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Database query in a controller method?

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Every now and then I need to run a quick database query which doesn't really belong to any of the Models. Or even when setting a quick demo site, I need a quick and dirty way. In CI3, I could just do
Code:
$this->db->query();
Is there something like that available in CI4?

I thought of setting a private variable as below and then use it in any of the methods. I am wondering if there is any better way?

PHP Code:
class Home extends Controller
{
 private 
$db;
 
   public function __construct()
 
   {
 
       $this->db = \Config\Database::connect();
 
   }

 
   public function index()
 {
 
$query $this->db->query('SELECT name, title, email FROM my_table');
 
//process query info
 
 
return view('welcome_message');
 }


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Database query in a controller method? - by happyape - 03-07-2019, 06:20 AM

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