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PHP PHP Basics Daily Exercise Program String Manipulation




//Place your code below this comment
$firstName  = 'Rasmus';
$lastName = 'Lerdorf';

$fullName = '".$firstName $lastName." was the original creator of PHP.'"\n";
echo fullName;


echo $fullname;


echo fullname (needs $)

1 Answer

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Hi Tendai,

In task two you are asked to create a full name variable. That's like this:

$fullName = $firstName . " " . $lastName;


$fullName = "$firstName $lastName";

Then in the last task you should echo it with the help of the $fullName variable you just created. Like so: echo "$fullName was the original creator of PHP.\n";

You should not put the whole sentence in $fullName. Also only with double qoutes variables are interpreted. You use single quotes. That just outputs everything as is. In your case the output will error because after your first single quote ends you just start a new double quote. There should be a concatenating dot for it to work. But even then the output isn't correct. echo ".$firstName $lastName." was the original creator of PHP.