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iOS Build a Simple iPhone App (iOS7) Creating a Data Collection Create an NSArray Property

Compiler problem

on step three when it came time to print quote with an item from the array it makes me use "[self.quotes objectAtIndex:2]" and when i didn't specify self it said error. Since the array is being initialized inside the scope of viewDidLoad shouldn't just saying [quotes objectAtIndex:2] be fine?

1 Answer

Robert Goddard
Robert Goddard
15,019 Points

self.quotes is actually calling an accessor for the internal _quotes backing variable.

In your viewDidLoad method you would actually have to call: [_quotes objectAtIndex:2] to get direct access to that "inner variable" backing the quotes property.