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Basic usage

This simple example shows how to connect, execute a query, print resulting rows and disconnect from a PostgreSQL database.

Example #1 PostgreSQL extension overview example

// Connecting, selecting database
$dbconn pg_connect("host=localhost dbname=publishing user=www password=foo")
    or die(
'Could not connect: ' pg_last_error());

// Performing SQL query
$query 'SELECT * FROM authors';
$result pg_query($query) or die('Query failed: ' pg_last_error());

// Printing results in HTML
echo "<table>\n";
while (
$line pg_fetch_array($resultnullPGSQL_ASSOC)) {
    foreach (
$line as $col_value) {

// Free resultset

// Closing connection

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