Join Bill Weinman for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a table, part of PostgreSQL 9 with PHP Essential Training.
Creating a table in Postgres is easy;…you just use the SQL CREATE statement to define the columns that you're using.…So let's go ahead and create a table in a PHP script.…We're going to start with this create- start.php file, and I'm just going to make…a working copy of it here, and I'm going to name that create.php.…That way if I need to revert back, it's easy to do. And I'm going to open…that in my text editor.…Before you continue, it's important that you update the password in this file to…match the password you entered when you created the sid user in pgAdmin.…
You see here on line 14 I have foo.bar. This is where you'll need to put the…password for your SID user exactly as you entered it in pgAdmin.…Now this is based on the sandbox we're using for this quick start chapter, and…the difference here is that my init function really doesn't have anything in it;…instead, I'm going to be creating the table here in the main function.…And inside this try block, so that I can catch exceptions,…I'm going to go ahead and instantiate the database object. So I'll put out a…
- 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
Skill Level Beginner
1. Quick Start
2. Creating a Database
3. Data Types
4. Storing and Reading Data
5. SQL Expressions
6. Mathematical Functions and Operators
Using math functions3m 2s
7. String Functions and Operators
8. Date and Time Functions and Operators
9. PHP Interfaces
10. Web Applications
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