jjatie - 4 months ago 47

Objective-C Question

I've been trying to access the data in a BLE service characteristic value for a few days now. I thought figuring out how to translate the Temperature Sensor example to Swift would be helpful, but I get stuck at the same spot.

How do I translate the Obj-C:

`- (CGFloat) maximumTemperature`

{

CGFloat result = NAN;

int16_t value = 0;

if (maxTemperatureCharacteristic) {

[[maxTemperatureCharacteristic value] getBytes:&value length:sizeof (value)];

result = (CGFloat)value / 10.0f;

}

return result;

}

to Swift 3?

Instead of a CGFloat, in my code I am using the struct:

`struct MPUData {`

let x: Int16

let y: Int16

let z: Int16

}

and am receiving an 8 byte value from the characteristic with the first six being the x, y, and z components (i.e

`0x0D0E0F00`

`x = 0x0D`

`y = 0x0E`

`z = 0x0F`

I have no idea how to traverse the bits and store them as their Int16 values. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Answer

Try using `withUnsafeBytes`

:

```
//Assuming `data` as `someCharacteristic.value!`
//Create 4 Int16 data in little endian
let data = Data(bytes: [0x0D, 0, 0x0E, 0, 0x0F, 0, 0, 0])
struct MPUData {
let x: Int16
let y: Int16
let z: Int16
}
let mpuData = data.withUnsafeBytes {(int16Ptr: UnsafePointer<Int16>)->MPUData in
MPUData(x: Int16(littleEndian: int16Ptr[0]),
y: Int16(littleEndian: int16Ptr[1]),
z: Int16(littleEndian: int16Ptr[2]))
}
print(mpuData.x,mpuData.y,mpuData.z) //->13 14 15
```