CodeIgniter 4 Query Helper getLastQuery() method – MySQL Prototyping

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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 code executed.

I wrote all about it in the post, CodeIgniter 4 Query Helper $db->getLastQuery() method for SQL prototyping. Be sure and check this post out if you are interested.


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Disclaimer: The majority of examples in this post, are performed in a personal development/learning workstation environment and should not be considered production quality or ready. Your particular goals and needs may vary. Like always, just because you can do something doesn’t mean you should. My opinions are my own.

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