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Purpose of a designated initializer.

What exactly is the purpose of the designated initializer ? Is it a starting template for the object you are about to create ?

I know how to make one but I'm only about 50% confident I know why I would. Could someone please elaborate ?


init (title: String, price: Double) {

    self.title = title
    self.price = price


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I'm a beginner too, and I remember this being a question that I had. When you move onto more advanced stuff, you'll see why you need to use it, but you have the right idea about templates.