)object
Discussion

No sharing is done across separate encodeNXObject: invocations. Callers must have implemented an encodeWithCoder:, which parallels the write: methods, on all of their classes that may be touched by this operation.

Availability
  • Available in OS X v10.0 and later.
  • Deprecated in OS X v10.5.
Declared In
NSCoder.h