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Doctrine: Object Relational Mapping for Your PHP Development
Jun 14, 2010 @ 10:22:06

New on Developer.com today there's a new article looking at one of the more powerful ORM tools available for PHP - Doctrine.

Because of the relational database's pivotal role in driving Web applications, a great deal of time and effort has been put into creating tools that not only simplify the task of mapping database tables to a programming language's object-oriented class structure, but also facilitate the management of your data and schemas over the project lifecycle. [...] The PHP community also has a powerful database integration tool at their disposal: a project known as Doctrine.

They help you get started with this powerful tool by showing you how to get it installed, create a sample schema and loading some fixtures (base data). There's also a quick snippet of code showing you how to grab information from a sample user table and display the name of the user.

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