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How to Implement SwiftUI Media Controls into the Touch Bar

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Hi,

I'm pretty new to SwiftUI and Swift and I'm trying to create a macOS app that uses WKWebView to display Netflix. I want it to be similar to the Clicker for Netflix app. So far, I’ve been successful in displaying Netflix. Now I want to add media controls to play or pause the Netflix movie from the Touch Bar in addition to skipping to the next episode of a TV show. I'm not sure how to start implementing these features. I’ve looked at using AVKit but haven’t gotten much far. I would really appreciate it if you could help me. The following is my ContentView.swift file:

import SwiftUI
import WebKit

struct ContentView: View {
    var body: some View {
            Webview(url: "https://www.netflix.com")
                .scaledToFill()
        }
}

struct ContentView_Previews: PreviewProvider {
    static var previews: some View {
        ContentView()
    }
}

And this is the WebView.swift file:

import Foundation
import SwiftUI
import WebKit

struct Webview: NSViewRepresentable {

    var url: String

    func makeNSView(context: Context) -> WKWebView {
        guard let url = URL(string: self.url) else {
            return WKWebView()
        }

        let request = URLRequest(url: url)
        let wkWebview = WKWebView()
        wkWebview.load(request)
        return wkWebview
    }

    func updateNSView(_ nsView: WKWebView, context: Context) {

    }
}

Thanks,

   

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