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 at:

  • CSRF protection in CodeIgniter 4
  • Using jQuery Data Table server-side in Laravel
  • Data uploads in MySQL
  • CodeIgniter 4 metadata methods
  • Using PHP arrays the right way
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