This book will introduce you to one of the most important extensions to PHP that are available, starting with PHP version 5.0—the PHP Data Objects, commonly known as PDO.
PHP grew in to a very popular web programming language due to its simplicity and ease of use. One of the key factors of this growing success is the built-in possibility to access many popular relational database management systems (RDBMS), such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, and SQLite, to name just a few.
This book starts with an overview of PHP Data Objects (PDO), followed by getting started with PDO. Then it covers error handling, prepared statements, and handling rowsets, before covering advanced uses of PDO and an example of its use in an MVC application. Finally an appendix covers the new object-oriented features of PHP 5. This book will guide you through the data layer abstraction objects in PHP. PHP developers who need to use PDO for data abstraction.
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