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PHP

jamesjones21
jamesjones21
9,260 Points

Recoverable fatal error: Object of class could not be converted to string

HI Guys,

I have a class which has two static functions:

class Render
{
    public static function listCustomerOrder($order)
    {

        $output2 = "";
        $output2 .= $order->getCustomerName();
        $output2 .= $order->GetItemQuantity();
        return $output2;


    }

    public static function displayCustomerOrder ($shoppingCart) //
    {
        $output ="";
        $output .= self::listCustomerOrder($shoppingCart->getCustomerName());
        return $output;
    }
}

when calling the function render like so:

echo new Render();

It provides me with object of class could not be converted to string.

any ideas?

cheers,

James

Nedim Becirovic
Nedim Becirovic
9,394 Points

You can echo only string values. If you want to see any other value use var_dump().

1 Answer

jamesjones21
jamesjones21
9,260 Points

thanks for the input, I resolved the issue, I had to have a __construct and a __toString method added :) OOP is hard enough to grasp but getting there slightly.

regards,

James