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Problem with "create a string" code challenge in Introduction to Crystal Ball App

Hi Everyone -

I hope this hasn't been already identified and solved and I've been unable to see that. In any case, there seems to be an issue with the first code challenge int eh "Getting Started with iPhone" series of the Become a Mobile Developer learning adventure. The challenge is to create a simple string.

Here is what I entered: NSString *myString = @"Is this cool or what?"; The interface says it's incorrect. After trying various things such as making sure I didn't have a space between the asterisk and the string name or between the "@" and the opening double quotes, I finally Googled it and was given this example: NSString *string1 = @"This string is immutable"; The challenge interface rejects that as well. Really????

Can anyone tell me where I might be going wrong or if there really is a problem with the challenge itself?

Thanks in advance.


2 Answers

lol i had the same problem

Otto Wichmann
Otto Wichmann
4,827 Points

Hi Michael;

I had that issue as well. The problem is not that YOUR string is wrong. The string you made is NOT the string TREEHOUSE wants you to write. You have to read the direction at the top of the screen, they want a particular string not just any string.

I'll give you a hint:

Create a string named 'treehouse' with a value of 'Treehouse'.

It starts like this:

NSString *treehouse = (add the proper value) dont forget @ and "" and ;

Hope this helps ! ! !