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iOS Object-Oriented Swift Complex Data Structures Adding Instance Methods

Jeremy Lyles
Jeremy Lyles
3,886 Points

Does the compiler for this challenge work?

When I copy and pasted the code that I initially wrote in the browser into my Swift playground, the results read that the compiler does not work despite the code working in my playground. Is there something wrong with the browser compiler, or am I missing something?

structs.swift
struct Person {
    let firstName: String = "Chris P."
    let lastName: String = "Bacon"

    func fullName() -> String{
        return "\(firstName) \(lastName)"
    }
}

let aPerson = Person()
let myFullName = aPerson.fullName()

1 Answer

Magnus Hållberg
Magnus Hållberg
17,232 Points

Yes it works. Its just that you are supposed to use the struct "built in" initializer, not to give the properties them selves values. In this case the aPerson constant should look like this: let aPerson = Person(firstName: "Chris P.", lastName: "Bacon"). Good luck

Jeremy Lyles
Jeremy Lyles
3,886 Points

Thank you for the answer! this actually helped a few things click in my head about the core differences between structs and classes in Swift.