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iOS Object-Oriented Swift 2.0 Class Inheritance Overriding Methods

Reagen Rahardjo
Reagen Rahardjo
3,770 Points

Is the way I override fullName wrong? I got correct result in Xcode


I tried this in xcode it works. I dont know why this doesnt work on the challenge code playground. is the way I override func getFullName wrong?

please advice

Thank you in advance

class Person {
    let firstName: String
    let lastName: String

    init(firstName: String, lastName: String) {
        self.firstName = firstName
        self.lastName = lastName

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

// Enter your code below

class Doctor: Person {

    override init(firstName: String, lastName: String) {
    super.init(firstName: "Dr.", lastName: "Smith")



let someDoctor = Doctor(firstName: "Sam", lastName: "Smith")

2 Answers

Tim Rach
Tim Rach
Full Stack JavaScript Techdegree Student 25,127 Points

Hey, your override ist wrong here. As mentioned in the question, you have to override the getFullName() method, not the init() method as you did.

override func getFullName() -> String {
 return "Dr. \(lastName)"

then you are abled to call the method on an instance of Doctor and it should work for you.

Reagen Rahardjo
Reagen Rahardjo
3,770 Points

Hi Tim,

Thanks alot for the help... really appreciate