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

Shahzain Hashmi
Shahzain Hashmi
2,360 Points

I'm really not understanding this part. Where am I going wrong?

I'm really not understanding this part. Where am I going wrong? And could someone understand the whole process behind this? I don't really understand the methodology behind this part.


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 "A " . $this->common_name . " is an " . $this->flavor . 
      " flavored fish. The world record weight is " . $this->record_weight;

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


1 Answer

The first thing I would look at is your brackets. All the code for a function should be contained within curly braces so PHP knows what code is inside the function and which is outside.

A suggested style guide is to put the opening brace on its own line after the function declaration, and the closing brace on its own line after the last line of code. This makes it easy to see if all your brackets line up!

Go through your code and check that all your starting and closing brackets match up.