Tamara, In one of the earlier threads, it was mentioned mysqli APIs are more secure, faster, and actually maintained.
Also, if you use some of the mysql_xxx(), you actually get a warning saying that it will be or it is being deprecated and paves the way for you to approach the same thing with mysqli_xxx(). The seniors perhaps can give you more facts which they have seen and experienced. Regards, Shreyas On Thu, Nov 4, 2010 at 1:18 PM, Tamara Temple <tam...@tamaratemple.com>wrote: > I'm wondering what the advantages/disadvantage of using prepared statements > with mysqli are. I'm used to using the mysqli::query and mysqli::fetch_assoc > functions to deal with retrieving data and bulding my sql statement in php > code. > > Tamara Temple > -- aka tamouse__ > tam...@tamaratemple.com > > > "May you never see a stranger's face in the mirror." > > > -- > PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) > To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php > > -- Regards, Shreyas Agasthya