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Good PEAR::MDB2 documentation

Posted on 2006-06-09
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Hi all,

I'm looking for a good documentation about the PEAR module MDB2.
I need :
- a complete list of the functions ;
- detailed description of each function ;
- a lot of examples.

I don't care of the format (HTML, PDF, CHM) ;D
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by:Richard Quadling
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http://pear.php.net/manual/en/package.database.mdb2.php

Is the official dox. Is there more you need?
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by:Richard Coffre
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I found it when I downloaded the package, but it is just an introduction.
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by:Richard Quadling
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Hmm. Ok. What more info do you need?

For example http://pear.php.net/manual/en/package.database.mdb2.intro-query.php contains 2 good examples on the Query.

http://oss.backendmedia.com/MDB2 also looks useful.
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by:Richard Coffre
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For example, I think that the doc it is a little bit light when it describes the use of queryAll and default options.

E.g. ,  I used the following request with native Mysql lib :

$select  = "SELECT rplcats.WCATA,  cat_name, category_description , WTYPC, WLIMA, cat_ID ";
      $select .= "FROM rplcata, rplcats, wp_categories ";
      $select .= "WHERE rplcata.WCATA = rplcats.WCATA ";
      $select .= "AND rplcata.WCATA = wp_categories.category_nicename ";
      $select .= "AND rplcats.WLANG = 'FRA' ";
      $select .= "ORDER BY WPRIO";

When I read to use queryAll with the mode $mdb2->setFetchMode(MDB2_FETCHMODE_ASSOC);  I realize that the indexes are in lowercase instead of what it is exactly written in the query.
So far i use, e.g., $ligne['WCATA'] but now it is $ligne['wcata'].

I do not find why, I have to do so !!!
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by:Richard Quadling
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From what I can see there are some settings related to setting/alterning the case of the columns.

$this->db->options['portability'] & MDB2_PORTABILITY_FIX_CASE

and

$this->db->options['field_case'] == CASE_LOWER

You can set the field_case option to the DB to CASE_LOWER or CASE_UPPER

See MDB2.php Line 1057 (// $Id: MDB2.php,v 1.216 2006/06/11 14:17:42 lsmith Exp $)

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Richard Quadling earned 125 total points
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From what I know of PEAR, the best way to get the documentation is to build your own using the PEARDocumentor. As part of the PEAR standard, the source code must contain specifically structured comments to allow an external application to build the documentation.

MDB2 is no different in that regard. Take a look at the source to see some of the comments. It is very clearly commented.
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by:Richard Coffre
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I created the doc using PHPDocumentor.

Thanks a lot.
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by:Richard Quadling
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Excellent.
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