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Shaun Kelly
Shaun Kelly
5,648 Points

[self addChile:background];

Does this line of code mean we are adding the childNode which could be a SKSpriteNode to it's parentNode which is the scene?

1 Answer

Sebastien Thomas
Sebastien Thomas
16,502 Points

Hi Shaun,

The word self refers to the class that calls the method. So, if your are calling this from your scene, then yes.

Hope this helps