<li>Calling storing procedures and PL/SQL
<li>Bind parameters, IN and OUT parameters
<li>Date and time management
PHP is an Open Source language that is widely popular on the web. However because PHP so popular in shared hosting environments, many people have an impression that PHP is only for small scale web-sites. This is patently untrue, and PHP is in use in many large scale web sites such as Yahoo Finance and for the creation of large web applications such as IMP. This article is an attempt to readdress the balance and show how PHP is used in the enterprise.
Unapologetically, my objective in this article is to show that PHP and MySQL are both mature and widespread technologies that can be considered a primary web-application platform, not just an alternative to ASP, JSP, Cold Fusion and a host of other web-app scripting solutions out there.
I'm developing this article in an evolutionary way and will add as I see trends, get new data, have new ideas for how to discover the case for PHP.
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