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iOS Build a Simple iPhone App with Swift 2.0 Improving Our User Interface Changing the Background Color

Tomas Salas
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Tomas Salas
Front End Web Development Techdegree Graduate 37,934 Points

Compile error changing backgroundColor of viewController.

What is rung or what is missing ?

class ViewController: UIViewController {

let blueColor = UIColor.blueColor()

view.backgroundColor = blueColor

    override func viewDidLoad() {
        // Do any additional setup after loading the view, typically from a nib.

    override func didReceiveMemoryWarning() {
        // Dispose of any resources that can be recreated

2 Answers

Geemakun Storey
Geemakun Storey
1,379 Points

You are putting view.backgroundColor = blueColor outside of a declaration.

Pass in view.backgroundColor = blueColor to the viewDidLoad function and it will work.