Choosing a database and LC tools

tbodine bodine at
Tue Aug 11 20:24:58 CEST 2015

Hi Bill.

Thanks for those insights. I'm not sure which route I'll take yet, but I 
would welcome access to your php script collection.

Tom Bodine

On 8/10/2015 8:12 PM, Wprothero [via Runtime Revolution] wrote:
> Tom:
> I use Navicat to manage my databases. It will access a variety of online
> databases, and works with SQLite too. I use it all the time.
> In my app work, I use livecode with POST commands to php that talks to
> an online mySQL database. PHP is totally robust and won’t fail on you,
> and it’s built into most Apache installations. On Mac, there is also a
> great free tool called MAMP, which allows you to run a complete web
> server with php on your local machine, for debugging. Again, Navicat is
> your friend and will save you hours of wondering whether your data
> actually got into the db or not.
> I read that storage of images in a mySQL database isn’t recommended.
> But, I have stored them in SQLite db’s and it worked fine. Haven’t tried
> it on mySQL.
> I will send you some php scripts, if you are interested. Contact me
> offline.
> Best,
> Bill

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