OpenLamp.tech issue #4

Over the weekend I’ve published another issue of OpenLamp.tech, the newsletter for PHP/MySQL developers. There is plenty of great curated content for you so dive right in and enjoy!

If you’re a PHP/MySQL developer, this free weekly newsletter is for you.

I’ve curated some great reads for you this week from around the web. Stories you can enjoy in this issue are:

  • Distance querying with MySQL geospatial functions in Laravel
  • Cursors and for loops in MySQL stored procedures
  • Great YouTube channel/video recommendations for learning PHP

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The monthly deep-dive featured issue releases on the last Friday of this month/year and I’m covering MySQL Database Metadata with CodeIgniter 4.

(Related: Last month’s deep-dive featured piece, 5 MySQL String Functions You Should Know, was a jam-packed issue with tons of great content so do check it out!)


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Josh Otwell has a passion to study and grow as a SQL Developer and blogger. Other favorite activities find him with his nose buried in a good book, article, or the Linux command line. Among those, he shares a love of tabletop RPG games, reading fantasy novels, and spending time with his wife and two daughters.

Disclaimer: The examples presented in this post are hypothetical ideas of how to achieve similar types of results. They are not the utmost best solution(s). The majority, if not all, of the examples provided, are performed on a personal development/learning workstation environment and should not be considered production quality or ready. Your particular goals and needs may vary. Use those practices that best benefit your needs and goals. Opinions are my own.

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The Newsletter for PHP and MySQL Developers

Receive a copy of my ebook, “10 MySQL Tips For Everyone”, absolutely free when you subscribe to the OpenLampTech newsletter.

Disclosure: Some of the services and product links in this post are affiliate links. At no additional cost to you, should you make a purchase by clicking through one of them, I will receive a commission.

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