The node’s assignable name.
- iOS 7.0+
- macOS 10.9+
- Mac Catalyst 13.0+
- tvOS 9.0+
- watchOS 3.0+
This property is used to identify a node in other parts of your game logic. For example, you might use this name as part of collision testing. You can also search for nodes in a tree by their name.
When choosing a name for a node, decide whether each node gets a unique name or whether some nodes will share a common name. If you give the node a unique name, you can find the node later by calling the
child method. If a name is shared by multiple nodes, the name usually means that these are all a similar object type in your game. In this case, you can iterate over those objects by calling the