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

Dan Mitchell
Dan Mitchell
946 Points

Where do I place the getInfo()? Also can you guide me on how to call on $bass?

Where do I place the getInfo()? Also can someone guide me on how to call on $bass?



class Fish {
        public $common_name;
        public $flavor;
        public $record_weight;

        function __construct($name,$flavor,$record){
        function getInfo(){
                return "A ".$name." is an ".$flavor." flavored fish. The world record weight is ".$record_weight;

$bass = new Fish($name="Largemouth Bass",$flavor="Excellent",$record_weight="22 pounds 5 ounces");

1 Answer

Hi Dan!

It looks like you're really close. A couple of things:

1) You don't need to include variable assignments in the parameters you are passing through into your $bass instance creation - it will know to assign them according to their order! For example, this should work just fine:

$bass = new Fish ("Largemouth Bass", "Excellent", "22 pounds 5 ounces");

2) In your getInfo function, you'll want to use $this->var to tell the server to use that instance's variables, specifically when returning your info, like this:

function getInfo(){
    return "A ". $this->common_name . "is an ". $this->flavor. " flavored fish. The world record weight is " . $this->record_weight;

Nice work though! Keep it up, and if my answer was helpful to you, please be sure to vote and mark it as Best Answer. :)