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iOS Enumerations and Optionals in Swift Introduction to Optionals Nil Values in Collections

let movieDictionary = ["Spectre": ["cast": ["Daniel Craig", "Christoph Waltz", "Léa Seydoux", "Ralph Fiennes", "Monica B

let movieDictionary = ["Spectre": ["cast": ["Daniel Craig", "Christoph Waltz", "Léa Seydoux", "Ralph Fiennes", "Monica Bellucci", "Naomie Harris"]]]

var leadActor: String = "" if let dic = movieDictionary["Spectre"] { if let movie = dic["Cast"] { let leadActor: String let lead = movie[0] leadActor = lead } }

optionals.swift
let movieDictionary = ["Spectre": ["cast": ["Daniel Craig", "Christoph Waltz", "Léa Seydoux", "Ralph Fiennes", "Monica Bellucci", "Naomie Harris"]]]

var leadActor: String = ""

// Enter code below
let movieDictionary = ["Spectre": ["cast": ["Daniel Craig", "Christoph Waltz", "Léa Seydoux", "Ralph Fiennes", "Monica Bellucci", "Naomie Harris"]]]

var leadActor: String = ""
if let dic = movieDictionary["Spectre"] {
    if let movie = dic["Cast"] {
        let leadActor: String
        let lead = movie[0]
    }
}

1 Answer

Jeff McDivitt
Jeff McDivitt
23,970 Points

Hi Manoj -

You are very close, see below and let me know if you have any questions

let movieDictionary = ["Spectre": ["cast": ["Daniel Craig", "Christoph Waltz", "Léa Seydoux", "Ralph Fiennes", "Monica Bellucci", "Naomie Harris"]]]

var leadActor: String = ""

// Enter code below

if let movie = movieDictionary["Spectre"], let cast = movie["cast"] {
    leadActor = cast[0]
}