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iOS Build a Simple iPhone App with Objective-C Creating a Data Model Creating a Data Collection

Need help with this problem

i dont know why it wont work

ViewController.h
#import "UIViewController.h"

@interface ViewController : UIViewController

@property (strong, nonatomic) NSString *shoppingCart;
@property (strong, nonatomic) NSArray *shoppingList;
@end
ViewController.m
#import "ViewController.h"

@implementation ViewController

- (void)viewDidLoad {
    [super viewDidLoad];

    // Add your code below!
}
NSArray *array = [NSArray arrayWithObjects:@"toothpaste",@"bread", @"egg", nil]
@end

2 Answers

William Li
PLUS
William Li
Courses Plus Student 26,867 Points

Challenge Task 2 of 3

Let's add a few items to our grocery list. Switch to the implementation file and in the viewDidLoad method, initialize the shoppingList array to the following items: 'toothpaste', 'bread' and 'eggs'.


Hi There, you're on the right track, there're, however, a few issues there with your code.

  • Missing a s for @"egg" String.
  • Missing a semicolon at the end of the line
  • You should assigning the new Array to the self.shoppingList, not NSArray *array
  • lastly, all the code you write for this step of challenge needs be inside the viewDidLoad method implementation, not outside of it.
#import "ViewController.h"

@implementation ViewController

- (void)viewDidLoad {
    [super viewDidLoad];

    // Add your code below!
    self.shoppingList = [NSArray arrayWithObjects: @"toothpaste", @"bread", @"eggs", nil];
}

@end

Hope it helps

Stephen Wall
PLUS
Stephen Wall
Courses Plus Student 27,294 Points

You could also do:

  self.shoppingList = [[NSArray alloc] initWithObjects: @"toothpaste", @"bread", @"eggs", nil]; 

Williams answer above handles the alloc and init within the "arrayWithObjects" method, so its a little cleaner/ easier.