Using MySQL Database with PHP

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In this Free Guided Project, you will:

Using PDO to access an SQL-based database with PHP

Using MySQLi to access a MySQL database with PHP

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Clock1.5 hours
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

Using MySQL Database with PHP.


Basic HTML, object-oriented PHP, relational database, and SQL

Skills you will develop

Web Developmentback-end developmentDatabase (DBMS)Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP)MySQL

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Introduction and Overview

  2. Connect to the database with PDO (PHP Data Object)

  3. Retrieve a dataset with PDO

  4. Instantiate Car or Truck class base on returned data

  5. Connect to the database with MySQLi

  6. Retrieve a dataset with MySQLi

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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