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[nycphp-talk] Database code solutions

jsiegel1 at optonline.net jsiegel1 at optonline.net
Fri Aug 22 07:21:36 EDT 2003


Be careful about relying too much on the code generated by DreamWeaver. It's gotten me in to TONS of trouble! I've rewritten the vast majority of the code it generates. 

Jeff

----- Original Message -----
From: "Fee, Patrick J" <patrick.fee at baesystems.com>
Date: Friday, August 15, 2003 10:21 am
Subject: RE: [nycphp-talk] Database code solutions

> You're right Matthew.  Dreamweaver does have the ability to build SQL
> queries in a GUI-type environment (and also to view the pages in 
> WYSIWYGfashion with true data in the dynamic page).  I've fiddled 
> around with that
> part of the application while building some php pages.
> 
> IMHO, Dreamweaver does still favor ASP and CFM pages (that's where 
> theystarted from).  However the PHP support has increased 
> dramatically in the
> last couple of releases.
> 
> And you can always stay with "code only" views if you're more of a 
> purist.But the WYSIWYG option HAS allowed me to bring more graphic-
> centric staff
> into the dynamic-coding environment by building queries or content
> graphically and then review the code with them.  Of course this 
> sometimesbecomes more of a "don't code this way" exercise... but 
> helpfulnone-the-less.
> 
> Just my Friday morning 2 cents worth....
> 
> Below the "Blackout Line" in DC,
> 
> Patrick
> 
> Patrick J. Fee
> Web & Database Group Manager
> BAE SYSTEMS
> 600 Maryland Ave. SW  Suite 700
> Washington D.C. 20024
> Patrick.Fee at BAESYSTEMS.com
> Tel: (202) 548-3759
> Fax: (202) 608-5970
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Matthew Zimmerman [mz34 at nyu.edu] 
> Sent: Thursday, August 14, 2003 4:02 PM
> To: NYPHP Talk
> Subject: Re: [nycphp-talk] Database code solutions
> 
> If I am not mistaken, Dreamweaver might have this functionality. I 
> know 
> it is a pretty heavy commercial product and not sure if they have 
> a 
> Linux version, but I remember one of our students using it as a 
> GUI to 
> build SQL Queries.
> 
> 
> On Wednesday, August 13, 2003, at 01:18  PM, Ophir Prusak wrote:
> 
> > I checked our your class and the ezsql class as well.
> > These are great classes and definitely big helpers but I already 
> have 
> > code
> > that takes care of much of this "low level plumbing".
> >
> > phplens gives you a web based interface that actually creates 
> the php
> > necessary for the forms themselves.
> > It looks like I'll need to play around with it myself and I'll 
> post a
> > mini-review.
> >
> > Ophir
> >
> >> Ophir wrote two messages back...
> >>>
> >>> and not spend so much time creating the "plumbing" for basic 
> database>>> operations such as create a new row, edit a row, read 
> a row or 
> >>> delete a
> > row.
> >>
> >> These operations are handled by simple queries.  There's no way 
> around>> programming that... until artificial intelligence, I guess.
> >>
> >
> >
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