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PostgreSQL 9 with PHP Essential Training
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PostgreSQL 9 with PHP Essential Training

with Bill Weinman

Video: Welcome

Hi! I'm Bill Weinman, and welcome to PostgreSQL 9 with PHP Essential Training! In this course, we'll explore PostgreSQL 9, a full-featured, open-source, object-relational database management system. I'll explain the major features of PostgreSQL and its usage in a PHP environment, focusing on real-world examples to aid you in implementing this powerful database engine in your applications. I'll show you the details of its SQL usage, functions, data types, expressions, and operators.
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  1. 1h 15m
    1. Welcome
      58s
    2. Using the exercise files
      58s
    3. Prerequisites
      3m 19s
    4. Installing PostgreSQL on a Mac
      14m 49s
    5. Installing PostgreSQL on a PC
      11m 16s
    6. Installing PostgreSQL on Ubuntu Linux
      22m 17s
    7. Installing XAMPP and SID on a Mac
      8m 32s
    8. Installing XAMPP and SID on a PC
      13m 34s
  2. 44m 17s
    1. Getting the most out of the Quick Start
      3m 52s
    2. Creating a database
      5m 28s
    3. Creating a table
      7m 1s
    4. Inserting data into a table
      8m 25s
    5. Getting data from a table
      4m 37s
    6. Updating data in a table
      4m 29s
    7. Deleting data from a table
      3m 5s
    8. Creating a database library
      7m 20s
  3. 29m 31s
    1. Understanding databases and tables in PostgreSQL
      1m 15s
    2. Creating a database
      7m 14s
    3. Defining a table in SQL
      5m 35s
    4. Creating a table in PHP
      6m 41s
    5. Creating indexes
      5m 20s
    6. Indexing ID fields
      3m 26s
  4. 23m 45s
    1. Understanding data types
      2m 53s
    2. Storing numbers with INTEGER
      3m 7s
    3. Storing decimal numbers with NUMERIC
      1m 59s
    4. Storing floating-point numbers with REAL
      5m 29s
    5. Storing text
      3m 17s
    6. Storing Boolean values
      2m 11s
    7. Storing dates and times
      4m 49s
  5. 15m 1s
    1. Storing and deleting data with INSERT, UPDATE, and DELETE
      5m 21s
    2. Reading data with SELECT
      5m 24s
    3. Reading with JOIN
      4m 16s
  6. 8m 7s
    1. Understanding SQL expressions
      1m 7s
    2. Matching patterns with LIKE
      2m 51s
    3. Choosing from multiple conditions with the CASE expression
      1m 43s
    4. Using casts to force type
      2m 26s
  7. 7m 46s
    1. Using operators for simple arithmetic
      4m 44s
    2. Using math functions
      3m 2s
  8. 12m 19s
    1. Finding the length of a string
      3m 43s
    2. Concatenating strings
      1m 34s
    3. Returning parts of a string
      1m 1s
    4. Replacing strings within strings
      1m 24s
    5. Trimming and padding strings
      2m 49s
    6. Converting numbers
      1m 48s
  9. 9m 37s
    1. Getting the current time and date
      2m 24s
    2. Specifying a specific time zone with AT TIME ZONE
      4m 58s
    3. Performing date and time arithmetic
      1m 1s
    4. Getting parts of a timestamp with EXTRACT
      1m 14s
  10. 34m 24s
    1. Choosing an interface
      1m 39s
    2. Using the PHP PostgreSQL extension interface
      11m 33s
    3. Using the PDO interface
      9m 53s
    4. Creating a library
      11m 19s
  11. 24m 1s
    1. Defining CRUD
      4m 18s
    2. Using PHP to insert, read, update, and delete rows in a PostgreSQL database
      7m 42s
    3. Installing the testimonials database
      3m 3s
    4. An overview of the testimonials application
      3m 7s
    5. Managing the database in PHP
      3m 29s
    6. Displaying the testimonials using PHP
      2m 22s
  12. 31s
    1. Goodbye
      31s

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PostgreSQL 9 with PHP Essential Training
4h 45m Beginner Nov 10, 2011

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In this course, author Bill Weinman shows how to architect PostgreSQL databases and integrate them into web applications using PHP. The course covers the basics of creating tables, storing data with data types, and working with expressions, operators, and strings. The course also explores the differences between the PDO and pgsql interfaces and demonstrates managing a database in PHP.

Topics include:
  • Installing PostgreSQL
  • Understanding database architecture
  • Inserting, updating, and deleting data in a table
  • Creating a database library
  • Indexing ID fields
  • Storing numbers, text, and Boolean values
  • Reading data
  • Using casts to force type
  • Using mathematical functions
  • Concatenating strings
  • Working with date and time functions and operators
  • Defining CRUD
  • Using PHP to insert, read, update, and delete rows in a database
Subjects:
Business Developer Web Databases Web Development
Software:
PostgreSQL
Author:
Bill Weinman

Welcome

Hi! I'm Bill Weinman, and welcome to PostgreSQL 9 with PHP Essential Training! In this course, we'll explore PostgreSQL 9, a full-featured, open-source, object-relational database management system. I'll explain the major features of PostgreSQL and its usage in a PHP environment, focusing on real-world examples to aid you in implementing this powerful database engine in your applications. I'll show you the details of its SQL usage, functions, data types, expressions, and operators.

This course is a great introduction to PostgreSQL 9, but some programming and database experience will really help you get the most out of these technologies. It's really exciting to be able to use a full-featured enterprise-class database management system that still maintains its free and open-source roots. So let's dig in with PostgreSQL 9 with PHP Essential Training.

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