Procedural php. Haven't had a chance to learn OOP. Would love to though. : / I think I may be moling it a bit too. Guess I was hoping for an easy fix, don't judge me.. :P Thanks for all your responses everyone.
Best, Karl DeSaulniers Design Drumm http://designdrumm.com On Sep 14, 2014, at 2:48 AM, Lester Caine <les...@lsces.co.uk> wrote: > On 14/09/14 04:57, Karl DeSaulniers wrote: >> Awesome, thanks for the link. I know even less about PDO then I do regular >> MySQL however. >> I am hoping MySQLi isn't too far off a shoot. Just need to sit down with it >> all and figure out a path. > > PDO is still a bit of a grey area. It was intended to make changes > between database engines more transparent, and MySQL to MySQLi is > essentially just a different front end both targeting MySQL. The problem > is that it only ever did half the job, trying to make the data returned > 'transparent' while ignoring the SQL. Aziz's approach is one way of > going, but just like the e_strict problems with PHP itself, it's the > subtle changes to the language used which cause problems when > 'translating' from one to the other. It will depend on the style of > MySQL you are using currently as to how easy it is to 'translate'. My > own database is Firebird which has SQL functions that have yet to appear > in MySQL, some of those are exposed in MySQLi so you can ignore them > when upgrading but it is always those fringe cases that take the most > time to resolve? :( > > -- > Lester Caine - G8HFL -- PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php