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iOS Swift 2.0 Basics Swift Types String Manipulation

What am I doing wrong?

In a playground, this code comes out as the right format. What is wrong with this syntax.

// Enter your code below

let name = "Parker."

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

1 Answer

Jennifer Nordell
Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Remember that interpolation is the strange combination of backslash and parentheses around a variable/constant name. Here your constant is named name. So that part you did correctly. However, "Hi there," is a string literal and thus doesn't need an interpolation. Interpolation will take the value of name which in your case is "Parker." and put it in the spot where the backslash(name) is. Take a look at what it wants and see if it doesn't clarify things!

let name = "Parker"
let greeting = "Hi there, \(name)"