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PHP Object-Oriented PHP Basics Building the Recipe Accessing Arrays

Johnathon Southworth
Johnathon Southworth
3,417 Points

What is happening

This is correct. So why is it not working?

index.php
<?php

//Place your code below this comment
$colors = ["red", "green", "blue"];

echo $colors[1];

$favorite_colors = ["mike" => "green", 
                    "jane" => "blue", 
                    "chris" => "red"];

echo $favorite_colors["mike"];
?>

1 Answer

Jennifer Nordell
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STAFF
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Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Hi there! You're doing great and there are no syntax errors. To be honest, I'm not sure exactly how this code passed the first few steps, but what's happening here is that your original $colors array contains the colors in the incorrect order which is making the final output greengreen instead of bluegreen which is clearly what they're checking for.

So this line:

$colors = ["red", "green", "blue"];

Should look like this:

$colors = ["red", "blue", "green"];

Note the reversal of blue and green between the two arrays. When I make that change, your code passes! Good luck! :sparkles:

Johnathon Southworth
Johnathon Southworth
3,417 Points

Goodness! Thank you! How silly. I was very flustered. Thanks for the timely response!