OpenLampTech issue #9

Guess what? OpenLampTech, the newsletter for PHP/MySQL developers, has a new issue full of great curated content for your reading experience this week. Come on by and read the publication!


CodeIgniter 4 Query Helper getLastQuery() method – MySQL Prototyping

I’m resharing a post I first published over on my Medium account for interested readers here. As you know, SQL is my passion and sweet spot. But, I also have an affinity for PHP and CodeIgniter. Continue reading and learn how I prototype Query Builder patterns in CodeIgniter 4…

(more…) issue #8

It’s that time once again. I’ve published another issue of, the newsletter for PHP/MySQL developers, over the weekend with all the curated content for your reading experience. There is plenty to learn for everyone so dig in…


5 PHP Date Functions and Their MySQL Equivalents

Anyone working with data is going to encounter date values at some point. Dates are necessary for many reasons. If you’re a PHP/MySQL Developer, you have date function options for both the database and your programming language of choice. In this post, I cover 5 PHP date functions and their (somewhat) MySQL equivalents with examples of each. Continue reading…