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Jamie Baker
Jamie Baker
5,703 Points

Hi guys, I'm getting the error "Called object type 'NSDictionary' is not a function or function pointer".

this is my code...

     NSDictionary *blogPost1 = 

[NSDictionary dictionaryWithObjectsAndKeys:@"The Missing Widget in Android", @"title", @"Ben Jakuben", @"author", nil];

         NSDictionary *blogPost2 = 

[NSDictionary dictionaryWithObjectsAndKeys:@"Getting started with iOS development", @"title", @"Amit Bijlani", @"author", nil];

         NSDictionary *blogPost3 =

[NSDictionary dictionaryWithObjectsAndKeys:@"An interview with Shaye Howe",@"title", @"Joe Villanueva", @"author", nil];

      self.blogPosts = [NSArray arrayWithObjects:blogPost1,blogPost2,blogPost3 nil]; 

its producing the error aforementioned and I don't understand why. Help welcomed :) Jamie

2 Answers

Stone Preston
Stone Preston
42,016 Points

you are missing a comma after your last blog post in your array. try fixing that

  self.blogPosts = [NSArray arrayWithObjects:blogPost1,blogPost2,blogPost3, nil];
Jamie Baker
Jamie Baker
5,703 Points

good point!

but now when I try run my application it's taking me to my debug navigator and highlighting the

self.blogPosts = [NSArray arrayWithObjects:blogPost1,blogPost2,blogPost3, nil];

as a breakpoint causing an error. in the debug area it lists blogPosts 1-3 like so....

blogPost1 = (NSDictionaryl *) 2 key value / pairs