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Parse error: syntax error, unexpected '{' in C:\wamp\www\oop-beg\ch6-2.php on line 15

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<?php
class MyClass{
  public function doSomething(){
    $filename='test.txt';
    try{
      if (!file_exists($filename)){
        throw new Exception("file does not exist");
      }
    }
    catch (Exception $e){
      //handle/report exception
      echo '<br>exception caught: '.$e->getMessage().'<br>';
      echo '<br>exception code: '.$e->getCode().'<br>';
    }
    finally{
      //create the file if it does not exist
      $handle=fopen($filename,'w');
      fclose($handle);
    }
  }
}
$test=new MyClass();
$test->doSomething();

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Parse error: syntax error, unexpected '{' in C:\wamp\www\oop-beg\ch6-2.php on line 15
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Question by:rgb192
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käµfm³d   👽 earned 500 total points
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What version of PHP are you running? finally is available in PHP 5.5 and up.

http://php.net/exceptions
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by:Ray Paseur
ID: 39708253
This is one of those places where OOP doesn't really fit well.  The goal appears to be (1) look for a file; (2) issue a message if the file does not exist; (3) create an empty file or truncate the existing file.

<?php // RAY_temp_rgb192.php

// SEE http://www.experts-exchange.com/Web_Development/Web_Languages-Standards/PHP/Q_28314450.html

$file = 'temp_rgb192.txt';
if (!file_exists($file)) echo "<b>$file</b> does not exist (yet)";
$fpr  = fopen($file, 'w');
fclose ($fpr);

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by:rgb192
ID: 39708587
finally in php5.5 and up.


This would take me a long time to test

I should figure out a way to have php5.5 on my machine
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