MySQLi - Tutorial
The MySQLi extension was introduced with PHP version 5.0.0. The MySQL Native Driver was included in PHP version 5.3.0. i stands for improved in MySQLi. The MySQLi extension allows you to access MySQL database servers. It is designed to work with MySQL version 4.1 and above. It provides various functions and methods which is used to access the MySQL database and to manipulate the data records. The MySQLi functions and methods should be called in the same way as any other PHP functions and methods.
This tutorial is intended for students and professionals interested in studying basic and advanced concepts of MySQLi. In this tutorial you will learn how to create new database, perform various operations on database like insert new records, update records, delete records and view records etc. We believe in learning by examples therefore each and every topic is explained with lots of examples that makes you learn MySQLi in a very easy way.
Before continuing with this tutorial, you should have a good understanding of PHP programming language. As we going to deal with MySQL database, a prior exposure of SQL and Database will be beneficial.