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The Definitive Guide to MongoDB: The NoSQL Database for Cloud and Desktop Computing by Tim Hawkins, Peter Membrey, Eelco Plugge

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Chapter 6. PHP and MongoDB

Through the first five chapters, you've learned how to perform all sorts of actions in the MongoDB shell. For example, you've learned how to add, modify, and delete a document. You've also learned about the workings of DBRef and GridFS, including how to use them.

Thus far, however, most of the things you've learned about have taken place in the MongoDB shell. This is a very capable application, but the MongoDB software also comes with a vast number of additional drivers (see Chapter 2 for more information on these) that let you step outside the shell to accomplish many other sorts of tasks.

One such driver is the PHP driver, which is maintained by Kristina Chodorow, and allows you to extend your PHP installation to connect, ...

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