Micah Gersten wrote:
> Michael A. Peters wrote:
>> Anywhoo, that being said, does anyone have a suggestion for a good
>> database abstraction class?
>> Preferably one that already has decent support for several open source
>> databases?
> Try Doctrine:
> http://www.doctrine-project.org/
> From the website:
> What is Doctrine?
> Doctrine is an object relational mapper (ORM) for PHP 5.2.3+ that sits
> on top of a powerful database abstraction layer (DBAL). One of its key
> features is the option to write database queries in a proprietary object
> oriented SQL dialect called Doctrine Query Language (DQL), inspired by
> Hibernates HQL. This provides developers with a powerful alternative to
> SQL that maintains flexibility without requiring unnecessary code
> duplication.

Wow, a proprietary language that I get to learn on top of the two that
do the job and that I already know!  Bonus!

Not trying to be an ass, I haven't used doctrine, but they need some
marketing help.  My point is that the ability to write queries in a
"proprietary dialect" is not really a "feature".


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