Beginners Guide to Web-Enabling your Informix database

10/18/00


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Table of Contents

Beginners Guide to Web-Enabling your Informix database

What is PHP ?

The following databases are currently supported:

An introductory example of PHP

Switching between HTML and PHP

Putting comments in PHP code

Connecting to the Informix database

Use a tcp/ip connection to avoid error -27000

Persistent database connections

Reporting an Informix error

Selecting a count from a table

Selecting rows Output to a HTML table.

Result from using: ifx_htmltbl_result

Selecting rows using a cursor slide 1 of 2

Selecting rows using a cursor slide 2 of 2

Canít use placeholders

Variables from outside PHP HTML Forms (GET and POST)

Inserting a row

Creating an associative array

Stepping through an associative array

Searching a string for a pattern Perl-compatible Regular Expression functions

Creating an array from a pipe-delimited string Perl-compatible Regular Expression functions

Call a function passing and returning variables

Breaking your program up into logical modules

Scope of variables

Installing PHP

Installing PHP with Apache Overview

Installing PHP with Apache Aquire or download the software

Installing PHP with Apache Unpack Apache and PHP tar-balls

Installing PHP with Apache Set your Informix environmentals

Installing PHP with Apache Pre-Configure Apache

Installing PHP with Apache Configure, compile and install PHP

Installing PHP with Apache Configure, compile and install Apache

Installing PHP with Apache Update Apache startup script with Informix environment

Installing PHP with Apache Update Apache httpd.conf

Installing PHP with Apache Re-start Apache web server

PHP Resources

Author: Peter Schmidt

Email: peter@prstech.com

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