Database

  Epocs 23:09 18 Jun 2004
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I have been asked to develop a database that also needs to analyse the information stored and to create graphs. I am thinking of doing it using HTML, PHP and MySQL, however the user does not want or need it to be online. However I cannot think of anything else to use, as Access/Excel would be too basic and I do not want to have to buy a program to use. Any suggestion on what I could use or do would be appreciated.

  Epocs 00:06 19 Jun 2004

Any ideas?

  Epocs 10:41 19 Jun 2004

Bump

  VoG II 10:45 19 Jun 2004

This must be a very special database if you think that Access (or even Excel) cannot handle it.

Care to elaborate?

  Epocs 10:59 19 Jun 2004

Access and Excel would probably be able to handle it, however Access does not allow the creation of a good GUI or graphs, and Excel is very slow in searching information. Also neither are especially secure in terms of data storage or editing of programs. Plus I am not too keen on working with either as they can behave in strange ways, I like to create programs from base up, or at least have fine control which neither offer. I have developed a few programs in both and found them to be lacking in many areas.

  Epocs 19:19 19 Jun 2004

Any thoughts? If not I will let this fall into the abyss of the back pages.

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