OpenLampTech issue #13

This week’s issue of OpenLampTech, the newsletter for PHP/MySQL developers is once again loaded to the brim with the best content I can curate for your reading pleasure. I absolutely enjoy running and sharing the newsletter and I hope you are enjoying the content just as much. Thank you!!!!

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Find the first and last day of a month with MySQL – Medium repost

Knowing the first and last day of a given month can help you figure out other information relevant and important data. You can determine these values using select MySQL date functions. Learn how in this Medium post I’m resharing here for any interested readers…

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How to Set Up MySQL in a Docker Container

If you want to set up a MySQL database to store data for websites, blogs, or applications, you can use a Docker container. It’s relatively simple to do. And like shuffling a deck of cards, reversing a string in Python, or writing a recursive function, it’s a suitable exercise for beginners just starting out with MySQL and backend web development.

Let’s take a look at exactly what a Docker container is, and how you can use it to set up MySQL.

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CodeIgniter 4 Query Builder where() function and parameter structure with MySQL

In SQL, the WHERE clause filters rows returned by the FROM clause table in SELECT queries using one or more search condition filters. Oftentimes, in application development, we accept user input values which in turn, are the WHERE clause conditional filters against the table columns. In this post, I am covering the CodeIgniter 4 where() function and parameter binding for safer filtering in SELECT queries. Continue reading and see examples in MySQL…

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OpenLampTech issue #11 – MySQL LAG()

Wow! Eleven issues so far! Are you ready for your weekly source of original and curated PHP/MySQL content? Ready to learn and grow as a backend developer? Well, you are in luck because OpenLampTech, the newsletter for PHP/MySQL developers, is out and ready for you. Dig in!!!

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