Informix

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Informix is a relational database management system developed by IBM.

There are different technologies you can use to access Informix from web applications developed with HTML5 Builder:

Installation

PHP PDO Extension

  1. Download the extension's source code from here, and build it.
  2. Install the built php_pdo_informix.dll file into PHP’s extensions directory.
    • For HTML5 Builder’s internal server, the directory is located at php\ext, inside the installation directory.
  3. Enable the extension by adding the following line to PHP’s configuration file (php.ini):
    extension=php_pdo_informix.dll

PHP Extension

  1. Download the extension from here.
  2. Install the php_ifx.dll file into PHP’s extensions directory.
    • For HTML5 Builder’s internal server, the directory is located at php\ext, inside the installation directory.
  3. Enable the extension by adding the following line to PHP’s configuration file (php.ini):
    extension=php_ifx.dll

Configuration

Tip: You can use the Data Explorer to configure your Informix connections the RAD way.

To use a Database component with Informix, configure it with the following property values:

  • DriverName: informix.

Then fill the rest of the mandatory properties as required.

Help Resources

Documentation

See Also

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