"If you're an old hand at database programming in PHP, you've
likely come to the conclusion that there's nothing fun about
putting data into, or retrieving data from a database. If you're a
database newbie, you're probably still confused about all that
'magic' and how best to harness it to do your bidding.
"Whether inexperienced and confused, or old and jaded, the PHP
Extension and Application Repository (PEAR) MDB2 library is worth