Articles tagged with #sql-server




Making Sense of Stored Procedures with PHP, PDO, and Sqlsrv

Stored Procedures seem to be a rare bird in web development. But one thing is for sure, when you need them, its likely critical. With the last few versions of PHP we have some new arrivals: Sqlsrv data base extension for SQL Server, and PDO. While they don't still have …



PHP MSSQL Charset Issues, Resolved

Recently I had an annoying little bug. Of course against the golden rule of php I was developing with SQL Server and using php's mssql functions. All was working well except there were a few records which had special characters within the returned result which php complained about: Some character …