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Would somebody give me a good example of an insert statement  using PDO?
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by:Olaf Doschke
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Would this help?
http://www.mustbebuilt.co.uk/php/insert-update-and-delete-with-pdo/

Or what other aspect of PDO is uncelar to you?
You don't have to use prepared statements, but it's a big advantage to do that.

Bye, Olaf.
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by:rgranlund
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Isn't there a "try" statement?
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by:Dave Baldwin
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Doesn't make any sense to me but here is the page on PDO Exceptions:  http://php.net/manual/en/class.pdoexception.php
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by:Olaf Doschke
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Well, try/catch only is necessary, if you run PDO in the PDO::ERRMODE_EXCEPTION mode. Default should be PDO::ERRMODE_SILENT: Just set error codes, so you only check, whether the PDOStatement::execute() returns FALSE and in that case check out PDO::errorCode and PDO::errorInfo.

If you have an error in your query, that'll happen in MySQL or whatever backend. It's your concern, certainly, but the stability of PHP is not in any danger, you just don't have a query result and should handle that. So since the error is happening in another process most likely even on a remote database server, it's not necessary to let that cause an exception in PHP.

It's a bit of taste, if your general error handling is based on exceptions, it's a simple setting and if you don't catch the exception at this level, it'll bubble up to the next higher level.

Bye, Olaf.
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by:Scott Fell, EE MVE
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As noted, there are a lot of options. My example uses sql server but with pdo you can use essentially the same code for any db.  

if (!$db = new PDO("sqlsrv:Server=localhost;Database=$db_name", $db_user , $db_pass))
{
    die("No Database");
}

	$firstName = "John";
	$lastName -= "Smith";
	$total = 5;

    $stmt = $db->prepare('INSERT INTO dbo.myTable (FirstName, LastName, Total)

    VALUES(:first_name,:last_name,:total)');
    $stmt->bindValue(':first_name', $firstName, PDO::PARAM_STR);
    $stmt->bindValue(':last_name',   $lastName,  PDO::PARAM_STR);
    $stmt->bindValue(':total',    $total,  PDO::PARAM_INT);
   
    $stmt->execute();
	
	$arr = $stmt->errorInfo();
    print_r($arr);
	
	$stmt = null;

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http://php.net/manual/en/book.pdo.php

What will make this a better thread is if your question was more specific as to what you are working on or what issues you are having.  But if you are looking for just a general idea, you have good answers above.
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Ray Paseur earned 250 total points
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This is a common question, so we have good reference material available.

Bookmark (and read) these pages:
https://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/11177/PHP-MySQL-Deprecated-as-of-PHP-5-5-0.html
https://iconoun.com/mysql_mysqli_pdo_function_map.php
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by:rgranlund
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Thanks Ray.  I read that page a while back and at the time most of it went over my head.  This time around it really cleared a few this up.  Thanks.
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