PDO is an interface for accessing databases using PHP. It allows you to access a variety of different databases depending on which driver is installed, and provides an easy way to query, retrieve results, prepare SQL statements and bake database security into your application. In this series we look at the basics of PDO to get you started.
By the end of this series, you'll be able to read from a database, write to a database and manipulate records. With a focus on security and object oriented programming, this series covers everything you need to make a start on building dynamic websites with a database.