I found it easier to use mysqli_* functions as these were mostly identical to mysql_*. So converting from mysql to mysqli did not require allot of rewrite.
On Sat, May 18, 2013 at 2:09 PM, dealTek <deal...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi folks, > > [post newbie abilities] - I'm attempting to move away from PHP mysql > functions to something newer, either mysqli or PDO. > > I have read various things about them, but I'm curious at this point which > would be best to learn for the present and future. I'm usually working on > small to medium size projects. > > I understand that PDO has an extra abstraction layer so it can work with / > convert to other databases like oracle and others fairly easily, but some > have said that PDO can be a bit slower the MySQLi? > > So I would really like to hear opinions on the best choices of either > MySQLi or PDO. > > Also I'm also trying to learn OOP, so I'm looking for a very good working > PDO and/or mysqli database class - to get started with, that has all the > basic needs like UPDATE - INSERT - DELETE - QUERY etc. That would be very > helpful. > > Thanks in advance for your opinions! > > > -- > Thanks, > Dave - DealTek > deal...@gmail.com > [db-3] > > > -- > PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) > To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php > >