PHP Function: Handling empty string exception

PHP Exception Handling: Exercise-6 with Solution

Write a PHP function that takes a string as input and throws an exception if the string is empty.

Sample Solution:

PHP Code :

function validateString($inputString) {
    if (empty($inputString)) {
        throw new Exception("String should not be empty!");

try {
    $string = "";
    echo "Valid string: " . $string;
} catch (Exception $e) {
    echo "An error occurred: " . $e->getMessage();

Sample Output:

An error occurred: String should not be empty


In the above exercise, we have a function validateString() that takes a string $inputString as input. Inside the function, we use the empty() function to check if the string is empty. If it is, we throw a new instance of the Exception class with the message "String should not be empty!"

In the main code, we call the validateString() function with an empty string. Since the string is empty, it throws an exception. The exception is caught in the catch block, and the error message is displayed using $e->getMessage ().


Flowchart: Handling empty string exception

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