Accessing MySQL Using PHP

  • Simon Stobart
  • Mike Vassileiou
Part of the Springer Professional Computing book series (SPC)


In previous chapters we have described how to create databases, create table structures within them and insert data records into these fields. While this is useful it does not fully illustrate the power of the database. In this chapter we explore how PHP can be used to access, display and modify database records via a Web page. This technology is the building block for the majority of dynamic Web applications, in particular e-commerce systems.


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© Springer-Verlag London 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Simon Stobart
    • 1
  • Mike Vassileiou
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Computing and TechnologyUniversity of SunderlandSunderlandUK
  2. 2.iNET4UGreece

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