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iOS Swift Collections and Control Flow Control Flow With Conditional Statements Working With Switch Statements

Francisco Quintero
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Francisco Quintero
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How do i solve this code challenge?

am trying to solve the code challenge, but cant get the answer, this is what i have done

operators.swift
var europeanCapitals: [String] = []
var asianCapitals: [String] = []
var otherCapitals: [String] = []

let world = [
  "BEL": "Brussels", 
  "LIE": "Vaduz", 
  "BGR": "Sofia", 
  "USA": "Washington D.C.", 
  "MEX": "Mexico City", 
  "BRA": "Brasilia", 
  "IND": "New Delhi", 
  "VNM": "Hanoi"]

for (key, value) in world {
switch (key, value) {
    case "BEL": europeanCapitals.append("Brussels")
    case "LIE": europeanCapitals.append("Vaduz")
    case "BGR": europeanCapitals.append("Sofia")
    case "USA": otherCapitals.append("Washington D.C.")
    case "MEX": otherCapitals.append("Mexico City")
    case "BRA": otherCapitals.append("Brasilia")
    case "IND": asianCapitals.append("New Delhi")
    default: asianCapitals.append("Hanoi")
    }
}

2 Answers

Hiya,

Switch on key only and append the value to the correct array. You can switch on multiple keys at once.

switch(key){
  case "BEL", "LIE", "BGR":
    europeanCapitals.append(value)
    .
    .
}

Make sense?

Steve.

The otherCapitals array is the default condition for the switch statement so do the other array completions first.

Francisco Quintero
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Francisco Quintero
Courses Plus Student 1,586 Points

Thank you, i knew that my problema had to do with the switch statement, i just did not know how to set it up for a dictionary, thanks for the advice

Let me know how you get on ... let's make sure you've got this! :+1: