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Connecting to MySQL with PHP

Connecting to MySQL with PHP: PHP with MySQL Essential Training (2013)
Connecting to MySQL with PHP: PHP with MySQL Essential Training (2013)

There are five steps used to access data in MySQL with PHP. The first and last steps, connecting to the database and closing that connection, should only be performed once for each script. Using a telephone analogy, this video demonstrates the steps involved in connecting to MySQL with PHP and then closing the connection after retrieving your data.

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Skill Level Beginner
14h 32m
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Q: This course was revised on 6/4/2013. What changed?

A: The old version of this course was 6 years old and it was time for a complete revision, using PHP 5.4. (The tutorials will work with any version of PHP and covers any differences you might encounter). The author has also added updated installation instructions for Mac OS X Mountain Lion and Windows 8. The topics and end project are the same, but the code is slightly different. It also addresses frequently asked questions from the previous version.

Q: This course was updated on 5/20/2015. What changed?

A: We added one movie called "Changing the document root in Yosemite," which helps the Mac installation run more smoothly.

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