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Hola guys. I want to develope a web site for book store, and this will contain description about the book and an image. my question: What is the data type should MySQL4.0.4 use for images? What is the data type for the Description field? (Description may be a big one). How to save and store the image from the data base? :roll:
you need to save the image into the database as type longblob I'm not sure about the description one, probably TEXT or LONGTEXT look at the MySQL type docs http://www.mysql.com/doc/en/Column_types.html to put the image in the database you do something like this:
to get it out you do something like this:
This may not be best solution but this is what I use when I couldn't find any good tutorials on the subject. [ December 12, 2003: Message edited by: Tim Baker ]
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