Join Bill Weinman for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the PDO interface, part of PostgreSQL 9 with PHP Essential Training.
In this movie, we're going to create a database application using the PHP PDO…interface to access the Postgres Database Engine.…We're going to start by making a working copy of the start.php file here in the…Chapter 09 folder of the Exercise Files.…This is the copy of the Exercise Files that's in the web server document root,…in the htdocs folder here under the XAMPP directory.…That's so that this is accessible to the web server, so that we can write our…code and then test it on the web server.…
So I am going to go ahead and make a working copy here of start.php.…I am going to name it example-PDO.php.…I'll open that in the 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.…And this is a modified version of the sandbox code that we used in the Quick…
- 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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