Input Chinese Text Data to MySQL Database

This chapter provides tutorial notes on saving Chinese text into MySQL database through Web forms and retrieved it back to Web pages. Topics include reviewing the communication process; testing with UTF-8, GBK and Big5 encodings.

Steps and Application Components Involved

Inputting Chinese Text to MySQL Database in UTF-8

Inputting Chinese Text to MySQL Database in GBK

Inputting Chinese Text to MySQL Database in Big5

Summary

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 PHP Installation on Windows Systems

 Integrating PHP with Apache Web Server

 charset="*" - Encodings on Chinese Web Pages

 Chinese Characters in PHP String Literals

 Multibyte String Functions in UTF-8 Encoding

 Input Text Data from Web Forms

 Input Chinese Text Data from Web Forms

 MySQL - Installation on Windows

 MySQL - Connecting PHP to Database

 MySQL - Character Set and Encoding

 MySQL - Sending Non-ASCII Text to MySQL

 Retrieving Chinese Text from Database to Web Pages

Input Chinese Text Data to MySQL Database

 References

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