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Mastering Joomla! 1.5 Extension and Framework Development by Chuck Lanham, James Kennard

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Summary

We can build ready-to-use queries with our specific database driver using the nameQuote() and Quote() methods. We must remember to use these two methods; if we do not, we run the risk of restricting our queries to MySQL databases.

We have discovered the wide variety of methods available to access the database, either through JDatabase methods or JTable methods. We can extend the abstract JTable class by adding an extra element to the data access layer. JTable allows us to perform many common actions on records. Taking advantage of the JTable class can significantly reduce the overheads incurred while programming, and it ensures that we use standardized methods to perform actions.

We should now be able to successfully create new database ...

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