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PHP PHP & Databases with PDO PDO Database Security PHP & Databases with PDO

Jason Connor
Jason Connor
6,379 Points

No Exception Class on Challenge Question 2/2 on PHP & Databases with PDO

After completing the challenge task and checking my work, I'm prompted with an error that reads: "It looks like there is no Exception class." Provided below is the code I'm using.

This code works fine on my local system; please help me to understand what is causing this error. Thank you.


//Place your code below this comment
$dsn = 'sqlite::memory';

try {
    $db = new PDO($dsn);
} catch(Exception $e) {
    echo $e->getMessage();


1 Answer

Niki Molnar
Niki Molnar
25,698 Points

Hi Jason

Your code is correct but it's only asking you for the catch() - just delete the echo and exit lines inside the catch statement and it'll work.

Hope that helps!


Jason Connor
Jason Connor
6,379 Points

Excellent; just as you said. Thank you again.