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OpenLampTech issue #10

I keep rolling in with new issues of OpenLampTech, the newsletter for PHP/MySQL developers and you keep reading them. Sounds like a fair trade to me! I have another fantastic, huge issue for all of your reading enjoyment in the PHP/MySQL world…

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Fill in missing Date ranges using MySQL

I’m always trying different programming exercises in order to learn and grow as a Developer. One of my favorite learning exercises is porting over from one SQL dialect to another, as they all have their own individual features. Having to hack together or mirror non-existent functionality really challenges my thinking, therefore enabling growth and improvement in my query skills. In this post, I share reproducing the same query results using MySQL for queries I first learned of/discovered that were covered using Oracle SQL and specific implementation features…

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OpenLampTech issue #9

Guess what? OpenLampTech, the newsletter for PHP/MySQL developers, has a new issue full of great curated content for your reading experience this week. Come on by and read the publication!

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The Newsletter for PHP and MySQL Developers

This latest newsletter issue has a wide range of PHP/MySQL articles covering:

  • UNION queries in Laravel
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CodeIgniter 4 Query Helper getLastQuery() method – MySQL Prototyping

I’m resharing a post I first published over on my Medium account for interested readers here. As you know, SQL is my passion and sweet spot. But, I also have an affinity for PHP and CodeIgniter. Continue reading and learn how I prototype Query Builder patterns in CodeIgniter 4…

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CodeIgniter 4 Query Helper methods

I use the CodeIgniter 4 Query Helper, $db->getLastQuery() method a great deal to learn just how Query Builder methods are mapping to the actual SQL …

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OpenLamp.tech issue #8

It’s that time once again. I’ve published another issue of OpenLamp.tech, the newsletter for PHP/MySQL developers, over the weekend with all the curated content for your reading experience. There is plenty to learn for everyone so dig in…

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This week in the OpenLamp.tech newsletter, we have articles covering:

  • WordPress theme migration checklist
  • Form validation in CodeIgniter 4
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My Friendly Medium List

Hey everyone, I’m creating a dedicated page of ‘Friend links‘ for all of my Medium first articles and blogs. Continue reading to learn more and how to gain access to them…

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Medium’s Friend Link

If you’re a paying Medium member, not only can you read unlimited blog posts by any author on the platform, but you can also publish your blog posts and articles behind the paywall and earn some money from them. Every article you put behind the paywall also has a ‘Friend …

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OpenLamp.tech #7 – MySQL Metadata with CodeIgniter 4

After taking the week of Christmas off, OpenLamp.tech – the newsletter for PHP/MySQL developers – is back with a massive issue for you this week to close out the month and the year. In this issue, we are covering MySQL metadata in CodeIgniter 4. Continue reading for more information…

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This deep-dive featured issue is full of PHP/MySQL goodness. We are looking …

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5 PHP Date Functions and Their MySQL Equivalents

Anyone working with data is going to encounter date values at some point. Dates are necessary for many reasons. If you’re a PHP/MySQL Developer, you have date function options for both the database and your programming language of choice. In this post, I cover 5 PHP date functions and their (somewhat) MySQL equivalents with examples of each. Continue reading…

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Table Of Contents

  1. PHP: date_format() | MySQL: DATE_FORMAT()
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CodeIgniter 4 Query Builder set() function with update()

CodeIgniter 4 Query Builder class has an update() function used to process UPDATE Data Manipulation Language (DML) commands. Using update() as a standalone function call is perfectly valid. However, there is also a set() function used for setting column values as you would with the SET keyword in an SQL UPDATE statement. Used in conjunction with the Query Builder where() function, you can easily UPDATE column values for an individual row or multiple rows. Continue reading for more information…

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OpenLamp.tech issue #6

Hey all good folks! I’ve published another issue of your favorite newsletter, OpenLamp.tech, the newsletter for PHP/MySQL developers. This issue (like all the rest) is loaded with fantastic curated content. Enjoy and do share with others!

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