This chapter introduced stored routines, one of MySQL’s newest and longest-awaited features. You learned about the advantages and disadvantages to consider when determining whether this feature should be incorporated into your development strategy, and all about MySQL’s specific implementation and syntax. Finally, you learned how easy it is to incorporate both stored functions and stored procedures into your PHP applications.
The next chapter introduces another feature new to MySQL 5.0: triggers.
KeywordsProc Table Current Timestamp Create Procedure Store Routine Drop Procedure
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