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Assigning to self in struct initializers

Published on 11 Aug 2017
Basics article available: Protocols

It's so nice that you can assign directly to self in struct initializers in Swift. Very useful when adding conformance to protocols.

extension Bool: AnswerConvertible {
    public init(input: String) throws {
        switch input.lowercased() {
        case "y", "yes", "👍":
            self = true
            self = false