Using doctrine2 for ORM in PHP

After having some small steps into PHP Data Objects, I went a step further. Instead of using basic SQL-commands via PDO-Layer, with doctrine2 comes a great framework which extends the basic database-layer of PDO with an own strong database-abstraction-layer (DBAL) and an object-relation-mapper (ORM). While PDO is comparable to JDBC, doctrine2 is strongle oriented at […]

Accessing data with PHP Data Objects (PDO)

There are many PHP-scriptlers outside writing successful applications that makes use of the MySQL-extensions/MySQLi. That might work with small and medium applications, even with large enterprise applications. But using the Object-Oriented approach would make a lot much easier. With PHP 5.1 the PHP Data Object (PDO) came up to rule the young Object Oriented PHP […]