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How to covert an NSUInteger / NSInteger into an int value

Before the addition of 64bit in iOS it was possible to take an NSUInteger (or NSInteger) and put it into an int variable, like so:

If you add 64bit support to your app you may notice a compiler warning when you do this:

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Xcode understands that this is intentional and drops the warning.

How to convert an NSString into an integer

Imagine you had an NSString and wanted to save it as an integer value.
You can use the intValue method for that:

To do the reverse, you can use the initWithFormat method: