Lil Josh

Use PDO Not MySQLi

February 21, 2012

In NetTuts+ most recent tutorial, they discuss the advantages of using PDO over MySQLi to make database connections from PHP. “The core advantage of PDO over MySQLi is in its database driver support. At the time of this writing, PDO supports 12 different drivers, opposed to MySQLi, which supports MySQL only.” Dejan Marjanovic See the full tutorial and start using PDO today:

http://net.tutsplus.com/tutorials/php/pdo-vs-mysqli-which-should-you-use/

Here is another great tutorial from NetTuts+ as to why you should be using PHP’s PDO for database access:

http://net.tutsplus.com/tutorials/php/why-you-should-be-using-phps-pdo-for-database-access/

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