PHP CRUD allows us to quickly add an indexed, record-centric, flat-file, database to our projects. Optional Base64 encoding ensures that newlines & other special characters can be used without penalty.
(Today many say that “CRUD” stands for “Create Retrieve Update and Delete.” While fine for an SQL mindset, many old-timers got used to the acronym standing for “Create READ Update Delete” way back in the 1970’s. Indeed, the term dates back even farther than ISAM. … See the project web site (linked below) for a full discussion & code examples.)