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MySQL and PHP: How to make it work without killing your server
May 14, 2009 @ 12:16:39

On PHPBuilder.com today there's a new article looking at how to get PHP and MySQL working together on your server and make the connection between the two in a simple script.

Until you properly understand what happens in the background--on the server--while your code is being processed, you will not have the tools to eliminate slow server responses. I am not, however, talking about the actual machine process that happens on the server. I am simply talking about what happens when you type echo, or print, or foreach. What are you telling PHP to do?

They start with a basic look at working with PHP then move on to creating a simple database interface class. With this in had, they show how to create a simple abstracted query and handle the results.

tagged: database abstraction mysql tutorial

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