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PHP ActiveRecord, MySQL and the BIT data type

We use CodeIgniter and PHP ActiveRecord, a light weight ORM) in many of our applications.  We have always used the TINYINT datatype in MySQL for columns which contain flags.  However, on a recent project I decided to try out the BIT datatype for flags.  Made sense to me as we were only looking to store… [Read More]