Retrieving Chinese Text from Database to Web Pages

This chapter provides tutorial notes on fetching Chinese text data from MySQL database and sending it to Web pages. Topics include a summary on retrieving text from MySQL database; tests on retrieving Chinese text in UTF-8, GBK and Big5 encodings.

Steps and Application Components Involved

Fetching ASCII Text from Database to Web

Fetching Chinese Text from Database to Web

Fetching Chinese Text from Database to Web in UTF-8

Fetching Chinese Text from Database to Web in GBK

Fetching Chinese Text from Database to Web in Big5

Summary - Fetching Chinese Text from Database to Web

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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