MySQL Server Connection and Access Functions
This chapter provides tutorial examples and notes about MySQL server connection with PHP. Topics include configuring the PHP engine to use the MySQL extension library, commonly used MySQL functions, running SQL statements to create table, insert rows and fetch rows.
Configuring PHP for MySQL Server Access
mysqli_connect() and Other MySQL Functions
MySqlLoop.php - MySQL Functions Test
- PHP supports MySQL through an extension library, php_mysqli.dll.
- Configuring the PHP engine to work with a MySQL server is simple -
just turn on the extension=php_mysqli.dll in php.ini.
- A database connection resource must be created with the mysqli_connect() function.
- You can execute any SQL statements using the mysqli_query() function.
- php_mysql.dll was removed as of PHP 7.0.0
and replaced by php_mysqli.dll.
Table of Contents
About This Book
Introduction and Installation of PHP 7.3
PHP Script File Syntax
PHP Data Types and Data Literals
Variables, References, and Constants
Expressions, Operations and Type Conversions
Conditional Statements - "if" and "switch"
Loop Statements - "while", "for", and "do ... while"
Function Declaration, Arguments, and Return Values
Arrays - Ordered Maps
Interface with Operating System
Introduction of Class and Object
Integrating PHP with Apache Web Server
Retrieving Information from HTTP Requests
Creating and Managing Sessions in PHP Scripts
Sending and Receiving Cookies in PHP Scripts
Controlling HTTP Response Header Lines in PHP Scripts
Managing File Upload
►MySQL Server Connection and Access Functions
Functions to Manage Directories, Files and Images
SOAP Extension Function and Calling Web Services
SOAP Server Functions and Examples
Localization Overview of Web Applications
Using Non-ASCII Characters in HTML Documents
Using Non-ASCII Characters as PHP Script String Literals
Receiving Non-ASCII Characters from Input Forms
"mbstring" Extension and Non-ASCII Encoding Management
Managing Non-ASCII Character Strings with MySQL Servers
Parsing and Managing HTML Documents
Configuring and Sending out Emails
Image and Picture Processing
Managing ZIP Archive Files
Managing PHP Engine and Modules on macOS
Managing PHP Engine and Modules on CentOS
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