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Database APIs in PHP

Database APIs in PHP: PHP with MySQL Essential Training (2013)
Database APIs in PHP: PHP with MySQL Essential Training (2013)

A database API is simply the collective name for the functions used to access the data. There are three database APIs in PHP: MySQL, MySQLi, and PDO. While all three methods are very similar, in this course you will learn the differences between each method. This online video will also show you both the procedural and object oriented versions of the functions used to access 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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