For a SQL tutorial, I would recommend that you get yourself a copy of Joe
Celko's "SQL for smarties".
Best investment I ever made. Everything you need to know is there.

Bon courage!


----- Original Message -----
From: "Matt Zur" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Tuesday, September 03, 2002 3:08 PM
Subject: Re: [PHP-DB] Indepth Tutorial... need help.


> Right well that's what I'm asking I need a tutorial and haven't found a
> good one.
>
> -Matt
>
> Rasmus Lerdorf wrote:
> > Most of this stuff is actually just SQL and has little to do with PHP.
So
> > look for an SQL tutorial.  From the PHP side all you need to know is
> > mysql_connect(), mysql_select_db(), mysql_query() and
mysql_fetch_row().''
> >
> > All queries are sent to the database via mysql_query().  It doesn't
matter
> > to PHP if you are adding, deleting, modifying, searching, sorting,
> > filtering, or whatever.  You just put the SQL code in the mysql_query()
> > call.
> >
> > -Rasmus
> >
> > On Tue, 3 Sep 2002, Matt Zur wrote:
> >
> >
> >>Can someone point me in the direction of an online tutorial for php
> >>mysql that covers the following:
> >>
> >>- Teaches me how to use php to access mysql
> >>- Creating a db that is structured to be efficient
> >>- How to add, modify, and delete records in a database
> >>- How to search for records
> >>- How to filter records
> >>- How to sort records, by a certain field, alphabetical, descending etc.
> >>- Indexes - how to create them, how to keep the updated with changes in
> >>the db a beginners look to in-depth approach.
> >>
> >>Yes I've visited PHP.net, and mysql.com.  I need a dumbed down version
> >>that pretty much holds my hand and is very detailed.  I've searched the
> >>net for a while now, and all the tutorials I have found... although
> >>simple... they don't go in-depth and move on to more advanced features.
> >>
> >>Any help at all will be greatly appreciated.
> >>
> >>-Matt
> >>
> >>
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