Unified FFI - Calling Foreign Functions from Pharo
Unified FFI - Calling Foreign Functions from Pharo is a book explaining how to invoke functions written in C and interfacing with C libraries.
About this book
This booklet contains a guide to the unified FFI framework (uFFI) for the Pharo programming language. The aim of this booklet is not to be just an API reference, but to thoroughfully document uFFI in an ordered way for both beginner and advanced users. We present the different concepts of uFFI, from simple call-outs and marshalling up to how to memory is managed, all chapters including examples of code and/or pictures to illustrate those concepts.
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This book is an open-source book: you can use it and contribute. The content of this book is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoCommercial-ShareAlike license.
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