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PEAR::DB vs. ADOdb

Posted on 20 January 2003 by Demian Turner

from the PEAR mailing list

For the benefit of those who don\’t read the PEAR mailing list, included here below is a post that addresses and sheds some light on quite a hot topic at the moment: how does the PEAR::DB library compare with ADOdb from php.weblogs.com?

I have been drawn into this discussion many times and often side with PEAR mainly for the access it gives you to the rest of the PEAR classes like DB_DataObject, which once you use you never look back. Of course the extremely popular ADOdb has many advantages too, the most well-known being speediness and ease of use; read on for more info.

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2 Comments For This Post

  1. Anonymous Says:

    An excellent db abstraction library…

    http://www.students.cs.uu.nl/people/voostind/eclipse/

  2. Anonymous Says:

    If you have not tried out Eclipse yet, you haven\’t expeienced OO in PHP (most likely). If I were you, I would hustle on over to that website and check out what Vincent have to say. You might actually learn some amazing things about programming.

    Additionly, you can find some very great advice from Vincent on the sitepointforums.com under PHP Programming. Needless to say, my programming initiatives have been completely turned around thanks to these insightful posts and this incredible library.

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