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How to convert an Int to a String

Swift version: 5.1

Paul Hudson    @twostraws   

Swift's string interpolation means you can convert all sorts of data – including integers – to a string in just one line of code:

let str1 = "\(myInt)"

However, the more common way is just to use the string initializer, like this:

let str2 = String(myInt)
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Available from iOS 7.0

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