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iOS Build a Simple iPhone App with Swift Getting Started with Xcode A Swift Recap

How to create an Array of type string and put multiple strings in it

please help

getting_started.swift
let bestSmartphone = "iPhone"
var favoriteSportsArray = 

2 Answers

Anjali Pasupathy
Anjali Pasupathy
28,883 Points

To declare an array of type String:

var stringArray: [String]

To instantiate stringArray with an array literal upon declaration:

var stringArray: [String] = ["this", "is", "a", "string", "array"]

When applying this structure to the challenge, you replace stringArray with favoriteSports, and put the entries of favoriteSports between the brackets, with commas between each entry.

I hope this helps!

Great Answer from Anjali,

So you can see the complete picture of this task. Task number 3 asks you to add to the Array, so you can append the next value as below.

let bestSmartphone = "iPhone"
var favoriteSports: [String] = ["football","basketball","tennis"]
favoriteSports.append("Volleyball")

Hope this helps, Marc