Getting to Know MDB2

June 19, 2008

[From Linux Magazine]

If you’re an old hand at database programming in PHP, you’ve likely come to the conclusion that there’s nothing fun about putting data into, or retrieving data from a database. If you’re a database newbie, you’re probably still confused about all that” magic” and how best to harness it to do your bidding.

Whether inexperienced and confused, or old and jaded, the PHP Extension and Application Repository (PEAR) MDB2 library is worth your time. A replacement, and worthy successor, to PEAR’s original DB library, MDB2 adds some polish to the previous library’s feature list, streamlines other features, and provides a robust and universal database layer to PEAR’s arsenal of tools.

The article continues at http://www.linux-mag.com/id/6275/