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Bummer: I do not see a period
1) Use the $fullName variable
2) Display the following string to the screen.
Rasmus Lerdorf was the original creator of PHP.
3) Use an escape character to add a newline to the end of the string.
<?php //Place your code below this comment $firstName = 'Rasmus'; $lastName = 'Lerdorf'; $fullName = "$firstName" . " $lastName"; echo $fullName . ' '. 'was the original creator of PHP' . "\n"; ?>
Where your end echo is add a full stop before the escape sequence:
echo $fullName . ' '. 'was the original creator of PHP' . ".\n";
David Evans10,487 Points
You are missing a period ( . ) after 'was the original creator of PHP'.
Although this is simple code, try to stick to using the same quotations, and tidy up your formatting a bit as these good practices will help you write cleaner code in the future. As we are required to have a new line ( \n ) in our answer, we'll want to use double quotations ( " ) in our echo statement.
You also do not need " around your variable names in the $fullName variable declaration.
<?php //Place your code below this comment $firstName = 'Rasmus'; $lastName = 'Lerdorf'; $fullName = $firstName . ' ' . $lastName; echo $fullName . " was the original creator of PHP.\n"; ?>```