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==Exploring the movie database==
==Exploring the movie database==
*Download and install the database http:sqlzoo.net/moviesm.sql and set up a user
*Download and install the database http://sqlzoo.net/moviesm.sql and set up a user
*Examine the tables
*Examine the tables
*Some queries on movie, actor and casting
*Some queries on movie, actor and casting

Revision as of 17:23, 2 March 2016

PHP and MySQL at the Movies

This tutorial takes you through building a web site to show details of Movies held in a database.

School of computing students at Edinburgh Napier University can complete this tutorial using the server socwebtech1.napier.ac.uk other students will need access to a server set up the database first.

Setting up a server from Amazon

  • Choose an image and launch it
  • Connect to your server with putty
    • Convert pem to ppk with puttygen
    • Connect with putty
  • Install apache, mysql and php
    • Check each of these is running

Exploring the movie database


  • Hello world with php
    • Calculations
    • Debugging
  • Connect to a database and run a simple query
  • Connect to a database and get a list of results
  • Create the actor page
  • Create the movie page
  • Creating links