3.3 Quick start guide

3.3.1 Dual procedural and object-oriented interface
3.3.2 Connections
3.3.3 Executing statements
3.3.4 Prepared Statements
3.3.5 Stored Procedures
3.3.6 Multiple Statements
3.3.7 API support for transactions
3.3.8 Metadata

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This quick start guide will help with choosing and gaining familiarity with the PHP MySQL API.

This quick start gives an overview on the mysqli extension. Code examples are provided for all major aspects of the API. Database concepts are explained to the degree needed for presenting concepts specific to MySQL.

Required: A familiarity with the PHP programming language, the SQL language, and basic knowledge of the MySQL server.