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iOS Build a Simple iPhone App with Objective-C Creating a Data Model Creating a Data Collection

Christopher Allen
Christopher Allen
758 Points

[SOLVED] Can't figure out how to initialize the array on load

I'm trying to pass this challenge and missing something.. any help would be appreciated

ViewController.h
#import "UIViewController.h"

@interface ViewController : UIViewController

@property (strong, nonatomic) NSString *shoppingCart;

@property (strong, nonatomic) NSArray *shoppingList;

@end
ViewController.m
#import "ViewController.h"

@implementation ViewController

- (void)viewDidLoad {
    [super viewDidLoad];

    // Add your code below!
    NSArray *shoppingList = [[NSArray alloc] initWithObjects:@"toothpaste", @"bread", @"eggs", nil];

}

@end
Christopher Allen
Christopher Allen
758 Points

Please ignore my above post, sorry everyone.. I figured out the simple mistake of not re-initializing, and instead assigning to self.

self.shoppingList = [[NSArray alloc] initWithObjects:@"toothpaste", @"bread", @"eggs", nil];

Ha! You beat me to it! Glad you got it fixed. :-)

Steve.

1 Answer

You don't need to redeclare the shoppingList as an NSArray` - you've already done that.

Start that line of code with self.shoppingList = and finish it just as you did - that'll work fine.

Steve.