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iOS Build a Simple iPhone App (iOS7) Creating a Data Collection Creating a @property

Sean Ablett
Sean Ablett
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In the video that the property declarations for the IBOutlets are declared as strong. Xcode makes mine weak.

When would you need to make IBOutlet properties strong for subview items?

1 Answer

Amit Bijlani
STAFF
Amit Bijlani
Treehouse Guest Teacher

When creating an IBOutlet you want to create weak properties because those controls are already retained by the main view. The general rule of thumb is an IBOutlet can be weak but if you are creating a control manually then you should create it as strong.