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iOS Swift 2.0 Basics Swift Types String Manipulation

Houston Adams
Houston Adams
1,009 Points

String Interpolation. Combining strings.

I thought I was doing this task correctly. First, declare a constant named name and assign to it a String containing your name.

Second, declare a constant named greeting. Set the value of greeting to an interpolated string that combines "Hi there, " with the string stored in the name constant.

As an example, the final value of greeting could be "Hi there, Linda.".

Note: Make sure to enter a period/full stop after your name in the final string.

Here is my code: let name = "Houston" let greeting = "Hi there,"

let interpolatedGreeting = "(greeting) (name)"

I'm missing a step.

// Enter your code below
let name = "Houston"
let greeting = "Hi there"

let concatenatedGreeting = greeting + ", "  + name + ". "

5 Answers

Andres Aguero
Andres Aguero
30,545 Points

Hi Houston,

I was confused about this task as well. Instructions on this code challenge were not really helpful but I found a solution.

First of all you are using concatenation to combine your strings which is wrong. You should be using interpolation. Take a look below and this should solve your problem.

let name = "Linda"
let hello = "Hi there"
let greeting = "\(hello), \(name)."
Stephanie Hernandez
Stephanie Hernandez
2,080 Points

There should be two lines:

let name = "Stephanie" let greeting = "Hi there, " (name)"

The instruction say declare only two strings.

let name = "Marlon" let myGreeting = "How are you"

let greeting = "(name), (myGreeting)"

helpful it works thanks

let name = "Fourf" let greeting = "Hi there, (name)"