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iOS Swift Enums and Structs Structs and their Methods Initializers

Alex Rovin
Alex Rovin
1,726 Points

Is this not right?

I have tried many things and this is what i think works best but it doesnt

struct.swift
struct Expense {
    var description: String
    var amount: Double = 0.0 
    init (des: String) {
      self.description = des
    }
}

1 Answer

Reed Carson
Reed Carson
8,306 Points

The code is sound but it doesn't work because the directions specify the parameter must be named "description", naming it "des" will not work for the challenge.

This is good practice because using shorthand to declare objects will make it really hard for you to read your code later on, and almost impossible for others to read it. Its really important to use clear names for your objects even if it means typing a few extra letter. I used shorthand all over and first and it just ended up making it harder to code. When you have tons of variables and hundreds of lines (in a small app) it gets real confusing real fast.