[GLLUG] Retrieving a row from mysql

Clay Dowling clay at lazarusid.com
Mon Feb 16 17:38:21 EST 2004

Seth Bembeneck said:
> $name = 'Seth';
> $accnum= 12;
> $tablename = 'players'
> query = mysql_query("SELECT * FROM $tablename WHERE name= '$name' AND
> accountnum= $accnum");


K.I.S.S. applies here, if nothing else.  Don't try to make the table name
a variable.  The only time where that's useful is in some pretty advanced
applications.  You're just getting started out, and I highly recommend
that you use as few variables as possible.  You must walk before you run
and all that.

Clay Dowling

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