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PHP PHP Basics Daily Exercise Program String Manipulation

Normunds Karklis Upenieks
Normunds Karklis Upenieks
4,275 Points

Challenge task 3 of 3 is not working properly....


Im not shure why this task is not accepting my code:


//Place your code below this comment $firstName = 'Rasmus'; $lastName = 'Lerdorf'; $fullName = "$firstName $lastName"; $fullName .= ' was the original creator of PHP' . "\n";

echo $fullName; ?>

I have tried different methodes to type it. it just throws me back to task Two...


//Place your code below this comment
$firstName = 'Rasmus';
$lastName = 'Lerdorf';
$fullName = "$firstName $lastName";
$fullName .= ' was the original creator of PHP' . "\n";

echo $fullName;

1 Answer

Simon Fukada
Simon Fukada
7,767 Points

Hi there, I got this task completed in a slightly different way... My code for this part was: echo "$fullName was the original creator of PHP. \n";

Although I tried what you did and it seemed to output correctly, you just forgot the period right after the PHP inside the string, but even when I did that it didn't pass this step. My only guess would be maybe because the challenge is looking for something really specific? but I'm not totally sure.

Hope this helped! :)