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PHP PHP Arrays and Control Structures PHP Arrays Multidimensional Arrays

Cliff Jackson
Cliff Jackson
2,887 Points

misleading challenge??

The challenge from how i see it wants you to do an associative array surely this is how it should look but it's saying i need parenthesis ...and won't pass??

//edit this array
$contacts = array (
  'name' => 'Alena Holligan',
  'name' => 'Dave Mcfarland',
  'name' => 'Treasure Porth',
  'name' => 'Andrew Chalkley',
echo "<ul>\n";
//$contacts[0] will return 'Alena Holligan' in our simple array of names.
echo "<li>Alena Holligan : alena.holligan@teamtreehouse.com</li>\n";
echo "<li>Dave McFarland : dave.mcfarland@teamtreehouse.com</li>\n";
echo "<li>Treasure Porth : treasure.porth@teamtreehouse.com</li>\n";
echo "<li>Andrew Chalkley : andrew.chalkley@teamtreehouse.com</li>\n";
echo "</ul>\n";

2 Answers

Gabor Gazdag
Gabor Gazdag
10,474 Points

Hi, as a first task you need to create an associative array as follows:

$contacts = array( array( "name"=>"Alena Holligan", "email"=> 'alena.holligan@teamtreehouse.com' ),

array( "name" => "Dave McFarland", "email" => "dave.mcfarland@teamtreehouse.com" ),

 "name"=> "Treasure Porth", 


"name" => "Andrew Chalkley",
"email" => "andrew.chalkley@teamtreehouse.com"


Cliff Jackson
Cliff Jackson
2,887 Points

Thanks for the reply...it was a bit misleading because it is actually also known as a nested array but the question said associative array.