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Is this a simpler way?

Why we have to use a set method?

Can't we just add owner like that?

ernie.owner = 'Ashley';



It will give the same result, it will add key owner to ernie with value Ashley.

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
225,712 Points

You're right, another method could be used just to set the value. A setter would likely be used in real life in more complex situations. They probably kept the example simple to not distract from the syntax of creating a setter, which is the point of the lesson.