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need help with Swift Syntax and Parameters challange

func greeting(person: String) {
    println("Hello \(person)")


I don't know whats wrong :( thats my code i type in the challenge but the output comes as "hello tom" instead of hello tom

7 Answers

Chris Shaw
Chris Shaw
26,662 Points

Hi Subhaan,

The quotes you see are part of the println function, when executed a string for instance is wrapped with quotes in the console output thus the value is actually what you would expect to see.

Hope that clears up any confusion.

Did you mean your output comes out as : "Hello (person)" ?

That is because you are missing the \ in the syntax. Try this :

func greeting(person: String) {
    println("Hello \(person)")

Sorry posted wrong code this is what I wrote

func greeting(person: String) {

println("Hello (person)")

} greeting("Tom")

my output is "hello tom" and not hello tom

Did you put the '\' ?

(person) ?

Copy paste my code and see if that works

Right yeh thanks guys it seems many others have been experiencing problems with this question