MinistryPlatform is built on Microsoft SQL Server (MSSQL), a Relational Database
. Although there are other types of databases, the Relational Database Model is a widely used and well-established method of organizing and retrieving data.
The following are tried and true techniques for extending MinistryPlatform. The advice here is tailored toward use with the platform—it may vary from advice you find elsewhere.
Table and Column Names
Transact SQL (TSQL)
The variant of SQL used by Microsoft SQL Server is Transact SQL, also referred to as TSQL.
SQL Server (General)
Tips & Tricks