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Objective-C Syntax Overview

I don't understand what Doug means what he says that the getter methods have a name associated with the parameter. Any help is greatly appreciated.

1 Answer

Stone Preston
Stone Preston
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getter methods are named according to the instance variable they get. so if you have an NSArray instance variable named basketballs then the getter method for that instance variable is also called basketballs. it would look like:

  • (NSArray *)basketballs;

setter methods are the same way except you put set in front of the instance variable's name:

  • (void)setBasketballs;