A. Dreyer wrote:
> Declan Grady wrote:
>>> OK. I had a quick look at php on my deadrat apache box yesterday (oh
>> the joys of apt4rpm !), and I do like the idea of having a browser as
>> a client.
>> To fill in the picture a bit, my app is for calculating materials and
>> labour required to make a product.
>> My current app has around 30 tables of pricing and another 15 or so
>> of standard figures which are used to calculate labour times.
>> The tables would be queried to provide options in the app, and also
>> queried to perform a recalc of a previously saved set of data.
>>>> what db should I look at ? is MySQL a bit overkill .. I was even
>> considering flat files, but then I guess its reinventing the wheel to
>> query these files.
>> sqlite - very small and portable with SQL syntax (although not
> completely standard complient)
>>> Recommended online tutorials / books for php would be most welcome.
>>http://www.php.net/tut.php>http://www.php.net/manual/>http://www.phpfreaks.com/>> (German http://www.selfphp.com/)
Excellent. Thanks for the pointers.
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