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From:Paul DuBois Date:December 30 2002 5:24am
Subject:RE: An Idea (really: MySQL and Perl for the Web)
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At 17:35 -0800 12/29/02, JamesD wrote:
>while Paul probably wouldnt say it, I would:

Well, I *have* been known to make shameless plugs from time to time, but
of course it's better if readers make them for me. :-)  So, thanks, I
appreciate it.

>
>his book: "MySql and Perl for the Web" ISBN 0-7357-1054-6 "New Riders
>Publishing"
>answers the questions you are getting at below, and
>IMHO the book is excellent as a "how do i get started..." and more...
>
>$44.99 SRP  - a low cost compared to the 'deep breath" below :-)

I of course appreciate it when people purchase a copy of the book,
but for those who prefer to take a look at part of it first,
I will point out that there is a sample chapter available online
at:

http://www.kitebird.com/mysql-perl/

It's a 78-page PDF, and it deals with a number of questions that probably
would come up in a FAQ, but in more detail.  For example, it answers the
oft-posed questions: how do I store images in MySQL? and how do I retrieve
images from MySQL for display in a Web page?  The sample code that implements
the answers to these questions is also available at the URL above, as are
some sample applications. (One of which is an e-card thing that demonstrates
image retrieval and display.)

I guess that's enough shameless plugging for now. :-)

>
>like any book, to drive through it all the way, inch
>by inch, and learn, takes some time and focus.
>
>James Danforth,COO
>Neovi Data Corp
>www.qchex.com
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Peter Lovatt [mailto:pjln1@stripped]
>Sent: Sunday, December 29, 2002 4:18 PM
>To: Stefan Hinz, iConnect (Berlin); Cal Evans; Paul DuBois; Adam
>Wi´ckowski; mysql@stripped
>Subject: RE: An Idea
>
>
>Hi
>
>My first thought was that the docs on mysql.com should do the job, but,
>although they answer most technical questions, often more down to earth
>stuff like 'How do I store images' or 'how do I get started with SQL' isn't
>there, or it is difficult to find.
>
>The other problem is that the documentation is often technical to point that
>it is difficult to understand, even as a reasonably competent database
>programmer. I think newbies (and not so newbies) could feel totally
>overwhelmed by much of it.
>
>So (taking a deep breath !) I would be prepared to lay the foundations for a
>faq / knowledge base aimed specifically at this type of questions and to
>manage it.
>
>So, any thoughts? Where do we go from here?
>
>Peter
>
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An IdeaUnknown Sender29 Dec
  • Re: An IdeaBenjamin Pflugmann29 Dec
  • re: An IdeaEgor Egorov29 Dec
  • Re: An IdeaPaul DuBois29 Dec
    • RE: An IdeaCal Evans29 Dec
      • Re: An IdeaiConnect \(Berlin\) Stefan Hinz29 Dec
        • RE: An IdeaPeter Lovatt30 Dec
          • RE: An IdeaJamesD30 Dec
            • RE: An IdeaPeter Lovatt30 Dec
            • RE: An IdeaCal Evans30 Dec
            • RE: An Idea (really: MySQL and Perl for the Web)Paul DuBois30 Dec
              • RE: An Idea (really: MySQL and Perl for the Web)JamesD30 Dec
          • Re: An IdeaiConnect \(Berlin\) Stefan Hinz30 Dec
            • Re: An IdeaDavid T-G31 Dec
              • RE: An IdeaPeter Lovatt31 Dec
          • Re: An IdeaiConnect \(Berlin\) Stefan Hinz31 Dec
            • Re: An IdeaDavid T-G1 Jan
              • RE: An IdeaJamesD1 Jan
                • Re: An IdeaR. Hannes Niedner1 Jan
                  • Re: An IdeaMichael T. Babcock2 Jan
                • Re: An IdeaiConnect \(Berlin\) Stefan Hinz1 Jan
                  • RE: An IdeaJamesD1 Jan
          • Re: An IdeaiConnect \(Berlin\) Stefan Hinz1 Jan
            • Re: FAQ hosting site (was "Re: An Idea")David T-G1 Jan
          • Re: FAQ hosting site (was "Re: An Idea")iConnect \(Berlin\) Stefan Hinz1 Jan
            • RE: FAQ hosting site (was "Re: An Idea")B. van Ouwerkerk1 Jan
            • RE: FAQ hosting site (was "Re: An Idea")Peter Lovatt2 Jan
              • RE: FAQ hosting site (was "Re: An Idea")mnbv2 Jan
                • RE: FAQ hosting site (was "Re: An Idea")Peter Lovatt2 Jan
                  • RE: FAQ hosting site (was "Re: An Idea")Dan Goodes2 Jan
                  • Re: FAQ hosting site (was "Re: An Idea")Bruce Lewis2 Jan
              • Re: FAQ hosting site (was "Re: An Idea")Jeremy Zawodny2 Jan
                • RE: FAQ hosting site (was "Re: An Idea")Peter Lovatt2 Jan
              • Re: FAQ hosting siteDavid T-G2 Jan
            • Re: FAQ hosting site (was "Re: An Idea")Bruce Lewis2 Jan
              • Re: FAQ hosting siteDavid T-G2 Jan
                • Re: FAQ hosting site [FAQTS.COM]Michael T. Babcock2 Jan
            • Re: FAQ hosting siteDavid T-G2 Jan
            • Re: FAQ hosting site [FAQTS.COM]indrek siitan3 Jan
  • Re: An IdeaMichael She29 Dec
    • Re: An Ideaharm29 Dec