Sql problem

Trevor DeVore lists at mangomultimedia.com
Thu May 25 05:02:37 EDT 2017


I always thought it would be nice to have a different type of connector in
SQL Yoga that would interface with a web API. I never had a project where I
needed to actually flesh out the idea to see if it was practical.

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On Wed, May 24, 2017 at 12:05 PM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> My problem with that is that I use sqlYoga in a fairly complex app. How
> would I incorporate sqlYoga calls with a web interface and still retrieve
> the data in the same format as I currently have? If I cannot do that, then
> the burden of refactoring the entire application would be considerable.
>
> Bob S
>
>
> > On May 23, 2017, at 17:53 , Andre Garzia via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> >
> > William,
> >
> > You could but it is not a good security practice to expose a mysql
> database
> > to the larger internet. The internet is very hostile and keeping your
> mysql
> > server safe would be a job on its own. Best you use your php cgi or
> > anything else to put a wall between your database and the net.
> >
> > Never, ever, expose a database server. Thats a golden rule. Now, if
> you're
> > building something that is for internal use on a LAN, business network,
> > intranet, then the rules are different, even though, even in this case, I
> > would put something in front of the database if it was up to me to make
> > such decision.
> >
> > Cheers
> > andre
> >
> >
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