DAOs and MySQL - A Response
Note: This article was originally published at Planet PHP on 25 July 2012.
I've been learning a lot about service layers and managers and domain objects and one thing really confuses me. Why is MySQL being turned into a non-relational database? It has so much power, so much flexibility, but it seems like many programmers want to abstract it to the point of near uselessness.Now, there are so many facets to that question that it's hard to find a starting point. But let's try:Read more A