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PHP Object-Oriented PHP Basics (Retired) Inheritance, Interfaces, and Exceptions Final Challenge

Adam Siwiec
Adam Siwiec
12,070 Points

Error: Be sure you include fish's common name in return of function

"Im printing out just what the challenge wants me to do, yet I still get an error"

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() {
        $output  = "The {$this->common_name} is an awesome fish. ";
        $output .= "It is very {$this->flavor} when eaten. ";
        $output .= "Currently the world record {$this->common_name} weighed {$this->record_weight}.";
        return $output;
    }
}
class Trout extends Fish {
   public $species;
  public function getInfo() {
    return $species . " " . $name ." tastes " . $flavor . ". The record " . $species . " " .$name . " weighed " . $record . ".";                
   //return "Brook Trout tastes Delicious. The record Brook Trout weighed 14 pounds 8 ounces.";
  }
 function __construct($name, $flavor, $record, $species) {
       Fish::__construct($name, $flavor, $record);
      $this->species = $species;
  }

}
$brook_trout = new Trout("Trout", "Delicious","14 pounds 8 ounces","Brook");
?>

1 Answer

Even with $name changed to $common_name and $record changed to $record_weight the editor didn't seem to like your version. Or I made some typo. So I guess it's looking for interpolation rather than concatenation, because it will accept this:

<?php
class Trout extends Fish {
   public $species;

  public function getInfo() {
    return " {$this->species} {$this->common_name} tastes {$this->flavor}. The record {$this->species} {$this->common_name} weighed {$this->record_weight}.";                
   //return "Brook Trout tastes Delicious. The record Brook Trout weighed 14 pounds 8 ounces.";
  }

  function __construct($name, $flavor, $record, $species) {
       Fish::__construct($name, $flavor, $record);
      $this->species = $species;
  }

}
$brook_trout = new Trout("Trout", "Delicious","14 pounds 8 ounces","Brook");
?>