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iOS Build a Weather App with Swift (Retired) Data Modeling With Structures Customizing Dates

please help !!! Swift struggle

Challenge task 2 of 2 Use the date formatter object to create a string representation of the dateOfBirth. First, set the time style to be a short time style and the date to be of a medium style. Use the modified date formatter to create a string from the dateOfBirth date and store it in a variable named stringDate. Hint: Check out the Managing Formats and Styles under the NSDateFormatter class reference.

i have tried many things and still dont get it right this is what i have so far

import Foundation
let secondsSinceBirth = NSTimeInterval(1200000000)
var dateOfBirth = NSDate(timeIntervalSince1970: secondsSinceBirth)
let dateFormatter = NSDateFormatter()
setTimeStyle: NSDateFormatterShortStyle
setDateStyle: NSDateFormatterMediumStyle
var stringDate = dateFormatter.stringFromDate(dateOfBirth)

Your var stringDate is perfect your problem is with these two lines

setTimeStyle: NSDateFormatterShortStyle
setDateStyle: NSDateFormatterMediumStyle

your syntax isn't quite right. to set a dateStyle or timeStyle you use

dateFormatter.timeStyle = .ShortStyle
dateFormatter.dateStyle = .MediumStyle

hell yeah ! thank you broo ! now i can finally finish Swift :) post something in a new comment so i can give you a "Best Answer " !

1 Answer

Glad I could help. I'm on the last stage of this too.