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I am learning PHP5+MySQL. I would like to learn programming e-shops. I have
a question: which database interface to use for PHP5+MySQL e-shop? MySQLi
or PDO or PEAR DB? The database server will not be changed probably, I
would like to use MVC or Smarty.
Thank you.

Re: MySQLi or PDO or PEAR DB?

R.A.M. wrote:
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No one can answer this for you.  Each has their own advantages and
disadvantages.  No one interface is best for all things - which is why
there are different ones.

What you need to do is understand those advantages and disadvantages,
and determine which will be best for your current situation.  And bear
in mind the next set of scripts you write may be better with a different

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