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PHP MySQL - Interactive Website Design

PHP MySQL - Interactive Website Design

This is a tutorial intended to help the less technical minded website developer to get started in PHP and MySQL.


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Brad Bridge
Brad Bridge (Faculty)
7 years ago
This is a great tutorial on PHP and MySQL. I enjoyed it very much. Thank you so much for all your hard work in putting it together. Brad Bridge
Dr. Kevin Floyd
Dr. Kevin Floyd (Faculty)
14 years ago
Good introductory tutorial on PHP and MySQL database management system. The information is clear and easy to follow. It is presented in a step-by-step format. Examples are provided and the source code can also be downloaded. Two versions of the code are provided - one for older versions of MySQL and another for newer versions.

Technical Remarks:

Users will need access to a server that has PHP and MySQL installed. Prior knowledge of HTML/XHTML and database management concepts are required.
Lynn Aaron
Lynn Aaron (Faculty)
18 years ago
This tutorial (actually set of tutorials) focuses on the use of PHP to interact
with a MySQL database. There are tutorials on a useful selection of basic
database functions. A separate, basic tutorial is provided on each topic. The
material was accurate and easy to understand. Sample, completed scripts are
also provided.

The authors suggest using MySQL to create the database, but give an alternative
PHP approach.

This material is good for people who have basic familiarity with PHP and an
understanding of databases. Knowledge of SQL would also be helpful. It is
useful for development and/or review of a basic set of scripts to manage a

Technical Remarks:

Navigation is clear and the interface functions well.

Users will need access to a server that provides PHP and MySQL. Or they will
need to be able to install one. This could be an obstacle for beginners.
Used in course? Yes