i am using Xammp 1.7.4, PHP version 5.3.5, apache 2.2, and oracle 11g. actually i know how to connect MySql using php, but now i am trying to connect oracle using php. Can any 1 tell me the clear cut steps to do the same ?
You need to add the right oci8 DLL or .so to php.ini and make sure it has access to Oracle client libraries. These Oracle libraries are from an Oracle Home or Oracle Instant Client.
Without knowing your platform and whether the Oracle DB is on the same machine as Xampp the best place to start is to look at