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

Jeremiah Wodke
Jeremiah Wodke
3,192 Points

For the last question on the Constructor Methods Quiz. Can anybody show me what that's supposed to look like?

//I've been on this question for over an hour. Somebody please help.

<?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; }

function getInfo(){ return "A $this->common_name is an $this->flavor flavored fish. The world recored weight is $this->record_weight." } } $bass = new fish('Largemouth Bass', 'Excellent', '22 pounds 5 ounces');

?>

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;
}

function getInfo(){
   return "A $this->common_name is an $this->flavor flavored fish. The world recored weight is $this->record_weight."
  }
}
$bass = new fish('Largemouth Bass', 'Excellent', '22 pounds 5 ounces');

?>

1 Answer

Christopher Hubbard
Christopher Hubbard
392 Points

Jeremy,

I believe that you're prohibited from encapsulating PHP's object operand ( -> ) directly in the string quotes.

Try something like this:

return "A " . $this->common_name . "..."
Jeremiah Wodke
Jeremiah Wodke
3,192 Points

Thanks Christopher! I ended up figuring it out a few minutes after.