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Old 9th March 2011, 11:10
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Default is this news to anybody else? (Mysqli OOP is same as procedural)

Hi all,
I was experimenting with the differences between using a mysqli resource ie:

PHP Code:
$result=mysqli_query($handle,SELECT FROM tablename); 
PHP Code:
$dbc= new MySQLi('localhost','usr','pass','DBNAME');
$result=$dbc->query($handle,SELECT FROM tablename); 
nothing fancy here, but what really surprised me was this:

PHP Code:
$result=$handle->query($handle,SELECT FROM tablename); 
PHP Code:
$dbc= new MySQLi('localhost','usr','pass','DBNAME');
$result=$mysqli_query($dbc,SELECT FROM tablename); 
hopefully you can all see what i am getting at. Maybe you all knew this but I thought there was a distinct difference between a handle/resource (which i think are the same in php) and an Object and I'm pretty sure i read that mysqli_connect returns a resource.

I double checked the manual, and mysql_connect returns a resource, whereas mysqli_connect returns an object.

thought this was worth sharing

Last edited by rodobrist; 9th March 2011 at 11:13.
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