[swift-users] Reflection in Swift 3?

David Sweeris davesweeris at mac.com
Sun Nov 13 00:47:30 CST 2016

> On Nov 13, 2016, at 00:38, Rick Mann via swift-users <swift-users at swift.org> wrote:
> So, it seems there's still no way to do something like instantiate a class given only its name (as a String)?
> In my situation, I have a number of subclasses (or protocol implementations), which parallel some other class hierarchy. I need to dynamically create one based on the name of another. I don't want the latter classes to "know" anything about the former.

Not that I know of... If this is all your code, can you fake it by switching over the type's name?

- Dave Sweeris 

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