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Deprecated PHP Connection

doctorbill asked
Last Modified: 2019-12-24
# FileName="Connection_php_mysql.htm"
# Type="MYSQL"
# HTTP="true"
$hostname_TickTockDB = "localhost";
$database_TickTockDB = "inventas";
$username_TickTockDB = "xxxx";
$password_TickTockDB = "xxxxxxxxxxx";
$TickTockDB = mysql_pconnect($hostname_TickTockDB, $username_TickTockDB, $password_TickTockDB) or trigger_error(mysql_error(),E_USER_ERROR);

It looks as if I have a deprecated connection string
Can someone please suggest an alternative for this connection
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