mySQL Host access

Peter Haworth pete at
Thu Jan 7 20:03:50 EST 2016

Hi Lyn,
Thanks for that info, that will certainly help me when I start looking into
LC server.  Unfortunately, I think I'm about 6 months into a 2-year
contract with my current web host so probably could not switch at this

On Thu, Jan 7, 2016 at 4:17 PM Lyn Teyla <lyn.teyla at> wrote:

> Peter Haworth wrote:
> > Is this common practice when accessing mySQL on a host server?  If so, is
> > there a better way to set about accessing a mySQL database in these
> > circumstances, perhaps using php scripts on the server instead of
> accessing
> > the db directly with the LC database functions?
> One of my hosting providers has been offering a free
> LiveCode-based MariaDB/MySQL API solution. It was previously available only
> to clients who needed this setup.
> I told them about the widespread interest in the LiveCode community for
> such a solution, and they’ve kindly made their API demo available for free
> download by any LiveCode developer.
> You can download it at:
> Hope this helps!
> Lyn
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