PostgreSQL 9 with PHP Essential Training

with Bill Weinman
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PostgreSQL 9 with PHP Essential Training
Video duration: 0s 4h 45m Beginner


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
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- 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-sourced object relational database management system. I'll explain the major features of PostgreSQL in 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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