Joomla table DESCRIBE

by user1616338   Last Updated October 11, 2018 14:10 PM

I'm trying to DESCRIBE a table in joomla 3.x I want to get the column names and the associated details (type etc) into an array.

I can't find anything in Joomla API that allow me to do the DESCRIBE. I've tried lots of ways of getting the info but no success e.g:

$db = JFactory::getDbo();
$query = $db->getQuery(true);   
$query = "DESCRIBE `##__table_person`";
$row = $db->loadObjectList($query);
/*while($row ) {
    echo "{$row['Field']} - {$row['Type']}\n";
}*/
print "<pre>";
print_r($row);
print "</pre>";
exit;


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