Starting with PHP mysqli is easy, if one has some SQL and PHP skills. To get started one needs to know about the specifics of MySQL and a few code snippets. Using MySQL stored procedures with PHP mysqli has found enough readers to begin with a “quickstart” or “how-to” series. Take this post with a grain of salt. I have nothing against Prepared Statements as such, but I dislike unreflected blind use.
Using prepared statements with mysqli
The MySQL database supports prepared statements. A prepared statement or a parameterized statement is used to execute the same statement repeatedly with high efficiency.
The prepared statement execution consists of two stages: prepare and execute. At the prepare stage a statement template is send to the database server. The server performs a syntax …[Read more]