convertStringToDictionary

func convertStringToDictionary(text: String) -> [String:AnyObject]? {
if let data = text.dataUsingEncoding(NSUTF8StringEncoding) {
do {
return try NSJSONSerialization.JSONObjectWithData(data, options: []) as? [String:AnyObject]
} catch let error as NSError {
print(error)
}
}
return nil
}