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

MacKenzie T. Stout
MacKenzie T. Stout
23,972 Points

Object properties not in return value

I can't find why an object property is not in return value

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(){
        return "".  
          $this->common_name; 
          $this->flavor; 
          $this->record_weight;
    }
}
$p = new Fish();
$bass = new Fish ("Largemouth Bass", "Excellent", "22 pounds 5 ounces");
echo $p->getInfo();

?>

1 Answer

I'm not an Object Oriented expert, but it looks like the object with the return value would be $bass, so you would want to echo out $bass->getInfo(); to get a string with the info to echo. Looks like nothing was passed into $p. Just a guess on my end.