LinuxQuestions.org
LinuxAnswers - the LQ Linux tutorial section.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - General
User Name
Password
Linux - General This Linux forum is for general Linux questions and discussion.
If it is Linux Related and doesn't seem to fit in any other forum then this is the place.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 01-24-2005, 08:32 PM   #1
Doug.Gentry
Member
 
Registered: Aug 2003
Location: Enumclaw, Washingtion. USA
Distribution: Suse 9.2, Fedora 3, wifes XP
Posts: 143

Rep: Reputation: 15
creating a webform to populate a database


I have a bunch of information that I could put into a database.
What I'm looking at doing is creating the database fields and then create a webpage to populate the database.

I see no reason why this can't be done. Only problem I have is of right now.
1. I'm using Fedora on a drive and I have a new install of Suse 9.2 on another drive.

My wife has XP but I think I'd like to create this on my linux computers instead of XP.

On XP I suppose I'd use access and then .... dreamweaver, ASP? To create the database and webpage and server stuff?????

I have NO earthly idea on what to do with Linux in this regard. I guess it'd be Mysql and whatever one uses to make webpages with linux?.... text editor? oh and then a server to serve the webpages????

If anyone has a couple of links for me that I could read and study and follow along... Maybe i can learn something.

Thank you guys for your help.
 
Old 01-25-2005, 05:53 AM   #2
Crashed_Again
Senior Member
 
Registered: Dec 2002
Location: Atlantic City, NJ
Distribution: Ubuntu & Arch
Posts: 3,503

Rep: Reputation: 57
Generally, for this type of application you want to go with the LAMP structure. (LAMP = Linux Apache Mysql PHP, Perl, Python) You got linux, apache, and mysql. You just have to figure out what P you want to use to "glue" your web data to mysql.

Any of the three will do and its a matter of preference which one you use. PHP is probably the most widely used for this type of application so I'd go with that.

Check out www.onlamp.com for some resources on the LAMP platform.
 
Old 01-25-2005, 06:41 PM   #3
Doug.Gentry
Member
 
Registered: Aug 2003
Location: Enumclaw, Washingtion. USA
Distribution: Suse 9.2, Fedora 3, wifes XP
Posts: 143

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
Thank you

Thank you for the pointers on the LAMP thing. I'll mosey over there and take a look and see what I can learn.


Right now my computer is in the process of installing suse 9.2 so as soon as that's done I'll hop on there and get it going.

Thanks again for you pointers.

Doug Gentry.

any personal references or comments about any PHP learning sites?
I'm always looking for reading information to learn amd grow.
 
Old 01-25-2005, 06:57 PM   #4
Tinkster
Moderator
 
Registered: Apr 2002
Location: in a fallen world
Distribution: slackware by choice, others too :} ... android.
Posts: 22,962
Blog Entries: 11

Rep: Reputation: 865Reputation: 865Reputation: 865Reputation: 865Reputation: 865Reputation: 865Reputation: 865
Alternatively LAPP :}

Linux, Apache, PostgreSQL, P(erl|ython|hp)


Cheers,
Tink
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
creating man page database student04 Linux - General 4 01-03-2005 07:08 PM
creating database using awk RajaRC Linux - General 11 07-30-2004 05:33 AM
creating database for phpbb2 installation? Virtualhate Linux - Newbie 3 07-02-2004 05:46 AM
creating mysql database Robin01 Linux - Newbie 1 10-28-2003 09:29 PM
Creating an RPM database Null Linux - Software 6 03-20-2003 06:09 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:41 AM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration