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v5:reference:connection:binddate

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bindDate

syntax
string bindDate(){
       float $timestamp
       }
       

Description

The function bindDate() accepts a Unix Timestamp value, and returns a database-specific date string suitable for embedding into bind statements. The returned value differs from one database to another.

Usage

MySQL example

/*
 * Connection to MySQL database assumed
 */
$date = date('Y-m-d');
 
$d = $db->bindDate($date);
/*
 * Returns the following string: 2015-07-19
 */

Oracle Example

/*
 * Connection to Oracle database assumed
 */
$date = date('Y-m-d');
 
$d = $db->dbDate($date);
/*
 * Returns the following string: TO_DATE('2015-07-19','YYYY-MM-DD')
 */
 
$SQL = "SELECT * FROM record WHERE date_field=$d";
v5/reference/connection/binddate.1437931742.txt.gz · Last modified: 2017/04/21 11:37 (external edit)