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Base DB: Base class for SQL database access abstraction

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This is a base class for implementing an SQL database access abstraction.

It provides an easy way to deal with databases. it will escape your values by using smart question marks parameters in conditions strings, return most of result in php array instead of resource result set (but you still can access the resource if you really want it) and will assist you in most common databases operation such as establishing database connections, opening a database, quoting a string value, executing a query, retrieving query results as an array, listing the database tables, get the keys of a table, optimizing a table, retrieving the last error that occurred, etc..
It also permit to work on multiple databases and to get unique instances of database connection in a simple way "db::getInstance()"

It also include a class dbProfiler to help you profiling your queries.

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###---###---###---###--- Welcome to Class-db ---###---###---###---### #- What is class-db: Class-db is a php5 base class to create database access wrapper and to ease programmer work when it's time to work with database. Class-db comes with some extended class for mysql and sqlite so you can check thoose out to see how to create your own extended database wrapper. #- Author Jonathan Gotti < jgotti at jgotti dot org > #- Licence GNU Lesser General Public License #- History I've created first version of class-db in 2003 (in fact it was only class-mysqldb at this time) to assist me dealing with mysql database common operation. after some change and i finally split it in a two class: class-db and class-mysqldb in 2006 (there was already a sqlite wrapper too at this time) Over the time i added it some stuff as some methods to paginate results and one of my favourite the smart question marks in conditions strings. (still in 2006). I also added the possibility to have a single instance of the same database connection (since 2007) and a new decorator dbProfiler class to help profiling your application in 2008 and there we are. #- How to use you can find some sample of usage in the example file provided with the library. you may additionnaly find some documentation at #- contribution, bug report and feedback Contribution, feedback and bug report are ALWAYS apreciated so don't hesitate to send me a mail i'll always reply to you. Also you can leave you bug reports at the online at but please first check for any previous report at Contribution to the wiki is appreciated too.

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Accessible without login Plain text file class-db.php Class base abstraction class
Plain text file class-sampledb.php Example example for extended base_db
HTML file classdb.html Doc. Documentation (by Doxygen)
HTML file classsampledb.html Doc. Documentation of an extended db class
Plain text file README Doc. readme file
Plain text file slicesample.php Example easy pagination sample

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