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PHP Object-Oriented PHP Basics (Retired) Properties and Methods Mid-Course Challenge

Moises Miguel
Moises Miguel
5,028 Points

Create a method on Fish named getInfo that takes no parameters and returns a string that includes the common_name, flavo

Yea I am pretty much lost on this one. I re-watched the videos, but I still don't know how to create this method.

fish.php
<?php

class Fish {
  public $common_name;
  public $flavor;
  public $record_weight;


  function __construct($name, $flavor, $record){
    $this->common_name = $name;
    $this->flavor = $flavor;
    $this->record_weight = $record;

      public function getInfo() {
        return "Fish Name:". $this->common_name;
        return "Fish Flavor:". $this->flavor;
        return "Fish weight:". $this->record_weight;

    }

  }

}

$bass = new Fish ("Largemouth Bass", "Excellent", "22 pounds 5 ounces")


?>

2 Answers

Hugo Paz
Hugo Paz
15,622 Points

Hi Moises,

You need to close the constructor first before you create the getInfo method.

A function can only return one value so you need to concatenate a string and return it like so:

      public function getInfo() {
        return "Fish Name:". $this->common_name . " is an " . $this->flavor . 
          " fish. The world record weight is " . $this->record_weight;

  }

It may work

<?php

class Fish {

  public $common_name = common_name;
  public $flavor = flavor;
  public $record_weight = record_weight;

  function __construct($name, $flavor, $record) {
        $this->common_name = $name;
        $this->flavor = $flavor;
        $this->record_weight = $record;
  } 

    function getInfo() {
            return "A " . $this->common_name . " is an " . $this->flavor . " flavored fish. The world weight is " . $this->record_weight;
  }

}
        $bass = new Fish("Largemouth Bass", "Excellent", "22 pounds 5 ounces");
                echo $bass->getInfo();

?>