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iOS Object-Oriented Swift 2.0 Classes Instances of Classes

Davis Meissner
Davis Meissner
1,179 Points

What am i not initializing correctly?

It says it will not compile. but i am at a loss

classes.swift
class Shape{
    var numberOfSides: Int 
    let someShape: String

    init(numberOfSides: Int, someShape: String){
        self.someShape = someShape
        self.numberOfSides = 4
    }
}

2 Answers

Damien Watson
Damien Watson
27,419 Points

Hi Davis,

A few things are out of place. The 'someShape' is mean't to be an instance of 'Shape' not a variable. Also the 'init' doesn't require anything passed in. Try this:

// Enter your code below
class Shape{
    var numberOfSides: Int 

    init(){
        self.numberOfSides = 6
    }
}

let someShape = Shape()
Davis Meissner
Davis Meissner
1,179 Points

Ahhh. that is the ticket! Thanks! I am just learning and this stuff is pretty confusing.

Damien Watson
Damien Watson
27,419 Points

I know what you mean, I have 4 years objc but haven't found the time to start on swift yet. It's just different enough to make you look again twice... or three times.