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iOS Object-Oriented Swift 2.0 Class Inheritance Overriding Methods

Paul Je
Paul Je
4,435 Points

Stuck yet again lol

Would appreciate any help! My problem I feel is that I overthink, but I may have under thought for this problem it feels. Any help on where I can improve would be appreciated!

classes.swift
class Person {
    let firstName: String
    let lastName: String

    init(firstName: String, lastName: String) {
        self.firstName = firstName
        self.lastName = lastName
    }

    func getFullName() -> String {
        return "\(firstName) \(lastName)"
    }
}

// Enter your code below

class Doctor: Person {
    override func getFullName() -> String {
    }
  }
}

let someDoctor = Doctor(firstName: "Sam", lastName: "Doolittle")

1 Answer

Anjali Pasupathy
Anjali Pasupathy
28,883 Points

The only thing wrong with your code is the getFullName function in the class Doctor.

There's an extra closing bracket after the function, so you need to delete that.

Also, the challenge asks you to return a new String in the Doctor's getFullName function. The example it gives is if you were to initialize a Doctor object with firstName: "Sam", lastName: "Smith", the getFullName function would return "Dr. Smith".

    override func getFullName() -> String {
        return "Dr. \(lastName)"
    }

I hope this helps!